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Akkineni Annapurna passed away

Smt Akkineni Annapurna, wife of Dr Akkineni Nageswara Rao, mother of Akkineni Nagarjuna and grand Mother of Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Sumanth & Sushanth passed away at her residence in Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad due to prolonged illness. She was admitted in Care Hospital some time ago and was being treated there. But after she was discharged yesterday evening, she took her last breath this morning, the 28th December, 2011. She was 78. She is survived by her husband, two sons – Akkineni Venkat, Akkineni Nagarjuna and three daughters - Naga Susheela and two others.

The famous studio Annapurna Studios was established on her name by her husband Akkineni Nageswara Rao and films produced under Annapurna Studios banner were being presented on her name only. Hailing from Dendaluru village, Annapurna got married to the veteran actor on February 18th, 1949.

Ragalahari extends deep condolences for Akkineni Nageswara Rao and his family members and prays for Smt Annapurna’s soul to rest in peace.