ANR Wiki and Biography: Akkineni Nageswara Rao was an Indian Actor, Producer who worked mostly in Telugu Cinemas. He starred in many movies in his seventy-five-year career and he is considered as one of the two pillars of Telugu Cinemas. He received many awards like Nandi Awards, five Filmfare Awards, Dada Saheb Phalke Award, Padma Vibushan.
He established Annapurna Studios in 1976 and also started the Annapurna International School of Film and Media within Annapurna Studios. His film was Manam.
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|Real Name||Akkineni Nageswara Rao|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Businessman|
|Famous For||Acting, Business|
|Wife Name||Akkineni Annapurna|
|Age||Died at 90years|
|Date of Birth||20th September 1923|
|Birth Place||Ramapuram, Andhra Pradesh|
|School Name||Primary School, Ramapuram|
|Father Name||Akkineni Venkatratnam|
|Mother Name||Akkineni Punnamma|
|Source of Income||Movies, Business|
|Net Worth Salary||Undisclosed|
Akkineni Nageswara Rao was born on 20th September 1923 in Ramapuram, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh. His parents are Akkineni Venkataratnam, Akkineni Punnamma. He completed his formal education to primary schooling. He strode into the field of fine arts through theatre at the age of 10.
He got married to Annapurna on 18th February 1949 and the couple has five children and they are Nagarjuna, Venkat Rathnam, Saroja, Sathyavathi, and Naga Susheela. Annapurna died in 2011 after some illness.
ANR worked in 255 films and he worked in many mythological roles in Rama, Krishna, and others. He is known for his movie Navaratri, Laila Manju, Anarkali, Prem Nagar, Devadasu, Mayabazar, Mahakavi Kalidasu, Bhakta Tukaram, Sri Ramadasu, Donga Ramudu, Dr. Chakravarthi, Shantinivasam, Velugu Needalu, Dasara Bullodu, College Bullodu, Batasari and others.
He worked actively in social service and he is one of the main reasons for Telugu Cinema Industry shifting from Madras. He set up Akkineni Janmabhoomi trust and he started the Akkineni International Foundation to honor the people who contributed to the Film Industry. He created scholarships at GITAM university and in 2012 he started the Akkineni Annapurna Educational Trust in memory of his wife.
His last movie was Manam which was made in 2014. Akkineni Nageshwar Rao was diagnosed with Stomach Cancer in 2013 and he died on 22nd January 2014. He was cremated in Annapurna studios with full state honors.