Amala Akkineni Biography
Amala Akkineni is an Indian film actress and Animal welfare activist. She has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi films.
Amala made her debut in a Tamil film titled Mythili Yennai Kadali directed by T. Rajendar, which was a big box office hit. She has also starred in many Tollywood movies and few Bollywood movies. Apart from Tamil and Telugu she also acted in few Malayalam and Kannada films.
Winning overnight fame in a Tamil film by famous director T. Rajendar, she charmed cinegoers in a flurry of fifty films. She acted in a number of Tamil and Telugu movies. Her performance in Pushpak, Agninakshtram (Gharshana) are unforgettable. She acted with Telugu Film Actor Nagarjuna (Nagarjuna Akkineni) in hits like Nirnayam and Shiva. The movie Shiva was a mega blockbuster and brought her wide fame and recognition. She acted with iconic actors like Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Prabhu, Mohan, Mammootty in Tamil, Mohanlal and Suresh Gopi in Malayalam and Nagarjuna, Venkatesh,Rajashekar and Chiranjeevi in Telugu among several others. She worked with veteran directors like Bharathiraja, Maniratnam and Ram Gopal Varma.
She is married to Telugu Film Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna. Amala is famous as 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. She is also an environmentalist. She also teaches Yoga for women, and actively promotes communal harmony.She has a son named Akhil.