Son of Āyu (Aayu) (also known as Taritāyu) (Taritayu)—taritāyusto’bhavat. akrodhanastvāyusutaḥ.
Akrodhana is an ancestor of Pratīpa (Pratipa), Śāntanu (Shantanu) and other Kaurava kings.
The narrator or the scribe of Vāyupurāṇa (Vayupurana), have chronicled him to be Ayutāyu (Ayutayu) or Ayutāyudha’s (Ayutayudha’s) son.
According to Mahābhārata (Mahabharata), Akrodhana was born of King Ayutanāyī (Ayutanayi) of the Candra lineage to Pṛthuśrabā’s (Prithushraba’s) daughter Kāmā (Kama). He married Karambhā (Karambha), a woman from the Kalinga kingdom. His son was named Devātithi (Devatithi).