Indian Film Actor

Akkineni Nageswara Rao

  • Sep 20, 1923 - Jan 22, 2014 (age 90)
  • 5' 5" (1.64 m)
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2014
Manam
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MovieMay 22, 2014

Manam

Through reincarnation, family members are able to cross …
Through reincarnation, family members are able to cross generations and meddle in each others' lives.
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Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Personal2014

Akkineni Nageswara Rao

Akkineni Nageswara Rao passed away.
2012
Best Supporting Actor – Telugu
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Nomination2012

Best Supporting Actor – Telugu

Nominated for "Sri Rama Rajyam".
Filmfare Award
2011
Sri Rama Rajyam
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MovieNov 17, 2011

Sri Rama Rajyam

Lord Rama's life is one of perfect adherence to dharma …
Lord Rama's life is one of perfect adherence to dharma (righteousness) despite harsh tests of life and time. Sri Rama Rajyam movie explains how poet Valmiki, the author of the epic Ramayana narrates the script in general. The movie further showcases the incidents in Lord Rama's life and how his journey goes on after he saves Sita from Raavana and also highlights the main principle's of Ramayama and Lord Rama i.e. How An Ideal Son, An Ideal Brother, An Ideal Husband and An Ideal Emperor should be. The film starts with the arrival of Rama and Sita to Ayodhya after vanquishing Ravan in Lanka. Rama is now the king of Ayodhya. Under his rule the people are happy and prosperous. Just when everything seems to be going fine, a comment by a washer man makes Rama to send Sita away into the forest. From here the real story of Sri Rama Rajyam begins. Sita is given shelter by Sage Valmiki. He keeps her identity a secret and looks after her as his own daughter. Sita gives birth to Lava and Kusha. Valmiki imparts knowledge to them and also teaches them how to use weapons (Artha Vidya). They also study Ramayana and Valmiki asks them to preach the story across the length and breadth of Ayodhya. At this juncture, Rama plans to conduct Ashwamedha Yagnam for the welfare of the people.
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2006
Sri Ramadasu
MovieMar 30, 2006

Sri Ramadasu

Based on the life story of the great devotee-musician Bhakta …
Based on the life story of the great devotee-musician Bhakta Ramadasu
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Chukkallo Chandrudu
MovieJan 14, 2006

Chukkallo Chandrudu

A rich boy tries to identify the girl to marry from his 3 childhood …
A rich boy tries to identify the girl to marry from his 3 childhood friends.
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1995
Award1995

Best Actor – Telugu

Won award for "Bangaru Kutumbam".
Filmfare Award
1994
Gandeevam
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MovieAug 18, 1994

Gandeevam

The story opens with Chakravarthy (Akkineni Nageswara Rao), a …
The story opens with Chakravarthy (Akkineni Nageswara Rao), a millionaire who has everything in his life. He is a successful businessman and has achieved everything in his life, but he doesn't have a successor to enjoy his wealth. He breaks up his relation with his wife Parvathi (Srividya) suspecting her to have an affair with his colleague where he was working 20 years ago. During the breakup period, Parvathi was pregnant. He repents for losing her and his child. One fine day three people (Raja (Nandamuri Balakrishna), Roja (Roja), and Ram Babu (Brahmanandam)) enter into his life saying that they are his children. The remaining story is how Chakravarthy finds out his child from the three with the help of Idea Appa Rao (Nagesh), his personal assistant.
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Award1994

Best Actor

Won award for "Bangaru Kutumbam".
Nandi Award
1992
Best Actor – Telugu
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Award1992

Best Actor – Telugu

Won award for "Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu".
Filmfare Award
1991
Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu
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MovieJan 11, 1991

Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu

Through family conflicts, …
Through family conflicts, separated daughter returns back to her father's hometown in an attempt to revive their family relationships.
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1990
Iddaru Iddare
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MovieSep 5, 1990

Iddaru Iddare

The son of a judge gets separated from his parents when he …
The son of a judge gets separated from his parents when he was a child. They both need to fight against a common enemy and in this process, the judge and his son gets united.
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Award1990

Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Won Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
1989
Sutradharulu
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MovieMay 4, 1989

Sutradharulu

Sutradharulu (English: The Beginners) is a 1989 Telugu …
Sutradharulu (English: The Beginners) is a 1989 Telugu language classical film, produced by Sudhakar and Karunakar under the Sudarshan Cine Enterprises banner and directed by K. Viswanath. It stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Bhanuchander, Ramya Krishna in the lead roles and music is composed by K. V. Mahadevan. This film is based on a story against violence shown in a rural background. This message is shown in a short graphic format as an introduction to the film.
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1982
Meghasandesam
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MovieSep 24, 1982

