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The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies

Updated February 7, 2020 3.1k votes 669 voters 61.2k views90 items

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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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    Anarkali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Anarkali

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, S. V. Ranga Rao

    Released1955

    Directed byVedantam Raghavaiah

    Anarkali is a 1955 Telugu romance film based on the love story between Prince Salim and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Gundamma Katha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Gundamma Katha

    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1962

    Directed byKamalakara Kameswara Rao

    Gundamma Katha is a 1962 Telugu, drama film produced by B. Nagi Reddy and Chakrapani. The film... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Missamma is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Missamma

    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1955

    Directed byL. V. Prasad

    Missiyamma is a 1955 film written by Chakrapani and directed by L.V. Prasad.amazon buy button
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    Prem Nagar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Prem Nagar

    Daggubati Venkatesh, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1971

    Directed byKovelamudi Surya Prakash Rao

    Premanagar or Prema Nagar is a 1971 Tollywood blockbuster, Drama film produced by D. Ramanaidu... more on Wikipedia
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    Batasari is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Batasari

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Bhanumathi Ramakrishna

    Released1961

    Directed byP. S. Ramakrishna Rao

    Batasari is a 1961 Telugu Drama film directed and produced by P. S. Ramakrishna Rao and P.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Devadasu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Devadasu

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri

    Released1953

    Directed byVedantam Raghavaiah

    Devadasu is a 1953 Telugu romance film based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay's Devdas.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Mooga Manasulu is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Mooga Manasulu

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri

    Released1963

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Mooga Manasulu is a 1964 Telugu Drama film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. The film based on... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sri Rama Rajyam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Sri Rama Rajyam

    Nayantara, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Directed byBapu

    Sri Rama Rajyam is a 2011 devotional Telugu film directed by Bapu based on the epic Ramayana.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Tenali Ramakrishna is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Tenali Ramakrishna

    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1956

    Directed byB. S. Ranga

    Tenali Ramakrishna is a 1956 Indian bilingual, historical, biographical drama film primarily... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Donga Ramudu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Donga Ramudu

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri

    Released1955

    Directed byKadiri Venkata Reddy

    Donga Ramudu is a 1955 Telugu Drama film directed by Kadiri Venkata Reddy and produced by D.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Bhakta Tukaram is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Bhakta Tukaram

    Sridevi, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1973

    Directed byV. Madhusudhan Rao

    Bhakta Tukaram is a 1973 Telugu Biographical film produced by Anjali Pictures based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Chaduvukunna Ammayilu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Chaduvukunna Ammayilu

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri

    Released1963

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Chaduvukunna Ammayilu is a 1963 Telugu film produced by Dukkipati Madhusudhana Rao from... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Bhakta Jayadeva is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Bhakta Jayadeva

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Anjali Devi

    Released1961

    Directed byP. Ramarao

    Bhakta Jayadeva is a 1961 Telugu film based on the life of 12th Century Sanskrit Poet Jayadeva... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Velugu Needalu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Velugu Needalu

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri

    Released1964

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Velugu Needalu is a 1961 Telugu film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao and produced by D.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Palletoori Pilla is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Palletoori Pilla

    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1950

    Directed bySubba Rao B.

    Palletoori Pilla is a 1950 Telugu film directed by B. A. Subba Rao. The title role is played... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sri Ramadasu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Sri Ramadasu

    Dharmavarapu Subramanyam, Brahmanandam

    Released2006

    Directed byKovelamudi Raghavendra Rao

    Sri Ramadasu is 2006 Telugu devotional, biographical film, based on the life of Kancharla... more on Wikipedia
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    Chukkallo Chandrudu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Chukkallo Chandrudu

    Siddharth, Waheeda Rehman

    Released2006

    Directed bySiva Kumar

    Chukkallo Chandrudu is a 2006 Telugu film released on 14 January 2006 and was directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sri Krishnarjuna Yuddham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Sri Krishnarjuna Yuddham

    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1962

    Directed byKadiri Venkata Reddy, Kadri Venkata Raddy

    Sri Krishnarjuna Yuddham is a 1962 film in Telugu and Tamil languages directed by Kadiri... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Parivartana is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Parivartana

    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1954

    Directed byTatineni Prakash Rao

    Parivartana is a 1954 Telugu drama film directed by Tatineni Prakash Rao. It is based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Illarikam is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Illarikam

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jamuna

    Released1959

    Directed byTatineni Prakash Rao

    Illarikam is a 1959 Telugu film directed by T. Prakash Rao and starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sudigundalu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Sudigundalu

    Meena Kumari, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1967

    Directed byKasinathuni Viswanath, Adurthi Subba Rao

    Sudigundalu: is a 1968 Telugu, drama film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. The film has garnered... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Mahakavi Kshetrayya is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Mahakavi Kshetrayya

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jayasudha

    Released1976

    Directed byC. S. Rao, Adurthi Subba Rao

    Mahakavi Kshetrayya is a 1976 Telugu film based on the life of Kshetrayya. It is produced by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Bhookailas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Bhookailas

    Rajkumar, N. T. Rama Rao

    Released1958

    Directed byK. Shankar

    Bhookailasa is a 1958 Indian Kannada language film directed by K. Shankar and produced by A.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Bratuku Teruvu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Bratuku Teruvu

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri

    Released1953

    Directed byP. S. Ramakrishna Rao

    Bratuku Teruvu is a 1953 Telugu Drama film directed by P. S. Ramakrishna Rao. The film is... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Bandipotu Dongalu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Akkineni Nageswara Rao Movies
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    Bandipotu Dongalu

    Akkineni Nageswara Rao, S. V. Ranga Rao

    Released1968

    Directed byKovelamudi Surya Prakash Rao

    Bandipotu Dongalu is a 1968 Telugu Drama film written and directed by K. S. Prakash Rao. The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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