One of the most prominent figures in the South Indian film industry, Amala Akkineni is an actress and a trained Bharatanatyam dancer. The winner of several prestigious awards including two Filmfare Awards South and a CineMAA Award, the actress has mostly worked in Tamil and Telugu films apart from Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam films. Besides her work in the film industry, the actress is known for her charitable works, especially in animal welfare
|Real Name||Amala Mukherjee|
|Other Name||Amala Akkineni|
|Profession(s)||Actress, Dancer, Social Activist|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm|
|in meters- 1.65 m|
|in feet inches- 5 5|
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 55 kg|
|in pounds- 121 lbs|
|Date of Birth||12-Sep-68|
|Age (as in 2018)||49 Years|
|Birthplace||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Virgo|
|Hometown||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|College||Kalakshetra College of Fine Arts, Chennai, India|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Fine Arts in Bharata Natyam|
|Debut||Film (Tamil): Mythili Ennai Kaathali (1986)|
|Film (Telugu): Pushpaka Vimana (1987)|
|Film (Kannada): Pushpaka Vimana (1987)|
|Film (Hindi): Dayavan (1988)|
|Film (Malayalam): Ente Sooryaputhrikku (1991)|
|TV (Tamil): Super Mom (2010)|
|Address||Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India|
|Awards|| Filmfare Award South for Best Actress-Malayalam 'Ulladakkam' (1991)|
| Filmfare Award South for Best Supporting Actress-Telugu 'Life Is Beautiful' (2012)|
| CineMAA Awards for Best Outstanding Actress 'Life Is Beautiful' (2013)|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Akkineni Nagarjuna (Actor)|
|Marriage Date||Year, 1992|
|Husband/Spouse||Akkineni Nagarjuna (Actor)|
|Children||Sons- Akhil Akkineni (Actor), Naga Chaitanya (Step Son- Actor)|
|Parents||Father- Name Not Known (Naval Officer)|
|Mother- Name Not Known|
|Favourite Food(s)||Vada Pav, Fish|
|Favourite Colours||Yellow, Red|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$50 million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Amala Akkineni
Amala Akkineni is an Indian actress who works in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi films.
She was born to a Bengali father and an Irish mother.
She is a trained classical dancer and had given many worldwide live performances before starting her acting career. Amala Akkineni- Classical Dancer
She was first noticed and convinced by an actor and director T. Rajender for doing the role of ‘Bharat Natyam dancer’ in his movie ‘Mythili Ennai Kaathali’ in 1986.
She has worked in more than 55 films in 6 different languages.
Before marriage, she did movies- ‘Siva'(1989) and ‘Nirnayam'(1991) along with her husband Nagarjuna.
After the marriage, she took a break from the film industry and came back in 2012 with the Telugu film ‘Life is Beautiful’.
She is the co-founder of an NGO ‘The Blue Cross of Hyderabad’ in Hyderabad, India, which works for the welfare of animals and preservation of animal rights in India.
In 2014, she also worked in the Tamil TV serial ‘Uyirmai’ in which she played the role of ‘Dr. Kavitha Sandeep’.
In 2015, she became the director at Annapurna International School for Film and Media, Hyderabad.
She is the stepmother-in-law of popular actress Samantha Akkineni.
She is a dog lover.
Amala Akkineni on Instagram and Twitter
Happy birthday dearest Akhil! https://t.co/MMTPIt0edH
— Amala Akkineni (@amalaakkineni1) April 8, 2020