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Akhil Akkineni (Actor) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend and More
Akhil Akkineni is a renowned Indian actor hailing from the United States, popularly known for his performances in Telugu cinema. He is the son of actors Nagarjuna and Amala, and made his debut as a child artist in the 1994 film Sisindri, for which he was awarded a Filmfare Special Award. Akhil also captains the Telugu Warriors cricket team, which plays in the Celebrity Cricket League.
Birth & Family Background
Akhil Akkineni was born on April 8, 1994 in San Jose, California, USA to actors Nagarjuna and Amala. He is of Telugu descent from his father’s side, and has Irish and Bengali ancestry from his mother’s side. He is also the half-brother of Naga Chaitanya and grandson of actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao.
|Real Name||Akhil Akkineni|
|Date of Birth||8 April 1994|
|Birth Place||San Jose, California United States|
|Nationality||Indian and American|
|Home Town||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Family||Half-Mother: Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati|
Father: Nagarjuna Akkineni (Actor)
Mother: Amala Akkineni
Brother: Naga Chaitanya (Half-Brother)
Sister: Not Available
Wife: Not Available
|Address||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
Akkineni started his education at Chaitanya Vidyalaya and then traveled to Australia for two years. Upon his return, he continued his studies at Oakridge International School in Hyderabad.
At age 16, Akkineni decided to pursue a career in acting and enrolled in an acting course at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York. In addition, he holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of South Florida.
Education Details and More
|School||Chaitanya Vidyalaya, Oakridge International School, Hyderabad|
|College||College of Marine Science at the University of South Florida|
Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Business Administration|
|Debut||Film : Sisindri (1995) (As Child Attist)|
|Awards||43rd Filmfare Awards South (1995)|
63rd Filmfare Awards South (2016)
5th South Indian International Movie Awards (2016)
4th Santosham Film Awards (2016)
Akhil debuted onscreen as an infant in his father’s production Sisindri (1995), and went on to make a cameo appearance in the much-loved family drama, Manam (2014).
In 2015, Akhil made his lead debut in Akhil, directed by V.V. Vinayak. Unfortunately, the film failed at the box office despite high expectations. Following this, he took a two-year hiatus. In 2017, he appeared in Hello, which was directed by Vikram Kumar. Despite garnering generally positive reviews, it too was a below-average grosser at the box office. His third film, Mr. Majnu (2019), was directed by Venky Atluri and co-starred Niddhi Agerwal. Although the pre-release buzz was great and the album was successful, it opened to mixed reviews and ultimately failed.
Finally, in October 2021, Akhil’s fourth film, Most Eligible Bachelor co-starring Pooja Hegde and directed by Bhaskar was released. This time around, it was a hit and gave Akhil a long-awaited box office success. Akhil has proved that he is capable of delivering success with his acting talent and versatility
Physical Stats and More
|Height||In Feet: 5′ 9″ ft|
In Meter: 1.75 m
|Weight||In Pound: 164 lbs|
In Kilogram: 74 Kg
|Body Shape||Chest: 42 inches|
Waist: 34 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
|Hobbies||Travel and Dance|
In 2016, Akhil got engaged to Shriya Bhupal, the granddaughter of G. V. Krishna Reddy, a well-known business tycoon. Their wedding was supposed to take place in 2017, but it was later cancelled for unknown reasons.
Marital Status and More
|Girlfriends||Shriya Bhupal (Ex-fiance)|
|Net Worth||Not Available|
Social Media Presence
Some Facts About Akhil Akkineni
- Akhil Akkineni was born in California, USA and grew up in Hyderabad, India.
- As a teenager, Akhil Akkineni was passionate about cricket and joined his father’s team, Nag Kings, for the 2010 Movie Artistes’ Association Celebrity Tollywood Trophy. He achieved man-of-the-match and man-of-the-series awards for his match-winning half-century in the finals against Venkatesh’s Venky Warriors.
- His outstanding performance earned him a spot on the Telugu Warriors in the first-ever Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) in 2016. He has continued to play in the CCL ever since, even leading his team to victory in 2016.
- He earned the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for his first major adult role in Akhil (2015), though it was a box office flop.
- He achieved commercial success with Most Eligible Bachelor (2021).
- Akhil is an animal lover and has a pet dog named drogo.
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