15 Facts About Akhil Akkineni


Akhil Akkineni was born on 8 April 1994 and is an American actor of Indian descent who works in Telugu films.

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Akhil Akkineni is the captain of Telugu Warriors cricket team that competes in Celebrity Cricket League.

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Akhil Akkineni debuted into films as a leading child artist in his father's production Sisindri, for which he won a Filmfare Special Award.

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Akhil Akkineni's first leading role as an adult came in the box office flop Akhil, although it won him the Filmfare Best Male Debut.

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Akhil Akkineni was born on 8 April 1994 in San Jose, California, US to actors Nagarjuna and Amala.

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Akhil Akkineni is of Telugu descent from his father's side, and has Irish and Bengali ancestry from his mother's side.

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Akhil Akkineni is the grandson of actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, and half-brother of Naga Chaitanya.

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Akhil Akkineni studied at Chaitanya Vidyalaya, later headed to Australia for two years.

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Akhil Akkineni returned to complete his studies at Oakridge International School, Hyderabad.

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Akhil Akkineni pursued acting as a career at age 16 and enrolled in an acting course at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.

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Akhil Akkineni's performance saw him get called up to play for the Telugu Warriors in the inaugural Celebrity Cricket League in 2011.

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In 2014, Akhil Akkineni appeared in a cameo in Vikram Kumar's hit family drama Manam, which featured three generations of actors from the Akhil Akkineni family.

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Akhil Akkineni's brief cameo was an instant hit with the audience.

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Akhil Akkineni described his shoot for the film alongside his grandfather, father and half-brother, as "nervous and exciting".

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Akhil Akkineni subsequently went on to make appearances in several commercials, notably for Karbonn, Mountain Dew, and Titan.

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