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.
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A sincere doctor Das works at a private clinic, where he meets the dreaded don Deva who arrives injured. After the treatment, Das and Deva form a deep friendship until Deva's mafia background and grue...
An honest officer fights to bring down a corrupt and dangerous cop, and attempts to bring down the entire Mumbai mafia with him.
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Avinash/Seenu is a street urchin brought up by his loving adoptive parents Saru and Prakash. The love of his life is the girl he meets during childhood Junnu/Priya, whom fate had snatched away from hi...
Rarandoi Veduka Chudham
A happy-go-lucky boy falls in love with a village belle and after initially facing rejection from her, realises that he has a lot to do to win her love.
A number of contestants live in a purpose-built house and are isolated from the rest of the world on a reality show. Each week, housemates nominate two of their fellow housemates for eviction, and the...
Raju Gari Gadhi 2
Three friends — Ashwin, Kishore and Praveen get into business by purchasing a resort. Pretty soon, they find that they've got more than what they've bargained for. Apparently, the resort is haunted by...
Om Namo Venkatesaya
Raama, who is a devotee of Lord Venkateswara, denounces worldly pleasures including his soon-to-be-bride and maradalu Bhavani and ends up at Tirumala. He decides to change the face of Tirumala by turn...
Vikram falls in love with three women at different stages of his life which changes him as a person until he finally meets the love of his life.
Soggade Chinni Nayana
Ramu and Seetha have come to India for divorce. Ramu's mother Satyabhama is helpless and desperately remembers her dead husband Bangarraju. Lord Yama decides to send him to earth to help her.
A convict out on parole finds employment as the caretaker of a multi-millionaire, who is paralysed from neck down.
Dongaata is a comedy thriller starring Lakshmi Manchu and Adivi Sesh. The film marks the debut of Vamsi Krishna as a director,and the film has also been produced by Lakshmi Manchu.
A cruel business official attacks a tribal village for a stone which the people treat it as something special a guy who thinks he is somehow related to the stone comes to their aid.
An overweight, young woman, who finds it hard to land a husband, learns to accept her 'Size Sexy' figure and leads an awareness campaign against a dubious slimness centre.
Oka Laila Kosam
A carefree young man leading an aimless life falls in love with a cultured and simple woman, but she does not reciprocate his emotion. However, when circumstances force her to marry him, he embarks up...
A married couple die in an accident, leaving behind a son. As he grows up and becomes successful, he comes across reincarnations of his father and mother as youngsters, and vows to bring them back tog...
Jagadguru Adi Shankara
Jagadguru Adi Sankara is a 2013 ensemble cast Telugu biographical-devotional film directed by J. K. Bharavi. It is the cinematic of life of Adi Sankara. The crux of the story forms the clash between C...
Bhai (Nagarjuna) is the most skilled and trusted enforcer of a Hong Kong based Don, named David (Ashish Vidyarthi). David is heavily dependant on Bhai for his day to day operations and this is resente...
Chandu (Nagarjuna) is a very selfish, self made and cut throat businessman in New York who runs a successful Event Organizing Agency and is aided by his uncle Sundar (M. S. Narayana), friends Bharath ...
The film revolves around an atheist named Mallikarjuna who falls in love with an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva; when an evil power threatens the world and his beloved, he decides to stand up against it...
Based on the life of Indian guru Shirdi Sai Baba, who taught love, forgiveness, charity and devotion.
The film is set in the Nelakondapalli village of khammam district in Nizam Princely State of Hyderabad of the late 1940s. The feudal society is under the vice-like grip of an aristocratic family and i...
The movie deals with the stance of the government officials on such a serious issue and how a belated decision will make a situation worse, in an already edgy circumstance.
Gaganam revolves around the hijack of Indian Airlines plane IC 814. What would be the mental status of the passengers at the hijack would be a thrilling experience for the audience. This is an action-...
The story begins with a group of friends: Sridhar, Chandana, Nandini , Mahesh, Bhakti, Jessica, Kishore, Scud. Each of them have their own stories and in between that is the unexpressed love track of...
Ramesh, nicknamed Rummy (Nagarjuna) loves his childhood friend Janaki, who asks him to become rich and powerful before marrying her. With this motive, Rummy starts gambling and becomes rich in no time...
A local village rowdy arrives in the city to earn money by any means, and participates in a brawl between two of his rivals that brings him to their attention.
Krishnarjuna (Telugu: కృష్ణార్జున) is a 2008 Telugu language film starring Vishnu Vardhan Babu and Mamta Mohandas in the lead roles. The film, directed by P. Vasu, features prominent actor Nagarjuna i...
As a result of his father's death, Raja assumes the responsibility of running the family business as well as ensuring that his brother gets a good education, much to the displeasure of three of his un...
Surya lives a middle-classed lifestyle along with his honest father who is a Police Inspector. When his father arrests a gangster, he is killed, leaving Surya alone to fend for himself. He overcomes m...