Meghasandesam

Ravindra Babu, a great poet marries a simple woman. But …
Ravindra Babu, a great poet marries a simple woman. But things changes a lot after he starts liking another woman.
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Best Actor
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Award1982

Best Actor

Won award for "Meghasandesam".
Nandi Award
1981
Premabhishekam
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MovieFeb 16, 1981

Premabhishekam

Rajesh loves Devi but discovers that he has cancer. He …
Rajesh loves Devi but discovers that he has cancer. He decides to avoid her and acts rude so that she can marry Prasad, her brother's friend.
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1977
Chanakya Chandragupta
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MovieAug 25, 1977

Chanakya Chandragupta

The story of the courageous …
The story of the courageous king ' Chandragupta ' of the mourya dynasty.
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1974
Award1974

Best Actor – Telugu

Won award for "Marapurani Manishi".
Filmfare Award
1973
Bhakta Tukaram
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MovieJul 5, 1973

Bhakta Tukaram

The story of this film is based on the life story of a prominent …
The story of this film is based on the life story of a prominent saint Tukaram.
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1971
Prema Nagar
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MovieSep 24, 1971

Prema Nagar

The story of a wealthy young man and a middle class young …
The story of a wealthy young man and a middle class young woman who love each other but need to overcome all the misunderstandings and hurdles in their life to get united.
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1969
Best Film – Telugu
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Award1969

Best Film – Telugu

Won award for "Sudigundalu".
Filmfare Award
1968
Bangaru Gaajulu
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MovieAug 22, 1968

Bangaru Gaajulu

Bangaru Gaajulu (transl. Golden Bangles) is a 1968 Telugu …
Bangaru Gaajulu (transl. Golden Bangles) is a 1968 Telugu language drama film produced by Tammareddy Krishna Murthy and directed by C. S. Rao. It stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Bharathi, Vijaya Nirmala in the lead roles and music composed by T. Chalapathi Rao.
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1967
Best Actor
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Award1967

Best Actor

Won award for "Sudigundalu".
Nandi Award
1965
Preminchi Choodu
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MovieJun 24, 1965

Preminchi Choodu

Preminchi Choodu (English: Love and See; Telugu: …
Preminchi Choodu (English: Love and See; Telugu: ప్రేమించి చూడు) is a 1965 Telugu comedy film, produced by V. Venkateswarlu under the Padmasri Pictures banner and directed by P. Pullaiah. It stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jaggaiah, Rajasree, Kanchana in lead roles and music composed by Master Venu. The film is a remake of the Tamil movie Kaadhalikka Neramillai (1964) which was remade in Hindi as Pyar Kiye Jaa , in Kannada as Preethi Madu Thamashe Nodu and in Marathi as Dhoom Dhadaka.
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Award1965

Best Actor

Won award for "Antastulu".
Nandi Award
1964
Doctor Chakravarthy
MovieJul 10, 1964

Doctor Chakravarthy

Chakravarthy has an affectionate sister Sudha. When she dies, …
Chakravarthy has an affectionate sister Sudha. When she dies, he feels Madhavi as his sister as she is also a person who loves to write poetry like Sudha. But Madhavi's husband misunderstands their relationship. Finally he realizes his mistake and all the misunderstandings gets cleared.
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Best Actor
Award1964

Best Actor

Won award for "Doctor Chakravarthy".
Nandi Award
Pooja Phalam
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MovieJan 1, 1964

Pooja Phalam

Pooja Phalam (transl. Fruit of prayer) is a 1964 Telugu …
Pooja Phalam (transl. Fruit of prayer) is a 1964 Telugu-language drama film, produced by Daggupathi Lakshminarayana Chowdary under the Sri Sambu Pictures banner and directed by B. N. Reddy. It stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri, Jamuna with music composed by Saluri Rajeswara Rao. The film is based on the novel Poojari, written by Munipalle Raju.
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1963
Chaduvukunna Ammayilu
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MovieApr 10, 1963

