Gundamma Katha (1962)

Gundamma Katha Telugu movie

Inspired by the William Shakespeare’s comedy The Taming of the Shrew, Gundamma Katha is a 1962 classic comedy-drama directed by Kamalakara Kameswara Rao.

The film is also the official remake of another classic Kannada film Mane Thumbida Hennu directed by B. Vittalacharya.

Aa Naluguru (2004)

Aa Naluguru 2004 Telugu film

Directed by Chandra Siddhartha, Aa Naluguru is a 2004 Telugu Philosophy film featuring Rajendra Prasad and Aamani in the lead roles.

The film tells the story of an old man who is the editor at a newspaper agency. His family and the boss despise him for his ethical values and honesty. The film follows his struggles and challenges as he sets on a lonely path of ethics and values.

Parugu (2008)

Parugu Allu Arjun Telugu drama film

Parugu is a 2008 romantic drama featuring Allu Arjun, Sheela, and Prakash Raj in the lead roles.

The film follows the life of Krishna, portrayed by Allu Arjun, who is kidnapped by Neelakanta, portrayed by Prakash Raj, as he is one of the friends of the guy who eloped with his elder sister.

While Krishna tries to help Neelkanta to find his elder daughter, he falls in love with his younger daughter. The rest of the film follows the quest of Krishna to win his love and Neelakanta’s approval for marriage.

Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule (2007)

Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule Venkatesh Telugu Film

Directed by ace Tamil film director Sri Raghava, Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule is a 2007 family drama starring Daggubati Venkatesh and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles.

The film follows the love story of the lead stars and the family drama that comes along. The film is an interesting journey where a guy falls in love, loses his father, disrupts a marriage, and eventually wins the girl in the end.

Chanti (1991)

Chanti 1992 telugu film starring venkatesh

Chanti is one of the best Telugu films starring Daggubati Venkatesh and Meena in the lead roles. Directed by Ravi Raja Pinisetty, the film features Venkatesh as a naive man with a golden heart, whereas Meena plays the protected sister of her three brothers who literally raised her after their parents died.

The film tells the love story of the main lead characters. Whether they unite in the end or not forms the crux of the film.

Nuvvu Naaku Nachav (2001)

Nuvvu Naaku Nachav venkatesh

Nuvvu Naaku Nachav is a yet another romantic drama featuring Daggubati Venkatesh on our list of top Telugu films of all time. Directed by K. Vijaya Bhaskar, the film features Arti Agarwal alongside Venkatesh in the lead role.

The film tells the story of Venky who goes to attend the engagement ceremony of Nandini, who is the daughter of the close friend of Venky’s father.

However, both Venky and Nandini fall in love with each other but hide it from everyone to protect the harmonious bond between both their families. The rest of the story follows their journey and how they unite in the end.

Swayamkrushi (1987)

Swayamkrushi 1987 Film
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Swayamkrushi is a 1987 Telugu drama film starring Chiranjeevi in the lead role alongside Vijayashanti, Sarvadaman D. Banerjee, and Sumalatha in pivotal roles.

The film tells the story of Sambayya who is a cobbler and raises his sister’s son Chinna while also financing the education of an orphaned girl.

Trouble starts when the father of Chinna returns and demands guardianship. The film was dubbed in Russian and was screened at Moscow International Film Festival.

Khaidi (1983)

Khaidi Best Telugu Movies of all Time

Khaidi is a 1983 Telugu action film that made Chiranjeevi an overnight star. Directed by A. Kodandarami, the film is loosely inspired from the Sylvester Stallone’s 1982 film First Blood.

The film also stars Madhavi, Rao Gopal Rao, and Sumalatha in pivotal roles.

Indra (2002)

Indra the Tiger or Indra Chiranjeevi Telugu film

Indra is a comeback film for Chiranjeevi after a series of flops and average grosser at the box office. Directed by B. Gopal, the film became the top grosser South Indian film at the time of its release.

The film tells the story of a man who leaves his wealth and position for the welfare of his village and lives a simple life in Varanasi as a taxi driver.

In a turn of events, he returns to his village and the rest of the story follows his quest to end the rivalry and get justice for her niece.

Bommarillu (2006)

Bommarillu Best Telugu Romantic film

Bommarillu is a cute Tollywood romantic story starring Siddharth and Genelia D’Souza in the lead roles.

The film is directed by Bhaskar and features Prakash Raj as an overprotective and overbearing father. Bommarillu tells the story of the love-and-hate relationship between the father and son.

The film shows how excessive love and care may sometimes create a void in a relationship. The film also teaches why the parents should sometimes let their kids do what they like instead of imposing their choices on them.

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