Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who passed away recently, was a legendary actor in ___?
Show Answer Telugu Akkineni Nageswara Rao was a legendary Telugu actor. Born on September 20, 1923 this first generation actor in Telugu debuted with Dharmapatni in 1941. He went on to showcase his skills as an actor par excellence in 256 films, including Devadasu, Laila Majnu, Anarkali, Prem Nagar and Megha Sandesham to name a few. Among the awards he has received in recognition of his work are Padma Vibhushan, Dada Saheb Phalke Award and NTR National award.