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Soundarya Sathyanarayana (July 18, 1971 – April 17, 2004) was an Indian actress and producer who worked in the Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi films, mainly in the lead roles.

Soundarya was born into a family of Kannada and has producer K. S. Satyanarayana, writer and producer of kannada film. She interrupted her M.B.B.S. first year in Bangalore. She married G. S. Raghu, a childhood friend and software engineer. She enjoyed great popularity and immense benevolence among Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and is probably the most successful actress after the story of Mahanati Savitri in the history of Telugu cinema. It is often called “Savitri of modern Telugu cinema”. She died in a plane crash in 2004 with her brother Amarnath in Bangalore during an election campaign.

In 2002, she received the National Film Award for Best Feature Film as a producer for the film Kannada Dweepa. She has received two Karnataka State Film Awards for Best Actress, several Filmfare Awards South and the Nandi Awards for her performances in such films as Ammoru (1994), Anthapuram (1998), Raja (1999), Dweepa (2002) and Aaptamitra ( 2004). . At the height of her career, Soundarya died in a plane crash near Bangalore on April 17, 2004, while traveling to Andhra Pradesh to campaign for the Bharatiya Janata party. The first film of Soundarya was the film Kannada Gandharva in 1992, produced and directed by Hamsalekha. The same year, she enters the movies telugu (“Tollywood”) by the film Raithu Bharatham, in front of Krishna.

The first film of Soundarya was Gandharva in 1992 in Kannada. She then starred in Telugu movie Raithu Bharatham, in front of superstar Krishna, directed by Tripuraneni Sriprasad, aka Varaprasad. She has directed more than 120 films, mostly in Telugu, in 12 years. Telugu actor Venkatesh once described her as “a major actress” of Indian cinema.

Soundarya played in the Hindi film Sooryavansham, alongside Amitabh Bachchan. She has also played in Kollywood’s super-hits such as Arunachalam and Padayappa, alongside Rajinikanth and Kaadhala Kaadhala, alongside Kamal Haasan. She played at Mollywood as a female principal at Kilichundan Mambhazham, with Mohanlal and Sreenivasan. And also with Jayaram in Yathrakarude Shradaykku in 2002, which was his first film in Malayalam.

Before his death, only Soundarya had opened 3 orphan schools in Bangalore on behalf of his father. After the death of Soundarya, her mother Manjula established schools, institutions and orphanages in the name of Amarsoundarya Vidalaya in Bangalore, Karnataka State, India.

Soundarya Biodata and Biography







Date Of Birth

18 July 1971

Date Of Death

17 April 2004

Cause of Death

Helicopter Crash


32 Years (as in 2004)

Profession / Occupation

Actress, Producer, Politician  (Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam)

Mother Tongue






Zodiac Sign


Height / Weight

5′ 5” / 58kg

First Movie

Nannai Thangi (1992, Kannada)

First Debut Movie

Nannai Thangi (1992, Kannada)
Raithu Bharatham (1992, Telugu)
Ponnumani (1993, Tamil)
Sooryavansham (1999, Hindi)
Yathrakarude Sradhakku (2002, Malayalam)

Soundarya Family and Relatives


K. S. Satyanarayana


Manjula Sathyanarayana




Not Known

Marital Status



G. S. Raghu (m.2003-2004)



Sons None
Boy friends/ Affairs Not Known

Soundarya Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters

167 cm

Height in Meters

1.67 m

Height in Feet Inches

5′ 5”



Body Measurement

Not Known

Breast Size

Not Known

Waist Size

Not Known

Hip Size

Not Known

Eye Colour


Hair Colour


Soundarya Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification

M.B.B.S. Discontinued


Not Known

College / University

Not Known


Not Known

Soundarya Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Mulbagal, Kolar, Karnataka, India

Home Town

Kolar, Karnataka, India

Present Residence

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

House Address

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Not Known

Soundarya Awards, Honours, Achievements

National Film Award

2003: Best Feature Film – Dweepa as Producer (Kannada)

Filmfare Awards South

1995: Best Actress – Ammoru (Telugu)
1998: Best Actress – Anthapuram (Telugu)
1999: Best Actress – Raja (Telugu)
2003: Best Actress – Dweepa (Kannada)
2003: Best Film – Dweepa (Won as Producer, Kannada)
2004: Best Actress – Apthamitra (Posthumously Awarded, Kannada)

Nandi Awards

1994: Best Actress – Ammoru
1996: Best Actress – Pavithra Bandham
1998: Best Actress – Anthapuram

Karnataka State Film Awards

1998: Best Actress – Doni Saagali
2003: Best Actress – Dweepa

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