She was born on 3 April 1962. She is an Indian actress and politician. She has done many movies like: Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi films. She was also known as Lalita Rani. She was born in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. Her father was Krishna Rao and he was a Telugu film financier. Her mother was Neelaveni. Jaya was a trained classical dancer. At the age of 14, she performed her first annual function. Then she was given a chance to perform a dance in the three minute Telugu movie. Her first film in Telugu was Anthuleni Katha (1976). She also acted in films like: Siri Siri Muvva (1976), Adavi Ramudu, Ninaithale Inikkum etc. She then appeared in the movie Tamil film 47 Natkal for filmmaker K. Balachander. She got a chance in the movie ‘Kamchor’. After which, she got filmfare award. Her role in the movie ‘Sharaabi’ was also appreciated. In her real life, she got married to Chandra. He was already married and had three children. This marriage led to a controversy. Jaya and Chandra don’t have children. Check out this page for more updates on Jaya Prada.