Get Vimalakka essential facts below. View Videos or join the Vimalakka discussion. Add Vimalakka to your topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Personal details
Born1964 (age 54–55)
Kolanupaka, Aleru, Nalgonda, Telangana
Political partyTelanganna United Front (TUF)
ResidenceHyderabad, Telangana

Arunodaya Vimala (born 1964), popularly known as Vimalakka (Telugu: ?), is a Telugu balladeer and social activist. Her folk troupe is known as Arunodaya Samskritika Samakhya (ACF).[1] She also heads a Joint Action Committee for the creation of Telangana state.

Early life

Vimalakka was born in Aler village in Nalgonda district to Narsamma and Bandru Narsimayya, a Telangana revolutionary who participated in Telangana rebellion. She belongs to Kurma community. She was youngest among five children. She did her graduation in Bhongir.


Vimalakka was greatly influenced by her father's association with the rebellion. She started singing at a young age after being encouraged by Ram Sattaiah, an activist. She fought against Jogini system. She was a civil rights, woman's activist.

She has been fighting for Telangana statehood since 1995.[2] She is now touring Telangana districts by organizing folk concerts, Telangana dhoom-dhaam & Bathukamma Festival.[3]

She married Koora Devender, the revolutionary party leader of CPI (M) Janashakthi. She is the president of Arunodaya Cultural Federation (ACF) which played a key role in formation of Telangana state by their cultural programmes coordinated by Mohan Bairaagi the vice president of the cultural federation.

She also has number of police cases during separate Telangana statehood movement.[clarification needed] She was in jail for 4 months with her culutral organisation colleagues Mohan Bairaagi, Santhosh, Venkat, Mallu, and others. Now she is working for Saamajika Telangana with her organisation Telanagana United Front (TUF) as chairperson. her mother in law koora mallama(101) died on January 31 2019 at vemulawada rajanna siricilla district,telanagana


  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



Music Scenes