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Amala Akkineni Biography


Name:Amala Akkineni
Date of birth:September 12, 1968
Birth place:West Bengal, India
Height:5'5"
Current Residence:Hyderabad
Occupation:Actress, Social Activist.
Education :Bharathanatyam at Kalakshetra
Spouse :Nagarjuna Rao Akkineni
Children :Akhil Akkineni

                Amala Akkineni (born September 12, 1968) is an Indian film actress and Animal welfare activist. She has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films. She got the south filmfare award for best actress for the malayalam movie Ulladakkam.

Early life:

Amala Mukherjee was born to an Irish mother and Bengali father. She has an elder brother and sister. She moved with her family to Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh as a kid when her Navy officer father was stationed there. After attending Catholic school with middling success she switched to Kalakshetra, Chennai, Tamilnadu, where she trained in Bharatnatyam. She was persuaded to join films by T. Rajender who visited her home with his sister and convinced her mother to let her act in the film which would be a classical film featuring her Bharat Natyam dancing. In 1992, She married Nagarjuna Akkineni and became a part of the Akkineni Family.

Personal life:


Amala is married to Telugu Film actor Akkineni Nagarjuna in 1992 and the couple have a son, Akhil. She is the step-mother of actor Naga Chaitanya Akkineni. Amala is the founder of Blue Cross of Hyderabad, a non-government organization (NGO) in Hyderabad, India, which works towards the welfare of animals and preservation of animal rights. She is a vegan and an environmentalist. She also teaches Yoga for women, and actively promotes communal harmony.


Awards:

CeremonyCategoryFilmResult
2nd South Indian International Movie AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting RoleLife Is BeautifulWon
60th Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actor in a Supporting Role - FemaleLife Is BeautifulWon
CineMAA AwardsBest Outstanding ActressLife Is BeautifulWon

Filmography:
  • Mythili Ennai Kathali (Tamil, 1986)
  • Kodai Mazhai (Tamil, 1986)
  • Mella Thirandhathu Kadhavu (Tamil, 1986)
  • Panneer Nathigal (Tamil, 1986)
  • Kanne Kaniyamuthe (Tamil, 1986)
  • Oru Iniya Udhayam (Tamil, 1986)
  • Unnai Ondru Ketpen (Tamil, 1986)
  • Velaikaran (Tamil, 1987)
  • Sathya (Tamil, 1987)
  • Poopoova Poothirukku (Tamil, 1987)
  • Koottu Puzhukkal (Tamil, 1987)
  • Vedham Pudhithu (Tamil, 1987)
  • Kavithai Pada Neramillai (Tamil, 1987)
  • Idhu Oru Thodarkathai (Tamil, 1987)
  • Agni Natchathiram (Tamil, 1988)
  • Kodi Parakuthu (Tamil, 1988)
  • Jeeva (Tamil, 1988)
  • Illam (Tamil, 1988)
  • Kaliyugam (Tamil, 1988)
  • Pesum Padam (Tamil, 1988)
  • Mappillai (Tamil, 1989)
  • Varam (Tamil, 1989)
  • Nalaya Manithan (Tamil, 1989)
  • Uthama Purushan (Tamil, 1989)
  • Vetri Vizha (Tamil, 1989)
  • Pudhu Padagan (Tamil, 1990)
  • Mounam Sammadham (Tamil, 1990)
  • Vaasalile Oru Vennila (Tamil, 1991)
  • Karpura Mullai (Tamil, 1991)
  • Kirai Dada (Telugu, 1987)
  • Raktha Tilakam (Telugu, 1988)
  • Chinna Babu (Telugu, 1988)
  • Shiva (Telugu, 1989)
  • Raja Vikramarka (Telugu, 1990)
  • Prema Yuddham (Telugu, 1990)
  • Aggi Ramudu (Telugu, 1990)
  • Nirnayam (Telugu, 1991)
  • Dayavan (Hindi, 1988)
  • Kab Tak Chupe Rahungi (Hindi, 1988)
  • Pushpak (Hindi, 1988)
  • Dost (Hindi, 1989)
  • Jurrat (Hindi, 1989)
  • Ente Sooryaputhrikku (Malayalam, 1990)
  • Ulladakkam (Malayalam, 1992)
  • Bannada Gejje (Kannada, 1990)
  • Ksheera Saagara (Kannada, 1992)
  • Belliyappa Bangarappa (Kannada, 1992)
  • Life is Beautiful (Telugu, 2012)
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