Nagarjuna Akkineni is a prominent figure in Indian cinema, recognized for his contributions as both an actor and producer, with a primary focus on the Telugu Cinema industry. He carries a notable legacy as the son of the revered actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who has left an indelible mark with a prolific career spanning over four and a half decades. Nagarjuna Akkineni’s remarkable talent and dedication to his craft have garnered him accolades, including two national film awards, nine state Nandi awards, and two Filmfare awards in the southern film industry. His lineage is equally illustrious, with actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Annapurna as his esteemed parents. You can discover the entire Nagarjuna Akkineni biography within this article.
Nagarjuna Akkineni Biography Age, Career, Family, Education, Height and weight
Born on August 29, 1959, in Madras (now Chennai), Akkineni Nagarjuna Rao is the son of veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni and Annapurna. At present, he is 64 years old. Akkineni Nagarjuna is renowned for his portrayals in various biographical films, including his roles as 15th-century composer Annamacharya in “Annamayya,” Major Padmapani Acharya in “Agni Varsha,” and 17th-century composer Kancherla Gopanna in “Sri Ramadasu.” He also took on the characters of Suddala Hanumanthu in “Rajanna,” Sai Baba of Shirdi in “Shirdi Sai,” Chandala in “Jagadguru Adi Sankara,” Hathiram Bhavaji, and featured in the 2017 film “Om Namo Venkatesaya.”
Akkineni Nagarjuna was born in Madras (now Chennai) to the esteemed actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni and his wife, Annapurna. His family originates from Ramapuram in the Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh. He has one brother, Akkineni Venkat, and three sisters: Akkineni Sathyavathi, Akkineni Naga Subshell, and Akkineni Saroja. Nagarjuna is married to Lakshmi, and the couple has a son, the actor Naga Chaitanya. His father, Nageswara Rao Akkineni, moved to Madras in pursuit of a career in acting.
Akkineni Nagarjuna completed his schooling at the Hyderabad Public School. He later pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Automobile Engineering at the College of Engineering, Guindy, and went on to earn an M.S. in the same field from Eastern Michigan University.
|School||Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad|
|College||The Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad
College of Engineering, Guindy
Eastern Michigan University, Michigin, USA
|Educational Qualifications||M.S. in Automobile Engineering,
Bachelors of Engineering
Height and Weight
Akkineni Nagarjuna stands at a height of 6 feet (in feet and inches), which is equivalent to 1.83 meters (in meters) or 183 centimeters (in centimeters). He weighs approximately 74 kilograms (163 pounds) and possesses brown eyes and black hair.
Lakshmi and Nagarjuna have one son, actor Naga Chaitanya, who was born in 1986. Nagarjuna and Amala also have one son, actor Akhil, born in 1994.
Nagarjuna is known to be a good friend of the business tycoon Anil Ambani.
Nagarjuna’s journey in the world of cinema began when he started as a child artist in the 1967 Telugu film “Sudigundalu,” directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. In 1989, he achieved significant recognition for his role in the romantic drama film “Geetanjali,” directed by Mani Ratnam, which won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. He had even appeared as an infant in the movie “Velugu Needalu,” written by Sri Sri. It’s worth noting that both “Siva” and “Geetanjali” featured his father, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, in leading roles.
Complete list of movies by Actor Nagarjuna Akkineni including First Movie, Latest & Upcoming movies information details Below the table.
|Raj Kapoor (Seeta Rama Rao)[a]||Chandralekha||–|
|Vikranth||Aavida Maa Aavide||1998|
|Chandra Shekar Azad||Azad|
|Chinni Krishna||Nuvvu Vastavani||2000|
|Surya Murthy / Satya[b]||Eduruleni Manishi||2001|
|Chandra Sekhar (Chandu)[a]||Akasa Veedhilo|
|Kancherla Gopanna||Sri Ramadasu||2006|
|Gopal Krishna||Boss – I Love You|
|Raja Chandra Pratap Varma aka King (Bottu Seenu, Sarath)[a]||King||2008|
|Bangarraju / Dr. Ram Mohan||Soggade Chinni Nayana||2016|
|Bangarraju / Dr. Ram Mohan||Bangarraju||2022|
|Hathiram Bhavaji||Om Namo Venkatesaya||2017|
|Major N. Raveendra||Gaganam||2011|
|Rudra||Raju Gari Gadhi 2|
|Sambasiva Rao / Sam||Manmadhudu 2||2019|
|Seetharamudu / Nageswara Rao “Bittu”||Manam||2014|
|Shirdi Sai Baba||Shirdi Sai||2012|
|Sivaji Rao IPS||Officer||2018|
|Vijay Varma||Wild Dog||2021|
|Vikram Naidu||The Ghost|
|Coming Soon||Naa Saami Ranga||Coming Soon|
Films in other languages
|Payanam||Major N. Raveendra||2011|
|LOC Kargil||Major Padmapani Acharya||2003|
|Khuda Gawah||Inspector Raja Mirza||1992|
|Criminal||Dr. Ajay Kumar||1995|
|Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva||Anish Shetty||2022|
|D51||Coming Soon||Coming Soon|
|Sri Sita Ramula Kalyanam Chootamu Raarandi|
|Sri Ranga Neethulu||1983|
|Soggade Chinni Nayana||2016|
|Rarandoi Veduka Chudham||2017|
|Oka Laila Kosam|
|Disney+ Hotstar||Bigg Boss Non-Stop||2022–present|
|Star Maa||Bigg Boss||2019–2022|
|MAA TV||Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu||2014–2016|
Music videos List
|Shankar Mahadevan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Nigam||“Betiyaan” (Save the Girl Child)||2013|
|Hariharan||“Apna Desh to Apna Ho” (Meri Jann Hindustan)||1995|
In 2022, Akkineni Nagarjuna is believed to have an approximate net worth of $410 million.
|Food||Grilled chicken or fish and dosa|
|Book||Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell|
|Restaurant||N Asian in Hyderabad|
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|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Children||Daughter: N/A Son: Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni|
|Height In CM||183 cm CM|
|Height In Meter||1.83 m M|
|Parents||Father: Nageswara Rao Akkineni (Actor and Producer) Mother: Annapurna Akkineni|
|Profession||Actor, Producer and Businessman|
|Siblings||Brothers: Akkineni Venkat Sisters: Akkineni Sathyavathi, Akkineni Naga Susheela and Akkineni Saroja|
|Spous||Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati (1984–90) Amala Akkineni (Actress,1992-present)|
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