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Nagarjuna Akkineni Telugu Actor Biodata

Nagarjuna Akkineni Telugu Actor Biodata


Nagarjuna Akkineni Telugu Actor Biodata

Nagarjuna Akkineni is an Indian film actor and producer who works primarily in the Telugu cinema. He has acted in over ninety films as an actor in an exceedingly lead and supporting role, including Bollywood and Tamil films. He has won 2 National Film Awards, 9 state Nandi Awards and 2 Filmfare Awards South. He owns the production company, Annapurna Studios and is the president of the non-profit film school Annapurna International school of Film and Media based in Hyderabad. he’s the co-founder of Blue Cross of Hyderabad, a registered society recognized by the Animal Welfare Board of India.

Nagarjuna Akkineni Telugu Actor Biodata

Nagarjuna Akkineni Telugu Actor Biodata

Biography

Name : Nagarjuna Akkineni
Date Of Birth : 29-09-1959
Birth Place : Chennai, Tamilnadu,India.
Career : Actor, film director and Producer
National : Indian
Father Name : Akkineni Nageshwara Rao
Mother Name : Annapoorna
Religion : Hindu
Mother tongue : Telugu
Brother : Akkineni Venkat
Sister : Satyavathi
Nick Name : Nag ,King, Yuva samrat
Proffesion : Actor and Producer
Height : 183 cms
Education :
School : Hyderabad Public school.
College : little Flower junior college.
University : M.S(Automobile).University of Louisiana.
Spouse :
Lakshmi Daggubati(1984-1990)
Amala (1992-present)
Sons :
Naga Chaitanya (Born on 23-11-1986.Mother Lakshmi)
Akhil (Born on 8-04-1994.Mother Amala)
Favorite color : white
Favorite actress : Tabu
Favorite music director : Keeravani
Favorite place to eat : Gokhul chat
Years active : 1986-Present
Debut movie : Vikram ( 23rd may 1986)
Favorite book : Outliers

Early life and Family

Nagarjuna was born on twenty nine August 1959 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India to actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni and Annapurna Akkineni. The family later moved to Hyderabad where he attended the Hyderabad Public school and studied at little Flower junior college and B.E. from the college of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai. He completed M.S. in Automobile Engineering from eastern Michigan University. he’s the spouse of actress Amala Akkineni, the father of actors Naga Chaitanya Akkineni and Akhil Akkineni.

Acting career

Nagarjuna acted as a child artist in the 1967 Telugu film Sudigundalu directed by veteran Adurthi Subbarao. Years later he made his debut as a lead actor through the 1986 Telugu film Vikram directed by V. Madhusudhana Rao. In 1988, he starred in Aakhari Poratam directed by K. Raghavendra Rao where he was paired opposite Sridevi and Suhasini.

In 1989, he was starred in the Maniratnam directed Romantic-drama, Geethanjali which became a major box-office success and was critically acclaimed. The film went on to win the National Film Award for Best popular Film Providing Wholesome entertainment in 1990.

In the same year, Nagarjuna acted in Siva, an action blockbuster directed by Ram Gopal Varma. In 1990, he subsequently made his Bollywood debut with the Hindi remake of the same film titled Shiva.

He followed it up with action films like Killer, Chaitanya and Nirnayam working with eminent directors like Fazil and Priyadarshan. alternative films which were released in the subsequent years include President gari Pellam, Varasudu, Gharana Bullodu and Allari Alludu. In 1994 he starred in an exceedingly Hindi-Telugu bilingual Criminal directed by Mahesh Bhatt. the same year he ventured into comedy for the first time with hello Brother. it was was later remade into Hindi as Judwaa and dubbed into Tamil.

In 1996, Nagarjuna starred and produced Ninne Pelladatha, which was directed by Krishna Vamsi. The movie fetched a National Award for him by winning the National Film Award for Best feature film in Telugu & Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu that’s his first Filmfare Award as a producer. the next year, Nagarjuna acted in Annamayya where he portrayed the role of Annamacharya, a 15th-century Telugu singer and poet, won him his Filmfare Best Actor Award and his first Nandi Award for Best Actor. His subsequent releases were Nuvvu Vastavani, Ninne Premistha and Azad. He starred in the romantic comedies like Santhosham, Manmadhudu, and Shivamani as well. He produced Satyam in 2003, that starred his nephew Sumanth.

