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Telugu writer Turaga Janaki Rani died

Oct 16, 2014 16:45 IST

Well-known Telugu writer and former radio artiste Turaga Janaki Rani died on 15 October 2014 in Hyderabad after a prolonged illness. She was 80

Turaga Janaki Rani was survived by her two daughters Usha Ramani and Vasantha Shobha.

Turaga Janaki Rani
•    Janaki Rani was popularly known as Radio Akkayya.
•    She had worked as an assistant station director of AIR (All India Radio).
•    She used to conduct Balanandam, one of the popular programmes.
•    Janaki Rani won the National Best Broadcaster Award for two years in 1991 and 1992.
•    She was also honoured with the title Balasaahitya Ratna by the Bala Sahitya Parishat in Hyderabad in June 2011.

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Who: Turaga Janaki Rani

Where: Hyderabad

What: died

When: 15 October 2014

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