Amazon Prime is quickly taking over the Indian Streaming market, with an affordable price, and quality content being delivered regularly, it has become one of the, if not the top streaming provider in the country.
Prime video has always had a strong line up of regional movies in its library, and one particular industry is the Telugu Cinema Industry, with several new movies being added every month, that are some of the best that industry has to offer, we have made a list of the top 15 Telugu films that you can watch on Amazon Prime Video Now
Written and directed by Sukumar, Rangasthalam is a period action film, starring Ram Charan and Samantha Akkineni in the lead roles, the film tells the story of two brothers Chittibabu and Kumar Babu who oppose the local corrupt Government body the village’s president Phanindra Bhupathi.
The film is beautifully shot and is visually appealing, the story is gripping, and the lead actors do a wonderful job of bringing the characters to life, also what sets Rangasthalam apart from other Telugu films is the realistic action sequences, which will keep you glued to your seats.
Arguably one of the most popular Telugu films of recent times, Arjun Reddy is still a great watch, Directed by Sandeep Vanga, the film stars Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey in the lead roles, the film tells the story Arjun Reddy, a high-functioning alcoholic surgeon with anger management issues, and his self-destructive path after the marriage of his girlfriend Preethi Shetty.
Great performances from Deverakonda and Shalini make the film extremely raw and realistic, the plot is gripping and offers a unique story when compared to the cliché love stories that we’re used to in the Telugu Cinema.
One of the most influential films of all time, Mayabazar is considered a landmark in both Telugu and Tamil cinema, and it deserves all the praise that it gets, despite the limitations of technology, the film was way ahead of its time, Based on the folk tale Sasirekha Parinayam, which in turn is based on the epic Mahabharata.
The plot revolves around the roles of Krishna and Ghatotkacha and their quest to reunite Arjuna’s son Abhimanyu with his love, Balarama’s daughter Savitri. Mayabazar is regarded as a technical masterpiece, as it was made without the use of any computer graphics if you are looking for all-time classic, the Mayabazar is a must-watch.
K.G.F Chapter 1
Written and directed by Prashanth Neel, K.G.F Chapter 1 is the first instalment in the two-part series, The film tells the story of a young man named “Rocky”, who was into poverty, He arrives in Mumbai to attain power and wealth to fulfil his dying mother’s wish.
The film is filled with great action and top-notch direction, dialogues are powerful, and Yash does a fantastic job in his portrayal of rocky. The film is beautifully shot, and the background score fits the tone of the film perfectly, easily making it one of the best action films in the country.
Yatra is a biographical film, based on the 2003 padayatra of Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who was the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh from 2004 to 2009 representing Indian National Congress. Written and directed by Mahi V Raghav, the film stars Mammootty in the lead role as Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy.
The film showcases the journey emotionally and stays away from politics, instead highlights the problems of the farmers. Mammootty delivers a powerful and realistic performance in his portrayal of YSR. Overall, Yatra is an emotional ride, filled with great moments and strong performances.
If you’re looking for a change of pace and something on the lighter side, then Nani’s Gang Leader is a great choice, Directed by Vikram Kumar, the story revolves around 5 women, who seek the help of a crime novelist to avenge the death of their loved ones.
The Premise is unique and interesting, the characters are well portrayed, and the film does a good job of adding humour elements into the scenes, the plot has enough twists and turns to keep you hooked to the film, and the relationship between the characters is a highlight of the film. Overall, Gang Leader is an entertaining film to watch.
Based on the mysterious sinking of PNS Ghazi during Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, Ghazi is an Indian war film written and directed by Sankalp Reddy, the film stars Rana Daggubati and Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles, the plot revolves around the Indian submarine S21, and its attempt to stop a Pakistani submarine form secretly attacking the Vizag port.
Ghazi is a thrilling film with no BS, the film sticks to the plot and stays true to it, it also does a good job of creating a tense atmosphere, with the help of a supporting background score. The visual effects are well done and look realistic. If you are looking for an Indian War film, then you can do no wrong with Ghazi.
Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya
Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya comedy thriller film written and directed by Swaroop RSJ, the film stars Naveen Polishetty and Shruti Sharma in the lead roles and tells the story of a Nellore detective who gets into trouble when he starts investigating the case of an unidentified body found near a railway track.
If you are a fan of detective or thriller movies, then you’re going to love Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya, the story is engaging and the screenplay is strong. Navin Polisheety showcases his brilliant acting skills and is the heart of the film. Overall, Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya is a brilliant thriller film full of humour and suspense.
Eega is an action film S. S. Rajamouli, the film stars Sudeep, Nani and Samantha Ruth Prabhu In the lead roles, the story revolves around a young man named Nani, who is reincarnated as fly after being brutally murdered by a wealthy businessman.
Eega is one of the most unique movies in the Telugu Industry, the story moves at a blistering speed, and the direction and screenplay of Rajamouli shine throughout the film. The characters are well portrayed, but Sudeep steals the show with great acting, the story is so engaging that you start feeling for the characters. if you are looking for a unique film with great acting, then Eega should be on the top of your list.
Brochevarevarura is a crime comedy thriller film written and directed by Vivek Athreya and features Sree Vishnu, Nivetha Thomas, Nivetha Pethuraj, Satyadev Kancharana in the lead roles. The plot revolves around 3 Intermediate students who keep failing in the exams every year, the movie is a breath of fresh air to the cliché comedy flicks that we are used to in the industry, Brochevarevarura is full of humour and beautiful dialogues.
The direction is amazing, and the characters are rememberable. Brochevarevarura ticks all the boxes required to make a great film, if you are looking for a thriller film, loaded with hilarious moments and great characters, look no further.
Happy Days is one of those films, that has attained cult status over the years, written and directed by Sekhar Kammula. The film stars Varun Sandesh and Tamannaah in the lead roles, as it tells the story of eight engineering students and their bond of friendship and how they deal with various problems, Happy Days is an extremely nostalgic film, with relatable characters, that will remind you of your college days.
The story has enough emotional moments to keep you invested in it and the actors do a great job and have good chemistry together. Overall Happy Days is a feel-good film that everyone can relate to and should watch.
Another all-time classic, Gundamma Katha is a comedy-drama film released in 1962, directed by Kamalakara Kameswara Rao, the film is inspired by William Shakespeare’s comedy The Taming of the Shrew. The film stars N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri, and Jamuna in the lead roles.
The story revolves around a rich widow named Gundamma and her two children and a stepdaughter who she mistreats, two brothers decide to teach her a lesson. The film addresses several social issues like dowry, female oppression and child abuse, N. T. Rama Rao and Akkineni Nageswara Rao deliver powerful performances, and the side characters too play their part well, making this film a classic.
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