Krishna Kumari is one of the legendary actresses belonging to the golden era times, in Southern Cinema. She predominantly pursued her acting prowess in Telugu Cinema and also, got opportunities in Kannada and Tamil Cinema.
She acted alongside the likes of Kantha Rao, Jagayya for better part of 50's before she broke through to act with stars like NTR, ANR in 60's and then acted in sister and mother roles in the films of next generation actors, Krishna and Sobhan Babu, till 1976.
She then married Ajay Mohan, a famous journalist and re-located to Bangalore. She stayed there aloof of films and Film Industry till her death. She was born in 1933 and died on 24th of January, 2018 at her residence due to natural causes.
She has a daughter Dipika and is the younger sister of actress, Shavukar Janaki. Her last film in Telugu is Fools directed by Dasari Narayana Rao.