Another shocking news for Telugu movie lovers. The veteran actress Anjali devi, 86, passed away on 13 th january 2014 in Vijaya hospital, chennai. She is well known for her mythological role as Sita in Lava Kusha and roles in movies like Suvarna Sundari and Anarkali. Her first movie as a heroine was Kashtajeevi by L. V. Prasad In 1940, but that movie was abandoned after three reels shooting.
She married P. Adinarayana Rao, a music director, in 1940. They have two sons. Together, they produced many Telugu films under the banner of Anjali Pictures. She acted in Lava Kusha, a milestone film and the first color film in the Telugu film industry in 1963.