The movie buffs know that no Indian cinema can match Tollywood when it comes to “Action Movies”. The industry has given blockbuster upon blockbuster based upon larger-than-life characters, which have always been well-accepted by the people of Andhra and Telangana.
Bollywood trying its hand on remakes of Telugu Action Movies is yet another proof of the South’s dominance in this Genre. If you want to see real Indian Action, Telugu movies are a much watch.
Here’s our list of Top 5 Telugu Action Movies that you should be binge-watching
- Nenokkadine (2014)
This psychological action-thriller has come from Sukumar. Release in 2014, the movie is based on an Indian Rock star musician, Gotham, who is Schizophrenic. Gotham goes after a mysterious person who he believes has murdered his parents.
The lead characters have been played by Mahesh Babu and Kriti Senon. The film became the 4th highest-grossing Tollywood film in the United States.
- Panja (2011)
This action film full of attractive music graced the screens in 2011. The picture features the beautiful on-screen pairing of Pawan Kalyan with Sarah-Jane Diyas.
The story revolves around Jaidev (Kalyan), A henchman of a gangster, who is raged at his master when he commits a violent atrocity. You can also visit online Telugu movie websites to find movies featuring Ritu Varma and other popular Indian stars.
Stalin is a Tollywood masterpiece direction by non-other than A.R. Murugadoes. The remake of thismovie was made by Bollywood, Starring Salman Khan. The lead features Chiranjevi coupled with ParkashRaj,Khushboo,andSharaUrvashi.
The plot depicts Stalin, A retired army officer whose only desire is to stand up for society and make thiscountrya betterplacetolive. If you are interested in TV shows rather than movies of this genre, you can check out the top-rated TV serials starring Shivangi Joshi and other popular yet mainstream Indian stars.
- Shiva (1989)
Back in the day, Shiva became a symbol of Tollywood’s supremacy in the action genre. In a list compiled by CNN-News 18, Shiva was included in 100 Great Indian Films of all time.
The film highlights student politics and its effects. The lead Shiva, A College student, stands up against criminals using student politics to fulfill their ambitions. Tis Ram Gopal Varma direction had on-scree couple of Akkineni Nagarjuna, and Amala Akkineni.
The blockbuster has gotten a cultstatus in the history of Telugu Cinema’ as this was the first Mega hit after Telugu Industry’s migration from Madras to Hyderabad.
- Chhatrapathi (2005)
Chhatrapati is an action Thriller directed by S.S Rajamouli. This Prabhs and Shriva Saran starrer was released in 2005, gaining huge appreciation from Telugu fans and bagging two Nandi awards as well. The film has been remade in Bengali; Another remake was made in Hindi as well in 2021.
Chhatrapati is a brave man who stands tall against the tyranny of a local rowdy and comes back to his separated mother and Stepbrother. The movie presents an interesting take on the mother-son relationship.
This is our list of Telugu Action movies to give Tollywood gives the real flavor of Classic Telugu Action. Leave everything, Just Grab your Pop Corns And Start Watching this Classic. This would be an experience of a lifetime.