Jaimala Prabhakar

  • Birthday: 28. February 1959
  • Birthplace: Dakshina Kannada
  • Awards: National Film Award – Special Jury Award (Feature Film) - 1997, Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress - 1998


Jayamala is a Kannada (Indian) film actress. Her films include Giri Kanye, Shankar Guru, Aaj Ka Ye Ghar, Sampoorna Teerth Yatra, Balak, Spy in Rome, Love and Murder and Harishchandra Taramati. She has also produced the film Aaj Ka Ye Ghar.

Jaimala was born on 28 February 1959, in Dakshina Kannada district. Her father G Omaiah is an agriculturist and mother Kamalamma, a homemaker. She has six sisters and a brother. They moved to Chikmagalur in 1963 after being displaced due to the harbour work in Panambur. She was married twice. Her first marriage was with Kannada Film actor Tiger Prabhakar and later got divorced. Her second marriage was with cinematographer H M Ramachandra and the couple has a daughter Soundarya Jaimala, an aspiring actress.