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The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies

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List of the best Akkineni Nageswara Rao movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Akkineni Nageswara Rao's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Akkineni Nageswara Rao movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Akkineni Nageswara Rao movies will be at the top of the list. Akkineni Nageswara Rao has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Akkineni Nageswara Rao movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Akkineni Nageswara Rao films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Akkineni Nageswara Rao role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Akkineni Nageswara Rao performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list below has a variety of films, like Sudigundalu and Bhakta Jayadeva, in it.

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  • 1
    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao
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    Released1962

    Directed byKamalakara Kameswara Rao

    Gundamma Katha is a 1962 Telugu, drama film produced by B. Nagi Reddy and Chakrapani. The film is partially inspired by Shakesphere's, The Taming of the Shrew. The plot revolves around the story of a...  more
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  • 2
    Rajkumar, N. T. Rama Rao
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    Released1958

    Directed byK. Shankar

    Bhookailasa is a 1958 Indian Kannada language film directed by K. Shankar and produced by A. V. Meiyappan under the banner AVM Productions. It stars Rajkumar, Kalyan Kumar and K. S. Ashwath in...  more
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  • 3
    Waheeda Rehman, Akkineni Nageswara Rao
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    Released1955

    Directed byTapi Chanakya

    Rojulu Marayi is a 1955 Telugu film directed by Tapi Chanakya. The story is set in a native village environment about the changing times. Eruvaaka Sagaroranno Chinnanna song casting Waheeda Rehman is...  more
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    Meena Kumari, Akkineni Nageswara Rao
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    Released1967

    Directed byKasinathuni Viswanath, Adurthi Subba Rao

    Sudigundalu: is a 1968 Telugu, drama film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. The film has garnered the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu. The film marked the debut of Nagarjuna Akkineni...  more
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  • 5
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Allu Rama Lingaiah
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    Released1973

    Directed byBapu

    Andala Ramudu is a 1973 film directed by Bapu. The story is based on the "Janata Express" story of Mullapudi Venkata Ramana. The film won Nandi Award for Best Feature Film in 1973. Recent film...  more
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    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri
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    Released1964

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Velugu Needalu is a 1961 Telugu film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao and produced by D. Madhusudhana Rao of Annapurna Pictures. The film has received the Filmfare Award for Best Film - Telugu. Tamil...  more
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  • 7
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jamuna
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    Released1967

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Poola Rangadu is a 24 November 1967 Tollywood film that is loosely based on A. J. Cronin's novel, Beyond This Place. It was directed by Adurthi Subba Rao and stars ANR and Jamuna. It is a commercial...  more
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  • 8
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Gummadi Venkateswara Rao
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    Released1962

    Directed byKotayya Pratyagatma

    Kula Gotralu or Kulagotralu is a 1962 Telugu Drama film directed by Kotayya Pratyagatma and produced by Anumolu Venkata Subba Rao under Prasad Art Pictures. It is a musical hit with music score...  more
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  • 9
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri
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    Released1957

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Thodi Kodallu is a 1957 Telugu film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao and produced by D. Madhusudhana Rao of Annapurna Pictures. Kaarulo Shikarukelle and Aadutu Paadutu Panichestunte songs are hits. The...  more
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  • 10
    Jayalalithaa, Akkineni Nageswara Rao
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    Released1966

    Directed byTatineni Rama Rao

    Navaratri is a 1966 Telugu Drama film directed by Tatineni Rama Rao and starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Savitri. It is produced by Anumolu Venkata Subba Rao of Prasad Art Pictures. It is a remake...  more
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  • 11
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Bhanumathi Ramakrishna
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    14

    Released1965

    Directed byV. Madhusudhan Rao

    Antastulu or Anthasthulu is a 1965 Telugu Drama film directed by V. Madhusudan Rao. It is a Musical film with some melodious songs by Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao, P. Susheela and Bhanumathi...  more
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  • 12
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri
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    15

