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Akhil Akkineni is an Indian film actor who works in the Telugu film industry.
The son of actors Nagarjuna and Amala, Akhil made his acting debut as a baby who leaves his home in the comedy film Sisindri (1994), aged one.
He is the grandson of actor and film producer Akkineni Nageswara Rao.
He is of Telugu descent on his father's side, and on his mother's side he is of Bengali and Irish descent.
Akhil started his education at Chaitanya Vidyalaya, before heading to study in Australia for two years and returned to complete his studies at Oakridge International School, Hyderabad.
Akhil revealed that he chose to pursue acting as a career aged 16, and thus turned down his father's request for him to study business management and instead enrolled in an acting course at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.
He is also the captain of the CCL cricket team, Telugu Warriors He won ccl 2016.
Akhil re-emerged in 2010 as a cricketer for his father's, Nag Kings team in the 2010 edition of the celebrity Tollywood Trophy, which was organised to develop funds for the Movie Artistes' Association.
His performance in the matches saw him called up to play for the Telugu Warriors in the inaugural Celebrity Cricket League during 2011, and he has since regularly participated in the tournament and won the 2015 edition as captain of his team.
In 2014, Akhil made a cameo appearance during the climax of Vikram Kumar's family drama film Manam (2014), which featured three generations of actors from the Akkineni family.
When the question of his first film as a leading actor came up, Akhil listened to scripts from several directors and was most impressed by V. V. Vinayak's narration of an action film, which was later titled Akhil (2015) after himself.