Devadas Kanakala is an Indian Tollywood veteran actor. He is the father of actor Rajeev Kanakala& Sri Laxmi; and father-in-law of Suma Kanakala.Devadas Kanakala was the senior most acting guru in AP. He started acting institute long back for which his wife Lakshmi has been the Principal.The family glowed really well with big earnings till 80s and early 90s but from then onwards it became difficult for them to cope with the costs and maintenance standards. The earnings also turned limited. Rajiv Kanakala was also struggling those days without proper roles. He acted in many TV serials but they hardly brought money. Rajiv got married to Suma.Ever since the media channels mushroomed in big way, Suma turned very busy and she tuned herself with the pace and earning big. Rajiv Kanakala also got some break and now his call sheets are considerably expensive. Above all, Devadasu Kanakala was given the position of Director for an autonomous acting school with a payment of Rs 75,000 per month. He is also given a Car and accommodation. His past glory started again, say many.
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