Akil Akkineni, who'll turn 21 this April, is the son of Telugu superstar Nagarjuna and actress Amala.
He's the grandson of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, one of Telugu cinema's first superstars. Akhil Akkineni's grandmother is Annapurna.
Akhil Akkineni, a new entrant in the Telugu film industry, comes from an illustrious family of Thespians.
Telugu actor Naga Chaitanya is Akhil Akkineni's half brother. Naga's mother is Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati, Nagarjuna's first wife.
According to media sources, actress Amyra Dastur is slated to play the lead opposite Akhil Akkineni in his upcoming film.
Last year, Akhil Akkineni had done his first advertisement for a popular watch brand, with Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin. The ad was very well-received by the viewers.
Akhil Akkineni is a passionate cricket player. He is a part of the Celebrity Cricket League series, as well as other celebrity cricket matches.
Now, young Akhil Akkineni will be seen in VV Vinayak's upcoming film produced by actor Nithiin and his father Sudhakar Reddy.
Meanwhile, Akhil Akkineni's new film has been scripted by Veligonda Srinivas; and Kona Venkat and Gopi Mohan are the dialogue writers.