K. R. Vijaya

  • Birthday: 30. November 1938
  • Birthplace: Travancore(Thiruvananthapuram), Kerala, India
  • Awards: 1967 - Best Actress for Iru Malargal, 1984 - Second Best Actress - Ithiripoove Chuvannapoove, 2004 - Lifetime Achievement Award


K. R. Vijaya is an Indian actress who has starred in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. She started her career in the 1960s. She has been acting for more than four decades now in South Indian cinema. K. R. Vijaya has worked with almost all the stalwarts of South Indian cinema and has played a variety of roles.

Vijaya spent most of her childhood in the holy city of Palani. Vijaya's father was from Andhra Pradesh and mother from Kerala. Her father wanted her to become an actress since he was himself acting in M. K. Radha's drama troupe at the time. She got married to a business man Velayutha nair on 1966 and quitted in acting films. The couple have a daughter Hemalatha (born 1967). Later she started to working in films from 1969 to present.