Padmavathi Ghattamaneni is an Indian film producer, director, and politician. She is the sister of famous Telugu actor Mahesh Babu. She is the wife of an Indian politician and businessman named Jayadev Galla.
Padmavathi Ghattamaneni was born on Wednesday, 6 September 1967 (age 55 years; as of 2022) in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree. Mangal Industries She studied at Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai (Madras). Facebook – Padma Galla
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Padmavathi Ghattamaneni belongs to a Tamil family in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Krishna Ghattamaneni, was a veteran Telugu actor, who passed away on 15 November 2022 after suffering a cardiac arrest, The Indian Express and her mother, Indira Devi, was a homemaker, who passed away on 28 September 2022 at AIG Hospital in Hyderabad due to illness. News18
She has two brothers named Ramesh Babu, an actor and producer, who passed away on 8 January 2022 after suffering from a liver-related illness, The Times of India and Mahesh Babu, a famous Indian actor. She has a stepbrother named Naresh Babu, who is an actor, politician, and social activist.
She has two younger sisters named Manjula Ghattamaneni, an actor and filmmaker, and Priyadarshini Ghattamaneni.
Wife & Children
On 26 June 1991, Padmavathi Ghattamaneni got married to Jayadev Galla, an Indian politician and businessman. The couple has two sons named Ashok Galla, an actor and Siddharth Galla, a politician.
Her stepmother, Vijaya Nirmala, was an actress, director, and producer. She died on 26 June 2019 due to cardiac arrest.
Her father-in-law, Galla Ramachandra Naidu, is the founder of the Amara Raja Group of companies.
Her mother-in-law, Galla Aruna Kumari, is a politician.
She belongs to a traditional Chowdhary family of the Kamma caste. ‘Kamma’ is a Hindu caste that originated from the Kammanadu region of the Guntur and Prakasam districts in Andhra Pradesh. The News Minute
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Padmavathi Ghattamaneni worked as the managing director for Mangal Industries till 31 March 2017. On 6 January 2018, she was appointed as an additional director (non-executive) of Mangal Industries. Mangal Industries Later, she became the director of the managing director of the entertainment company named Amara Raja Media and Entertainment Private Limited. Amara Raja
In 1990, she debuted as a producer with the Telugu-language film ‘Balachandrudu’ under Padmalaya Studios.
In 2022, she produced her second Telugu-language film titled ‘Hero,’ which was produced under Amara Raja Media and Entertainment Private Limited. Her son, Ashok Galla, was cast in the film in a lead role as Arjun, alongside the actress Nidhhi Agerwal.
She was a member of the Indian National Congress(INC), but later, she left INC and became a member of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). In 2019, she contested the Lok Sabha elections from the No. 13 Guntur Parliamentary constituency. Suvidha
Land Encroachment Matter
In 2021, Gopi Krishna, a farmer of Diguvamagam village of Tavanampalli, filed a complaint against Padmavathi Galla, Jayadev Galla, Galla Aruna Kumari, Galla Ramchandra Naidu, and others for grabbing Gopi’s farmland in Diguvamagam village, Tavanampalle Mandal, Andhra Pradesh and using it for constructing buildings for the Rajanna trust. Two months later, he moved the case to a local court. The local court ordered the police to book a case against Jayadev Galla, his family members, and some others. The Times of India
Assets & Properties
- Cash: Rs 2,133
- Deposits: Rs. 2.1 crores
- Bonds/Shares: Rs. 2.5 crores
- Personal loans/advance: Rs. 2 crores
- Jewellery: Rs. 56 lakhs
- Agricultural Land: 1.5 crore
- Residential Buildings: 5.9 Crore
- Padmavathi Ghattamaneni also goes by the names Padma Galla, Facebook – Padma Galla G. Padmavathi, and Padmavathi Devi Galla.
- In 2020, she donated Rs 10 lakhs to the Corona welfare fund for film workers.
- According to Padmavathi Ghattamaneni, she was inspired by her family members to venture into the film industry, which led her to produce the 2022 film ‘Hero.’