Akkineni Nageswara Rao

Akkineni Nageswara Rao

Indian Actor
Born Sep 20, 1924

Akkineni Nageswara Rao is a prominent Indian film actor and producer, predominantly in the Telugu language. Nageswara Rao has starred in several films of various genres during his unparalleled 71-year acting career. He was honored with the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honour for his contribution to Indian cinema, and is the recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, the highest individual lifetime achievement award for films in India.… Read More

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1924 Birth Born on September 20, 1924.


1941 16 Years Old Nageswara Rao's first Telugu film was manmadhudu in 1941, wherein he played the role of one of the main lead's childhood friends. … Read More


1956 31 Years Old The Telugu film industry in its early days was based out of Madras (now Chennai) in Tamil Nadu. The new state of Andhra Pradesh was carved out from the Madras Presidency on 1 November 1956 and several leaders opined that in order to create a separate identity for the Telugu film industry, it had to be based out of Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh. … Read More


1996 71 Years Old …  He received in 1996 the NTR National Award.He is also a recipient of Padmashri, Padmabhushan and Padma Vibhushan awards. and 2 Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu). … Read More
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