Annapoorna started her film career as a heroine with Mohan Babu starrer Telugu film Swargam Narakam, which was helmed by Dasari Narayana Rao and was released in 1975. She is also known for her character roles in Muthyamantha Muddu, Samsaram Oka Chadarangam, Swargam Narakam, Assembly Rowdy and she has also worked with Megastar Chiranjeevi in Chattamtho Porattam, Raakshashudu, Trinetrudu, Marana Mrudangam, Donga, Sangarshana, Khaidi No 786, and Jwala. Recently Annapoorna attended an interview and opened up about casting couch in the film Industry.
Senior actress Annapoorna confirmed that casting couch exists in each field and added, “To avoid this I tied the knot at the age of 20. I got offers as the heroine but only did two movies as a heroine and then later switched to the mother roles and since then have been essaying the role of mother on the screen.”
Swargam Narakam fame Annapoorna added that the mistake is always two sided. No one can force anyone to compromise. It happens only when the two are involved. She added, “If someone is subjected to such harassment, they should respond and also speak up immediately.
On the work front, Annapoorna will be seen playing a crucial role in upcoming hilarious entertainer F3 starring Venkatesh Daggubat, Varun Tej and Tamannah Bhatia.