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The only South Indian actor who has two National Film Awards, Akkineni Nagarjuna is a popular south Indian actor, producer as well as an entrepreneur known for his action films. He mainly works in Telugu Films Industry.
He is one of the highest-paid actors in the South Indian Film Industry. Nagarjuna is active in the acting profession since 1986 and has worked in over 90 films.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 29 August 1959, Akkineni Nagarjuna will turn 61 years old in the year 2020. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 183 in centimeters and 6’ in feet and inches. He is a well-built guy with body measurements of 40 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 74 in kilograms and 143 lbs in pounds approximately. His brown eye color and his Black hair enhance his personality.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Akkineni Nagarjuna is $50 Million approx.
Education / Family
Nagarjuna was born and raised up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father Nageswara Rao Akkineni who is an Actor and Producer and his Annapurna Akkineni. He grew up along with his brother Akkineni Venkat and four sisters Akkineni Sathyavathi, Akkineni Naga Susheela, and Akkineni Saroja.
He completed his schooling at Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad, and further enrolled at The Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad. Later, he went to the College of Engineering, Guindy, and Eastern Michigan University, Michigin, USA to complete his degree in Mechanical Engineering.
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Date Of Birth||29 August 1959|
|Age||61 years old (As of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 183 cm
In feet inches – 6’0”
|Weight||In Kilograms- 74 kg
In Pounds- 163 lbs
|Profession||Actor, Producer, and Businessman|
|School||Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad|
|College||The Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad
College of Engineering, Guindy
Eastern Michigan University, Michigin, USA
|Home Town||Hyderabad, India|
|Debut||Debut Film: Vikram (1986)
Debut TV: Yuva (2009)
|Fathers Name||Nageswara Rao Akkineni (Actor and Producer)|
|Mothers Name||Annapurna Akkineni
|Sister||Akkineni Sathyavathi, Akkineni Naga Susheela, and Akkineni Saroja|
Career / Fashion And Style
Talking about his career, he started his career as a child artist with the Telugu movie ‘Sudigundalu’. In 1961, in the movie ‘Velugu Needalu’ he featured as an Infant. He made his debut as a lead role in 1986 in the movie ‘Vikram’.
Through this movie, he received huge popularity and fame. Later, he featured in movies like Captain Nagarjuna, Manju, Agni Putrudu, Agni, China Babu, Vicky Dada, Geetanjali, and Siva. With all these hit movies he made his own stand in the Telugu movie Industry.
In 1996, for the movie Ninne Pelladatha, he received National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu. He did acting in movies Ninne Premistha, Azad, Bava Nachadu, Adhipathi, LOC Kargil from 2000 to 2003.
His movies like Mass, Ragada, Don, King went huge hits for his fighting scenes and received huge popularity with a positive response from the critics and audience. In 2012, he played the role of Lord Sai Baba in the movie Shirdi Sai.
Later, he appeared in movies like oggade Chinni Nayana, Oopiri, Nirmala Convent, Raju Gari Gadhi 2, Manmadhudu 2, Officer and Devadas from 2016 to 2019. Next, he is part of Bollywood’s mega-budget movie ‘Brahmastra’.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
He got married to Lakshmi Daggubati in 1984 with whom he has a son Naga Chaitanya but the couple got divorced in 1990. Later in 1992, he tied the marriage knot with his girlfriend Amala Akkineni with whom he has a son Akhil Akkineni.
|Girlfriend||Amala Akkineni (Actress)|
|Wife||Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati (1984–90)
Amala Akkineni (Actress,1992-present)
|Children||Son – Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni|
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Restaurant(s)||N Asian in Hyderabad|
|Favorite Food||Grilled chicken or fish and dosa|
|Favorite Book||Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell|
Some Interesting Facts About Akkineni Nagarjuna
- He is one of the highest honored actors in South India.
- He won nine Nandi Awards and three Filmfare Awards South.
- He charged a whopping amount of 7 crores per movie.
- Nagarjuna is the co-owner of Maa Channel.
- He has done 90 films in a span of 20 years.
- His wife co-founded the NGO ‘Blue Cross of Hyderabad’.
- His Zodiac Sign is Virgo.