Today, Nagarjuna Akkineni turns 59 and on this special day, the Manam star shared the first look of his character in the film, ‘Devadas’. Nagarjuna has always been one of the popular actors of the south film industry. The actor has worked in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi films. The actor got married to actress Amala Akkineni (his second marriage) from whom he has a son-actor Akkineni Akhil. From the first wife Lakshmi Daggubati, Nagarjuna has a son-actor Naga Chaitanya. His personal life had been in focus earlier as well as Nagarjuna was allegedly involved in a romantic relationship with Bollywood actress Tabu.
Yes, as per reports, Nagarjuna and Tabu first met in the late 90s. In 1996, Tabu and Nagarjuna paired opposite each other for the Telugu film Ninne Pelladata. From that film, the duo began their rumoured relationship.
Despite being married to Amala, Nagarjuna kept his alleged relationship with Tabu secretive. However, their alleged affair became a bit evident in 1998 when they starred together in the Telugu film Aavida…Maa Aavide and it is said that Tabu was cast at the behest of Nagarjuna. By 2000, their constant public appearances were giving hints of them being in a relationship with each other.
Reports were also stating that Tabu had bought a house just next to Nagarjuna’s house. The 10-year-long relationship however turned bitter when Nagarjuna couldn’t marry Tabu. After seeing zero possibility of marriage, they parted their ways. Since then, Tabu is still unmarried while Nagarjuna is happy with his family.
On the work front, Nagarjuna will next be seen in Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan and Alia Bhatt starrer Brahmastra, which is being directed by Ayan Mukerji.