Gopanna (Nagarjuna) is a happy-go-lucky guy and marries his childhood love Kamala (Sneha). He secures the job of Tahasildar for Husnabad on the recommendation of his maternal uncles Akkanna and Madann...
Boss is a 2006 Telugu film directed by V. N. Aditya. It stars Akkineni Nagarjuna, Nayantara, Poonam Bajwa, and Shriya Saran. The film's score and soundtrack is composed by Kalyani Malik and Harry Anan...
Sonu, his sister, Sasha, and their friend, Akhil, live a poor lifestyle in India. While Sasha has given her heart to Akhil, he treats her as a close friend and confidant. Times get so tough, that the ...
Mass (Akkineni Nagarjuna) is an orphan, who bonds well with his landlord's son Adi (Sunil). He is behind a collegian Anjali (Jyothika) who happens to be the daughter of Vizag city's mafia don Satya (R...
Venu is an orphan and a contractor at Vizag port. Anu is a student in classical singing. Sruthi is Anu's friend. Anu makes an attempt to elope with her boyfriend Arun. Arun is the son of a Business ...
Shivamani (Nagarjuna) is a honest cop in Vizag. He falls in love with Vasantha (Asin), a beautiful lady who aspires to become a singer. There is a mafia guy called Dutt (Prakash Raj), whom Shivamani t...
Abhiram is a manager in his own ad agency. He hates women and he feels that all women are traitors. Abhirams uncle, who is the chairman of the ad agency, appoints Harika as an assistant manager. Thoug...
Agnivarsha: The Fire and the Rain
The film is Based on an incident from the Mahabharata and also made as a play on a Girish Karnad titled Fire in the Rain. The film features Amitabh Bachchan in a cameo appearance as Lord Indra. Jackie...
Karthik(Nagarjuna) is a rich architect in Ooty. He falls in love with Padhu(Gracy Singh). Padmavathi takes her own sweet time to accept Karthik's love. Padmavathi has a cute cousin sister Bhanu (Shriy...
Aravind's parents have raised orphans Chandru and Krishna as their own and the three are great friends. Chandru loves Amrita, Aravind's sister, but is hesitant. Aravind's love life too is troubled.
Surya Murthy lives a very wealthy lifestyle in India along with his parents, his niece, and a younger look-alike brother, Satya. His parents would like him to get married, but he refuses until Satya, ...
A young man meets with an accident and loses his eyesight; three months later he recovers and goes back to his job. He meets a lady who is very affectionate towards him; reason being that his eyes bel...
The movie starts with Chinni (Nagarjuna) revealing, on a train journey from Pune to Hyderabad, that he just got out of jail after seven years. His past is revealed in a flash back. He had been a sing...
A 2000 movie directed by Tirupathi Swamy is called Azad. It stars Akkineni Nagarjuna in the lead role, as well as other important roles. C is related to C. The film was produced by Ashwini Dutt and th...
This is a story of two brothers who love each other a lot. The rivalry between the families of Sitaiah and Basava Raju leads to the death of Sitaiah and Ramaraju taking his revenge
A love story set in a rural backdrop between a poor village boy, Suri, and a rich upper class girl, Divya, much to the opposition of the latter's violent brother who will go to any length to end it
Raavoyi Chandamama is a 1999 Telugu romance film produced by C. Ashwini Dutt under the Vyjayanthi Movies banner and directed by Jayanth C. Paranjee. It stars Nagarjuna Akkineni, Anjala Zhaveri, Keerth...
Chandralekha is a movie directed by Krishna Vamsi. Akkineni Nagarjuna, Ramya Krishna, and Bollywood actress Isha Koppikar are in the film. The music for the film was scored by a man named Sandeep Chow...
Nagarjuna Akkineni was credited as a cast member. Jagan, Mohan, Dipti, and Kumar are associated with the same person. Sujatha Vijayakumar is the daughter of Srinivasa Rao Kota Simran.
Aavida Maa Aavide
Aavida Maa Aavide was directed by E.V.V. A person named Satyanarayana. Nagarjuna Akkineni, Tabu, and Heera Rajagopal are in the film.
A cinematic version of the life of famous Indian saint-poet, Annamayya. Annamayya (Telugu: అన్నమయ్య) is a 1997 Tollywood film directed by K. Raghavendra Rao starring Akkineni Nagarjuna, Ramya Krishna...
A girl falls for a violent man, who keeps taking law in his hands and beats people up. She wants to marry to him and eventually even he says yes, but her father has a condition that he should control ...
A village is split into two because of rivalry between two families. Years later, a young man returns from America and tries to reconcile the differences between the two village heads who were, once u...
Mr Bechara is a shy printer who, since the passing of his wife, has been taking care of his infant son. However, his simple life is blown apart by the arrival of the unorthodox techniques of one Dr Da...
Ninne Pelladata is family romance based movie in which Mahalakshmi (Tabu) comes to Hyderabad for job training and falls in love with Seenu (Nagarjuna). The duo decide to inform their respective parent...
