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Akkineni Nagarjuna
Akkineni Nagarjuna

Akkineni Nagarjuna is an Indian actorfilm producer and businessman, who predominantly works in Telugu film industry. He not only works in Telugu film industry he used to appear in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi film industry. He made his debut movie Vikram as Vikram in the year 1986 and his debut Hindi movie is Iddaru Iddare as Ravi in the year 1990. Then he made his debut Tamil movie titled Ratchagan as Ajau in the year 1997. As a producer, he made his debut movie Kalyani in the year 1979. Nagarjuna’s role in The Ghost movie was appreciated by the audience and received good reviews from critics. The Ghost movie trailer received more than 39 lakhs views within 24 hours.

Nagarjuna wife names are Daggubati Lakshmi Ramanaidu and Amala Akkineni. Daggubati Lakshmi Ramanaidu is his first wife who is from the Daggubati family, with that, she is the daughter of D. Ramanaidu, a prominent film-maker, and sister of the actors Venkatesh and Suresh Babu. They both got married in 1984, and this couple has a son named Naga Chaitanya was born on 1986 who is a prominent actor in Telugu film industry. Then Akkineni Nagarjuna married Amala Akkineni and this couple has a son named Akhil Akkineni who was born in 1994. On 29 January 2017, his elder son Chaitanya got married to Samantha Ruth Prabhu in a private ceremony.

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He started his acting career in the year 1967, as a child artist from the movie Sudigundalu directed by veteran Adurthi Subbarao. Later he made his debut movie Vikram in the lead role directed by Madhusudhana Rao in the year 1986. Then he appeared in the movies like Majnu which is directed by Dasari Narayana Rao, and the movie received positive reviews for his performance. In the year 1988, he featured in the blockbuster movie Aakhari Poratam with directed Sridevi and Suhasini by K. Raghavendra Rao. In 1989, he featured in the movie Geetanjali directed by Manirathnam, and the movie has won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment in 1990. After the success of Geetanjali immediately he saw another success movie titled Siva directed by Bollywood director Ram Gopal Varma.

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Later in 1994, he starred in a Hindi-Telugu bilingual movie Criminal directed by Mahesh Bhatt. In the same year, he starred and produced a movie titled Ninne Pelladata directed by Krishna Vamsi. This movie was won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu and Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu. Then in 1997, he made his debut Tamil movie titled Ratchagan. Then in the following years, he featured in various Tamil, Hindi and Telugu movies and received a huge acclaim among the people. As a producer, he made his debut television show Yuva in the year 2009. Moreover, he is the major shareholder of television channel Maa TV. Then in the year 2013 he becomes as a co-owner of Mumbai Masters of the Indian Badminton League with Sunil Gavaskar, and Mahi Racing Team India along Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Now he endorses Kalyan Jewellers in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Akkineni Nagarjuna and his wife Amala are the co-founders of  Blue Cross of Hyderabad, which is a registered society recognized by the Animal Welfare Board of India. In the year 2010, he starred in an HIV/AIDS animated software tutorial created by TeachAIDS, a nonprofit founded at Stanford University.

Biography

NameAkkineni Nagarjuna
Real NameAkkineni Nagarjuna
NicknameAkkineni
ProfessionActor, Producer, Businessman
Date of Birth29 August 1959
Age (as of 2022)63
Zodiac signVirgo
FamilyFather: Nageswara Rao Akkineni (Actor and Producer)
Mother: Annapurna Akkineni
Brothers: Akkineni Venkat
Sisters: Akkineni Sathyavathi, Akkineni Naga Susheela, and Akkineni Saroja
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAmala Akkineni (Actress)
WifeLakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati (1984 – 1990)
Amala Akkineni (1992 – Present)
ChildrenSon: Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni
ReligionHindu
Educational QualificationM.S. in Automobile Engineering
Bachelors of Engineering
SchoolHyderabad Public School, Hyderabad
CollegeThe Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad
College of Engineering, Guindy
Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, USA
HobbiesReading, Workout, Listening to music, Driving, Swimming
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownHyderabad, Telangana, India
Current CityHyderabad, Telangana, India
NationalityIndian

