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23 January 2014


Narendra Modi Akkineni Nageswara Rao was one of Indian cinema's stalwarts, who will be remembered for his rich contribution. Saddened by his demise. RIP.
Amitabh Bachchan T 1363 - Akkineni Nageshwar Rao, legend of Telugu cinema, formed the incredible duo with another legend NTR, leaves behind incredible legacy

T 1363 -Another great iconic legend of cinema passes away this morning : Nageshwar Rao, of Telugu cinema, a most affable considerate human !
Rajamouli ss Saddened by the news of the legendary Nageswararao garu. He stood as a towering father figure for the telugu film industry. Irreparable loss
A complete man!! A complete life!!!!!
Ram Gopal Varma Apart from numerous other conyributions ANR was the most instrumental in bringing the telugu film industry to hyd
I still cant forget the way ANR put his hand on my shoulder in appreciation after seeing the first copy of my debut film "Shiva"
Sridevi Boney Kapoor An era comes to end-the doyen of Telugu Cinema.RIP Nageshwar Rao Garu.
Mohan Babu M Shocked! Cannot express my grief.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu RIP ANR Garu.what a great and strength to the family on this sad day.greatest honour for me to have been in the same frame as him
Mohanlal Saddened by the death of legendary actor Nageswara Rao Sir, Irreparable loss to film industry. May his soul rest in peace.
Nani Thera pai naa favourite thathayya ika leru ... Seetha ramayya Gaaru ika leru .. Akkineni nageswara rao gaaru ika leru .. RIP :(
Gopichand Malineni Telugu film industry lost its other eye now ,first NTR and now ANR. RIP ANR !! ..a true legend
Rana Daggubati And our first pillar falls. A man who has lived and worked in cinema from the silent era till this date is no more amongst us. RIP ANR garu.
Rakul Preet ‏ Very sad to hear that Sri ANR garu passed away!! Such a loss to d Telugu fraternity!! True legend.. RIP !
Snehaulaal One legend down.. Rest in peace ANR sir...
I was lucky to be blessed by ANR garu when I was shooting for Current...
Siddharth A true legend & a giant has left us. RIP Akkineni Nageswara Rao garu. What a life. What a man. Will cherish every second I spent with you.
Radikaa Sarathkumar Deeply saddened by the demise of ANR, worked with him& shared a warm friendship. Learnt so much of professional discipline frm him.

Ramudu kadhu krishnudu , my 1st film with him.My regret did not meet him last month. Tears in my eyes as I bid adieu. RIP legend

ANR garu looks so peaceful, heartbreaking to see him. Just rtrning frm Hyd to chennai for Anjali mamas condolence meet by Nadigar sangam.
Deva katta He even humbled death with his grace...smiled at it before it knocked on his door, made friends with it and walked away into eternal light

The legend of legends with towering achievements and utmost conscience lives with us and leads us forever...May his soul rest in peace !!

I dedicate 'ayudham' song lyrics from 'autonagar surya' to ANR gaaru
'Brathiki baavukunedhi ledhani chaavaboku, chachi saadhinchedhi ledhani brathakaboku, brathiki jeevithaanni saadhinchu....(1/2)

"...chanipoyi kalakaalam jeevinchu (2/2)" - quoted by ANR gaaru

He even taught us how to face the most certain and feared event of life...
Conscience is courage
Nithiin ‏ A great legend of indian cinema is no more..R.i.P A.N.R garu.
Sreenu Vaitla ‏ "Mahabhi nishkramanam" the great ANR garu will miss you sir!
DEVI SRI PRASAD OMG.!! Shockd n saddend by d news of Legendary ANR garu.. Always considered him Immortal.!! Cannot believe this news.!! May his soul RIP...
CHARMME KAUR Memories vit him vil always remain strong in my heart ... ANR GARO
Yami Gautam RIP Akkineni Nageshwar Rao Sir.One of the true Stalwarts of the Film Industry
Hansika ‏ shocked ! RIP ANR Garu
Navdeep U know a man had a great life when his demise saddens millions!! A true legend! A strong human!! An inspiration!!! Forever!!!! RIP ANR garu
Anil Sunkara Can't believe that ANR is no more. Black day for TFI
Vennela kishore Shocked to see news abt ANR garu..who has been a parent node for TFI network.cinema would never be the same if he hadn't come along..RIP sir
Priya Mani A very encouraging person he was!!!a great loss for the industry!!!!u will b missed ANR garu!!!!!
May the family find strength to cope with this huge loss:(
Had the opportunity to just have a glimpse of #Akkineni Nageshwar Rao garu at one of the audio launches in hyd!!!!!
Varun Sandesh R.I.P to d legend ANR garu!! All I can say is it was great to have walked in your footsteps
Genelia Deshmukh RIP ANRGaru,, Was my honour to be launched in the Telugu Industry by you.. Strength n Prayers to the entire fly
Raghu kunche Telugu cinema Thana Rendo kannu ni kolpoindi -this is a really very Very bad morning-SRI ANR no more -RIP
మీ నడకలో"నిన్నని" మీమాటలో "రేపుని"చూసిన మాకు-మీరు ఇక లేరు.అన్ననిజం జీర్ణించుకోలేనిది కన్నీటి వీడ్కోలు మీకు...
ప్రతి చోట మీరు చెప్పిన ప్రతి మాట చద్దన్నపు ముద్దలా హాయిగా అనిపించేది..మీ అనుభవాల బడి మాకు తెలుగు సినిమా పరిశ్రమలో "అ ఆ" లను నేర్పించింది.
శ్రీ అక్కినేని నాగేశ్వరరావు గారికి..అశ్రునయనాలతో...::
Karthika Nair