Gharana Bullodu is a 1995 Telugu film directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. The film stars Nagarjuna Akkineni, Ramya Krishna, Aamani, Jayachitra, Murali Mohan, and Kota Srinivasa Rao. The film was later dub...
Although Sisindri's kidnapping comes as a shocker to his parents, they try to search for him. However, he returns home after escaping from the kidnappers.
After witnessing the sudden death of a woman, who was unable to afford hospital treatment, Dr. Ajay Kumar cancels his immigration to America and instead sets out to build a hospital that will cater to...
Hello Brother is a 1994 Telugu action-comedy film, produced by K. L. Narayana on Sri Durga Arts banner, presented by S. Gopal Reddy and directed by E V V Satyanarayana. Starring Akkineni Nagarjuna, Ra...
Vinay (Nagarjuna) studies in college where Keerthi (Nagma) enters as a new student. Vamsi (Srikanth) is also a student in the same college. His character has negative shades. The first half of the mov...
The story is about Nagarjuna, who is the owner of a college canteen. Nagma is a new student in the college. She meets Nagarjuna and he insults her when she tries to act smart. Nagma accuses Nagarjuna ...
A Tantric believes that by donating a virgin woman's head to gods crown, would bring down the universe to his feet. How the hero and heroine gets entangled in the underworld nexus, while rescuing the ...
A killer accepts a contract to kill a women and her niece who is inherit a huge property. The rest of the plot is how he release his mistake and saves the two.
Baadshah Khan falls in love with Benazir, a member of a rival clan who has defeated him in a game of buzkashi. Benazir will not marry him unless he brings back the head of her father's killer, Habibul...
Killer is a 1992 Telugu Action thriller film directed by Fazil. The film stars Nagarjuna Akkineni, Nagma, Sharada in important roles. The film was also dubbed into Tamil as Easwar. Nagarjuna plays th...
Shanti Kranti is a 1991 Indian Multilingual film written, produced and directed by V. Ravichandran on his Eshwari Productions banner. The film starred himself in lead role with Juhi Chawla and Anant N...
Teja is son of Seetharamudu from the settlement area, where police & politicians rule the people. How Teja goes against them and wins the war against the legal bureaucrats, forms rest of the plot.
Akkineni Nagarjuna plays the role of a sincere Cop, Vamsi Krishna, who is sent undercover along with two other cops. Of which one cop is a close friend and associate to Vamsi played by Subhalekha Sudh...
A Garage Mechanic, Chaitanya, who wants to participate in a car race, finds himself beaten and left for dead after he comes to the assistance of a journalist. When he regains his senses he finds himse...
Iddaru Iddare is a 1990 Telugu Action drama film, produced by Akkineni Venkat and Yarllagada Surendra under Annapurna Studios & S.S. Creations banner and directed by A. Kodandarami Reddy.
Neti Siddhartha is a 1990 Telugu action film produced and directed by Kranthi Kumar under the Kranthi Chitra banner. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Shobana and Ayesha Jhulka in the ...
Shiva is disgusted by the corruption in and around his new college, and along with his friends, he decides to take a stand against the status quo, in director Ram Gopal Varma's remake of his blockbust...
D produced a crime film in 1989. The Kamakshi Art Movies banner is directed by A. There is a person named Kodandarami Reddy. The lead roles and music were composed by Raj-Koti. The film was a hit at t...
Prakash, who is diagnosed with terminal cancer, and Geethanjali, an equally ill patient, fall in love with each other. However, when she learns about his illness, she decides to move out of his life.
Siva is a new student in the community college. He is welcomed by a group of collegians, including the lovely Asha, to whom Shiva is instantly attracted. Shiva notices that there is violence within th...
Collector Gari Abbai
Collector Gari Abbayi is a 1987 Telugu film Action drama film, produced by Yarlagadda Surendra under S. S. Creations and directed by B. Gopal. It stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Sara...
An unemployed youth is hired by a courtesan to spy on a rich landlord; he agrees and takes up a job at the landlord's house. He later finds out that the rich man killed his younger brother and his fat...
M produced the 1987 film Sankeertana. The Konark Movie Creations banner has Gangaiah under it. Akkineni Nagarjuna and Ramya Krishna are in the lead roles. The Tamil remake of the film was called Deiva...
Rajesh (Nagarjuna) is a racy youngster who falls in love with Alekhya (Rajani). Things go well when Rajesh and Alekhya plan to get married and it is when a root of suspicion lands in Rajesh’s mind thr...
Judge Chandrasekharam is very kind and helpful to the relatives of the culprits. His wife dies after giving birth to a baby boy. His son Raja was killed by two youth (Prasanna Rani and Vijayachander)....
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Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu
Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu, (Telugu: మీలో ఎవరు కోటీశ్వరుడు) (English: Who among you is a Millionaire?), popularly known by its abbreviation MEK or simply Koteeswarudu, is an Indian regional television g...
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