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Movies

YearTitleRole
1986VikramVikram
1986Captain NagarjunNagarjuna
1986AranyakandaChaitanya
1987MajnuRajesh
1987SankeertanaKaasi
1987Collector Gari AbbaiRavi
1987Agni PutruduKalidaasu
1987Kirai DadaVijay
1988Aakhari PoratamVihari
1988ChinababuVenu Gopal
1988Murali KrishnuduMurali Krishna
1988Janaki RamuduRanga (Ramu)[a]
1989VijayVijay
1989Vicky DaadaVikram
1989GeetanjaliPrakash
1989AgniPavan Kumar
1989SivaSiva
1990Prema YuddhamKalyan
1990Neti SiddharthaSiddhartha
1990Iddaru IddareRavi
1991NirnayamVamsi Krishna
1991ChaitanyaChaitanya
1991Shanti KrantiInspector Subash
1991Jaitra YatraTeja
1992KillerEeswar Prasad (Prem Krishna)[a]
1992AnthamRaghav (Shekar)[a]
1992President Gari PellamRaja
1993RakshanaBose
1993VarasuduVinay
1993Allari AlluduKalyan (Rajesh)[a]
1994Govinda GovindaSeenu
1994Hello BrotherDeva / Ravi Varma[b]
1994CriminalDr. Ajay Kumar
1995Gharana BulloduRaju
1995SisindriRaja
1995VajramChakri
1996RamudochaduRam
1996Ninne PelladataSeenu
1997AnnamayyaAnnamacharya
1998Aavida Maa AavideVikranth
1998Auto DriverJagan
1998ChandralekhaRaj Kapoor (Seeta Rama Rao)[a]
1999Seetharama RajuRamaraju
1999Ravoyi ChandamamaSashi
2000Nuvvu VastavaniChinni Krishna
2000Ninne PremisthaSrinivas
2000AzadChandra Shekar Azad
2001Eduruleni ManishiSurya Murthy / Satya[b]
2001Bava NachaduAjay
2001AdhipathiJagan
2001Akasa VeedhiloChandra Sekhar (Chandu)[a]
2001Snehamante IderaAravind
2002SantoshamKarthikeya
2002ManmadhuduAbhiram
2003SivamaniCI Sivamani
2004NenunnanuVenu Madhav
2004MassGanesh (Mass)[a]
2005SuperAkhil
2006Sri RamadasuKancherla Gopanna
2006Boss - I Love YouGopal Krishna
2007DonSuri
2008KrishnarjunaLord Krishna (Bangaram)
2008KingRaja Chandra Pratap Varma aka King (Bottu Seenu, Sarath)[a]
2010KediRamesh (Rummy)[a]
2010RagadaSatya Reddy
2011GaganamMajor N. Raveendra
2011RajannaRajanna
2012Shirdi SaiShirdi Sai Baba
2012DamarukamMallikharjuna
2013Greeku VeeruduChandu
2013Sri Jagadguru Aadi SankaraChandaludu
2013BhaiVijay
2014ManamSeetharamudu / Nageshwar Rao "Bittu"[b]
2016Soggade Chinni NayanaBangarraju / Dr. Ram Mohan[b]
2016OopiriVikramaditya
2016Nirmala ConventHimself
2017Om Namo VenkatesayaHathiram Bhavaji
2017Raju Gari Gadhi 2Rudra
2018OfficerSivaji Rao IPS
2018DevadasDeva
2019Manmadhudu 2Sambasiva Rao / Sam
2021Wild DogVijay Varma
2022BangarrajuBangarraju / Dr. Ram Mohan[b]
2022The GhostVikram Gandhi

Cameo Appearance

YearTitleRole
1961Velugu Needalu8 month old baby
1967SudigundaluChild artist
1987TrimurtuluHimself
1988Rao Gari IlluHimself
1995GhatothkachuduChitha
2006StyleMass
2010Thakita ThakitaNag
2015DongaataHimself
2015AkhilHimself
2015Size ZeroHimself
2016PremamVikram's father

Movies in Other Languages

YearTitleRoleLanguage
1990ShivaShivaHindi
1992Khuda GawahInspector Raja MirzaHindi
1992DrohiRaghav (Shekhar)[a]Hindi
1995CriminalDr. Ajay KumarHindi
1996Mr. BecharaAjayHindi
1997RatchaganAjay PadmanabhanTamil
1998AngaareyRaja LokhandeHindi
1998ZakhmRaman DesaiHindi
2002Agni VarshaYavakriHindi
2003LOC KargilMajor Padmapani AcharyaHindi
2011PayanamMajor N. RaveendranTamil
2015Inji IduppazhagiHimselfTamil
2016ThozhaVikramadhithya (Vikram)Tamil
2022Brahmāstra: Part One – ShivaAnishHindi

Movies as Producer

YearFilm
1979Kalyani
1980Pilla Zamindar
1980Buchi Babu
1981Premabhishekam
1981Prema Kanuka
1982Yuvaraju
1983Sri Ranga Neethulu
1995Sisindri
1996Ninne Pelladata
1998Aahaa..!
1998Sri Sita Ramula Kalyanam Chootamu Raarandi
1998Chandralekha
1999Prema Katha
1999Seetharama Raju
2000Yuvakudu
2002Manmadhudu
2003Satyam
2004Mass
2005Super
2011Rajanna
2013Bhai
2013Uyyala Jampala
2014Manam
2014Oka Laila Kosam
2016Soggade Chinni Nayana
2016Nirmala Convent
2017Rarandoi Veduka Chudham
2017Hello
2018Rangula Ratnam
2019Manmadhudu 2
2022Bangarraju

