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Nagarjuna Akkineni

Nagarjuna Akkineni

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1959-08-29 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

84 Movies · 2 TV shows

Also Known As: Nagarjuna

Biography

Akkineni Nagarjuna (born 29 August 1959) is an Indian film actor, producer, television presenter, and entrepreneur, who primarily works in Telugu-language films. He has also worked in some Hindi and Tamil language films. He has received nine state Nandi Awards, three Filmfare Awards South and two National Film Awards namely, for Ninne Pelladata which he produced, won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu in 1996 and a National Film Award-Special Mention as actor for Annamayya in 1997. Nagarjuna has acted in over 100 films. He is well known for his works in biographical films, he played 15th-century composer Annamacharya in the 1997 film Annamayya, Yavakri (the son of the ascetic Bharadwaja) in the 2002 film Agni Varsha, Major Padmapani Acharya, in the 2003 war film LOC Kargil, 17th-century composer Kancherla Gopanna in the 2006 film Sri Ramadasu, Suddala Hanmanthu in the 2011 film Rajanna, Sai Baba of Shirdi in the 2012 film Shirdi Sai, Chandaludu in the 2013 film Jagadguru Adi Sankara, and Hathiram Bhavaji in the 2017 film Om Namo Venkatesaya.In 1989, he starred in the Mani Ratnam directed romantic drama film Geetanjali, which won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. The following year, he acted in Siva, an action drama blockbuster directed by Ram Gopal Varma, which premiered at the 13th International Film Festival of India. In 1990, he made his Bollywood debut with the Hindi remake of Shiva. In 2013, he represented the Cinema of South India at the Delhi Film Festival's 100 Years of Indian Cinema's celebration, alongside Ramesh Sippy and Vishal Bhardwaj from Bollywood. In 1995, he ventured into film production, with a production unit operating in Seychelles, and was a co-director of an Emmy Award-winning film animation company called Heart Animation. Nagarjuna is the co-owner of the production company Annapurna Studios. He is also the president of the non-profit film school Annapurna International School of Film and Media based in Hyderabad.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

1 Movie

2019.

1 Movie

2018.

2 Movies

2017.

4 Movies · 1 TV show

2016.

4 Movies

2015.

3 Movies

2014.

2 Movies

2013.

3 Movies

2012.

2 Movies

2011.

3 Movies

2010.

3 Movies

2008.

2 Movies

2007.

1 Movie

2006.

2 Movies

2005.

1 Movie

2004.

2 Movies

2003.

1 Movie

2002.

3 Movies

2001.

2 Movies

2000.

3 Movies

1999.

3 Movies

1998.

3 Movies

1997.

2 Movies

1996.

3 Movies

1995.

3 Movies

1994.

1 Movie

1993.

3 Movies

1992.

3 Movies

1991.

4 Movies

1990.

3 Movies

1989.

3 Movies

1988.

2 Movies

1987.

4 Movies

1986.

1 Movie

1968.

1 Movie

Unknown Year.

1 TV show
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