Published on 22 Jun 2013 | over 3 years ago
Amala Akkineni gets hot and heavy with husband Nagarjuna and other actors.
Amala was born on September 12, 1968, in West Bengal to an Irish mother and Bengali father.
Amala made her debut in a Tamil film titled Mythili Ennai Kaathali directed by T. Rajendar.
She acted with her future husband Akkineni Nagarjuna in hits like Nirnayam and Siva. The latter was a mega blockbuster and brought her wider fame and recognition. She has acted with iconic actors like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi, Mammootty and Mohan Lal. She has also acted with Prabhu, Mohan, Sathyaraj (with whom gossips about her relationship) in Tamil, Kumar Bangarappa and V. Ravichandran in Kannada, Suresh Gopi in Malayalam and Nagarjuna, Venkatesh and Rajashekar in Telugu among several others. Her Hindi co-stars were Mithun Chakraborty, Vinod Khanna and Aditya Pancholi. She has worked with acclaimed directors like Mani Ratnam and Ram Gopal Varma. She quit acting in 1992 following her marriage to Nagarjuna, but made a comeback in 2012 with the Telugu film Life is Beautiful.
Amala is married to Telugu Film actor Akkineni Nagarjuna since 1992 and the couple have a son, Akhil. She is the step-mother of actor Naga Chaitanya Akkineni. Amala is the founder of Blue Cross of Hyderabad, a non-government organization (NGO) in Hyderabad, India, which works towards the welfare of animals and preservation of animal rights. She is a vegan and an environmentalist. She also teaches Yoga for women, and actively promotes communal harmony.