Heartbroken!RIP 1st mentor a legend..

Prakash Raj Thank u ANR garu.. For entertaining us. 4 ur studios 4 ur children. 4 being a pioneer in bringing Telugu film industry to Hyderabad. RIP !!
Pranitha Subhash Saddened by the news of ANR Garu. A true legend. May his soul Rest in Peace..
Ram Pothineni #RIP ANRGaru.. Thank you for all that you've taught/given us...You shall LIVE on forever..strength to All Of Us! -|2
Harish Shankar .S ANR ....... One of a Kind .....
Manchu Manoj ‏ ANR Garu will always be around us .. Greatest soul Rip...
kona venkat A great loss not only to Akkineni family but to all the movie lovers. What a great journey !! U will live forever In the hearts of millions.
Lakshmi Manchu So disturbing... is it true abt #anr thata :( this is not happening!!!
Grateful for people who have touched my life. For people who are here and gone. Grateful.period.
Kalyani koduri and there ends one great era..the great akkinene nageswara rao garu has left sir..u will remain in our hearts forever!
puunam khaur U will remain in our hearts forever !!!!!
Rahul Ravindran

Legends will live on forever thru their body of work.This immortality is perhaps an artiste's grtest gift & ANR Garu is 1 of d most gifted.
MGR sir, NTR garu , Shivaji sir and now ANR garu. The golden generation of southern legends who are now no more. The tag 'legend' sits so.
..Our mythology and our pre-independence culture from their films. RIP the golden generation.

khushbusundar WTH!!! #ANR the legendary actor no more??sad,really sad..known 2 be a thorough gentleman..may his family find d strength 2 cope wid d loss.
Never had d opportunity 2 meet #NageshwarRao gaaru..but hve heard so much about his philanthropic n generous heart..never publicized though.
Gopi Mohan ANR garu,A true great artiste in Indian Cinema,will live forever in our hearts with his golden memorable films.RIP
Sundeep Kishan Pls pls pls tell me this is not true..Can't imagine the Telugu Film fraternity without ANR garu in it...
Really sad news..unable to Digest it..RIP Nageshwar Rao Garu..thank you for making TFI immortal with your eternal presence..will miss you :(
Krishna DK ‏ Woke up to this sad news! A legend passes away! RIP ANR
BVS Ravi The man who stood tall against the crests of success n the troughs of testing times living ahead of times.#ANR your life is a lesson.
Vimala Raman RIP ANR garu ..What a legend and pioneer we have lost in the industry ... Feel privileged to have met him a few times .. God bless his soul
Bhaskarabhatla టాలీవుడ్ సినీపరిశ్రమ స్వర్గానికి తరలిపోతోందేమో?!!!
Nikhil Siddhartha Legend ANR garu is No More... He Will live in our hearts forever through his iconic movies..
Lakshmi Rai Up n abt to start my day but heard abt ANR sirs demise😳heartbroken:(wats going on!?very sad a big loss to the industry!RIP ANR SIR.
Sudheer Babu Rip ANR garu.1st time I was there on stage in front of media was with him.em maya chesave success meet...
Pia Bajpai Rip ANR garu..


Legendary actor ANR (91) breathed his last in the CARE hospital at 2:45 am on 22 January 2014 when he was rushed to due to uneasiness in breathing. He was suffering from cancer. He was honored with the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honour for his contribution to Indian cinema, and is the recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, the highest individual lifetime achievement award for films in India. He has also received Raghupathi Venkaiah Award (1989) and NTR National Award (1996)

He has started his career with Dharmapatni (1941) film at the age of 17 and went on to act in over 250 films. ANR was known as tragedy king for his iconic roles in landmark films like Devadasu, Laila Majnu, Anarkali, Premabhishekam, Megha Sandesam, Prema Nagar etc. ANR is the one who made dances popular in Telugu social films.

ANR has organized a press meet on 19th of October and he is diagnosed with Cancer. He also expressed his positive intent over the disease and said he will fight till the end. May his soul rest in peace!

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