Nagarjuna, Akkineni Nagarjuna Rao, is an Indian actor, film producer, television presenter, and entrepreneur. Nagarjuna has shown up in over 100 films, the majority of which have been in Telugu, with a few in Hindi and Tamil. (1)
Facts About Nagarjuna
|Estimate Net Worth||$50 million|
|Birthday||August 29, 1959|
Nagarjuna's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
Akkineni Nagarjuna finished his primary education at Hyderabad Public School and Little Flower Junior College. After finishing a year at the College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, he earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Eastern Michigan University.
Nagarjuna's Wife and Family Life
Nagarjuna married Lakshmi Daggubati, the daughter of D., in February 1984. Ramanaidu is a well-known film director and the sister of actor Venkatesh and producer Suresh Babu. Lakshmi and Nagarjuna have one son, Naga Chaitanya, who was born on November 23, 1986. The couple divorced in 1990, however. Nagarjuna married actress Amala on June 11, 1992, and the couple has one son, actor Akhil, who was born on April 8, 1994.
Nagarjuna debuted as a child actor in Adurthi Subba Rao’s 1967 Telugu film Sudigundalu. Sri Sri’s film Velugu Needalu featured him as an infant. His father, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, played the lead in both films. Years later, he made his lead acting debut in the 1986 Telugu film Vikram, directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao and starring Shobana. It was a remake of the Hindi film Hero. The film was a success, and Nagarjuna got a good start. Later, he appeared in films such as Majnu, directed by Dasari Narayana Rao, which received positive reviews. Nagarjuna’s portrayal of a heartbroken man received positive feedback. He then appeared in Sankeertana, a low-grossing film directed by Geetha Krishna and scored by Ilaiyaraaja. The film’s content and music were both praised.
In 1988, Nagarjuna starred in the blockbuster Aakhari Poratam, written and directed by Yandamuri Veerendranath. Raghavendra Rao, in which he appeared alongside Sridevi and Suhasini. In 1988, he co-starred in Janaki Ramudu with Vijayashanti. This film, directed once more by Raghavendra Rao, was also a success. In 1989, he appeared in Mani Ratnam’s romantic drama Geetanjali. In 1990, the film received the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. Siva saw another success right away. Ram Gopal Varma made his directorial debut with this film. This film is regarded as a trendsetter in Telugu cinema and catapulted Nagarjuna to stardom. Nagarjuna made his debut in 1990 with the Hindi remake of the same film, Shiva. The Hindi version was also a huge box office success. Nagarjuna then starred in the critically acclaimed film Jaitra Yatra. He then served subs such as Prema Yuddham and Iddaru Iddare. Nirnayam, in which he appeared again with Amala, was a success.
Nagarjuna had the films Kedi and Ragada in 2010. Gangnam was released on February 11, 2011. It was titled Payanam in Tamil. Nagarjuna signed three films in a row in 2011: Rajanna, Damarukam, and Shirdi Sai. His next film, Greeku Veerudu, in which he co-starred with Nayanthara, was a flop. His next film, Bhai, was a box office flop. In 2014, Nagarjuna starred in Vikram Kumar’s blockbuster family drama Manam. Akkineni Nagarjuna had a dual role in Soggade Chinni Nayana, which became one of his biggest box office hits. Later, he played a disabled person in Vamshi Paidipally’s hit bilingual film Oopiri. He had a holy role in the 2017 film Om Namo Venkatesaya.
It received mixed reviews from critics and ultimately proved to be a flop. He then appeared in Raju Gari Gadhi 2, a horror film that did well at the box office. Officer, directed and produced by Ram Gopal Varma, was released in 2018. It received critics’ negative reviews and became Nagarjuna’s biggest flop. Devadas, directed by Sriram Aditya and starring Nagarjuna and Nani, was released on September 27, 2018. This film, which also starred Rashmika Mandanna and Aakanksha Singh, was a moderate success. (4)
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