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Akkineni Nagarjuna has been an Indian performer, film producer, and businessman who primarily works in the Telugu movie industry. In addition to the Telugu film industry, he also used to be a part of the Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam as well as Hindi movie industries. His debut film was Vikram in the role of Vikram in 1986. His debut Hindi film is Iddaru Iddare in the role of Ravi during the year of 1990. Then, he released his debut Tamil film named Ratchagan in the year 1997. Ajay in 1997. As a producer, he produced his debut film Kalyani in 1979. Nagarjuna’s part as a character in the Ghost film was praised by the general public and garnered favorable critiques from the critics. The Ghost trailer for the film has received more than 39 lakh views in less than 24 hours.

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Nagarjuna’s wives have two names: Daggubati Lakshmi Rajanaidu as well as Amala Akkineni. Daggubati Lakshmi RAMANAIDU is his wife of first marriage who belongs to the Daggubati family they have a daughter named D. Ramanaidu, a well-known filmmaker, and he is the sister of actor Venkatesh as well as Suresh Babu. They were married in 1984. the couple has a son who is named Naga Chaitanya born in the year 1986. He is a well-known actor in Telugu films. Then Akkineni Nagarjuna was married to Amala Akkineni in 1984. the family has one son called Akhil Akkineniwho is born in 1994. On January 29, 2017, his son Chaitanya was wed to Samantha Ruth Prabhu in a private ceremony.

He began an acting career period of 1967 as a young actor in the film Sudigundalu which was directed by the legendary Adurthi Subbarao. In the following year, he made his debut in the film Vikram as the main character, directed by Madhusudhana Rao in the year of 1986. He then appeared in films like Majnu which was written by Dasari Narayana Rao. the film received a positive review due to his performances. In 1988, he was in the blockbuster film Aakhari, a film which was directed by Sridevi and Suhasini directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. He also appeared in the film Geetanjali helmed by Manirathnam and the film was awarded the National Film Award for the best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment in the year 1990. Following its success Geetanjali instantly, watched another film that was a huge success named Siva produced by Bollywood director Ram Gopal Varma.

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In 1994, he appeared in an bilingual Hindi-Telugu film Criminal which was directed by Mahesh Bhatt. The same year, the actor starred in and produced a film titled Ninne Pelladata produced by Krishna Vamsi. This film won an award called the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu and the Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu. In 1997, he released his first Tamil film, called Ratchagan. In the years following the actor appeared in a variety of Tamil, Hindi and Telugu films and garnered a massive applause from the public. As producer, he created his first television show Yuva in 2009. In addition, he is the principal shareholder of the television channel Maa TV. In 2013, the co-ownership was announced of Mumbai Masters of the Indian Badminton League alongside Sunil Gavaskar and Mahi Racing Team India along Mahendra Singh Dhoni. In the present, he is a supporter of Kalyan Jewellers in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Akkineni Nagarjuna as well as his spouse Amala are co-founders of Blue Cross of Hyderabad, which is a registered association acknowledged as a registered society by the Animal Welfare Board of India. In the year 2010 he was the star of an HIV/AIDS animated software tutorial that was created for TeachAIDS the non-profit established by Stanford University.

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NameAkkineni Nagarjuna
Real NameAkkineni Nagarjuna
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
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

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1986Captain NagarjunNagarjuna
1987Collector Gari AbbaiRavi
1987Agni PutruduKalidaasu
1987Kirai DadaVijay
1988Aakhari PoratamVihari
1988ChinababuVenu Gopal

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Cameo Appearance

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1961Velugu Needalu8 month old baby
1967SudigundaluChild artist
1988Rao Gari IlluHimself
2010Thakita ThakitaNag
2015Size ZeroHimself

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Movies in Other Languages

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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

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Movies as Producer

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1980Pilla Zamindar
1980Buchi Babu
1981Prema Kanuka
1983Sri Ranga Neethulu
1996Ninne Pelladata

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  • 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

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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

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Nandi Awards

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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

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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

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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

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