Husband: Jayadev Galla
Hometown: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Age: 55 Years
|Nickname||Padma Instagram - Manjula Ghattamaneni|
|Other name(s)||• Padma Galla Facebook - Padma Galla
• G. Padmavathi
• Padmavathi Devi Galla Lok Sabha
|Profession||• Film producer
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
|Political Party||TDM (Telugu Desam Party)
|Political Journey||In 2019, she contested the Lok Sabha elections from Guntur constituency in Andhra Pradesh.
|Debut||Film (Producer): Balachandrudu (1990)
|Date of Birth||6 September 1967 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||55 Years|
|Birthplace||Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India|
|Hometown||Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|College/University||Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai (Madras)|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Arts Mangal Industries|
|Caste||Kamma The News Minute|
|Address||3-1-93/4, 6th Lane, Brindavan Gardens, Guntur-522006, Andhra Pradesh|
|Controversy||• Snatched Property from a Farmer
In 2021, a farmer of Diguvamagam village in Tavanampalli, Andhra Pradesh, Gopi Krishna, lodged a complaint against Jayadev Galla and his family members including Padmavathi Ghattamaneni, Galla Aruna Kumari, and Galla Ramchandra Naidu for snatching his property. According to Gopi, Jayadev Galla and his family members grabbed his farmland in Diguvamagam village, Tavanampalle mandal and used it, illegally, constructing buildings for the Rajanna trust, which is owned by Jayadev Galla and his family. After trying to solve the case through various forums, Gopi later moved the case to local court. The local court ordered the police to book cases against Jayadev Galla and his family members; however, Jayadev Galla and the management of the Rajanna trust did not respond over the issue. The Times of India
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||26 June 1991|
|Husband/Spouse||Jayadev Galla (politician and businessman)
|Children||Son- Ashok Galla (actor)
Siddharth Galla (politician)
|Parents||Father- Krishna Ghattamaneni (actor, director, and producer)
(died on 15 November 2022 at a city-based private super-specialty hospital in Hyderabad where he was undergoing treatment following a cardiac arrest) The Indian Express
Mother- Indira Devi (died at the age of 70 on 28 September 2022 in Hyderabad) News18
|Siblings||Brother(s)- Ramesh Babu (actor and producer) (passed away at the age of 56 on 8 January 2022 after suffering from a liver-related illness) The Times of India
Mahesh Babu (actor and producer)
Sister(s)- Manjula Ghattamaneni (actor and filmmaker)
|Other Relatives||• Father-in-Law- Galla Ramachandra Naidu (businessman)
• Mother-in-Law- Galla Aruna Kumari (politician)
• Step-mother- Vijaya Nirmala (Indian actress, director, and producer, who passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest on 26 June 2019)
• Step-brother- Naresh (actor, social activist, and politician)
• Cash: Rs 2,133
• Deposits: Rs. 2.1 crores
• Bonds/Shares: Rs. 2.5 crores
• Personal loans/advance: Rs. 2 crores
• Jewellery: Rs. 56 lakhs
• Agricultural Land: 1.5 crore
• Residential Buildings: 5.9 Crore
Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2019. It excludes the assets owned by her husband and dependents (minor). MyNeta
|Net Worth (approx.)||Rs. 17 crores (2019) MyNeta|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Padmavathi Ghattamaneni
- Padmavathi Ghattamaneni is the sister of the famous Telugu actor Mahesh Babu.
- While growing up in Chennai, she completed her studies in 1989.
- She is the managing director of Amara Raja Media and Entertainment Private Limited, an entertainment company, and her husband, Jayadev Galla, is the chairperson of the company. Amara Raja
- On 31 March 2017, she left her position as the managing director for Mangal Industries. She became an additional director (non-executive) of Mangal Industries on 6 January 2018.
- Before Joining Telugu Desam Party (TDP), she was a member of the Indian National Congress (INC). Dailyhunt
- In 2020, she donated 10 lakh rupees to Chiranjeevi charitable trust – Corona crisis charity.
- In 2022, she produced her second film ‘Hero,’ which was produced under Amara Raja Media and Entertainment Private Limited as their maiden venture.
- In the 2022 film ‘Hero,’ her son, Ashok Galla, was cast in the lead role opposite actress Nidhhi Agerwal. Ashok played the role of Arjun and Nidhhi Played the role of Subhadra.
- Reportedly, she got influenced by her family members to start her journey as a film producer, which made her produce her first film ‘Hero’ in 2022.