|Born||3 September 1944|
|Died||3 June 2021 76) (aged|
|Awards||Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actress|
Basappa Jaya (3 September 1944 – 3 June 2021), commonly known as B. Jaya, was an Indian actress, known for her work in Kannada cinema.  She acted in over 200 films. For her performance in the movie Gowdru, Jaya won the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2004-05.
Jaya has her roots in Kollegal, a town in the present-day Chamarajanagar district of India's Karnataka State. She was the fourth of seven children to Mahadevamma and Basappa. Father Basappa was a stage artist who went to appear in over 100 films. Jaya followed her father into stage and subsequently into films. Beginning in the 1950s, she went to work on stage till 1992. She made her film debut as a child actress in Bhakta Prahlada (1958). 
Jaya has won awards for the films Prathigne, Bettada Huli, ,Nyayave Devaru and Gowdru, the last of which was from the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Jaya died on 3 June 2021, in Bangalore from age related ailments. 
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