She was born on 7 September 1925. She died on 24 December 2005. She was a director, singer, producer, actress, book writer and songwriter. She has worked in Telugu and Tamil movies. She is awarded with Padma Bhushan award in 2003 for her contribution towards Indian cinema. She was born to Saraswatamma and Bommaraju Venkata Subbaiah. She was born in Doddavaram village of Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh. She had worked in more than 200 movies. She had acted in the movies such as Malliswari, Laila Majnu, Batasari , Chakrapani, Vipranarayana, and Anthastulu. She was married to P. S. Ramakrishna Rao, an assistant director. Later, both of them got married and launched their own company Bharani Picture. Check out this page for more updates on Bhanumathi Ramakrishna.