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Vijaya Nirmala Wiki, Age, Death, Family, Photo, Biography & More

Vijaya Nirmala was one most recognized actress, director, and producer from India, She mostly appeared in South Indian Entertainment Industry, On 26 June 2019, She died of Heart Attack at the age of 73 at Continental Hospital in Gachibowli, Hyderabad, India. Know more about her personal life, wiki, age, death, family, biography & more.

Vijaya Nirmala

Vijaya Nirmala Wiki

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Real Name:G Vijayanirmala Guru
Profession:Actress, Film Director, Producer
Date of Birth:20 February 1946
Date of Death:26 June 2019
Age (at the time of death):73 years old
Death Cause:Heart Attack
Zodiac Sign:Pisces
Marital Status:Married
Affairs/Boyfriends:Krishna Ghattamaneni
Husband/Spouse:Late. Krishna Murthy (Ex Husband)
Krishna Ghattamaneni
Children:Son: Vijay Naresh (with first husband)
Parents:Father: Name not Known
Mother: Name not Known
Hometown:Chennai, India
Educational Qualification:Not Known
Hobbies:Listening to music, Travelling
Favorite Actor:Sivaji Ganesan

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G Vijayanirmala Guru was born on 20 February 1946 (age:73 years old; at the time of death) into Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She was one of the recognized actresses in South Indian Entertainment Industry. Vijaya Nirmala has contributed a lot more to the south’s acting industry. Moreover, Vijaya Nirmala has started his acting journey from the childhood.

VIjaya Nirmala

Apart from acting, Vijaya Nirmala has also directed and produced many south movies. Throughout her career, She made many contribution to the artistic acting field. Additionally, Vijaya received many awards and honors for the acting skills and beautiful look.

Vijaya Nirmala Age, Family, Cast & Religion

Vijaya Nirmala was born on 20 February 1946 (73 years old; at time of death) into the Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. There is not much information available about her parents. Her father was a film producer. She married to late. Krishna Murthy first (Vijayanirmala’s first husband). However, she divorced him after having an affair with an actor, Krishna Ghatamaneni. Also, later she got married to Krishna Ghatamaneni.

VIjaya Nirmala Husband
Vijya Nirmala with husband Krishna Ghatamaneni

Vijaya had a son with his Ex-husband named Vijaya Naresh. Moreover, Her grandson, Naveen Vijaya Kirshna is also an actor.

Vijaya Naresh
Son of Vijaya and Ex-Husband: Vijaya Naresh
Grandson Naveen Vijaya Krishana
Grandson Naveen Vijaya Krishana

Also, Vijaya Nirmala is step mother of actor Ramesh Babu, Mahesh Babu and actress Manjula.

Mahesh Babu with Nirmala Vijaya


Vijaya was born and raised into the Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, As her father was film producer, She was always wanted to be an actress from the childhood, She started her first acting from the age of 4 in 1950. The first time, She featured in a Tamil film, Machcha Rekhai as the child artist. At the age of eleven, Vijaya debuted in Telugu language movie Panduranga Mahatmayam (1957).

Debut Film
Vijya Nirmala’s movie Panduranga Mahatyam (1957)

In 1964, Vijaya Nirmala did her first debut in Malayalam ‘Bhargavi Nilayam’ with Prem Nazir. The movie went hit and she received huge stardom there. Next, from 1965 to 1970, Vijaya Nirmala did acting in many hit movies like Rangula Ratnam, Saakshii, Akka Chellelu, Pooja, Udhyogastha, Vivahm Swargathim, and En Annan.

Movie Director Vijayanirmala
Malayalam movie Kavitha directed by VIjayanirmala

In 1971, Vijaya Nirmala directed the movie Meena, Also, The same year, She did acting in Yanai Valartha Vanampadi Magan, Bomma Borusa, Next years, She featured in many hit movies like Sahasame Naa Oopiri, Pinni, Padi Pantalu, Kavitha, Durga, Puthiya Manithan and many more.

Awards/ Achievements

  • Raghupathi Venkaiah Award (2008)
  • Guinness World Record for being a female director to have directed the most number of films (44).


  • On 26th June 2019, Vijaya Nirmala died of Heart Attack at the age of 73 years at Continental Hospital, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, India.

Some facts about actress Vijaya Nirmala

Nirmala entered in cinema world when she was just seven years old and acted as the child artist.

She became famous with the Malayalam movie ‘Bhargavi Nilayam’ in 1964 and opposite to famous south actor ‘Prem Nazir‘.

Nirmala met her second husband, Krishna Ghattamaneni on the sets of movie ‘Saakshi’ in 1967. It was her second Telugu film. After that, They acted along with each other more than 47 times.

‘Vijaya’ is not her real name. She has changed it to Vijayanirmala when she paid tribute to the famous studio, Vijaya Movie Studio which gave the first role of her acting career.

She had her own production house named ‘Vijaya Krishna Movies’ which has produced more than 15 south Indian movies.

Many south celebrities were presented to pay respect to her at the last moments. Some of the celebrities are Murali Mohan, Vijay Santhi, Mahesh Babu and many more.

Vijaya Nirmala was aunt of famous actresses, Jayashudha and Subhashini.

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