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November 23, 1986

Naga Chaitanya Akkineni (born on November 23, 1986) is an Indian actor who has predominantly worked in Telugu films. He made his debut with the 2010 film Josh, directed by newcomer Vasu Varma and produced by Dil Raju. The film was a commercial success. His second film, Ye Maaya Chesave, directed by Gautham Menon, was released in 2010. The romantic drama fetched him critical acclaim and established him as a leading actor in Telugu cinema.

Early life and family

Naga Chaitanya Akkineni was born on 23 November 1986 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu to Telugu film actor Nagarjuna Akkineni and his second wife, actress Lakshmi Daggubati. His paternal grandfather was the Telugu actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni, while his maternal grandfather was the industrialist Daggubati Ramanaidu. He has a younger sister, actress-producer Akhila Akkineni. He did his schooling in Hyderabad at the Oakridge International School and later attended St. Mary's College in Yousufguda before pursuing a career in acting.

Chaitanya made his acting debut with the 2010 drama film Josh, directed by newcomer Vasu Varma and produced by Dil Raju. The film received mixed reviews and was a commercial success.

Acting career

After a successful career in Telugu films, Naga Chaitanya Akkineni is now making his mark in Tamil and Hindi films as well.

Naga Chaitanya Akkineni

The actor, who made his debut with the 2010 film Josh, has starred in some of the most successful Telugu films like Ye Maaya Chesave, Manam and Premam.

He made his Tamil debut with the 2016 film Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo and will be seen next in the upcoming Ajith Kumar-starrer Vivegam.

He will also be making his Bollywood debut with the upcoming filmRaabta, starring opposite Kriti Sanon.

With a string of successful films under his belt, Naga Chaitanya Akkineni is quickly making a name for himself in the Indian film industry.


Naga Chaitanya Akkineni performance in the film was well received and earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South.

He followed this with a string of successful films like Ye Maaya Chesave (2010), 100% Love (2011), Manam (2014), Premam (2015) and Rarandoi Veduka Chuddam (2017). In addition to his acting career, he has also established himself as a playback singer and has sung several songs for his own films as well as for other music directors.

Awards and nominations

Naga Chaitanya Akkineni has received several awards and nominations. He made his acting debut in the 2010 film Josh, for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He subsequently worked in a number of Telugu films, including Ye Maaya Chesave (2010), 100% Love (2011), Autonagar Surya (2014), and Premam (2015). For his performance in the latter, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu.

Chaitanya's work in Tamil cinema includes the action thriller Dhruva Natchathiram (2017) and the romantic drama Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo (2016). He has also been nominated for several awards for his work in these films, including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil.


In conclusion, Naga Chaitanya Akkineni is a talented Indian actor with a promising future. He has already achieved a lot in his career and has won several awards. We hope to see more great work from him in the future.

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Full NameNaga Chaitanya Akkineni
Date of BirthNovember 23, 1986
Age Years
BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Home TownChennai
Educational QualificationGraduate of Bachelor of Commerce(B.Com)
SchoolPadma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai, and at AMM School
College/ UniversitySt. Mary's College, Hyderabad, Trinity College, London
Zodiac SignSagittarius ♐
Physical Stats
Height5 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
Weight77 kg (170 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
ColorBlue and Pink
ActorVenkatesh Daggubati
ActressIleana D'Cruz
PlaceLondon and Goa
HobbiesPlaying Keyboard & Bass Guitar, Travelling
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusDivorced
MotherLakshmi Daggubati
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)Samantha Ruth Prabhu ​(m.2017-div.2021)
Brother(s)Akhil Akkineni
Net Worth$21 Million
Famous forIndian actor who primarily works in Telugu cinema
DebutJosh (2009)
Awards/ HonoursAwards
CineMAA Awards,
Filmfare Awards South,
SIIMA Awards,
Nandi Awards
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Movie List

Untitled Venkat Prabhu Film
[ Upcoming ]
[ 2022 ]
Thank You
[ 2022 ]
Laal Singh Chaddha
[ 2022 ]
Love Story
[ 2021 ]
[ 2019 ]
Oh! Baby
[ 2019 ]
Venky Mama
[ 2019 ]
[ 2018 ]
Shailaja Reddy Alludu
[ 2018 ]
[ 2018 ]
Rarandoi Veduka Chudham
[ 2017 ]
Yuddham Sharanam
[ 2017 ]
[ 2016 ]
Aatadukundam Raa
[ 2016 ]
Sahasam Swasaga Saagipo
[ 2016 ]
[ 2015 ]
Krishnamma Kalipindi Iddarini
[ 2015 ]
[ 2014 ]
Autonagar Surya
[ 2014 ]
Oka Laila Kosam
[ 2014 ]
[ 2013 ]
100% Love
[ 2011 ]
[ 2011 ]
[ 2011 ]
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa
[ 2010 ]
Ye Maaya Chesave
[ 2010 ]
[ 2009 ]

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