Akkineni Nageswara Rao

  • I want 'Manam' to be a befitting send-off to my father: Nagarjuna January 30, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says he wants 'Manam', last film of his late father Telugu movie icon Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who was more than just a father to him, to be a befitting farewell. Rao passed away Jan 22 due to intestinal cancer. He was 89-years old. "I want his last film...
  • Nageswara Rao was a humble human being: Nagarjuna January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: He was a legend in the Telugu film industry. But in real life, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, popularly known as ANR, was a humble man, says his son and Telugu superstar Nagarjuna. It would be near impossible to fill the gap created by the demise Jan 22 of his 91-year-old...
  • Veteran Telugu movie actress Anjali Devi passes away January 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu actress Anjali Devi, a contemporary of legendary N T Rama Rao and Akkineni Nageswara Rao who acted in about 500 films, passed away in Chennai today afternoon after a cardiac arrest. She was 86. Devi was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai after she had complained...
  • Family multi-starrers in vogue in Telugu film world October 15, 2013

    Chennai: It's a rarity but a treat for movie buffs to see real life film families working together on the big screen. In the Telugu film industry, three such family multi-starrers are getting ready for release. The most awaited of these is Telugu comedy-drama 'Manam', featuring three generations of actors of...
  • Indian cinema not on par with the world cinema: Nageswara Rao September 19, 2013

    Chennai: The Indian film industry is yet to find a place amid world cinema even as it celebrates its centenary year, rues one of the country's acting legends, Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR), who turns 90 Friday. "It is unfortunate that we haven't found a place yet in world cinema. It's a...
  • Akkeneni multi starrer film 'Manam' shoot to begin soon May 21, 2013

    The three superstars of Akkineni clan, Sri Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya will now share screen in the upcoming film 'Manam'. Vikram K Kumar is the director of the film, while Shriya Saran and Samantha Ruth Prabhu are the heroines. The first schedule of the film will commence from ...
  • Annapurna School of Film and Media joins global campus May 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: Annapurna International School of Film and Media (AISFM) Friday announced today that it represented Indian media industry in Ryerson University's Global City Project, a live TV show that was streamed online to film students around the world. Under the project by Toronto based university, schools produce a live television...
  • Nagarjuna wishes to work with Tamannaah April 25, 2013

    Nagarjuna surprised the cast and crew at the audio launch of his son Nagachaitanya and Sunil's 'Thadakha', as he expressed a wish to work with Tamannaah. The actor said, "I think Tamannaah is very charming and wonderful heroine. I like to work with her". Ace producer Akkineni Nageswara Rao also praised...
  • Sridevi truly Empress of Indian cinema: Boney Kapoor April 20, 2013

    Chennai: Producer Boney Kapoor said on Saturday that his wife cum-actor Sridevi truly deserves to be honored with the title 'Empress of Indian cinema', adding nobody else in the industry deserves the award more than her. "I think she truly deserves the award. She is most definitely an empress of...
  • Veteran director Shyam Benegal receives the ANR Award February 11, 2013

    Veteran director of Indian film industry Shyam Benegal was awarded with the ANR Award for the year 2012, at an event held at N Convention Center in Hyderabad on February 9, 2013. The Central minister for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari, CM C Kiran Kumar Reddy, T Subbarami Reddy,...
  • Telugu director Bapu recommended for Padma Bhushan December 5, 2012

    Director Bapu is well-known among the film-lovers of the Telugu films. He is not just popular as director but also as a famous cartoonist and popular artiste. He entered the film industry as a director in 1967 with Saakshi and earned the limelight after directing 'Budhimantudu' of Akkineni Nageswara Rao...
  • Nagarjuna starts studio to attract Hollywood April 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: Three decades after his father, legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, started the Telugu film industry's migration from Madras (now Chennai) to Hyderabad, his actor son Akkineni Nagarjuna has embarked on an ambitious plan to attract Bollywood and Hollywood to 'world-class production facilities' in this southern metropolis that has...