The south Indian actress has a long career spanning over two decades and 200+ films to her credit. She has portrayed a wide range of roles from that of an innocent village belle to a hip and happening female.
Ramyakrishnan's first Telugu film was Bhalae Mithrulu. Kasinadhuni Viswanath’s master piece Sutradharulu, released in 1987 has given first major break to Ramya as an actress. Under the direction of K.Raghavendra Rao Ramyakrishna established herself as a ‘star’ in Telugu film industry. She worked with all the major heroes of yester years like Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Nandamuri Taraka Ramarao, Krishna (actor), Sobhan Babu and also with the next generation of heroes like Chiranjeevi, Balakrishna Nandamuri, Venkatesh, Akkineni Nagarjuna and Jagapathi Babu. Though a trained Bharatnatyam dancer, she never really got a chance to explore that facet of her.she is currnly producing TV sops fro gemini tv
Her Tamil film Padayappa (Narasimha in Telugu) has brought her recognition and fame not only in South India but also internationally in Japan, Singapore, London and Paris. Her role in Padayappa was perhaps the best role of her career and disproved her critics who said that she was a mere glam doll.Recently she gave performance in some stage shows in New York, Dallas, San Jose, and Cincinnati along with Nagarjuna and Tabu.
She bagged two prestigious Nandi Awards from the Government of Andhra Pradesh, India and a National Award from the Indian Government as well. She won the Special Jury award for her performance in Dasari Narayana Rao's film Kante Koothurne Kanu from the Andhra Pradesh state government.
Ramya has also enjoyed success in Kannada movies. In fact one of her earliest movie roles was in the Kannada fim Krishna Rukmini with Dr. Vishnuvardhan. Her biggest Kannada hits include Gadibidi Ganda and Mangalyam Thanthunanaena with Ravichandran and Raktha Kanneeru with Upendra.
Ramya Krishan had appeared in a game show called Thanga vettai(Gold Hunt)shown in SUN TV.
Ramya has just started her company in the name of hes son 'Ritwik'. And started rolling entertainment show "Zara Masti Zara Dhoom" by interviewing film personalities. She has plans to do more of these types of shows.