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Akkineni Nagarjuna Biography, Age, Height, Affair, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 29, 2021

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Short Biography

Akkineni Nagarjuna was born on 29-08-1959 in Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Film Producer, Television Presenter, Television Producer, Philanthropist, Businessperson & Playback Singer who worked predominantly in the Telugu film industry. He is also known for his work in Bollywood & Tamil cinema as well.

Akkineni Nagarjuna Complete Bio & Career

Akkineni Nagarjuna relocated to Hyderabad with his family at a very young age and completed his school-level education from Hyderabad Public School. After which he attended Little Flower Junior College. Thereafter, he went abroad and obtained his graduate degree from Eastern Michigan.
Nagarjuna's stint with acting started from a very early age as he began his career as a child artist in the Telugu movie Sudigundalu in the year 1967 alongside his father. He made his full-fledged acting career as a lead actor in the year 1986 with the film called Vikram. He rose to stardom after acting in Mani Ratnam's romantic film titled Geetanjali in the year 1989. This film won the National Film Award in 1990 for the Best Popular Film. He garnered Bollywood attention for the movie Shiva a remake of the Telugu blockbuster Siva by Ram Gopal Verma. During the 1996 National Film Awards, his film Ninne Pelladata was hailed as the Best Telugu film of the year. In Bollywood, he proved his mettle as an actor with Mahesh Bhatt’s blockbuster film Criminal in the year 1994. His latter role includes Soggade Chinni Nayana and Oopiri.
He ventured into production alongside his brother Akkineni Venkata Rathnam in 1995 and is the co-owner of Annapurna Studios. His upcoming releases are Rajanna, Damarukam, Saibaba.
He has his business interests outside films as well. He is the co-owner of the Indian Badminton League team Mumbai Masters. ISL team Kerala Blasters and Mahi Racing Team India. He is also a partner in a Realty Company called N3 Realty Enterprises. He also runs an NGO along with his wife named Blue Cross of Hyderabad. He is also associated with various other charitable organizations and lends a helping hand in the upliftment of the underprivileged section of society. After more than 2 decades, he will be making a comeback in Bollywood with the film titled Brahmastra.


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Akkineni Nagarjuna Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) and Annapurna Akkineni. He has a brother named Akkineni Venkat and three sisters named Saroja Akkineni, Naga Susheela & Sathyavathi Akkineni. On 18-02-1984, he married Laxmi Duggubati sister of actor Venkatesh Daggubati & film producer D. Suresh Babu. Together the couple has a son named Naga Chaitanya. The marriage was ended with divorce in 1990. Then he remarried actress Amala Akkineni on 11-06-1992 and together the couple has a son named Akkineni Akhil. Before marriage, he was deeply involved with actress Tabu.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
School Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad
College The Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad
College of Engineering, Guindy
Eastern Michigan University, Michigin, US
Qualification MS (Masters) in Automobile Engineering
Hobbies Reading and Workout
Marital Status Married
Debut Telugu Film - Vikram (1986)
Bollywood Film - Shiva (1990)
Tamil Film - Ratchagan (1997)
TV (as a host) - Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu (2014)
Telugu Film (as a producer) - Kalyani (1979)
Best Movies Siva (1989), Ninne Pelladatha (1996), Annamayya (1997), Mass (2006), Manam (2015) among others
Best Friends Chiranjeevi
Salary INR 07-12 Crore Per Film
Net Worth $130 Million (approx)
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Audi Q7 and many more


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Tabu
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Place Goa, Europe
Favorite Food Grilled Chicken or Fish and Dosa
Favorite Book Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Akkineni Nagarjuna

  • He and his wife are the founders of the Blue Cross of Hyderabad (NGO). This NGO works for the welfare of animals and also for the protection of animal rights.
  • His film “Ninne pelladta” won the best "Telugu Film" in 1996 "National Film Awards".
  • After the south famous actors NTR and ANR" he is the only hero in today's time who has done "Bhaktmai Films" like “Shirdi sai, Sri Ramadasu, and Annamayya”.
  • He is M.S. in "Automobile Engineering".
  • He has done the movie “Manam” in which his father and son has also acted in the film.
  • At the age of 57, he had done the romantic role in the films “Soggade Chinni Nayana". Age is just a number for him.
  • He has also appeared with Big B Amithab Bachchan in “Kalyan Jewellers” advertisement.
  • He is the co-owner with Sunil Gavaskar for the “Mumbai Masters” team of “Indian Badminton League”.

Akkineni Nagarjuna Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

64 years, 7months, 26 days old age Akkineni Nagarjuna will turn 65 on 29 August, 2024. Only 4 months, 4 days, 12 hours,33 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Akkineni Nagarjuna has celebrated the total number of 65 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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