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Who Is Nagarjuna Akkineni ?

South film industry is full of talent, it has more than one action, romantic and comedy film stars. One such actor – Akkineni Nagarjuna, who is a popular Telugu film actor, is a successful producer as well as a good businessman.

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Nagarjuna is a film star who, by his brilliant acting style, has not only made Telugu fans crazy, but he has also become the first choice of viewers who like many Bollywood films. At the same time, the attractive personality of Nagarjuna attracts everyone’s attention. Whether romance or action, Nagarjuna gives a tough fight to Bollywood stars in every field.

  • Name: Akkineni Nagarjuna
  • Birthday : August 29, 1959, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Father’s Name : Nageswara Rao Akkineni (Actor, Producer)
  • Mother Name : Annapurna Akkineni
  • Wife : Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati (1984-1990) First wife, Amala Akkineni (Second wife)
  • Education : M.S., Bachelor of Engineering from Automobile Engineering
  • Occupation : actor, producer, businessman

Nagarjuna`s Birth

Nagarjuna was born on 29 August 1959 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu state. He is the son of Nageswara Rao Akkineni and Annapurna Akkineni. His father Nageshwar is a famous South actor, who has done many superhit films in his career.

Nagarjuna is also counted among the most educated film stars. At a young age, he shifted from Chennai to Hyderabad with his family, after which he got his early education in Hyderabad. Nagarjuna completed his schooling from Hyderabad Public School. After this he went abroad and got his graduation from Eastern Michigan University and then Nagarjuna did his M.S in Automobile Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy.

Nagarjuna Career

Let me tell you that Nagarjuna started acting at a very young age. In 1967, he started his career as a child artist in the Telugu film “Sudigundalu” (Sudigundalu) with his father Nageswara Rao. After this he gave tremendous blockbuster films in many Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Nagarjuna made his Telugu film “Vikram” (Vikram) debut in 1986, a remake of the Hindi film Hero in which Jackie Shroff played his main character.

Nagarjuna, along with his father, also performed brilliantly in the film “Collector Gari Abbai”, shortly after making his debut. At the same time Nagarjuna’s biggest hit was “Aakhhari Poratam”, in which he performed brilliantly with the famous Bollywood actress Late Shri Devi.

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His film was shown in 12 centers for about 100 days. 3 years after this, in the year 1989, Nagarjuna left a different impression in the hearts of the people by performing his brilliant performance in the romantic Telugu film “Geethanjali” directed by Mani Ratnam. And from here he got recognized as a good romantic hero. At the same time, his film got the status of most liked film in the year 1990 and he was also awarded the National Film Award for this.

Nagarjuna then attracted Bollywood’s attention by debuting in the Hindi remake film Shiva of the Telugu blockbuster action film “Shiva” directed by Ram Gopal Varma. After acting in films like “Hello Brother”, “President Gari Pellam”, Nargajun came to be recognized as a mass hero. Subsequently, at the National Film Awards in 1996, his film “Ninne Pelladatha” was awarded as the best film of the year.

At the same time, Nagarjuna made a distinct identity in Bollywood with his brilliant performance in Mahesh Bhatt’s blockbuster film “Criminal” in 1994. Let us tell you that ‘Khuda Witness’, ‘Criminal’, ‘Jakhm’ and ‘Shiva’ were some of the Hindi films in which Nagarjuna’s acting was very much liked. In 1995, Nagarjuna tried his hand at production with his brother Akkineni Venkat Rathnam.

After this, in 2004, Nagarjuna’s “Nethunrunu and Mass” two films were released, which became a box office hit. After this, his film “Sri Ramadasu” released in 2006 was a super hit, the film was also awarded the Nandi Award. Apart from being a good film actor, Nagarjuna is also a successful businessman, who is counted among the richest actors. Due to his annual earnings and being the richest star, he has been listed twice (2012 and 2013) in the Forbes list. Apart from this, Nagarjuna Annapurna is also the Co-Honor of the Mumbai Masters team of Studio and Indian Badminton League.


Apart from badminton, he also owns a football club in Kerala. Not only this, Nagarjuna Maa is also the owner of TV. In addition, he is also a partner of an N3 realty enterprises company. Nagarjuna is also a good person who thinks about the interest of society. He along with his wife also runs an NGO called ‘Blue Cross’ in Hyderabad, which he started to protect and protect animals. Apart from this, he is also associated with many such religious organizations, which help the poor, needy and helpless people and play their role in the upliftment of the society.