Telugu cinema has come a long way. The industry has undergone major transitions in terms of its cinematography, dialogues, and direction.
Thus, they are not only making a mark at the domestic box office but also gaining accolades in the international markets like the United States. So, come, let’s find out some of the highest-grossing films in these markets that you cannot afford to miss (come what may):
1. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
2017’s epic Indian action movie, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion was made on an estimated budget of over Rs. 2.5 billion. The movie received many accolades for its exceptional cinematography, direction, and ensemble cast. Moreover, it was the first Telugu film to be released in 4K High Definition (HD) format. Thus, the film was later dubbed in several languages like Hindi, Malayalam, Japanese, Chinese, and Russian.
2. Rise Roar Revolt (RRR)
The wait is over! Rajamouli’s Telugu period drama, RRR smashed several box offices earlier this year. The Jr NTR and Ram Charan starrer released in the theatres on March 25. And boy, we couldn’t be happier! The film has been loved and praised by the fans for its stellar star cast including Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Olivia Morris, etc., and its fictitious story, which is based on two freedom fighters.
3. Baahubali: The Beginning
Starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishnan, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, and other popular actors, Baahubali: The Beginning is a tale of an adventurous, yet a dangerous man. Sivudu who grows up to be an ambitious and mischievous child discovers that he is the son of the great warrior, Mahendra Baahubali. Ever since his life takes a different turn. He learns the truth about this hidden past and the real reason behind the death of his father.
2019’s popular action thriller film, Saaho saw some well-known actors, such as Prabhas, Shraddha Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Arun Vijay, and Neil Nitin Mukesh in prominent roles. Together, they put a thrilling tale of dark secrets, crime, and gang wars. The film revolves around a battle between an undercover cop and warring criminals.
5. Pushpa: The Rise
Set in the forests of Seshalchalam forests, Pushpa: The Rise has emerged as a commercially successful Indian film of 2021, collecting over Rs. 300 crore at the box office. The film received positive reviews from the critics with praises for Allu Arjun’s performance, action sequences, direction, and score. So, it ranks among the highest-grossing Telugu films of all time.
6. Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo
Reeking with every ounce of entertainment, Allu Arjun starrer, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo has emerged as a box office winner worldwide. The film has become one of the highest-grossing Telugu films in the United States of America after having ranked at 3.61 million dollars. It has also managed to collect over Rs. 20 crore at the worldwide box office.
In a nutshell, the above-mentioned Telugu films are an ode to entertainment. They promise double the dhamaka, action, thriller, and masala. So, what are you waiting for? Catch these movies exclusively on ZEE5 today. Happy binging! 😀