Telugu Movies 2017: 10 Releases That Ruled Tollywood Last Year

Telugu movies 2017 were full of colourful narratives. In addition to being some of the greatest box office hits, these films gave us memorable dialogues and unique sound tracks. Moreover, the award-winning performances and concepts have made these films  a complete package of goodness for Telugu movie lovers.

So, let’s take a look at 10 such examples.

1. Baahubali: The Conclusion

Image source: Dharma Productions
Image source: Dharma Productions

An S.S. Rajamouli directorial, Baahubali: The Conclusion was an unforgettable addition to Telugu movies 2017. A sequel to the incredibly successful Baahubali: The Beginning, this film was equally filled with breathtaking visuals and larger than life action sequences. Moreover, it presented the perfect blend of entertainment and action for the majority of movie goers.

2. Arjun Reddy 

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Vijay Deverakonda starrer Arjun Reddy was one of the highest grossing Telugu movies 2017. The plot revolved around a surgeon who was dealing with serious anger issues. While there were intriguing twists in the story, the film also boasted of powerful performances. All of it together made the film a huge success at the box-office. Also, the film’s popularity has inspired its remake in Bollywood.

3. Spyder

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Spyder was an intense spy thriller starring Mahesh Babu in the lead. In addition to the intriguing mysteries, the film boasted of powerful action sequences and an amazing plot. At the same time, it was the core idea of the plot that turned out to be a sure winner.

4. Duvvada Jagannadham

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While Duvvada Jagannadham was full of surprising turns that made the protagonist extremely endearing, it was also laced with the ideals of benevolence and kindness. In addition to that, the narrative offered a decent mix of comedy and action that kept drawing viewers for a long time.

5. Katamarayudu

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Set in the heartland of rural South India, the film revolves around an influential person in a village. Initially a carefree individual, his life takes an unexpected turn after his choices lead to unforeseen consequences. While the beautiful locales offer a visual treat, it is the smooth and crisp script that keeps you entertained throughout.

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6.  Jai Lava Kusa

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A story centered on identical triplets, Jai Lava Kusa was an ideal blend of comedy, action, drama and romance. Starring Jr. NTR in the titular roles, the film also boasted of catchy music and powerful dialogue delivery.

7. Nenu Local

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A Trinadha Rao directorial, Nenu Local was a gripping action-comedy with Nani and Keerthy Suresh in the lead. Although the plot is fairly routine, it managed to win hearts with its superb timing and impressive performances.

8.  Gautamiputra Satakarni

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This historical-action epic chronicled the life of a 2nd century ruler. The film brought accurate details from the bygone era to the screen and at the same time, captured the intricacies of the famous Satavahana dynasty that ruled the major portion of modern-day Andhra Pradesh.

9. Khaidi No. 150

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Khaidi No. 150 had two major reasons to attract the audience. Firstly, it marked the comeback of Chiranjeevi to Tollywood after 9 years and second, it was the remake of Kollywood’s superhit Kaththi. Interestingly, the film maintained the essence of the original story while adding interesting new elements that made it one of the most popular Telugu movies 2017.

10. Fidaa

Image Source: Sri Venkateswara Creations

On one hand, Fidaa was a true delight for lovers of the romance genre and on the other, it marked the Tollywood debut of Sai Pallavi. The plot revolves around two love-birds whose personal differences begin creating unexpected complications in their story. While the simplicity of the film stole many hearts, it was the unique love-hate chemistry between the couple that served as Fidaa’s true USP.

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