    Released1964

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Doctor Chakravarti is 1964 Telugu drama film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Savitri. It is the first film to win the Nandi Award instituted by Government of Andhra...  more
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  • 13
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri
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    Released1955

    Directed byP. Pullaiah

    Ardhangi or Ardhaangi is a 1955 Telugu film. It is based on the novel "Swayamsidda" written by Manilal Bandopadhyay. The film has received the Filmfare Award for Best Film - Telugu...  more
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  • 14
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Bhanumathi Ramakrishna
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    12

    Released1954

    Directed byP. S. Ramakrishna Rao

    Vipra Narayana or Vipranarayana story is based on the life of Thondaradippodi Alvar, also called Vipranarayanar or Bhaktanghri Renu Swami was a Tamil Vaishnava Saint. He led his life in devotion to...  more
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  • 15
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Pasupuleti Kannamba
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    Released1947

    Directed byGudavalli Ramabrahmam, L. V. Prasad

    Palnati Yuddham is a 1947 Telugu historical film based on the battle of Palnadu. This film is directed by L. V. Prasad and Gudavalli Ramabramham. It stars Govindarajula Subba Rao, Pasupuleti Kannamba...  more
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  • 16
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, S. V. Ranga Rao
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    Released1960

    Directed byKamalakara Kameswara Rao

    Mahakavi Kalidasu is a 1960 Telugu biographical film based on the life of the great Sanskrit poet Kalidas. It is directed by Kamalakara Kameshwara Rao. Akkineni Nageswara Rao played the role of...  more
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  • 17
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, S. V. Ranga Rao
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    Released1972

    Directed byPuttanna Kanagal

    Iddaru Ammayilu is a 1972 Telugu Drama film written and directed by S. R. Puttanna Kanagal. It is the remake of 1969 Kannada film Kappu Bilupu starring Kalpana. Vanisree played the duel-role of...  more
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  • 18
    Jayalalithaa, Akkineni Nageswara Rao
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    Released1968

    Directed byTatineni Rama Rao

    Brahmachari is a 1968 Telugu film directed by Tatineni Rama Rao. It was produced by Anumolu Venkata Subba Rao of Prasad Art Pictures....  more
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  • 19
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri
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    9

    Released1959

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Nammina Bantu is a 1960 Telugu Drama film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. Upon release the film received critical acclaim. The film was screened at the San Sebastián International Film Festival. The...  more
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  • 20
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Allu Rama Lingaiah
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    15

    Released1965

    Directed byKasinathuni Viswanath

    Aatma Gowravam is a 1965 Telugu Drama film produced by Dukkipati Madhusudhana Rao which marked the directorial debut of the great Indian film director K. Viswanath. The film is based on the Novel and...  more
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  • 21
    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao
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    36

    Released1955

    Directed byL. V. Prasad

    Missiyamma is a 1955 film written by Chakrapani and directed by L.V. Prasad....  more
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  • 22
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Allu Rama Lingaiah
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    6

    Released1970

    Directed byAkkineni Sanjeevi

    Dharma Daata is a 1970 Telugu film directed by A. Sanjeevi and produced by Tammareddy Krishna Murthy of Ravindra Art Pictures....  more
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  • 23
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri
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    22

    Released1963

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Mooga Manasulu is a 1964 Telugu Drama film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. The film based on the concept of reincarnation. It is ever lasting musical hit film; all the songs are heard even today. They...  more
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  • 24
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri
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    21

    Released1962

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Manchi Manasulu is a 1962 Telugu Drama film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. It is a musical hit film with score composed by K. V. Mahadevan and voiced by Ghantasala, P. Susheela and others. The song...  more
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  • 25
    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Chittor V. Nagaiah
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    17

    Released1965

    Directed byP. Pullaiah

    Preminchi Choodu is a 1965 Telugu comedy film directed and produced by P. Pullaiah starring Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, Kongara Jaggaiah, Relangi Venkataramaiah, Rajasree, Kanchana and others. The film...  more
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