Suma Kanakala Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Height in feet, Net Worth, Movies Children’s & Many More

By | May 4, 2022

Suma Kanakala is a famous Indian television presenter, actress, and television producer who predominantly works in Telugu television. She is one of the best-known anchors and hosts who has hosted many Telugu shows, mainly on Star Maa and E TV. As an actress, Suma is popular for her roles in Swayamvaram, Anveshitha, Geetanjali, and Ravoyi Chandamama. She has also worked in various films and shows. Suma Kanakala is a multitalented personality who has hosted many Telugu film audio launches, film awards, and functions. She hails from Kerala but speaks Telugu fluently. She is also fluent in Hindi, English, and Tamil. Moreover, she is best known for hosting ETV’s Star Mahila, a Telugu TV game show, which is the longest-running TV game show in India. Kanakala is a successful actress who has won the Nandi Award for Best TV Anchor in 2010-Panchavataram, the Cinegoer Award for Best Anchor-Star Mahila (2010), the Apsaraawards 2018: Entertainer of the Year and many more for her unbeatable performance.

Suma Kanakala was born on March 22nd, 1974 in Kerala, India. She is the daughter of P. N. L. Pranavi and P. Vimala, who lived for a long time in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. As she was born and raised in Telangana, she had completed her education at the local private school in Telangana. Suma Kanakala began her acting career after completing her education. She began as a television presenter at the age of 21 and has hosted many Telugu film audio launches, film awards and functions. Later on, she entered series and telefilms in 1995, but her breakthrough came with the boom in satellite channels. Her major series were Swayamvaram, Anveshitha, Geetanjali, and Ravoyi Chandamama. She created a record by this show becoming one of the longest-running women’s game shows in India. 

After getting noticed as an anchor, she also got various acting offers and finally made her acting debut in the Teugu film Kalyana Praapthirasthu in the year 1996. The following year, she made her Malayalam film debut with the film titled “Newspaper Boy.” Since the decade of the 2000s, she has worked exclusively in the Telugu film industry and has played supporting roles in films such as Pavitra Prema, Varsha, Dhee, and Baadshah, among others.

Suma Kanakala is a multitalented personality. She can speak fluently in various languages, like Hindi, English, Telugu, and Tamil. Her versatility is evident in Panchavataram on TV9. Cash on TV and Bhale chansule on MAA TV are her current primetime shows. Suma started her own production house named K. Suma Rajeev Creations on December 26, 2012, and has produced a show called Lakku Kikku, which is telecast on Zee Telugu. She had worked on a show called “(Genes). The show became a huge craze among the audience. Her new show is called “Kevvu Keka” on MAA TV with co-star Mano and is produced by K. Suma Rajeev Creations.

NameSuma Kanakala
Date Of Birth22 March 1975
Age46 Years (as in 2021)
Birth PlaceThrissur, Kerala, India
Home TownPalakkad, Kerala, India
Profession / OccupationAnchor, Actress  (Telugu, Malayalam),  Producer
Mother TongueMalayalam
Zodiac SignGemini
Height / Weight5′ 4” / 58kg
First MovieKalyana Praapthirasthu (1996, Telugu)
First Debut MovieKalyana Praapthirasthu (1996, Telugu)
Newspaper Boy (1997, Malayalam)

