Akkineni Nageswara Rao

Indian film actor and producer

Akkineni Nageswara Rao (20 September 1923 – 22 January 2014)[1] was an Indian movie actor and producer. He worked in the Telugu cinema. He became a famous stage artiste. He was known for playing female characters[2] because women at that time were prohibited from acting.

Rao died on 22 January 2014 in Hyderabad from cancer aged 90.[1] [3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Akkineni Nageswara Rao ANR is no more". 25cineframes.com. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  2. Interview with A. Nageswara Rao – Celebrity Inews, Tollywood Interviews, Telugu Movie Reviews, Telugu Actress Photo Galleries, Movie Galleries, Tollywood Gossip
  3. "Telugu Actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao passes away at 90". IANS. Biharprabha News. Retrieved 22 January 2014.

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