Chaduvukunna Ammayilu

Chaduvukunna Ammayilu …
Chaduvukunna Ammayilu (English: Educated Girls) is a 1963 Indian Telugu drama film, produced by D. Madhusudhana Rao under the Annapurna Pictures banner and directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. It stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri, Krishna Kumari in the lead roles and music composed by Saluri Rajeswara Rao. The film is based on the Telugu novel Kaalaatheetha Vyakthulu, written by Dr. Sridevi. The film was recorded as a Super Hit at the box office.
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Sri Krishnarjuna Yudham
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MovieJan 9, 1963

Sri Krishnarjuna Yudham

After vanquishing the army of …
After vanquishing the army of the Kauravas, the Pandava Brothers preside over Indraprastha, and Arjun takes a journey to worship Lord Shiva. It is during this journey that he will challenge celestial sage Narad that no one on Earth can instigate him to go against Shri Krishna. Arjun will soon have to mince his words when, on Subhadra's insistence, he will be compelled to take up arms and go to war against Krishna in order to protect Chitrasen - who had inadvertently offended Sage Gabal - leading to Krishna's decision to behead the former with his Sudarshan Chakra.
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1962
Kula Gotralu
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MovieAug 24, 1962

Kula Gotralu

Kula Gotralu (Telugu: కులగోత్రాలు; English: …
Kula Gotralu (Telugu: కులగోత్రాలు; English: Caste & Clans) is a 1962 Telugu drama film, produced by A. V. Subba Rao under the Prasad Art Pictures banner and directed by K. Pratyagatma. It stars Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, Krishna Kumari in the lead roles and music composed by S. Rajeswara Rao. The film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu certificate of merit in 1963. The Telugu veteran actor Krishna played a sidekick role in the movie before entering into the industry.
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Gundamma Katha
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MovieJun 7, 1962

Gundamma Katha

Gundamma, a rich widow, has one goal - to get her spoilt …
Gundamma, a rich widow, has one goal - to get her spoilt daughter married to a rich boy. She, however, treats her step daughter like a maid. Gundamma does not care about the step daughter's life or marriage. How two brothers, who are sons of a rich friend of Gundamma's husband, get married to the half-sisters and teach Gundamma a lesson forms the rest of the story.
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Aradhana
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MovieFeb 16, 1962

Aradhana

Aradhana (English: Devotion; Telugu: ఆరాధన) is a 1962 …
Aradhana (English: Devotion; Telugu: ఆరాధన) is a 1962 Telugu romance film produced by V. B. Rajendra Prasad and D. Ranga Rao under the Jagapathi Art Productions banner and directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao. It stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri in the lead roles and music composed by Saluri Rajeswara Rao. The film is a remake of Bengali film Sagarika (1956). The film was recorded as a Super Hit at the box office.. The sequence of the song Ohoho Mamayya was shot in Gevacolor as it is clearly stated in the censor certificate and the film credits.
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1961
Kaanal Neer
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MovieJul 21, 1961

Kaanal Neer

Kaanal Neer (transl. Mirage) is a 1961 Indian Tamil-language …
Kaanal Neer (transl. Mirage) is a 1961 Indian Tamil-language drama film written and directed by P. S. Ramakrishna Rao. The film stars A. Nageswara Rao and P. Bhanumathi in the lead. An adaptation of the novel Badi Didi by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, it was simultaneously filmed in Telugu as Batasari.
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Velugu Needalu
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MovieJan 5, 1961

Velugu Needalu

The life of 2 friends suguna (Savitri) and chandram (Nageshwara …
The life of 2 friends suguna (Savitri) and chandram (Nageshwara Rao) is potrayed as they and people around them swing between happiness and misery ( denoted as light and shadow).
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1960
Mahakavi Kalidasu
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MovieApr 2, 1960

Mahakavi Kalidasu

Chronicling the life of Sanskrit poet Kali.
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1959
Nagarjuna Akkineni
ChildAugust 1959

Nagarjuna Akkineni

Akkineni Nagarjuna (born 29 August 1959) is an Indian …
Akkineni Nagarjuna (born 29 August 1959) is an Indian film actor, producer, television presenter, and entrepreneur known for his works primarily in Telugu and Hindi language films. He has received nine state Nandi Awards, three Filmfare Awards South and a National Film Award-Special Mention. In 1996, he produced Ninne Pelladata, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu.
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Kalyana Parisu
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MovieApr 9, 1959