First TV Debut
Anveshitha Serial in E TV Telugu
Money FactorNot Known

Suma Kanakala Career

Suma Kanakala Career As actress
Suma Kanakala Films
1996Kalyana Praapthirasthu (1996 film)TeluguFemale lead role
1997Newspaper BoyMalayalamSita
1997IshtadanamMalayalamAnitha Varma
1998Oro Viliyum KathorthuMalayalamSubhadra
1998Pavitra PremaTeluguSwapna
2000Chala BagundiTeluguVijayalakshmi
2001Kalisi NaduddamTeluguVijaya’s Friend
2004VarshamTeluguVenkat’s Sister
2007DheeTeluguWife of Shankar’s goon (guest role)
2019Oh! BabyTeluguTV Anchor
2022Jayamma PanchaitheeTeluguJayamma
  • Amaravathi ki Kathayein (1994–1995)
  • Anveshitha
  • Veyi padagalu
  • Swayamvaram
  • Geetanjali
  • Soundarya Lahari
  • House of Hungama (2020) on Star Maa
As host
Games shows
  • Avakaya on Star Maa
  • Lady boss on maaTV now Star Maa
  • Pattukunte Pattu Cheera on Teja TV now Gemini Movies
  • Star Mahila on ETV
  • Swarabhishekam on ETV
  • Panchavataram on TV9
  • Pelli Choopulu along with Pradeep Machiraju on Star Maa
  • Cash on ETV
  • Bhale Chance Le on Star Maa
  • Lakku Kikku on Zee Telugu (also producer)
  • Genes on ETV
  • Kevvu Keka on MAA TV
  • Connexion on MAA TV
  • Avvakayara on MAA TV
  • T TIME
  • Pattukunte Pattucheera for Gemini TV
  • Genes on Zee Tamil
  • E Junction on ETV Plus
  • GENES 2.0 on ETV
  • Jujubi Tv on YouTube
  • Sell Me The Answer on Star Maa
  • F3 – Fun, family & Frustration on Star Maa
  • Wife Chetilo Life on Star Maa
  • Big Celebrity Challenge (Season 3) on Zee Telugu
  • Start Music (Season 3) on Star Maa
Television specials
  • 8th SIIMA 2019
  • CineMAA Awards 2013
  • CineMAA Awards 2012
  • Cinema Audio release functions
  • Gemini Puraskaaralu
  • Apsara awards
Other shows
  • Bigg Boss S1 on Star Maa as inspection officer
  • Jabardasth on ETV as guest
  • Dhee Juniors 2 on ETV as guest
  • Memu Saitham on Gemini TV as guest
  • Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu on Star Maa as guest
  • Coffee with Yamuna as guest
  • Bigg Boss S3 on Star Maa as guest
  • Bigg Boss S4 on Star Maa as guest
  • Bigg Boss S5 on Star Maa as guest
  • All Is Well on Aha

Suma Kanakala Family 

Suma Kanakala was born on 22 March 1975 in Palakkad, Kerala, India. She is the daughter of P. N. L Pranavi and P. Vimala who were in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh (now in Telangana), India for a very long time. Suma is the only child of her parents.

FatherP. N. Kutty
MotherP Vimala
BrothersNot Known
SistersNot Known
Father-in-LawDevadas Kanakala
Mother-in-LawLakshmi Kanakala

Suma Kanakala Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Actress Suma Kanakala married her longtime boyfriend Rajeev Kanakala who is a popular actor. The couple got married on 10 February 1999 in Telangana, India. The couple have two children one daughter Manaswini Kanakala and son Roshan Kanakala.

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Boyfriend  Rajeev Kanakala
Husband / Spouse Rajeev Kanakala
Marriage date 10 February 1999
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenDaughter– Manaswini Kanakala
Son– Roshan Kanakala

Suma Kanakala Physical Stats

Height in Centimeters164 cm
Height in Meters1.64 m
Height in Feet Inches5′ 4”
Body Measurement32-26-32
Breast Size32 inches
Waist Size26 inches
Hip Size32 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Suma Kanakala Favourite 

Favorite ColourGreen
Favorite ActorSuriya
Favorite ActressSridevi
Favorite FoodSouth Indian Food
HobbiesWatching Movies
Favorite DirectorNot Known
Favorite MoviesPadaharella Vayasu
Favorite DestinationNot Known

Suma Kanakala Education 

School Not Known
Collage Not Known
Educational Qualification Graduate

Suma Kanakala Net Worth

Net WorthRs 50 Lakh (Estimated)
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Suma Kanakala

  • Does Suma Kanakala Smoke ? N/A
  • Does Suma Kanakala drink’s Alcohol ? N/A
  • In addition to acting and hosting, she has also tried her hands at singing with the song titled Suya Suya Anasuya from the Telugu film Winner.
  • She can fluently speak in Hindi, English, Malayalam, Telugu, and Tamil.
  • She got placed in the limca book of world records for successful completion of Star Mahila 2000 episodes.
  • She also appeared in Bigg Boss Telugu season 1 as an inspection officer.

Suma Kanakala Social Media Profile

Suma Kanakala Instagram Profile


  • Is Suma Kanakala Married ?
  • Yes, actress Suma Kanakala is married. She married her longtime actor boyfriend Rajeev Kanakala.
  • Who is Suma Kanakala husband?
  • Suma Kanakala married her longtime boyfriend Rajeev Kanakala on 10 February 1999. The couple had two children one son and one daughter.
  • What is Suma Kanakala son name ?
  • Suma Kanakala son name is Roshan Kanakala.
  • Who is Suma Kanakala daughter ?
  • Suma Kanakala daughter name is Manaswini Kanakala.
  • What is Suma Kanakala net worth?
  • Suma Kanakala estimated net worth is USD $ 1 Milliion Doller. She earns almost Rs 80- 90 Lakhs Rupees for her each movie.
  • When is Suma Kanakala latesr movie releasing ?
  • Suma Kanakala’s latest movie is Jayamma Panchayathi which is going to be released on 25 April 2022.
  • What is Suma Kanakala’s latest movie name?
  • Suma Kanakala’s latest movie is Jayamma Panchayathi.

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