Name: Ravu Balasaraswathi Devi.
Date of Birth: 28-08-1928.
Place of Birth: Bapatla, Guntur District.
Father Name: Pardhasaradhi Rao.
Mother Name: Visalakshi.
First Recorded Song: At the age of 6 years in 1934.(Dorike dorike naku).
First Film: Sathi Anasuya - Bhaktha Dhruva in 1936, directed by Chittajallu Pullaiah.She got 250/- remunaration for this film.
First Film as Heroin: Illalu in 1940 with Saluru Rajeswara Rao.
First Playback: Bhagya Lakshmi in 1943.
Married Life: Venkatagiri Raja's 4th son RajaRao Pradyumna Krishna Mahipathi Suryarao Bahadhoor proposed her to marry, and married 1944. She was second wife to Raja. She got two sons Venkata Raja Gopalakrishna Suryarao and Venkata Gopalakrishna Mahipathi Suryarao.
Favourite Music Directors: C.R.Subbu Raman, Ramesh Naidu and Naushad.
Her Co-singers: Ghantasala, T.M.Soundara Rajan, Govinda Rajan, Honappa Bhagavathar, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao, Kasturi Sivarao, A.M.Raja and others.
Her last Playback Film: Sangham chekkina Shilpalu, directed by Vijaya Nirmala.
Later Cine Life: After marriage she singed limited films. After her husband's death in 1974, she settled in Hyderabad.