Parvathi Ammal Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Married
Hometown: Chennai
Husband: Rajakannu

Parvathi Amma

Famous ForHer tragic life story that inspired the Tamil movie "Jai Bhim"
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Age (as of 2021) Not known
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseRajakannu (passed away in 1993 due to police brutality)
ChildrenSon(s)- 3
• Mariappan (eldest)
• Ravi (middle)
• Selvam (youngest) (died at the age of 15)

Daughter- She has one daughter.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Parvathi Ammal

  • Parvathi Ammal is an Indian homemaker who, in November 2021, became the subject of news headlines in the country after Raghava Lawrence, a Tamil celebrity, announced on social media that he would build a new house for Ammal. [1]The News Minute Lawrence stated in an interview,

    I have made a promise and assured Parvathi Ammal that I will build her a house out of my own expenses.”

  • Days later, actor Suriya, who co-produced and starred in the Tamil film, Jai Bhim, announced to give Rs. 10 lakh to Parvathi. [2]The Hindu On 17 November 2021, the actor presented Ammal with the bank documents pertaining to a fixed deposit of Rs. 15 lakh in Parvathi’s name. Of the total sum, Suriya has contributed Rs. 10 lakh while his production firm, 2D Entertainment, contributed Rs. 5 lakh. [3]Deccan Herald
  • Ammal belongs to the Kuravar tribe of Tamil Nadu, while her husband belonged to the Irula tribe. [4]Chennaiyin Adaiyalam
  • Parvathi’s life events inspired the Tamil film “Jai Bhim” which was a super hit at the box office. The character named Sengani played by South-Indian actress, Lijomol Jose, in the movie is based on Parvathi.

  • The film Jai Bhim, based on a landmark legal battle that was fought 28 years ago in 1993, tells the tale of bereaved Parvathi who approached retired Madras High Court judge, K Chandru, to seek justice for her husband Rajakannu.  a member of the Irular tribe. Ammal’s husband was framed by the police under false charges of theft, and he was stripped naked and severely beaten at the police station, which killed him in 1993. [5]India Herald
  • The incident happened in the Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu and the village, at the time, was reportedly inhabited by four families belonging to the Kurumbar tribal community. The interim judgment in the case was delivered by the Madras High Court in 1996, 3 years after the trial. Parvathi and her family, apparently, were given a compensation of Rs 2,65,000 and three cents of land by the government, as ordered by the court. [6]News18
  • Parvathi has been living in a small rented hut in a remote area of Porur in Chennai with her family of five, for almost 25 years. Ammal revealed in a video made by a YouTube channel called “Valaipechu” that the area remains almost always flooded and there are no toilets within a kilometre of the area. [7]ScoopWhoop