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Naga Chaitanya Akkineni is an Indian film actor who works in Telugu cinema.
Chaitanya was born on 23 November 1986 in Hyderabad.
His parents are the actor and entrepreneur Akkineni Nagarjuna, the son of actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao and a Chennai-based professional interior designer Lakshmi Daggubati, the daughter of producer D. Ramanaidu.
His maternal uncle Daggubati Venkatesh and cousins Rana Daggubati, Sumanth and Sushanth are also actors.
After his parents' divorce, Chaitanya left to Chennai with Lakshmi. He used to play keyboard and bass guitar in his school band and went on to study keyboard from Trinity College London.
Chaitanya debuted in 2009 with the film Josh directed by Vasu Varma in which he played the role of a college student.
Prior to the release of his first film, he signed his second film with Indira Productions, which was to be directed by Gautham Menon.
He next starred in the romantic film Ye Maaya Chesave directed by Gautham Menon which was the simultaneously shot Telugu version of the Tamil film Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa with a different cast and climax.
After Ye Maaya Chesave, he worked with Sukumar for another love story titled 100% Love in which he played the role of a studious and egoistic college student who is the top ranker of his college.
Chaitanya also appeared in the movie Autonagar Surya. In 2013, he appeared in Thadaka.
The film Manam also featured other members of his family.
Chaitanya starred in Oka Laila Kosam, a romantic film for Chaitanya and his performance in the film was well appreciated by critics and audience.
He has another filmDohchay directed by Sudheer Varma whose shoot started in mid-July 2014.