Akkineni Nagarjuna is one of the most popular actors down South in Tamil and Telugu industries, who has delivered some excellent hits in Bollywood too, which have not only fetched him commercial success but also great appreciation. Nagarjuna has a class of his own and is quite selective about the movies and roles chosen by him. He comes from a prestigious film family, with his father being a leading veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni and Nagarjuna is carrying forward the legacy of his father. This accomplished actor has received two National Film Awards, in addition to numerous Nandi and Filmfare Awards.
Here is a list of top 12 movies of Akkineni Nagarjuna till date:
This movie got very good response on box office, it was release in 2004. The movie features Akkineni Nagarjuna and Jyothika in lead roles. It was a action based movie on a orphan life and love. Rahul Dev and Raghuvaran played the negative role. This movie was directed by Raghava Lawrence and produced by Akkineni Nagarjuna.
The movie Don was action film that released in 2007, it was directed by Raghava Lawrence and produced by M.L. Kumar Chowdary. The famous south actress Anushka Shetty was opposite to Nagarjuna Akkineni.
10. Hello Brother
One of the best movies of Akkineni Nagarjuna is the Telugu comedy super hit, Hello Brother, which was released in 1994. The movie was directed by E V V Satyanarayana and stared actresses Soundarya and Ramya Krishnan opposite Nagarjuna.
This 1997 Telugu movie is regarded as one of the best Nagarjuna movies, which is based on the life of 15th century composer, Annamacharya. Nagarjuna co stars with Mohan Babu, Ramya Krishna, Suman, Kasturi and Bhanupriya in the movie, which has been directed by K Raghavendra Rao.
Next on this list is the 1989 movie called Shiva, which featured Nagarjuna along with Amala Akkineni, J D Chakravarthi, Raghuvaran and Murali Mohan. Ace director Ram Gopal Varma has directed the film, which was made in Telugu as well as Hindi.
Another acclaimed movie of Akkineni Nagarjuna is the 1989 release Geethanjali, which was directed by Mani Ratnam and starred Girija Shettar as the female lead. The film met huge commercial and critical acclaim, along with a number of awards including a National Award.
6. Vicky Dada
Next among the list of best movies of Akkineni Nagarjuna is Vicky Dada, another 1989 release, which was directed by A Kodandarami Reddy and starred actresses Juhi Chawla and Radha in the lead roles. The movie was declared a super hit.
Manam, the latest Telugu drama movie of Nagarjuna, which came in 2014, is another famous movie of this star actor. It was directed by Vikram Kumar and starred Nagarjuna along with his father, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Shriya Saran, Naga Chaitanya and Samantha in lead roles.
Another great performance of Akkineni Nagarjuna is the 2011 release, Payanam, a film directed by Radha Mohan and having Nagarjuna, Poonam Kaur, Prakash Raj, Rishi and Sana Khan in lead roles. This drama thriller was released in Tamil and Telugu.
3. Ninne Pellandatha
Next on the list of best movies of Akkineni Nagarjuna is the 1996 movie, Ninne Pellandatha, which was directed by YVS Chowdary and Krishna Vamsi. The movie starred popular actress Tabu as the leading lady.
The Telugu romantic movie Manmadhudu is another excellent work of this renowned actor. This 2002 release was directed by K Vijay Bhaskar and starred Bollywood actress, Sonali Bendre opposite Akkineni Nagarjuna. It was remade in Kannada and Bengali languages later on.
Another 2002 movie which accounts as one of the best movies of Akkineni Nagarjuna till date, is the Telugu romantic comedy called Santosham. Starring Nagarjuna along with Prabhu Deva, Gracy Singh and Shriya Saran, the movie was directed by Dasharath.
All these movies have featured the most memorable performances by this accomplished actor and will always be remembered by his fans.