In 2004, Nagarjuna had 2 releases Nenunnanu and Mass. The later was produced by Nagarjuna and directed by choreographer Lawrence Raghavendra. In 2005, Nagarjuna acted in and produced Super. In 2006, he starred in Sri Ramadasu, his second period film based on the 18th-century Telugu composer of identical name. Nagarjuna received the Nandi Award for Best actor for the film. In December 2007, he appeared in Don and a year later, he appeared in King alongside Trisha Krishnan and Srihari.

In the year 2010, he had releases such as Kedi and Ragada. His latest film Gaganam was released on 11 February 2011. Its Tamil version was titled Payanam. In 2011 Nagarjuna signed 3 movies in a row. they are Rajanna, Damarukam and Shirdi Sai. He recently signed Greeku Veerudu which started its shooting in June 2012 and audio release is scheduled to release on 3 April 2013.

Television production

Nagarjuna made his début as a tv producer in 2009 with the serial Yuva. he is one of the major shareholders of the television channel Maa TV.

Charity

Nagarjuna, with his wife Amala, is the co-founder of Blue Cross of Hyderabad, a non-government organization (NGO) in Hyderabad, India, which works towards the welfare of animals and preservation of animal rights. he is also concerned in some of the welfare programs undertaken by the MAA TV association.

In 2010, he starred in an HIV/AIDS animated software tutorial created by TeachAIDS, a nonprofit founded at Stanford university.

Awards

National Film Awards

  • 1997 – National Film Award for Best feature film in Telugu for producing Ninne Pelladatha.
  • 1998 – National Film Award – special jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) for acting Annamayya.
  • 2012 – [National Film Award – Best Actor “Shirdi Sai Katha”.

Nandi Awards

  • 1996 – Akkineni Award for Best Home-viewing feature film – Ninne Pelladutha.
  • 1997 – Nandi Award for Best Actor for Annamayya.
  • 1999 – Nandi Award for Best feature film – Kansya (Bronze) for producing Prema Kadha.
  • 2000 – Nandi special jury Award for producing Yuvakudu.
  • 2002 – Nandi Award for Best Actor for Santhosham.
  • 2002 – Nandi Award for Best feature film – Swarna (Gold) for producing Manmadhudu.
  • 2006 – Nandi Award for Best Actor for Sri Ramadasu.
  • 2011 – Nandi special jury Award for Rajanna.
  • 2011 – Nandi Award for Best feature film – Rajata (Silver) for producing Rajanna.

Filmfare Awards South

  • 1996 – Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu) for Ninne Pelladatha
  • 1997 – Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu) for Annamayya
  • South Indian International movie Awards
  • 2012 – Special Appreciation (Actor) for Rajanna[20]

CineMAA Awards

  • 2012 – special jury Award for Rajanna

Other Awards

  • 1990 – Cinema express Award for Shiva.
  • 1996 – Akruthi Film Award for Ninne Pelladatha.
  • 1997 – Screen Videocon Award for Annamayya.
  • 2000 – Andhra Pradesh Film Journalists Association Award for Azad.
  • 2011- TSR Kala Ratna Award.

Bharathamuni Awards

  • 1989 – Best Actor for Geethanjali.
  • 1997 – Best Actor for Annamayya.
  • Vamsee Berkeley Awards.
  • 1986 – Best Actor for Vikram.
  • 1990 – Best Actor for Shiva.

