Suma Kanakala

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Suma Kanakala
Suma Kanakala.jpg
Born March 22, 1975
Kerala, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Occupation TV anchor
Spouse(s) Rajeev Kanakala

Suma Kanakala is an Indian TV anchor.

Her parents are Sri.P.N. Kutty and Smt. P. Vimala who were in Secunderabad for a very long time. She is the wife of actor Rajeev Kanakala[1] and is well known for her spontaneous humorous remarks during her shows.[2]


A presenter from the age of 21, she has hosted many Telugu film audio launches, film awards and functions. She is a Malayali from Kerala, but speaks Telugu fluently. Apart from Malayalam and Telugu, she is also fluent in Hindi, English, and Tamil. She has acted in various Telugu television serials and shows since the mid-1990s, but her breakthrough came with the boom in satellite channels. Swayamvaram, Anveshitha, Geetanjali, and Ravoyi chandamama were her major serials. Interestingly, she did not have any interest in working in films.

Suma's flagship show is Star Mahila on ETV, which attracts a female audience.[3]

Her versatility is evident in Panchavataram on TV9. Cash on Etv and Bhale chansule on MAA TV are her current prime time shows. Suma started her own production house named K. Suma Rajeev Creations on 26 December 2012 and has produced a show named Lakku Kikku which is telecast on Zee Telugu. She had worked in a show named జీన్స్' (Genes). The show became a huge craze among the audience. Her new show named Kevvu Keka on MAA TV with co-star Mano and produced by K. Suma Rajeev Creations. Suma has recently lent her voice for Suya Suya song from the movie Winner (2017 film).

Suma is a clear leader and an icon to look up to in the anchoring industry. She along with Jhansi and Udayabhanu brought laurels to anchoring industry in telugu big and small screens. Despite her success, she is considered to be grounded and realistic.




  • Nandi Award for best TV Anchor 2010 Panchavataram. (Suma)
  • Limca Fresh Face Award 2009[4]
  • Local TV Media Awards Best Anchor Star Mahila 2010[5]
  • Cinegoer Award Best Anchor Star Mahila 2010[6]
  • Got placed in limca book of world records for successful completion of star mahila 2000 episodes

Award functions[edit]

  • CineMAA Awards 2013
  • CineMAA Awards 2012
  • Cinema Audio release functions
  • Gemini Puraskaaralu

At TV Shows[edit]

  • Anveshitha
  • Soundarya Lahari
  • Star Mahila
  • Swarabhisekhan
  • Panchavataram on TV9
  • Cash on Etv
  • Bhale chansule on MAA TV
  • Lakku Kikku on ZEE TV(also producer)
  • Genes on Etv
  • Kevvu Keka on MAA TV
  • Connexion on MAA TV
  • Avakayara
  • Patukunte Patuchera
  • Genes on Zee Tamil Entertainment Television
  • e junction on ETV plus

Host For Movie Audio Functions[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Andhra Pradesh / Hyderabad News : A date with TV stars". The Hindu. 2008-12-11. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Anchor Suma | Kandireega Audio Launch | Suma Kanakala | Box-office | Movie Related Shows". 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  3. ^ "Star Mahila on ETV – A show for women | News" Check |url= value (help). 2011-08-17. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  4. ^ Limca fresh face hunt (2009-08-20). "Limca fresh face hunt". Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  5. ^ "Local TV Media Awards Photo Gallery (Ram Charan Teja, Kajal Agarwal) | Local TV". Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  6. ^ "AP Cine Goers 7th TV awards 2010 – Telugu cinema". 2011-08-21. Retrieved 2012-08-24.