Today marks the 100th birth anniversary of the legendary Telugu actor, Akkineni Nageswara Rao. To honor this momentous occasion, an iconic statue of the actor was unveiled at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad. The privilege of inaugurating this statue was given to the former Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu.
The statue unveiling ceremony was graced by the presence of esteemed members of the Akkineni family, including Nagarjuna, Naga Chaitanya, and Akkineni Akhil. Furthermore, the event saw the attendance of several prominent figures from the Telugu film industry, such as SS Rajamouli, Mahesh Babu, Ram Charan, Nani, Vishnu Manchu, Brahmandam, Rajendra Prasad, and many others. Their collective presence made this occasion truly unforgettable and star-studded.
The 100th birth anniversary celebrations provided a platform for actors and stars to come together and celebrate. Particularly noteworthy was the meaningful interaction between Mahesh Babu and Ram Charan, which added to the camaraderie and warmth of the gathering.
Led by Nagarjuna, the Akkineni family warmly welcomed all attendees, showcasing the enduring respect and admiration their family continues to command within the industry. The event served as a fitting tribute to Akkineni Nageswara Rao’s exceptional contributions to Telugu cinema, underscoring his lasting impact and legacy in Indian cinema.