Full Name Pentapadu Pushpavalli
Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 120 kg
in pounds– 55 lbs
Personal Life
Date of Birth 3 January 1925
Birth Place Tadepalligudem, Madras Presidency, British India
Date of Death Year 1991
Place of Death Not Known
Age (at the time of death) 66 Years
Death Cause Not Known
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Tadepalligudem, Madras Presidency, British India
School Not Known
College Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Debut Film: Sampoorna Ramayanam (1936- As a Child Artist)
Family Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Dancing & Travelling
Favourite Things
Favourite Food South Indian Cuisines
Favourite Actor Gemini Ganesan
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends Gemini Ganesan
Husband/Spouse I. V. Rangachari
Gemini Ganesan
Children Son– None
Daughters– Rekha


Salary INR 3000/film



Some Lesser Known Facts About Pushpavalli (Actress)

  • Did Pushpavalli smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Pushpavalli drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She did her first film, Sampoorna Ramayanam, in which she played a small role as a child artist at the age of nine.
  • She had left her husband because of some relationship differences and started living apart with her alleged lover Gemini Ganesan.
  • She had never acknowledged herself as the legal wife of Ganesan because in the early 1950s, divorce was not available to Hindus and as she had not taken divorce from her husband, she could not get married to Gemini Ganesan.
  • She is the mother of the legendary Bollywood actress Rekha, and as per the sources, as per her wish and also because of some household financial problems, Rekha had to choose the path leading her to the film industry at the very young age of 12.
  • She was never the perpetual choice of the Tollywood directors for the leading role, in fact, in her entire acting career, she acted in around 25 films, and in most of those films, she only had the chance to play supporting roles.
  • Here is the small glimpse of her film Bhakta Markandeya, which was released in the year 1957.