Quotes by Akkineni Nagarjuna

I will not campaign for any party.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
My passion is films and making them.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I'm a fan of a very few actors.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
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Some films change your life a little.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I would love to host a television show.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I don't want to make films for myself.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Sheer brilliance needs to be expressed properly.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I admire Modi's leadership and his ideology.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I am a big Batman fan, not so much a Superman fan.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
When I portrayed Shiridi Sai, I changed as a person.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
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The intelligence of cinema-goers should be respected.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I exercise six days a week for one hour in the morning.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Frankly, I love my independence too much to give it up.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Everybody deserves an opportunity to fulfill their dreams.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I am a very physical actor. I generally use my hands a lot.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
There should be a flexibility on ticket prices in multiplexes.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I want to make good, fun films, not necessarily experimental ones.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Just getting a degree is not enough, and you need to sell your ideas.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
If a gym is not available, wherever I am, I do my free hand exercises.
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I don't think about stardom anymore. I'm way past that phase.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I want to keep trying something new all the time. It is the only way to grow.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
The adulation from viewers is a huge stimulant for me, and it keeps me going.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
It's depressing to think what it would mean to be impaired down the neck.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
If I get good stories, then I don't mind working for multi-starrer movies.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Once I finish shooting a film, I usually sit on it to see how we can make it better.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
If you follow a strict diet for a few months, flaunting six packs abs is no big deal.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I believe you need films like that - feel-good, breezy films that families can watch.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Sometimes people just need to be heard. They find happiness in sharing their thoughts.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
My father used to see God in human beings and in his work. Each person has his own way.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I believe, for an actor, both the success of his film and awards are equally important.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
As an actor with a star status, I can't restrict myself to one type of films and roles.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
At home, we never used to perform pujas every day. But God has always been there in the hearts.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
After 'Shirdi Sai,' I wanted a total image makeover. I was looking to transform myself.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
When I remember my mother, it makes me really sad. But, when I remember my father, it makes me smile.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
The film-watching crowd are mainly youngsters who see fashion on TV, in Hindi films, and in magazines.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Critics who complain that we don't do anything new will hopefully be happy with 'Oopiri.'
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
What is important for me is that people are liking my movies, I am liking my work, for which I am very happy.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I would like Modi to become the Prime Minister and expand the Gujarat model of development across the country.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
My mother would take me to Tirumala right from when I was 7 years old. I used to go along with her every time.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Enjoy the films I do, get entertained, get your money's worth, and when you leave the theatre, leave it all behind!
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Once in a while, I need to go out of my way to do different films, to exploit all commercial angles to cater to the masses.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
People should try and look for something that constantly keeps them motivated, and they start enjoying what they are doing.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Audiences don't come to theatres going by reviews. Even if a film is rated low, the collections won't get affected.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Besides regular exercising, one should also take care of his or her daily habits such as adequate sleep and drinking lots of water.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
People know excessive consumption of anything is bad for health. By imposing a ban on something, we are, in a way, provoking them to do it.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
One shouldn't get carried away by styling, as it can be a double-edged sword. The person should have it in him or her to carry it off.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
It's good to have a governing body to oversee matters in making of films, but you can't blame films for what is happening in society.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I don't consult anyone - not my mother, not my father, anyone - about my work. And I must add that neither Dad nor Mom interfere in my work.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I can confidently say that I am comfortable with all the directors, co-star and producers with whom I have worked; there have been absolutely no tensions.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Films like 'Namo Venkateshaya' give immense satisfaction, happiness, and makes us feel blessed, and so I consider it the best film in my career.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I don't believe in the concept of working out rigorously to pump muscles. It may be effective, but when you stop working out, it comes back to square one.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
A film's success does not depend on box office collection and the number of days it was screened but on the amount of satisfaction an actor can draw from it.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I don't like anything about 2013. Too many things have happened, including 'Bhai.' I lost my way. Sometimes it happens, and I definitely feel bad about it.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
The films I've done with all my heart have gone on to become huge hits. When I set out to do a 'mass masala' intending to please B and C centres, it bombs.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
The success of a film at the box office will ensure happiness to the entire unit, but individual awards are like vitamin shots that will help boost the morale of an actor.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I want to continue acting as long as I can because being on the sets is a big stress buster for me. I can't possibly think of stopping my visits to the sets because I'm old.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Early in my career, I got roles that demanded that I be fit to carry off the angry young man look. Of course, I'm a fitness freak, and that's something I picked up from my dad.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Everything about 'UY' is new and fresh, and we are extremely happy at the response from the audiences, as most people are walking out of cinema halls with a smile on their faces.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
I believe there is lot of untapped potential in the television market. With shows such as 'Bigg Boss' and '24' turning out to big hits on TV, I'm interested to be in it.
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When Raghavendra Rao garu approached me to do a film on Lord Venkateswara, my initial response was 'What more can we do than Annamayya?' But he asked me to go through the script, and I really liked it.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
Style has become a crucial differentiating factor for most actors in the industry. I generally choose my look based on the character I essay. I research a lot on the Internet and pick something that would suit my face.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
For me, it's about moderation and discipline, and that's something I picked up from my dad. I don't believe in rigorous workouts but believe in eating right, going to bed early, and getting a proper workout.
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A film like 'Shirdi Sai' caters to the family audiences, while 'Rajanna' evokes patriotic sense in viewers. 'Damarukam,' on the other hand, is a full-length commercial film made for the masses.
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Usually after a shot, we look for a chair to rest our feet. In 'Oopiri,' it was the other way around. After every shot, I was on my feet, walking around the set trying to get the blood circulation in my legs working properly.
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I've seen my mom confined to a wheelchair in the last three years of her life. Both her knees had given way, and there was no way she could undergo surgery at her age. Even though I was concerned for her, I didn't know at that time what she had to go through.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna