Born Alivelu Manga
(1958-12-22) 22 December 1958
Occupation Actress
Years active 1970–1990s
Spouse(s) Parthiban
(m. 1994)
Children 2 daughters,1 son

Jayamalini (or Jaya Malini) is a South Indian film actress who is famous for her vamp roles and item numbers.

She acted in more than 500 Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi movies.

Early life

Jayamalini was born in Sullurupeta on 22 December 1958. She was the youngest of 8 siblings.


She had a dance number in Shalimar (1978), starring Rex Harrison, Dharmendra and Zeenat Aman, which were in both English and Hindi versions. She also had a raunchy dance number, which was provocatively titled "Maamalu Maamalu Baavalu Baavulu", in the movie Maha Shaktimaan. Her sister Jyothi Lakshmi was also a cabaret dancer in films.

Personal life

She got married to Parthiban a police inspector on July 19, 1994 and settled in Chennai with her two daughters and son .[2] She has decided that she will not let her daughters enter films. In 2005, the former actress and dancer was busy looking for a writer to help pen her biography.[3]

Selected filmography







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