In commemoration of the late Akkineni Nageswara Rao garu’s momentous 100th Birth Anniversary, a grand assembly was held, bringing together not only the entire Akkineni family but also a galaxy of luminaries from the film industry and beyond. This spectacular event was marked by heartfelt tributes, deep respect, and a shared appreciation for the iconic actor’s enduring legacy.
Among the esteemed guests were some of the most prominent actors in the Indian film industry, who came to pay their respects. Superstar Mahesh Babu, known for his charisma and talent, graced the occasion, symbolizing the unity and camaraderie that transcends generations in the Telugu film industry. Global star Ram Charan, with his magnetic presence, added to the grandeur of the event, emphasizing the widespread influence of Akkineni Nageswara Rao garu.
The natural star, Nani, known for his versatile performances, was present to acknowledge the immense contribution of the late actor. Renowned director Rajamouli and his wife, Rama Rajamouli, added a touch of glamour and artistic depth to the gathering. Comedian Brahmanandam, with his signature humor, lightened the atmosphere and celebrated the joyous occasion.
Mahesh Babu’s wife, Namrata Shirodkar, brought grace and elegance to the event, while Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, known for his distinguished career, reinforced the national and international recognition that the Akkineni family enjoys. Senior actor Mohan Babu, along with his son Vishnu Manchu, showcased the unity of the film fraternity in honoring a legend.
Music composer Keeravani, known for his soulful melodies, lent his musical touch to the occasion. Additionally, the presence of senior actors like Rajendra Prasad and Nazar added to the sense of reverence and nostalgia. The event also received the dignified presence of several big-name politicians and heads of the police department.
This illustrious gathering collectively paid their respects at the newly launched statue of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, capturing the essence of his unparalleled contribution to Indian cinema. Each guest delivered beautiful speeches, reflecting on the legacy of the late actor and the profound impact he had on the world of entertainment. It was a day to remember, as the industry and the nation came together to celebrate the enduring spirit of a cinematic legend.