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Nagarjuna Akkineni, popularly known as Nagarjuna, is a prominent Indian film actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He was born on August 29, 1959, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, to legendary film actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao and his wife Annapurna Akkineni.

Nagarjuna made his acting debut in 1986 with the Telugu film Vikram and has since appeared in numerous successful films in Telugu and Hindi languages. He is also the founder of Annapurna Studios and the co-owner of the Mumbai Masters team in the Indian Badminton League.


Real NameAkkineni Nagarjuna
ProfessionActor, Producer and Businessman
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weightin Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Body Measurements– Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 August 1959
Age (as in 2015)56 Years
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownHyderabad, India
SchoolHyderabad Public School, Hyderabad
CollegeThe Little Flower Junior College, Hyderabad
College of Engineering, Guindy
Eastern Michigan University, Michigin, USA
Educational QualificationsM.S. in Automobile Engineering,
Bachelors of Engineering
DebutDebut Film : Vikram (1986)
Debut TV : Yuva (2009)
FamilyFather– Nageswara Rao Akkineni (Actor and Producer)
Mother– Annapurna Akkineni
Brothers– Akkineni Venkat
Sisters– Akkineni Sathyavathi, Akkineni Naga Susheela and Akkineni Saroja
AddressJubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India
HobbiesReading and workout
ControversiesA case was filed against him for sexually harassing a journalist.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodGrilled chicken or fish and dosa
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favourite ActressTabu
Favourite ColorWhite
Favourite BookOutliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Favourite RestaurantN Asian in Hyderabad
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAmala Akkineni (Actress)
WifeLakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati (1984–90)
Amala Akkineni (Actress,1992-present)
ChildrenDaughter– N/A
Son– Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni
Money Factor
Salary7 Crore/film (INR)
Net Worth$50 million

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Nagarjuna’s versatility as an actor and his commitment to his craft have made him one of the most respected and sought-after actors in the Indian film industry. He has won several awards for his performances, including the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu and the Nandi Award for Best Actor.

In addition to his acting career, he has also been actively involved in philanthropic work and has supported various causes related to education, healthcare, and the environment. Nagarjuna’s contributions to the Indian film industry have been immense, and he continues to inspire generations of aspiring actors with his dedication and passion for his work.

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