Nagarjuna was born Akkineni Nagarjuna Rao on 29 August 1959 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is Studies B.E. (Mechanical) from the College of Engineering, Anna University and the University of Michigan. Nagarjuna completed M.S. and later got a masters degree in Automobile engineering at San Jose State University. Nagarjuna is an Indian film actor in Tollywood and Bollywood, and a producer. His first leading role was in 1986 film Vikram. He has starred other films including Geethanjali 1989.