Kalyana Parisu

Kalyana Parisu, director C.V.Sridhar's debut film, …
Kalyana Parisu, director C.V.Sridhar's debut film, deals with triangle love, two women vying for the same man. The film enjoyed huge box-office popularity. Gemini Ganesh is a bachelor, who had to leave his college before finishing his final year at University. He meets Thangavelu in a park and they become friends. Gemini Ganesh goes to rent a house, where the house owner is a mother living with her two young and unmarried daughters. The younger girl(Saroja Devi) is prettier and studies in college. She and Gemini fall in love, but this is not known to the others. Meanwhile the elder sister (Vijayakumari) also falls in love with Gemini . The younger sister gives up her love for elder sister's sake, this sacrifice is unknown to the elder sister. This film presented Ganesh as a victimized, tragic hero in a melodramatic story supporting the observance of social convention.
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Jayabheri
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MovieApr 9, 1959

Jayabheri

Kasinatha Sastry is a young man who gives stage …
Kasinatha Sastry is a young man who gives stage performances as a musician. But he gets thrown away when he shares stage with a low caste girl named Manjulavani. But later he argues with ...
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1958
Chenchu Lakshmi
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MovieApr 9, 1958

Chenchu Lakshmi

Vishnu's wife Mahalakshmi's parents are reborn as tribal …
Vishnu's wife Mahalakshmi's parents are reborn as tribal people in a tribe called Chenchu as they are cursed by a sage. There they give birth to a beautiful girl named Chenchitha. Vishu after killing Hiranyakasipu wanders in that forest and sees Chenchitha and changes himself as a handsome young man Narahari. Then both Narahari and Chenchitha loves each other and Narada plays a vital role in their reunion.
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1957
Suvarna Sundari
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MovieMay 10, 1957

Suvarna Sundari

Jayanth and Suvana Sundari need to overcome all the odds in …
Jayanth and Suvana Sundari need to overcome all the odds in order to get united again after Jayanth being cursed by Indra.
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Mayabazar
MovieMar 27, 1957

Mayabazar

The story revolves around the characters in the Hindu Epic …
The story revolves around the characters in the Hindu Epic "The Mahabharata" and is set in Dwaraka, the hometown of Lord Krishna (NTR). Arjuna's son Abhimanyu(ANR) falls in love with Balarama's daughter Sasirekha(Savitri). When the Pandava's lose their kingdom in the infamous game of dice to the Kaurava's, Balarama promises his daughters hand to Duryodhana's son, there by breaking the promise made to Subhadra(Abhimanu's mother and Balarama's sister). The rest of the movie is how Bhima's son Ghatotkacha(SVR) helps the lovers unite with his magic.
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1956
Bhale Ramudu
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MovieApr 6, 1956

Bhale Ramudu

Ramu changes his identity to help Roopa as she gets disabled …
Ramu changes his identity to help Roopa as she gets disabled because of him.
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Tenali Ramakrishna
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MovieJan 12, 1956

Tenali Ramakrishna

This film is based on a famous Telugu poet " Tenali …
This film is based on a famous Telugu poet " Tenali Ramakrishna "
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1955
Anarkali
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MovieApr 28, 1955

Anarkali

Salim, the son of the emperor Akbar loves Anarkali. But …
Salim, the son of the emperor Akbar loves Anarkali. But Akbar refuses to accept their relationship. So misunderstandings arises between Akbar and Salim.
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Rojulu Marayi
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MovieApr 14, 1955

Rojulu Marayi

A landlord cheats people in a village and grabs their lands. …
A landlord cheats people in a village and grabs their lands. A young man reveals the landlord's true colors before everyone. So he creates differences between the young man and his wife. But they overcome all the misunderstandings.
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Ardhangi
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MovieJan 26, 1955

Ardhangi

The story of a woman who changes her mentally disabled …
The story of a woman who changes her mentally disabled husband and educates him in order to fight against the injustice being done to her husband by his brother.
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Missamma
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MovieJan 12, 1955

Missamma

Two unemployed college graduates from Madras, Rao and Mary …
Two unemployed college graduates from Madras, Rao and Mary act as if they are a married couple to get a job as school teachers in a small village called Appapuram. The story unfolds into an extremely hilarious comedy as they try to cover up that Mary is a christian. They are assisted in their drama by Devaiah-a friend and ex-beggar in fooling the family they work for.
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1954
Vipra Narayana
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MovieDec 10, 1954

Vipra Narayana

Vipra Narayana is a biographical film based on the life of Tamil …
Vipra Narayana is a biographical film based on the life of Tamil Vaishnava saint Thondaradippodi Alvar, also called as Vipranarayanar or Bhaktanghri Renu Swamy.
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1953
Devadasu
MovieJun 26, 1953

