Ranganayakamma was born in 1939, attended high school in a small town, Tadepalligudem, near her village, Bommidi in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh and passed SSLC (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) examination in 1955.
Basically she is a novelist and short story writer. She wrote about 15 novels (some are of 2 or 3 volumes each), 70 stories and many more essays. She published about 60 volumes in all. The main theme is gender-equality and depiction of women's family life.
The most outstanding feature of Ranganayakamma's books is that she writes in the most lucid manner and even her opponents/adversaries acknowledge this fact.