Battling cancer for years, he made a mark in the Telugu film industry acting as a lead hero in over 240 films, apart from contributing in innumerable Tamil films.
On an overall, his acting career spanned for 75 years.
Winner of the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award, he was also presented India's second highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan in 2011 and the Padma Shri.
He is also known for being a pioneer in shifting the Telugu film industry from Madras to Hyderabad. He also established the Annapurna studios. His son Nagarjuna and daughter-in-law Amala and grandsons followed the revered ANR's (as he was fondly known) steps.
Vehicle carrying the body of ANR.
Actor Mahesh Babu paying last tributes to ANR
Friends and relatives at ANR's funeral ceremony
Actor Junior NTR at the funeral ceremony
A stalwart in film field, his funeral function was attended by many from Tollywood
Winner of the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award, he was also presented India's second highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan in 2011 and the Padma Shri
Son Nagarjuna, actress Jayasudha at the function
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