Akkineni Nageswara Rao Profile, Height, Age, Family, Biography & More

Akkineni Nageswara Rao

Akkineni Nageswara Rao Profile, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Affairs, Wiki, Biography & More

Akkineni Nageswara Rao (September 20, 1924 – January 22, 2014), known as ANR, was an Indian film actor and producer, known for his work mainly in Telugu cinema. He has starred in many landmark films over his seventy-five year career, becoming one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema. He is considered one of the most important and successful actors in Indian cinema. In the early 1960s, he was one of the actors in the transfer of the Telugu cinema industry from Madras to Hyderabad. He founded Annapurna Studios in 1975 to provide infrastructure support to the Telugu film industry in Hyderabad. In 2011, he then founded the Annapurna International Film and Media School at Annapurna Studios.

Akkineni Nageswara Rao was born on September 20, 1924 to a lower middle-class family in Ramapuram, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh. He was the youngest of five brothers. His parents, Akkineni Venkatratnam and Akkineni Punnamma, belonged to the farming community. His formal education was limited to primary school because of his parents’ poor economic situation.

Since the age of 10, he has entered the world of fine arts through theater. He became a renowned theater actor, specializing in the game of female characters, because at that time, it was forbidden for women to play. His most famous roles have been in some of the most famous dramas of the day: Harishchandra, Kanakatara, Vipranarayana, Telugu Talli, Aasajyoti and Satyanveshanam. The turning point of his career came when Ghantasala Balaramaiah, a leading film producer at the time, discovered him by chance at the Vijayawada station. He was chosen to interpret the leading role of Rama in Seeta Rama Jananam. It was after his debut in a supporting role in the film Dharmapatni.

The ANR married Annapurna Kollipara on February 18, 1949. He repeated several times that we were indebted to him and his family for accepting the match. This is the main reason why he named most of his businesses. They had 5 children together and 11 grandchildren, most of whom are actively involved in films and in his business projects.

On October 19, 2013, a stomach cancer was diagnosed at the ANR. He continued shooting for his latest film, Manam, two weeks after a major laparoscopic operation, which some doctors feared he would not survive. He had often said that he wanted to act until his death, and Manam proved it. His last public appearance took place during the celebrations of January 14, 2014, the day of Annapurna Studios’ founding. Akkineni died a week later, on January 22, 2014. He was cremated on January 23, 2014 at Annapurna Studios with all the honors he received. greet. Thousands were present to pay their last respects.

Akkineni Nageswara Rao Biodata and Biography

Name
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Nick-name
ANR
Sex
Male
Date Of Birth
20 September 1924
Age
89 Years (as in 2014)
Date Of Death
22 January 2014
Death of Place
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Profession / Occupation
Actor, Director, Businessman  (Telugu, Tamil)
Mother Tongue
Telugu
Religion
Hindu
Nation
Indian
Caste
Not Known
Zodiac Sign
Virgo
Height / Weight
5′ 5” / 70kg
First Movie
Dharmapatni (1941, Telugu)
First Debut Movie
Seeta Rama Jananam (1944, Telugu)
Money Factor
Not Known

 

Akkineni Nageswara Rao Family and Relatives

Father
Akkineni Venkatratnam
Mother
Akkineni Punnamma
Brothers
Not Known
Sisters
Not Known
Marital Status
Married
Wife
Akkineni Annapurna
Daughters
Sathyavathi Akkineni, Naga Susheela, Saroja Akkineni
Sons Akkineni Venkat, Akkineni Nagarjuna
Uncle Not Known
Aunties Not Known
Grandfather Not Known
Grandmother Not Known
Girlfriends/ Affairs Not Known

 

Akkineni Nageswara Rao Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
165 cm
Height in Meters
1.65 m
Height in Feet Inches
5′ 5”
Weight
70kg
Body Measurement
42-32-15
Chest Size
42 inches
Waist Size
32 inches
Biceps Size
15 inches
Eye Colour
Brown
Hair Colour
Brown

 

Akkineni Nageswara Rao Favorites

Favorite Colour
Black
Favorite Actor
Not Known
Favorite Actress
Not Known
Favorite Food Non Vegetarian
Hobbies Reading, Writing
Favorite Director Not Known
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Book Not Known
Favorite Perfume Not Known
Favorite Sport Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known

 

Akkineni Nageswara Rao Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
Not Known
School
Primary School, Ramapuram
College / University
Not Known
Others
Not Known

 

Akkineni Nageswara Rao Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Ramapuram, Krishna, Andhra Pradesh, India
Home Town
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Present Residence
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
House Address
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Website
Not Known

 

Akkineni Nageswara Rao Awards, Honours, Achievements

Civilian Awards
1968: Padma Shri
1988: Padma Bhushan
2011: Padma Vibhushan
National Film Awards
1991: Dada Saheb Phalke Award
1996: NTR National Award
Filmfare Awards South
1968: Best Film Award (Telugu) for Sudigundalu
1973: Best Actor (Telugu) for Marapurani Manishi
1987: Best Actor (Telugu) for Aatma Bandhuvulu
1988: Lifetime Achievement Award
1991: Best Actor (Telugu) for Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu
Nandi Award
1964: Best Actor for Dr. Chakravarthy
1965:
Best Actor for Antastulu
1967:
Best Actor for Sudigundalu
1982:
Best Actor for Meghasandesam
1994:
Best Actor for Bangaru Kutumbam
Other Award
1989: Raghupathi Venkaiah Award
Other State Honours
• Kalidasu Kaustubh from Madhya Pradesh State
• Appointed as an adviser to the State Film Development  Corporation
• Tamil Nadu State Film Honorary Award – Arignar Anna Award in 1992
Controversies
Not Known

 

Akkineni Nageswara Rao Social Media

Twitter
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Facebook
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Instagram
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