Devadas Kanakala

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Devadas Kanakala
Born(1945-07-30)30 July 1945
2 August 2019(2019-08-02) (aged 74)
Spouse(s)Lakshmi Kanakala till 2018, her death
ChildrenRajeev Kanakala, Sri Laxmi
RelativesSuma Kanakala (daughter-in-law)

Devadas Kanakala (30 July 1945[1] – 2 August 2019)[2] was an Indian actor from Andhra Pradesh who predominantly appeared in Telugu[3] language films and TV shows. Rajnikanth, Chiranjeevi and Rajendra Prasad trained under him. He was a very good trainer for acting skills


He is the father of actors Rajeev Kanakala and Sri Laxmi, and the father-in-law of TV anchor Suma Kanakala.[citation needed] He founded an acting school in Hyderabad, India.[citation needed] His wife, Lakshmi Kanakala, served as the school's principal[citation needed] until her death in 2018.


As actor
As director


  1. "Veteran Actor Devadas Kankala Passes Away".
  2. "Noted Telugu actor Devadas Kanakala passes away at age 74". 3 August 2019.
  3. "Telugu Tv Actor Devadas Kanakala Biography, News, Photos, Videos".

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