AP Cinegoers Awards

  • 1989 – Best Actor for Geethanjali

Filmography

Actor

  • 2013 – Greeku Veerudu ( Telugu )
  • 2013 – Bhai ( Telugu )
  • 2013 – Thrayam ( Tamil )
  • 2013 – Sri Jagadguru Adi Shankara ( Telugu )
  • 2013 – Agni Varsham ( Telugu )
  • 2013 – love story ( Tamil )
  • 2012 – Shirdi Sai ( Telugu )
  • 2012 – Damarukam ( Telugu )
  • 2011 – Gaganam ( Telugu )
  • 2011 – Rajanna ( Telugu )
  • 2011 – Payanam ( Tamil )
  • 2010 – Singa Vettai ( Tamil )
  • 2010 – Ragada ( Telugu )
  • 2010 – Kedi ( Telugu )
  • 2010 – Takita Takita ( Telugu )
  • 2009 – Puthukkottai Azhagan ( Tamil )
  • 2008 – Krishnarjuna ( Telugu )
  • 2008 – King ( Telugu )
  • 2007 – Don NO. 1 ( Hindi )
  • 2007 – Boss i love You ( Malayalam )
  • 2007 – Don ( Telugu )
  • 2006 – Boss – i love You ( Telugu )
  • 2006 – Sri Ramadasu ( Telugu )
  • 2005 – Super ( Telugu )
  • 2004 – Mass ( Telugu )
  • 2004 – Nenunnanu ( Telugu )
  • 2003 – Loc – Kargil ( Hindi )
  • 2003 – Shivamani 9848022338 ( Telugu )
  • 2002 – Santosham ( Telugu )
  • 2002 – Nuvvu Vasthavani ( Telugu )
  • 2002 – Manmadhudu ( Telugu )
  • 2001 – Eduruleni Manishi ( Telugu )
  • 2001 – Adhipati ( Telugu )
  • 2001 – Akasa Veedhilo ( Telugu )
  • 2001 – Bava Nachadu ( Telugu )
  • 2001 – Snehamante Idera ( Telugu )
  • 2000 – Ninne Premista ( Telugu )
  • 2000 – Azad ( Telugu )
  • 1999 – Seetaramaraju ( Telugu )
  • 1999 – Ravoyi Chandamama ( Telugu )
  • 1998 – Aavida Maa Aavide ( Telugu )
  • 1998 – Chandralekha ( Telugu )
  • 1998 – auto Driver ( Telugu )
  • 1997 – Ratchagan ( Tamil )
  • 1997 – Annamayya ( Telugu )
  • 1997 – Rakshakudu 1997 ( Telugu )
  • 1996 – Ramudochhadu ( Telugu )
  • 1996 – Ninne Pelladutha ( Telugu )
  • 1996 – Vajram ( Telugu )
  • 1995 – Sisindri ( Telugu )
  • 1995 – Gharana Bullodu ( Telugu )
  • 1995 – Criminal ( Telugu )
  • 1994 – Govinda Govinda ( Telugu )
  • 1994 – hello Brother ( Telugu )
  • 1993 – Varasudu ( Telugu )
  • 1993 – Allari Alludu ( Telugu )
  • 1993 – Rakshana (1993) ( Telugu )
  • 1992 – Antham 1992 ( Telugu )
  • 1992 – President gari Pellam ( Telugu )
  • 1992 – Killer (1992) ( Telugu )
  • 1991 – Nirnayam 1991 ( Telugu )
  • 1991 – Shanti Kranthi ( Telugu )
  • 1990 – Iddaru Iddare ( Telugu )
  • 1989 – Geethanjali ( Malayalam )
  • 1989 – Shiva ( Telugu )
  • 1989 – Geethanjali ( Telugu )
  • 1988 – Chinna babu ( Telugu )
  • 1988 – Janaki Ramudu ( Telugu )
  • 1987 – Sankeertana ( Telugu )
  • 1987 – Kirayi Dada ( Telugu )
  • 1987 – Majnu ( Telugu )

Producer

  • 2013 – Bhai ( Telugu )
  • 2011 – Rajanna ( Telugu )
  • 2005 – Super ( Telugu )
  • 2004 – Mass ( Telugu )
  • 2003 – Satyam ( Telugu )
  • 2002 – Manmadhudu ( Telugu )
  • 2000 – Yuvakudu ( Telugu )
  • 1999 – Seetaramaraju ( Telugu )
  • 1999 – Prema Katha ( Telugu )
  • 1998 – Chandralekha ( Telugu )
  • 1996 – Ninne Pelladutha ( Telugu )
  • 1995 – Sisindri ( Telugu )

Singer

  • 1999 – Seetaramaraju ( Telugu )

Nagarjuna Akkineni Upcoming Movies

  • Sri Jagadguru Adi Shankara ( Telugu )
  • Bhai ( Telugu )
  • Agni Varsham ( Telugu )
  • Thrayam  ( Tamil )
Actor
Nagarjuna Akkineni is an Indian film actor and producer who works primarily in the Telugu Cinema. He has acted in over ninety films as an actor in a lead, supporting and cameo roles, including Bollywood and Tamil films
DOB: 08/29/1959
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