Akhil Akkineni is a well-known Indian actor. He is most active in the South Film Industry. Akhil is well popular as the son of the great south Indian actor Akkineni Nagarjuna. He got huge fame for playing the role of Sisindri as a child artist in the Telugu Film “Sisindri”.
Akhil Akkineni is Born on 8 April 1994 in Hyderabad, Telangana. His father’s name is Akkineni Nagarjuna and his mother’s name is Amala Akkineni. His half mother’s name is Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati and has a half brother Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, a popular south Indian actor. Actor Nageswara Rao is the grandfather of Akhil. Akhil Akkineni and Shriya Bhupal got engaged on 9 December 2016 after dating for 2 years. But due to some family crises, their engagement was broken.
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Akhil Akkineni started his schooling at Chaitanya Vidyalaya and finish his school studies at Oakridge International School in Hyderabad. Later, he went to the University of South Florida, College of Marine Science and got a degree in Bachelor of Business Administration. Then he went to Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York, before making his film debut in 2014 in a cameo in Manam.
In childhood, Akhil apeared in his father’s production, Shiva Nageswara Rao’s comedy Sisindri (1995), an Indian adaptation of Baby’s Day Out (1994).
Akhil Akkineni Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Akhil enjoys a massive net worth of $10 million USD. If the reports are to be believed, the actor charges INR 1 crore for each film. The actor reportedly owns a Land Rover, Mercedes Benz G63, BMW M5, Lamborghini, and a Skoda Octavia. Reportedly, he also owns a palatial house in San Jose, California.[table id=2221 /]
In the year 2014, Akkineni did a cameo in Vikram Kumar’s hit family drama movie Manam, which starred 3 generations of actors from the Akkineni family. Akkineni’s brief cameo was an instant hit with the audience. he explained his shoot for the film alongside his grandfather, father, and half-brother, as “nervous and exciting”.
Akkineni went on to become one of the most successful Telugu films of 2014. Critics dubbed the film as a “classic” en route to it gaining numerous awards, including Best Film at the Filmfare Awards. He afterward went on to perform appearances in numerous commercials, notably for Karbonn, Mountain Dew, and Titan.
His debut film as a full-fledged star was V. V. Vinayak’s Akhil in 2015. In order to settle for the character, the actor joined in a stunt workshop with his personal trainer Kicha and attended workshops in Thailand for 2 months. Produced by actor Nithin, the film started production in December 2014 and starred him alongside fellow debutante actress Sayesha Saigal.
The film got poor reviews, and despite expectations, it was a failure at the box office. Following this, Akkineni went on a 2-year hiatus. Akkineni’s second film Hello released in 2017 was directed by Manam’s Vikram Kumar along with Middle-Class Abbayi and turned out to be a below-par grosser at the box-office, despite garnering good reviews.
Akkineni’s latest project Mr. Majnu in 2019, is directed by Venky Atluri and co-stars Niddhi Agerwal. Currently, he’s working on his fourth film titled Most Eligible Bachelor, starring Pooja Hegde and produced by Geetha Arts Bunny Vas and Vasu Varma, directed by Bhaskar (director).[table id=2222 /]
Facts About Akhil Akkineni
- Does Akhil Akkineni drink alcohol?: Yes
- Does Akhil Akkineni smoke?: Not Known
- He made his acting debut when he was a 1-year-old toddler, who left his home in the comedy film Sisindri in 1995.
Coming from the grounds of the Akkineni Family, Akhil Akkineni couldn’t mark a genuine success in spite of the reputation the family has. Though the previous outing was decent, it didn’t perform well at the box office. Now Akhil comes with a romantic love story that is in his acting territory. The trailer of Mr. Majnu which released recently has got a good range of appreciation as Akhil looked confident and also an improvement in dialogue delivery can be noticed. Director Venky Atluri who is one film old directs the movie. Both the Actor and Director are working on their familiar zones of love stories. But there seems to be some part of discomfort with Nidhi Agarwal with her acting and looked bit odd. Hope it’s not such, in the case of watching it on the big screen.
Akhil Akkineni, is an incredible actor, a good human being. For an actor to be successful, the selection of a story is important. Hello was a good movie and it was an average grosser, in the coming future he is going to be a successful actor.