Ad Here  
March
April
May
June
July
August
 
 
Scientists’ responsibility to society Less government, better governance… The national power grid at last! Union Budget: Voices Guzarathukars and Palkarars of Erode... Electricity finance reform at last JAM – Jan Dhan, Aadhaar and Mobile Hey, CAs. Be more vigilant. Speed up the railways Ooh la la... Service or dis-service A spectacular Shanghai show Take a cue from western partners ‘Big ideas’ of Modi… Science diplomacy: bridge the world through science Netherlands to join India in Make India campaign and Smart City projects Demonnetisation or demonisation? Spate of disinvestments by private sector too! In paper? Or in action? Brilliant Saeed Saab Mysuru – India’s cleanest city Whose money is it anyway? It is attracting investments, stupid! What’s the fallout for 2014? One down, one to go Matchless at 70 AKKINENI NAGESWARA RAO 250 days of Modi government Case for phasing out LPG subsidy... The helpless voter Vibrant show by corporates Happening Haryana No lessons learnt Breakthrough Budget Selective lobby session with Jaitley... The religion named Football India Inc excited about Modi’s elevation From Father India to Mother India Business wanted Modi as PM. It’s time to back up. Foreign Investors’ get major relief from RBI We pull each other down needlessly...
 
AKKINENI NAGESWARA RAO

Father time finally catches up with us all. The original super star of the Tollywood, the father of actor Nagarjuna and the grandfather of the rising star Naga Chaitanya is no more.  Yes, the 90-year old ‘Devadas’ famous Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) finally gave up his battle against cancer. He debuted while still in his teens and for long was in theatre, mostly donning female roles since women weren’t allowed on stage those days.

In 1956, he insisted on moving out the Telugu film centre from Chennai to Hyderabad. He established his own 22-acre production studio ‘Annapurna Studios’ and ‘Manam’, his last movie featured three generations of the Akkinenis: him, his son and grandson.

A prolific writer, he was awarded honorary doctorates from several Indian universities.  Winner of the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award (1991), he was decorated with the country’s second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan (2011).

His Premabhishekam, ran 531 consecutive days and is the only Telugu film to have run beyond one year.  The last of the first generation of Telugu actors, he along with NTR, was the doyen of the Telugu film industry.

 

Author :
Reported On :
Sector :
Shoulder :
RELATED NEWS
ABOUT IE
IE, the business magazine from south was launched in 1968 and pioneered business journalism in south. Through the 45 years IE has been focusing on well-presented and well-researched articles. When giants in the industry stumbled to keep pace with the digital revolution, IE stayed affixed embracing technology.
Read more
 
PRIVACY POLICY
Economist Communications Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
Read more
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You agree that your use of this Website and the purchase of the magazine will be governed by these terms and conditions.
Read more
 
CONTACT US
S-15, Industrial Estate,
Guindy,
Chennai - 600 032.
PHONE: +91 44 22501236
EMAIL: indecom1968@gmail.com