TOP 10 LONGEST DURATION TELUGU MOVIES IN TOLLYWOOD
The area of Indian cinema known as Telugu cinema, or Tollywood, is devoted to the creation of films in the Telugu language, which is mainly used in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Hyderabad’s Film Nagar is home to the Telugu film industry. Telugu cinema has the largest box office as of 2021 among Indian film industries. Telugu films led all other Indian film industries in 2022 in ticket sales with 23.3 crore (233 million). In this article we will discuss Top 10 longest duration movies in Telugu, stated with time and year of its release.
1. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) – 2 hours 39 minutes.
One of the biggest and most popular Indian films of all time, Baahubali’s Telugu adaptation lasted 2 hours and 39 minutes. This epic historical drama, which was directed by S. S. Rajamouli, stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah, and Anushka Shetty in the key characters.
Two rival brothers who are vying for the throne of a fictitious nation called Mahishmati are the subject of the film. Baahubali received praise for its majesty, special effects, and breathtaking action scenes. The movie went on to enjoy tremendous commercial success and inspired an even longer sequel.
2. Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) – 2 hours 47 minutes.
With a running period of 2 hours 47 minutes, the follow-up to Baahubali: The Beginning, Baahubali: The Conclusion was considerably longer. The story continues where the previous movie left off and follows Mahendra Baahubali, Baahubali’s son, on his quest to revenge his father’s death and retake the throne of Mahishmati.
At the box office, Baahubali: The Conclusion shattered all previous records and became the all-time highest-grossing Indian movie. Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, and Tamannaah were among the ensemble cast members in the film.
3. Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019) – 2 hours 50 minutes.
A period action movie called Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is based on the life of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, an Andhra Pradesh freedom fighter from the Rayalaseema region. The movie has a running time of 2 hours and 50 minutes and stars Chiranjeevi in the lead role.
Directed by Sye Raa and Surender Reddy Amitabh Bachchan, Sudeep, Jagapathi Babu, and Nayanthara all have major parts in Narasimha Reddy. The movie was eagerly awaited and got good reviews from reviewers and viewers.
Chiranjeevi plays the major character in V. V. Vinayak’s action movie Khaidi No. 150. The movie, which has a running time of 2 hours and 27 minutes, is a remake of the Tamil film Kaththi.
In Khaidi No. 150, a prisoner escapes and then fights for the rights of farmers who are being taken advantage of by a large corporation. In the film, Kajal Aggarwal plays a significant role as well.
5. RRR (2022) – Approx. 3 hours.
Future historical action film RRR is being made by D. V. V. Danayya and directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film has a staggering budget of over 450 crore rupees and stars N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, and Ajay Devgn in the key roles.
RRR is set in the pre-independence era and is based on the lives of revolutionary freedom fighters Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem. The film is slated for release in October 2022 and is anticipated to last about 3 hours.
Nithiin and Genelia D’Souza are the main characters in S. S. Rajamouli’s sports drama movie Sye. The movie lasts for three hours and six minutes.A group of students who are enthusiastic rugby players organise a squad to compete against the rival institution in Sye. The film is renowned for its tight action scenes and the chemistry between the principal actors.
7. Magadheera (2009) – 2 hours 42 minutes.
Ram Charan and Kajal Aggarwal play the main characters in S. S. Rajamouli’s love fantasy movie Magadheera. The film lasts for 2 hours and 42 minutes.
The plot of Magadheera centres on a warrior who seeks to reconcile with his lover by becoming a modern-day reincarnation. The film, which is regarded as a masterpiece in Telugu cinema, was praised for its graphics, soundtrack, and all-around performances.
Kodi Ramakrishna is the director of the horror-thriller Arundhati, which features Anushka Shetty in the lead role. Running length for the film is 2 hours, 59 minutes.
The narrative of Arundhati centres on a woman who is plagued by the ghost of an ancestor. The storyline, the graphics, and the lead actress’s performance all received high marks for the film. It later enjoyed great financial success and underwent several language dubbings.
Akkineni Nageswara Rao plays the protagonist character in K. Raghavendra Rao’s biographical drama film Sri Ramadasu. The movie lasts two hours and forty-five minutes.
Kancharla Gopanna, commonly known as Bhadrachalam Ramadasu, a follower of Lord Rama in the 17th century, is profiled in Sri Ramadasu. The music, acting, and overall direction of the movie received high reviews.
The lead actors of S. S. Rajamouli’s fantasy-comedy Eega are Nani, Samantha Akkineni, and Sudeep. The movie lasts for 2 hours and 8 minutes.
In Eega, a man is killed by a powerful and wealthy person, and in order to exact revenge, he is reincarnated as a housefly. The visual effects, plot, and performances in the film received a lot of praise. Later, it was dubbed into many different languages, and it became a smash hit both in India and abroad.