Television

  • 2014 to 2016 – Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu as Host
  • 2019 to present – Bigg Boss as Host
  • 2020 – Loser as Producer
  • 2022 to Present – Bigg Boss Non-Stop as Host

Music Videos

  • 1995 – “Apna Desh to Apna Ho” (Meri Jann Hindustan)
  • 2013 – “Betiyaan” (Save the Girl Child)

Awards and Nominations

CineMAA Awards

  • 2006 – Best Actor (Male) for Mass – Won
  • 2012 – Special Jury Award (Best Actor) for Rajanna – Won
  • 2013 – Special Jury Award (Best Actor) for Shirdi Sai – Won
  • 2015 – Special Jury Award (Best Film) for Manam – Won
  • 2015 – Exceptional Performance Award for Manam – Won

Filmfare Awards South

YearFilmCategoryResult
1987MajnuBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1988Aakhari PoratamBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1988Murali KrishnuduBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1989GeetanjaliBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1989SivaBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1992AnthamBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1994Hello BrotherBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1995Gharana BulloduBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1996Ninne PelladathaBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1996Ninne PelladathaBest Film – Telugu (as producer)Won
1997AnnamayyaBest Actor – TeluguWon
1998ChandralekhaBest Actor – TeluguNominated
1998ChandralekhaBest Film – Telugu (as producer)Nominated
1999Prema KathaBest Film – Telugu (as producer)Nominated
2000AzadBest Actor – TeluguNominated
2002ManmadhuduBest Film – Telugu (as producer)Nominated
2002SantoshamBest Actor – TeluguNominated
2004MassBest Actor – TeluguNominated
2005SuperBest Film – Telugu (as producer)Nominated
2005SuperBest Actor – TeluguNominated
2006Sri RamadasuBest Actor – TeluguNominated
2011RajannaBest Film – Telugu (as producer)Nominated
2011RajannaBest Actor – TeluguNominated
2012DamarukamBest Actor – TeluguNominated
2013Uyyala JampalaBest Film – Telugu (as producer)Nominated
2014ManamBest Film – Telugu (as producer)Won
2014ManamBest Actor – TeluguNominated
2016OopiriBest Actor – TeluguNominated

Nandi Awards

Year[a]FilmCategoryResult
1996Ninne PelladathaAkkineni Award for Best Home-viewing Feature Film (as producer)Won
1997AnnamayyaBest ActorWon
2000Prema KathaBest Feature Film – Kansya (Bronze) (as producer)Won
2000YuvakuduSpecial Jury Award (as producer)Won
2002SantoshamBest ActorWon
2002ManmadhuduBest Feature Film – Swarna (Gold) (as producer)Won
2006Sri RamadasuBest ActorWon
2011RajannaSpecial Jury Award (Actor)Won
2011RajannaBest Feature Film – Rajata (Silver) (as producer)Won

National Film Awards

  • 1997 – Best Feature Film in Telugu (as producer) for Ninne Pelladata – Won
  • 1998 – Special Mention for Annamayya – Won

South Indian International Movie Awards

  • 2012 – Best Actor (Telugu) for Rajanna – Nominated
  • 2012 – Special Appreciation (Best Actor) for Rajanna – Won
  • 2015 – Best Film (Telugu) for Manam – Won
  • 2017 – Best Actor (Telugu) for Oopiri – Nominated

IIFA Utsavam

  • 2017 – Best Performance in a Supporting Role (Male) for Oopiri – Won

Other Awards

YearFilmAwardsCategoryResult
1986VikramVamsee Berkeley AwardsBest ActorWon
1989GeetanjaliAndhra Pradesh Cinegoers AwardsBest ActorWon
1989GeetanjaliBharatamuni AwardsBest ActorWon
1989SivaVamsee Berkley AwardsBest ActorWon
1989SivaCinema Express AwardsBest ActorWon
1996Ninne PelladataAkruthi Film AwardsBest ActorWon
1997AnnamayyaScreen Videocon AwardsBest ActorWon
1997AnnamayyaBharatamuni AwardsBest ActorWon
2000AzadAndhra Pradesh Film Journalists Association AwardsBest ActorWon
2005MassCineMAA AwardsBest ActorWon
2012Rajanna1st South Indian International Movie AwardsSpecial Appreciation (Actor)Won
2012RajannaCineMAA AwardsBest Actor (Jury)Won
2013Shirdi SaiCineMAA AwardsBest Actor (Jury)Won

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