Akkineni Nagarjuna Height, Age, Weight, Wife, & Biography

Akkineni Nagarjuna is an Indian film actor, producer, presenter, social worker, and businessman who has worked mainly in the Telugu film industry. He is mainly known for his work in Telugu and Bollywood movies. At a very young age, he moved to Hyderabad with his family and completed his schooling at Hyderabad Public School. He then went to Little Flower Junior College. After that, he went abroad and graduated from Eastern Michigan. He has received one National Film Award, three Filmfare Awards South, and nine state Nandi Awards specific mention. He drew Bollywood’s attention for Ram Gopal Varma’s Telugu blockbuster Sivar remake Shiva movie. In 1996, his produced film Nilen Pelladata won the National Film Award. He lends a helping hand in the development of the underprivileged sections of society and associates with various other charities.

Nagarjuna’s walk with acting started from a very young age. Because he started his career as a child artist in 1967 with his father in the Telugu movie Sudigundalu. In 1986 with the film Vikram he made his full acting career as a lead actor. He rose to prominence in 1989 after starring in Mani Ratnam’s romantic film Geetanjali. The movie won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film in 1990. In Bollywood, with Mahesh Bhatt’s blockbuster film Criminal, he proved his skills as an actor in 1994. He co-produced with his brother Akkineni Venkata Rathnam in 1995 and is the co-owner of Annapurna Studios. Outside of film he also has business interests. He is the co-owner of the Indian Badminton League team Mumbai Masters, also involved in ISL team Kerala Blasters and Mahi Racing Team India.

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Akkineni Nagarjuna

The Biography Of Akkineni Nagarjuna

After more than two decades, Nagarjuna will return to Bollywood with a film titled Brahmastra. In 2013, he represented South Indian cinema at the 100th anniversary of Indian cinema at the Delhi Film Festival. In 1995, he took the initiative to produce a movie, operating a production unit in Seychelles. And was co-director of a company called Heart Animation. He is also the President of Annapurna International School of Film and Media, a Hyderabad-based non-profit film school.

Nagarjuna married Lakshmi Daggubati, daughter of a prominent filmmaker D. Ramanaidu in February 1984. Lakshmi is the sister of film actor Venkatesh and producer Suresh Babu. A son of Lakshmi and Nagarjuna, film actor Naga Chaitanya was born in 1986. However, this popular couple divorced in 1990. Then in June 1992, Nagarjuna married actress Amala. And the couple had a son in 1994 who is movie actor Akhil. He was deeply involved with actress Tabu before marriage. He is hugely popular in the Telugu film industry for his extraordinary performances. However, he did a small number of works in Bollywood, but there is a lot of popularity.

Bio & Personal Information:

Name Akkineni Nagarjuna Rao
Nickname Nag “Yuva Samrat” King
Date of birth 29 August 1959
Birthplace Madras, India
Professions Actor, Producer, Host, Singer, Businessman, and Presenter

Physical Stats & More About Nagarjuna:

Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Brown
Height In Meters – 1.82 m
In Centimeters – 182 cm
And In Feet & Inches – 6’0″
Weight 75 Kg
Body Measurements 41-35-15

Career Journey:

Debut Film:

Telugu: Vikram (1986)
Bollywood: Shiva (1990)
Tamil: Ratchagan (1997) (1990)

TV: Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu (Season 1) (2014)

Awards National Film Awards:

  • Best Feature Film in Telugu (as producer) – Ninne Pelladatha (1996)
  • Special Mention – Actor – Telugu – Annamayya (1997)

Filmfare Awards South:

  • Best Film – Telugu (as producer) – Ninne Pelladatha (1996)
  • Best Actor – Annamayya (1997)
  • In 2014, Best Film – Telugu (as producer) – Manam

Nandi Awards

  • Akkineni Award for Best Home viewing Feature Film (as producer) – Ninne Pelladatha (1996)
  • Best Actor – Annamayya (1997)
  • Best Feature Film – Kansya (Bronze) (as producer) – Prema Katha (1999)
  • Special Jury Award (as producer) – Yuvakudu (2000)
  • Best Feature Film – Swarna (Gold) (as producer) – Santosham (2002)
  • Best Actor – Manmadhudu (2002) Special Jury Award (Actor) – Sri Ramadasu (2006)
  • In 2011, Best Feature Film – Rajata (Silver) (as producer)
  • Part of the highest-paid actors as of 2020!
  • National Film Awards, Filmfare Awards South, and Nandi Awards.

Personal Life Of Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna:

Nationality Indian
Age (as in 2021) 62
Religion Hinduism
Food habit Non-Vegetarian
Hometown Hyderabad, India
School Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad
  • The Little Flower Junior College,
  • Hyderabad College of Engineering,
  • Guindy Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, USA
Educational Qualification
  • M.S. in Automobile Engineering
  • Bachelors of Engineering
Hobbies Reading and workout
Zodiac sign Leo
Caste/Sect: Kamma
Ethnicity  Kamma

Relationship Status:

Marital Status Married
  • Tabu (Actress)
  • Amala Akkineni (Actress)
Marriage Date June 1992

Family Details:

  • Lakshmi Daggubati(m. 1984; div. 1990)
  • Amala Akkineni(Actress)(m. after 1992)
Children Son: 

  • Naga Chaitanya (Actor) (Nagarjuna and Lakshmi Son)
  • Akhil Akkineni (Actor) (Nagarjuna and Amala Son)

Daughter: N/A

Parents Father: Late Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Actor)

Mother: Annapurna Akkineni(House Wife)

Siblings Brother– Akkineni Venkat(Producer)


  • Naga Susheela (Mother of actor Sushanth),
  • Saroja Akkineni,
  • Satyavati Akkineni (Mother of actor Sumanth)

Favorite Things To Do:

Food Grilled Chicken or Fish and Dosa
Actor Chiranjeevi
Actress Tabu
Destination New York
Song Tamil Songs
Colour White
Outfit Shirt and Jeans
Sports Cricket
Singer DSP (Devi Sri Prasad)
Superhero Marvel Superheroes
Book Outliers By Malcolm Gladwell
Shoes Sport Shoes
Likes & Dislikes Likes: Spending time with family friends, traveling, watching movies, and fitness.

Dislikes: Media spreading rumors!

Pet/Animal Dogs

Money Factor:

Net Worth $50 million
Salary 7 Crore/film (INR)

Fact About Akkineni Nagarjuna

Nagarjuna is the name that is still in the minds of the viewers even after 60 years. Followers and fans can read this article and check out Wikipedia to learn more.

  • He played a romantic character in the movie “Soggade Chinni Nayana” at the age of 57. Even at the age of 72, age is just a number for him.
  • “Manam” is a movie in which his father and son also acted with him.
  • He has also appeared in the advertisement “Kalyan Jewelers” with Big B Amitabh Bachchan.
  • He gained immense popularity for his extraordinary fitness and acting. As a result of which he has won numerous awards in his career.
  • Nagarjuna gained popularity not only as an actor and producer but also in presentations.

Akkineni Nagarjuna is a figure who was as popular in the twentieth century as Evergreen in the ’70s. Who has yet to take place in the minds of the audience with excellent performances. Always keep staying with our website to know more about other celebrities.

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