(ANR’s Devadas Fame)
Date of Birth : 1943
Profession : Singer
First Film : Roopavathi (1951)
K. Rani started her cereer as a singer at 8th year.
ANR’s Devadas given her a break
Totally she sang 500 songs nearly in 13 filmson those days.
She sang in Telugu,Tamil, Kannada,Malayalam, Hindi, Bngali & in Simhalam, Uzbek languages.
She was the first lady to sing in Simhalam & Uzbek from film industry. She sang the National song of
She sang before Dr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishna , President of India.
Kamaraj Nadar felicitated her with the title ‘Mallisai Vaani’
She was invited to sing in the centinery functions of Mokshagundam Viswesvarayya & she travelled
In a chartered plance arranged by Karnataka Governement on those days.
Raj Kapoor personally played rythyms when she sang some Hindi songs (O maine pyar kiya, mai kya karu ram mujhe budda mil gaya) on a stage show.
HMV has released a special cassette on her name in their Golden Series.
Few of Telugu songs to remember her contribution:
K. Rani songs
Vennelni chinna bucche paata
Vayyari raja jilibi valapula raninoy (with Jikki)
Ye voore chinadaana (with K. Prasada Rao)
Paataku Pallavi kaavaaloy
Chindu veyavoy chinni krishnayya (with BN Rao)
Brahmayya O brabhmayya (with Udutha Sarojini & A.P.Komala)
Pelli chesi chhoodu
Amma Noppule ammamma noppule (with Udutha Sarojini)
Pelli chesi choodu
O devada for Savitri (humming only)
Antha bhranthi yenaa
Cheliya ledu chelimiledu (with Ghantasala)
Swadesaniki samajaaniki (with Pithapuram & A.P.Komala)
Nallapilla mee malli (with A.P.Komala)
Kaadantaraa meeru Kaadantaaraa
Evare evare challani vennela jallu chilukarinchunadi
Muripemu theera korika meera (with A.P. Komala)
Varuniki thagina vadhuvandi
Vadina gari Gajulu
Vanne choodu Raja (with ANR dialogues)
Aadukundaamu raara jantagaa (with Swarnalatha)
Valapu golupu aa hoyala layala pilupu
Yavvaname ee yavvaname (with Ramola)
Naatu raja ayya itu raa (with Ramola)
Enthentha dooram (with Madhavapeddi satyam)
Vesenu naa madi chindulu
Ore gunna Emo anukunnaa
Galipatam galipatam (with Ghantasala & P.Suseela)
Ententha Dooram Kosedu dooram (with P.Suseela)
Chinnari chethula (with P.B. Sreenivas)
O chandamama itu choodara
Mokkajonna thotalo (with Pithapuram)
Gathileni vaanni guddi vaanni
Tea shopu loni pilla (with Pithapuram)
Kommala meeda kothi kommacculadindi (with s. Janaki)
Ramanna ramudu kodanda ramudu (with P.Suseela)
Vallanori maava nee pillani (with Ghantasala, Raghavulu & Jikki)
Ashwamedha yaaganiki jayamu (with Ghantasala, Madhavapeddi, Sarojini)
Atchemma ku nityamu (with Swarnalatha & Vaidehi )