Devadasu

Devadas is a 1953 Indian bilingual romance film directed by …
Devadas is a 1953 Indian bilingual romance film directed by Vedantam Raghavaiah, based on Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novel, Devdas. The film focuses on Devadasu and Parvathi, who are in love since childhood.
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Bratuku Theruvu
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MovieFeb 6, 1953

Bratuku Theruvu

Breathily theruvu full movie
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Poongothai
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MovieJan 14, 1953

Poongothai

Paradesi or Poongothai is a 1953 Telugu-Tamil bilingual …
Paradesi or Poongothai is a 1953 Telugu-Tamil bilingual romance film, produced by P. Adinarayana Rao under the Anjali pictures banner and directed by L. V. Prasad. It stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Anjali Devi, Sivaji Ganesan and music also composed by P. Adinarayana Rao. The film is a remake of the Hindi movie Raj Rani (1950) and it is the debut of veteran actor Sivaji Ganesan into the film industry No print of Poongothai is known to survive, making it a lost film.
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1950
Samsaram
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MovieDec 29, 1950

Samsaram

A middle class government clerk Raghu (NTR), lives happily …
A middle class government clerk Raghu (NTR), lives happily with his wife Manjula (Laxmirajyam) until his scheming mother Venkamma (Suryakantham), his sister Kamakshi (Balasaraswathi) and her cowardly husband (Venkatramiah) move into his house. Venkamma appropriates all of raghu's earnings and Kamakshi plots to have manujala blamed for all that goes wrong in the household. Raghu unable to pay his pregnant wifes's medical fees, loses his job and abandons his family. His brother venu (ANR), a flirt who lives off his girl friend kamala (puspalatha) and her rich father, eventually traces raghu and finds him a job as a porter in mill.
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Swapna Sundari
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MovieNov 10, 1950

Swapna Sundari

Prabhu and Devakanya love each other. But when the …
Prabhu and Devakanya love each other. But when the Devakanya is held captive by a wicked wizard, he decides to fight with him to free her.
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Palletoori Pilla
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MovieApr 27, 1950

Palletoori Pilla

A slap from a village girl turns a loyal soldier into a rebel.
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1949
Laila Majnu
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MovieOct 1, 1949

Laila Majnu

A sad love story of Laila and Majnu.
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Annapurna Akkineni
MarriageFebruary 1949

Annapurna Akkineni

Annapurna Akkineni was a film producer.
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1948
Balaraju
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MovieFeb 26, 1948

Balaraju

Ardharatri Swatantram is a 1948 Telugu film, directed and …
Ardharatri Swatantram is a 1948 Telugu film, directed and produced by Ghantasala Balaramayya. The film stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Anjali Devi and Varalakshmi in lead roles.
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1947
Palnati Yuddham
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MovieSep 24, 1947

Palnati Yuddham

When the minister of Palnadu opens the temple doors for …
When the minister of Palnadu opens the temple doors for all the castes in the kingdom, disputes arises in the kingdom leading to war.
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1944
Seeta Rama Jananam
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MovieNov 16, 1944

Seeta Rama Jananam

Seeta Rama Jananam (English: Birth of Seeta & Rama; …
Seeta Rama Jananam (English: Birth of Seeta & Rama; Telugu: సీతారామ జననం) is a 1944 Telugu Mythological film, produced and directed by Ghantasala Balaramaiah under the Pratibha Productions banner. It stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Tripurasundari, Vemuri Gaggaiah, Rushyendramani in the lead roles and music jointly composed by Prabhala Satyanarayana & Ogirala Ramachandra Rao The film is the debut of famous veteran actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao as hero and also to the legendary music director & singer Ghantasala as a chorus singer and in a character role.
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1941
Dharma Patni
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MovieJan 1, 1941

Dharma Patni

Dharma Patni or Dharmapatni (English: Wife) is a 1941 …
Dharma Patni or Dharmapatni (English: Wife) is a 1941 Telugu drama film, produced and directed by P. Pullaiah under the Famous Films banner. It stars Bhanumathi Ramakrishna, P. Santha Kumari and Hemalatha in the lead roles, with music composed by Timir Baran-Annasaheb Mainkar. The film is the debut of veteran actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who played a minor child role at the age of 17 years, and also that of the famous writer-cum-producer Aluri Chakrapani.
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1923
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
BirthSeptember 1923

Akkineni Nageswara Rao

Akkineni Nageswara Rao was born.
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