Nageswara Rao Akkineni (ANR)

Born : September 20, 1924, First Movie : Dharmapatni , Recent Release : Manam, Fans Know Him As : Natasamrat, ANR

Akkineni Nageswara Rao was born in 20 September 1924 at Ramapuram,Gudivada Taluk, Krishna District), popularly known by his initials ANR, is a Telugu cinema actor from Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh. Nageswara Rao has worked in several genres of films in his 78-year acting career, including mythological, social, and drama films. Nageswara Rao has been active in the Telugu film industry since 1941.

In a career spanning over 78 years in the Telugu film industry, he has played the lead role in over 256 Telugu films and 26 Tamil films. Several of these films turned out to be financial and critical successes.
Among other things, Nageswara Rao is credited for influencing Telugu film producers and creating a base for Telugu films in Hyderabad.

The Akkineni International Foundation is the charitable arm of Annapurna Studios, which is involved in charity all over India, as part of the movie studios corporate social responsibility.The ANR National Award was instituted by the foundation in the honor of Akkineni Nageswara Rao. The award was given annually to recognize people for their lifetime achievements and contributions to the Indian film industry.

Akkineni Nageswara Rao passed away at Care Hospital in Hyderabad early on January 22nd 2014 at around 2 am. He was 91, and was under going cancer treatment.

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