Akkineni Nageswara Rao Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More
Akkineni Nageswara Rao was born on 20-09-1923 in Ramapuram in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. He was an Indian Film Actor, Film Producer, Theatre Actor & Philanthropist known for his work in Telugu and Tamil Cinemas.
Akkineni Nageswara Rao Complete Bio & Career
Akkineni Nageswara's Honours & Awards
|AWARD NAME||AWARD CATEGORY||RECEIPT YEAR||RECEIPT FIELD|
|Padma Shri||Civilian Award||1968||Arts|
|Padma Bhushan||Civilian Award||1988||Arts|
|Dadasaheb Phalke Award||Indian Cinema Award||1990||Telugu Film Industry|
|Padma Vibhushan||Civilian Award||2011||Arts|
Akkineni Nageswara's Health Issues, Illness, and Death Info
Akkineni Nageswara Rao died on 22-01-2014 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was suffering from colon cancer. Before his death, he was shooting for the film Manam.
|DEATHDAY||DEATH PLACE||DEATH COUNTRY|
|22 January, 2014 (Friday)||Hyderabad, Telangana||India|
Akkineni Nageswara Rao Family, Relatives and Other Relations
He was born to Akkineni Venkatratnam & Akkineni Punnamma. On 18-02-1949, he married Annapurna Kollipara (film producer). Together the couple had five children including two sons named Akkineni Venkat (film producer), Akkineni Nagarjuna (actor & producer), and three daughters named Naga Susheela (film producer), Saroja Akkineni & Sathyavathi Akkineni. Naga Chaitanya, Akhil Akkineni, Sumanth, Sushanth & Supriya Yarlagadda are his grandchildren.
Life's Important Dates Of Akkineni Nageswara Rao
- February 18, 1949 Akkineni Nageswara Rao & Annapurna Akkineni tied the knot on 18-02-1949.
- August 29 Akkineni Nagarjuna's Birthday (Son)
- February 9 Sumanth's Birthday (Grandson)
- June 16 Supriya Yarlagadda's Birthday (Granddaughter)
- November 23 Naga Chaitanya's Birthday (Grandson)
- April 28 Samantha Akkineni's Birthday (Granddaughter-in-law)
- April 8 Akhil Akkineni's Birthday (Grandson)
Akkineni Nageswara's Body Measurements
|Hair Colour||White (Half Bald)|
Akkineni Nageswara's Personal Info
|Home Town||Venkataraghavapuram, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh|
|Address||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Hobbies||Travelling and Reading|
|Debut||Telugu - Dharmapatni (1941)
Tamil - Or Iravu (1952)
Suvarna Sundari (1958)
|Best Movies||Laila Majnu (1949), Devadasu (1953), Gundamma Katha (1962), Dharma Daata (1970), and Manam (2014) among others|
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Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Akkineni Nageswara Rao
- He strode into the field of fine arts through theatre at the age of 10.
- His movie, Premabhishekam is one of the biggest hits ever in Tollywood, with an amazing 533 days run in Hyderabad. It is still the highest theatrical run in a city for any Telugu movie.
- He helped relocate the Telugu film industry from its former base in Madras (now Chennai) to Hyderabad.
- He was cremated on 23 January 2014, at Annapurna Studios with full state honors amid a 21-gun salute.
- He was the Chief Donor and President of the College at Gudivada, which was subsequently named Akkineni Nageswara Rao College after him.