The man who has acted in more than 256 films, who made the Telugu film industry happening, a first-gen actor who has had a career lasting for over 75 years. Thanks to his talent, it also showered through his generation giving us other best actors like Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya. His battle with Cancer proved futile as he passed away a week back. The cinema industry will definitely miss this gem of a hero.
Nageshwara Rao was first introduced in the movie Dharmapatni way back in 1941. What is amazong about this man is that he could comfortably don the hat of any role and did not restrict himself to any particular genre. His first movie for instance infact saw him playing a female role! Popularly known as ANR he has also won the Dada Saheb Phalke Award. His variety of roles has been witnessed in movies with folk genre, social issues as well. Alongside his contemporaries like MGR and Sivaji Ganesan, ANR has also given some of the best romantic movies.
'Kurissey Vennilo' is a good listen talking about few best tracks of ANR. 'Cheliya Kanarava' also strikes one's mind thinking about him.His best film includes 'Devdas' where he literally lived the role and made many a audience shed a tear! The Padma Vibhushan winner has also won the Filmfare Awards thrice for being the best actor.
This multi - talented actor is also a wonderful writer. The easily mentionable ones are Tenali Rama Krishna, Devdas, Maya Bazaar, Missamma, Muga . Ofcourse his movie 'Navarathri' which released in 1966 is worth a watch. If you have't watched that movie yet, we suggest you give it a watch this weekend!