He starred in many landmark films in his seventy five-year career, becoming one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema. He is considered one of the greatest and most successful actors of Indian cinema. He was one of the instrumental figures in moving the Telugu cinema industry from to in the early s. He established in to provide infrastructural support to the Telugu film industry in. He later started the within in
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He starred in many landmark films in his seventy five-year career, becoming one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema. He is considered one of the greatest and most successful actors of Indian cinema. He was one of the instrumental figures in moving the Telugu cinema industry from to in the early s. He established in to provide infrastructural support to the Telugu film industry in.
He later started the within in ANR is known for his path-breaking work in; He essayed the Tamil saint in the film; in the film, which received the; the Sanskrit poet of in the film; the 12th Century Sanskrit poet of in the film; the Kannada sculptor in the film; the Marathi saint in the film; in the film; in the film. Similarly, Rao played many famous mythological figures such as in, which was screened at the and the; Lord in; in and in. ANR is also remembered for his performances in the dramas , , , , , , and , which was featured at the 9th, the and the.
ANR also starred in the blockbusters , , , , , and ANR received seven state, and five. He is a recipient of the, the highest Indian award in the field of. He was also honoured with the, India"s second highest civilian award, for his contribution to the film industry. The film was a "befitting swansong", as he always famously said that he wanted to die acting. He was the youngest of five brothers. His parents Akkineni Venkatratnam and Akkineni Punnamma, were from the farming community.
His formal education was limited to primary schooling due to his parents" poor economic condition. From the paddy fields, he strode into the field of fine arts through theatre at the age of He became a famous stage actor, specialising in playing female characters, since women at that time were mostly prohibited from acting. His most noted roles were in some of the famous dramas of the day: Harishchandra, Kanakatara, Vipranarayana, Telugu Talli, Aasajyoti and Satyanveshanam.
The turning point of his career came when Ghantasala Balaramaiah, a prominent film producer at that time, discovered him by chance at the Vijayawada railway station. He was cast in the lead role of Rama in. This was after his debut in a supporting role in the film. StardomFrom very humble beginnings, he went on to star in over films, spanning the Telugu, Tamil and Hindi languages. A majority of his films were both commercial and critical successes.
His turning point in cinema came in when he essayed the doomed alcoholic lover in. To avoid being typecast, he shifted paths by doing a surprising comic turn in. Akkineni Nageswara Rao played a range of characters that very few matched. His movie, is one of the biggest hits ever in Tollywood, with an amazing days run in Hyderabad. It is still the highest theatrical run in a city for any Telugu movie.
He was the first to play multiple roles Nine in all in the Telugu film. ANR"s portrayal of an alcoholic lover in, remains his signature role. Although Devadasu has been made in several languages by many others in Hindi with Dilip Kumar, and later with Shah Rukh Khan , critics unanimously are of the opinion that ANR"s portrayal is by far the best.
Though he did the roles of mythological divine figures such as Rama, Krishna and many others, he was famously an agnostic. He is fondly called Natasamrat by his fans. Some of his many commercially successful films are, Samsaram, Shantinivasam,. Was released in , almost 50 years after his debut, and was a huge success at the box office, despite the influx of younger stars.
He continued shooting for his final film, two weeks after a major laparoscopic surgery, which some doctors feared he wouldn"t survive. He had often said that he wished to act till his death, and Manam proved that. His last public appearance was befittingly at the foundation day celebrations of on 14 January Akkineni died a week later, on 22 January He was cremated on 23 January , at with full state honours amid a gun salute.
Thousands were present to pay their last respects. Literary worksApart from being a movie star, ANR was an avid writer. Most of his books were autobiographical works, the most famous of which are Nenu Na Jeevitham, the memories of his first visit to the USA, Nenu Choosina America, and a poetic rendition of his personal thoughts, A Aa lu - Akkineni Alochanalu. Manasuloni Maata is another of his famous books. He said several times that we was indebted to her and her family for accepting the match, and that was the main reason why he named most of his enterprises after her.
They had 5 children together and 11 grandchildren, most of whom are actively involved in films and in his entrepreneurships.
CharityANR was very active in social service. Pointing to the sky, he once famously said, "If there"s a presence there, I"m sure he"ll want us to perform our earthly duties well and be a good human being rather than blindly worship him".
He set up the Akkineni Janmabhoomi trust in order to foster development in his home town,. He strove hard to have it realised under the Janmabhoomi programme during the TDP regime. He was instrumental in the construction of the Akkineni Varadhi a bridge named after him , which improved his village"s economy by facilitating easy connectivity. In Ramapuram, even safe drinking water was something which was unheard of until Akkineni"s contribution towards the construction of a water filtration plant.
He instituted the Akkineni International Foundation in to honour those who contributed to the Film Industry. The Annapurna International School of Film and Media, founded by his family in , was set up as a non-profit entity.
ANR was generous towards educational institutions since the beginning of his career. Even though he didn"t have the opportunity to fully complete his schooling, he understood the importance of education. He created scholarships at Vizag. He was the Chief Donor and President of the College at Gudivada, which was subsequently named after him.
Apart from being a Life member of the board of the Andhra University, he was also adviser to its Department of Dramatics and Theatre Arts.
He instituted Gold Medals for students who excelled in Acting and Direction. Awards and honours Civilian honors. Antastulu Sudigundalu Bangaru Kutumbam Other state honours. Kalidasu Kaustubh from State. Appointed as an adviser to the State Film Development Corporation.
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Akkineni by Rasamayi. Akkineni Kathanayikalu by S. Rama Rao. Akkineni Chitrallo Sookthulu by S. Shankar Dayal Sharma Sengupta, Pallavi. Retrieved 22 January Annapurna Studios. Archived from on 19 January Retrieved 27 December CS1 maint: Archived copy as title link. Ranjana Dave 30 June The Asian Age.
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Akkineni Alochanalu Telugu Book By Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao 20 September — 22 January , widely known as ANR, was an Indian film actor and producer, known for his work predominantly in Telugu cinema. He starred in many landmark films in his seventy five-year career, becoming one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema. Rama Rao. He was one of the instrumental figures in moving the Telugu cinema industry from Madras to Hyderabad in the early s. He was also honoured with the Padma Vibhushan , India's second highest civilian award, for his contribution to the film industry.
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