Akkineni Nagarjuna


Nagarjuna began acting as a child artist in the 1967 Telugu film Sudigundalu directed by veteran Adurthi Subbarao. It starred his father Akkineni Nageswara Rao in the lead role.

Years later he made his debut as a lead actor through the 1986 Telugu film Vikram, directed by V. Madhusudhana Rao. He did various movies and he is one of the leading actors in Tollywood.

Name: Akkineni Nagarjuna

Profession: Indian film actor, producer and television presenter

Family:
Akkineni Amala (spouse)
Akkineni Akhil (son)
Akkineni Annapurna (Mother)
Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Father)
Naga Chaitanya (Son)
Samantha Akkineni(Daughter-in-law)

Movies:
Vikram
Captain Nagarjun
Aranyakanda
Majnu
Sankeertana
Collector Gari Abbai
Agni Putrudu
Kirai Dada
Aakhari Poratam
Chinababu
Murali Krishnudu
Janaki Ramudu
Vijay
Geetanjali
Agni
Siva
Prema Yuddham
Neti Siddhartha
Iddaru Iddare
Nirnayam
Chaitanya
Shanti Kranti
Jaitra Yatra
Killer
Antham
Drohi
President Gari Pellam
Rakshana
Varasudu
Allari Alludu
Govinda Govinda
Hello Brother
Criminal
Sisindri
Gharana Bullodu
Vajram
Ninne Pelladatha
Ramudochadu
Ratchagan
Annamayya
Chandralekha
Auto Driver
Aavida Maa Aavide
Seetharama Raju
Ravoyi Chandamama
Azad
Ninne Premistha
Nuvvu Vastavani
Eduruleni Manishi
Akasa Veedhilo
Bava Nachadu
Adhipathi
Snehamante Idera
Agni Varsha
Santosham
Manmadhudu
LOC Kargil
Shivamani
Mass
Nenunnanu
Super
Sri Ramadasu
Boss - I Love You
Don
Krishnarjuna
King
Kedi
Ragada
Gaganam
Rajanna
Shirdi Sai
Damarukam
Greeku Veerudu
Sri Jagadguru Aadi Sankara, Bhai
Manam
Soggade Chinni Nayana
Oopiri
Thozha
Nirmala Convent
Om Namo Venkatesaya
Raju Gari Gadhi – 2
Bangarraju

Awards:

Nandi Film Awards:

1. Ninne Pelladatha
2. Annamayya

Nandi Awards:

1. Ninne Pelladatha
2. Annamayya
3. Prema Katha
4. Yuvakudu
5. Santosham
6. Manmadhudu
7. Sri Ramadasu
8. Rajanna

Filmfare South Award:

1. Ninne Pelladatha
2. Annamayya
3. Manam

IIFA Awards:

Tozha

Other Awards:

1. Vikram-Vamsee Berkeley Awards
2. Geetanjali-AP Cinegoers Awards &Bharatamuni Awards
3. Siva-Vamsee Berkley Awards & Cinema Express Award
4. Ninne Pelladuta - Akruthi Film Award
5. Annamayya-Screen Videocon Award & Bharatamuni Awards
6. Azad-Andhra Pradesh Film Journalists Association Award
7. Mass-CineMAA Awards
8. Rajanna-South Indian International Movie Award & CineMAA Awards
9. Shirdi Sai, CineMAA Awards

Brief Profile

Akkineni Nagarjuna was born on 29 August 1959 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu to veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni and his wife Annapoorna Akkineni. The family later moved to Hyderabad, where he attended the Hyderabad Public School and Little Flower Junior College. He got his Bachelor of Engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy. He completed his M.S. in Automobile Engineering from Eastern Michigan University.

Nagarjuna has been married twice. In 1984, he married Lakshmi Daggubati, daughter of D. Ramanaidu. Lakshmi bore Nagarjuna a son, the actor Naga Chaitanya (born in 1986). However, the couple were divorced in 1990. Nagarjuna then married the actress Amala Akkineni. By his second wife, Nagarjuna is the father of another son, the actor Akhil Akkineni (born 1994). Lakshmi married a corporate executive named Sharath Vijay Raghavan.