Awards & Winners

Sowcar Janaki

Date of Birth 12-December-1931
Place of Birth Rajahmundry
(India, Andhra Pradesh, East Godavari district)
Nationality India
Also know as Showkar Janaki, Sankaramanchi Janaki, Sowcar Janki, 'Sowkar' Janaki, Janki Sowkar, Shaukar Janaki, Shavukar Janaki, शावुकर जानकी, शंकरामांची जानकी, 'शौकर' जानकी, जानकी शौकर
Profession Actor
Sankaramanchi Janaki, popularly known as Shavukar Janaki, is a south-Indian actress who has acted in over 385 Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam films. She also performed on stage in over 300 shows, and performed for TANA all over the United States in 2 Telugu plays created by actor Murali Mohan. At age 11, she was a radio artist in Telugu programs. She started her acting career when she had a three-month-old baby and went on to become a popular actress with hits such as Sowcar, Pudhiya Paravai, Iru Kodugal. She also played lead roles with famous directors such as Dada Mirasee, K Balachandar. She is the elder daughter of T. Venkoji Rao, paper technologist, and Sachi Devi. She completed matriculation from Gauhati University in Assam and has received honorary Doctorate from University of Arizona. Shaukar Janaki served as Jury member for the National Indian Films awards committee and as chair person for State Telugu Films awards committee. She has two daughters and a son, four grandchildren and two great granddaughters. Her son and second daughter have been living in the US for more than 25 years. She loves gardening, cooking and helping the needy in her own humble way.

Awards by Sowcar Janaki

Check all the awards nominated and won by Sowcar Janaki.



Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress
Honored for : Samsaram Oka Chadarangam