Shaukaru Janaki, who entered the film industry at the age of 18, started with seniors like NTR and ended up with today’s heroes. Born on December 12, 1931 in Rajahmundry, East Godavari district to a traditional family, she has been interested in acting since childhood and has acted in over 500 films. She was married before she got into movies. After that, in radio dramas, he performed on stage and hit the cine gate.
Director Producer B.N. With Reddy’s recommendation, Nagireddy and Chakrapani gave her a chance to be the heroine in the movie ‘Shaukaru’. Directed by LV Prasad, the film stars NTR as the hero. This is her first film. With the good name of this movie, the name ‘Shaukaru’ became Janaki’s surname. After that she was a part of many films in terms of her career and acted opposite NTR, ANN in Telugu, MGR in Tamil and Shivaji Ganesan.
Films like “Vaddante Dabbu, Kanyashulkam, Sontam Uru, Jayam Manade, Days have changed, Dr. Chakraborty, Akkachellelu, Manchi Kudumbam” have brought good name to Shaukat Janaki. She is not only an actress but also a good narrator and is now very active even in her 90s. Many film personalities along with the audience are happy that Shaukat Janaki is getting the Padma Shri award.