Dec 9 2016
Actor Akhil Akkineni, son of actors Amala and Nagarjuna, got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Shriya Bhupal on Friday night (December 9) in Hyderabad.
Shriya, who is a fashion designer by profession, is the daughter of Shalini and Somanadri Bhupal and the granddaughter of renowned businessman GVK Reddy.
The private event was held at the GVK House in Hyderabad and was attended only by close family and friends. The couple started dating after meeting each other at a function years ago. After getting their parents' consent the couple is taking their relationship to the next level. The couple is rumoured to tie the knot next year in Rome.
Shriya, who graduated from the famous Parsons School Of Design from New York, is a well-known name in the fashion world and has worked with many celebrities, including Bollywood actors Alia Bhatt, Shraddha Kapoor, Kajal Agarwal, Shriya Saran etc...
Akhil is the only son of actors Amala and Nagarjuna and the grandson of late actor Akkineni Nageshwara Rao. Telugu actor Naga Chaitanya is his step-brother. He entered the film industry as a child actor in 1995 and later made his debut as a hero in the box office dud 'Akhil'. He will soon be seen in a film directed by director Vikram Kumar.
Nagarjuna's elder son Naga Chaitanya is said to be in a relationship with actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu and they are also rumoured to tie the knot in 2017.
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