Her debut movie was Maa Bhoomi released in 1981. She became famous from the movie Gulabi. She brought a recognisation to Telanagna accent as far as movies were concerned. She acted in more than 70 movies.
Telangana Shakuntala (Telugu: తెలంగాణ శకుంతల) was a Telugu popular actress. She was known for her cruel villiany and commedian roles. She used to speak fluently in both Telangana and Rayalaseema accents very well in her roles. She was often called as the next Suryakantam. She became popular with her role as Prakash Raj's mother in Okkadu and Tanikella Bharani's sister in Nuvvu Nenu.Telangana Sakuntala is no more died on June 14th 2014 A Big shock to film industry that telangana sakuntala died due to heart attack at midnight june 13, Telangana sakuntala who is 63 year old is most famous artist from telangana, Particularly her slang and punch dialogues took a remarkable fame in telugu film industry, coming to her filmography she started her career in tollywood in 1981, and she famoused with a dialogue “Nee talli” in nuvvu nenu teja`s movie.
Telangana Shakuntala died at her residence in Kompally, in the hours after midnight on 14th June 2014. She suffered a heart attack at her residence and was rushed to Narayana Hrudayalaya, a popular heart hospital in Hyderabad. Unfortunately by the time she was admitted at the hospital, doctors declared her dead due to cardiac arrest.