|Soundarya Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||July 18, 1972/1976|
|Date of Death||April 17, 2004|
Soundarya was an Indian actor and producer who worked predominantly in Telugu films along with some Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi projects, including Pavithra Bandham, Taraka Ramudu, Intlo Illalu Vantintlo Priyuralu, Dongata, Intlo Illalu Vantintlo Priyuralu, Maa Inti Adapadachu, Anthapuram, Anaganaga O Ammayi, Raja, Sardukupodaam Randi, Jayam Manade Raa, Annayya, Premaku Swagatham, Eduruleni Manishi, Shiva Shankar, Sooryavansham, Kanden Seethaiyai, Mannavaru Chinnavaru, Dear Son Maruthu, Thavasi, Chokka Thangam, Ivan, Kilichundan Mampazham, Apthamitra, Sri Manjunatha, Dweepa, Baa Nanna Preethisu, Halli Krishna Delhi Radha, Kaathala Kaathala, and Doni Sagali.
K. S. Sowmya
Soundarya, Sowmya Satyanarayan
She was born on July 18, 1972/1976.
On April 17, 2004, she passed away in an aircraft crash in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Kolar district, Mysore State (later Karnataka), India
Soundarya was pursuing a degree in M.B.B.S. but dropped out after a year.
- Father – K. S. Sathyanarayana (Kannada Film Writer-Producer)
- Mother – Manjula
- Siblings – Amarnath (Brother)
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Soundarya had dated –
- G. S. Raghu (2003-2004) – She married software engineer G. S. Raghu on April 27, 2003. Tragically, she died the following year.
Race / Ethnicity
- Alongside Amitabh Bachchan and others, Soundarya appeared as Radha Thakur Singh in the Hindi-language musical drama film, Sooryavansham, in 1999.
- In 2002, she co-starred as Nagi in the Kannada-language film, Dweepa, based on the novel of the same name by Na D’Souza. This role won her the Karnataka State Film Award for “Best Actress” and Filmfare Award South for “Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada”.
- In the name of her father, Soundarya had opened 3 schools for orphaned children in Bangalore. Following her demise, her mother started more schools, institutions, and orphanages under the name “Amarsoundarya Vidalayas” in Bangalore.
- Soundarya joined Bharatiya Janata Party in the year 2004 and at the time of the fatal plane crash that took her life, she was traveling to Karimnagar from Bangalore during an election campaign to support the party. Her brother, Amarnath, also became a victim of the crash. Reportedly, the aircraft, a Cessna 180 owned by Agni Aerosports, took off at 11:05 a.m. and turned west before crashing on the campus of the Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra of the University of Agricultural Sciences.
- It was also reported that the aircraft had reached only a height of 100 feet and burst into flames.