Telugu superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna turns 58 today. The actor has done very good films in Telugu. But many people don’t know that he has delivered some fine performances in Bollywood as well. Not only films, but also his Hindi songs like Tum Mile, Anando Bharma and so on are hugely popular.
So, let’s take a look at 5 memorable Hindi films that you must watch –
This 1990’s super hit gangster film Shiva marked Nagarjuna’s debut in Bollywood films. Student politics in a Mafia backdrop appealed to audiences a lot. Incidentally, this film saw the pairing of Nagarjuna and his real life wife Amala on screen.
Khuda Gawah is considered as one of the cult classics of Bollywood. Even though the film was focusing on Amitabh Bachchan and Sridevi’s characters, Nagarjuna was a show-stealer with his performance.
Criminal is one of the most famous bilingual films of the Indian film industry. Apart from Nagarjuna, the film also stars Ramya Krishnan and Manisha Koirala in lead roles. The film has one of the most romantic songs ever, Tum Mile which was picturised on Manisha and Nagarjuna.
Angaaray is the considered as the most memorable Bollywood film of Nagarjuna’s career. After all, the film also stars Akshay Kumar, Pooja Bhatt and Sonali Bendre in the lead roles. The films show how friends stick together in every difficult situation.
The film is based on the life of tribal people in which Nagarjuna had played the solid character of Yavakri, who stays like a warrior. The film also stars Raveena Tandon, Jackie Shroff and Amitabh Bachchan.
Happy Birthday, Akkineni Nagarjuna!