Tollywood Movies aka the Telugu industry or you can say Tollywood Industry originated with silent films in 1912. From 1909 filmmaker Rajhupathi Venkaiah was involved in producing the short movies and traveling in the different regions of Asia to promote the movie work. In the year of 1921 he produced a silent film Brishma Pratigna and was cited as the father of Telugu cinema.
Tollywood movies have a fan base from all regions of India not only South. People from all over India love the movies made in the Telugu Industry. Some watch them with subtitles and some see he dubbed version but there is not a single family in India who has not seen these movies.
Movies are the best way to deliver a message to a large audience, despite all the fun and frolic at the end when we walk out of the theatre one feels moved and motivated. They can make us think on a particular topic differently, we can have a perspective on something differently if we watch some movie. It impacts our thought process and thinking towards something.
Tollywood makes a variety of movies, with different casts and storyline as compared to each other. But mostly in their movies that are shown on the televisions, carries a similar storyline. The famous plots of south movies are that an actor is falling in love with the actress and they are happy but then either the actor’s family or actress’s family creates problems for them. And then in the story there is a famous goon of the town that is the worst enemy of the actor or is in love with the actress and wants her and hence is creating problems for them. There is action, love and comedy in almost all of their movies.
Even though it’s a very cliché plot, Indian audiences love it and these movies are loved by all because of the action and thrill they get by seeing them as it is a bit different from Bollywood movies.
The Tollywood Movies Industry has come a very long way in its journey of making movies and competing with the big Bollywood Industry. They are making some of the best movies and the audience is always eager in watching the dubbed part of the movies. The movies are not only making big in the Indian Box office but also in the land of foreign they have become popular.
Even the stars of Tollywood Industry are as popular as the Bollywood Industry. Some of the personalities of Tollywood that inspires the Indian Audiences are:
- Allu Arjun
- Mahesh babu
- Ram Charan
- Joseph Vijay
- N.T Rama Rao Jr
And there are many more names that go on and they are the top 20 highest paying actors in the Tollywood Movies world.
Best Tollywood movies in Hindi
Now let’s take a look at some best Tollywood movies in Hindi that were dubbed and loved all over India.
- Bahubali: The Beginning & Bahubali: The Conclusion – These two movies were the biggest hits in the south industry as well as people all around India waited for this movie to get released and dubbed. It has action, a beautiful story line and the work that has been visually done in this movie is something that everyone should watch. When a couple in Mahishmati saves an infant from drowning and that infant is changed into a care free and challenge seeking man. He comes to know his roots and identity and starts looking for his mother and saving both her mother and the kingdom from his uncle who was his enemy.
- Arundhati – Just before getting married Arundhati visits the fort of Gadwal where an evil spirit was lying locked. Arundhati was forced to fight with the spirit just like her great-grandmother Jejamma fought years before with the spirit. It is a horror/thriller movie but is a must watch. (Tollywood Movies)
- Sivaji: The Boss – US return software engineer, Sivaji comes to India to serve his nation in a good way. But while he is taking his steps towards the welfare of the nation few politicians and Government officials try to stop and destroy him all the way possible. But from all this how he comes over through these obstacles and fights against the Politicians & Government officials is all put in the movie in a very interesting way.
- Arya – It’s a sweet love story where Arya falls in love with Geet. Arya is a happy go lucky man. He proposes to Geeta in front of her boyfriend but she does react to his feelings and somewhere she is also in love with Arya. So what happens if they are together or not? It’s in the movie go and watch.
New Released Tollywood Movies
Check out the new released tollywood movies that you should not miss watching when released.
- Disco Raja – This is a science fiction movie released on 24th January 2020 directed by Vi Anand. It stars Ravi Teja in the titular role along with Payal Rajput, Nabha Natesh, Tanya Hope, Bobby Simha, Sunil, and Vennela Kishore. This story is about a technology that brings dead people alive. When a dead man is attacked and frozen by death, he is revived by a group of doctors with the help of a technology that brings back the people who were dead, alive.
- Aswathama – The movie released on 31st January 2020,a action thriller movie directed by Ramana Teja in his directorial debut. Gana, a man, visits India for the marriage of her sister. But prior to the wedding function his sister attempts suicide but somehow Gana manages to save her, and eventually he comes to know that her sister is pregnant and the father of her child was missing or you can say was unknown. Gana was desperate about this so he started investigating the case and soon found himself on the trail of the psychopath responsible for similar cases. It has a lot of suspense in it, definitely a movie to watch.
- Jaanu – It is a romantic love story directed by C. Prem Kumar released on 7th February 2020. Ram and Jaanu were childhood best friends and sweethearts who met at their school reunion after a decade of time. In the start they are awkward but then they soon started collecting their childhood memories and the past and resolved their differences. A simple and cute movie to watch for all the lovers out.
- Uttara – A release of 3rd January 2020 directed by Thirupathi SR. A boy named Ashok falls in love with a girl named Swati and wants to ask her hand for marriage but he doesn’t have enough money to do that. For this, he decides to pursue a northern treasure known as Uttara, but in the process ends up getting tangled with a powerful landlord called Rudrayya.
These were some new released tollywood movies that you all must watch once and have fun while watching it. Tollywood movies are mostly made in a way that all the family can sit together and watch it with the families.
Highest Grossing Tollywood Movies
Here is a list of the highest grossing tollywood movies with the name of director of the movies along with the worldwide gross.
- Bahubali: The Conclusion – Release of 2017 directed by S.S Rajamouli had a worldwide gross of approx 1810 crore.
- Bahubali: The Beginning – A 2015 release directed by S.S Rajamouli had gross of approx 600 crore worldwide.
- Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo – The movie released in 2020 directed by Trivikram Srinivas crossed a gross of approx 270 crore worldwide.
- Sye Raa narasimha Reddy – A 2019 release directed by Surrender Reddy had a worldwide gross of approx 248 crore.
- Sarileru Neekevvaru – The movie released in 2020 directed by Anil Ravipudi crossed a gross of approx 237 crore worldwide.
- Rangasthala 1985 – Release of 2018 directed by Sukumar had a worldwide gross of approx 214 crore.
- Maharshi – 2019 released movie directed by Vamshi Paidipally has a worldwide gross of approx 184 crore.
These were some of the highest grossing tollywood movies of the past few years that have done some amazing work in the box office worldwide.
This was just a brief of the Tollywood Movies Industry with some Best Tollywood movies in Hindi that were loved by all over India and was appreciated by many people. The film industry has achieved a lot more respect and place in the hearts of people of India. The love that we give to the movies is immense. We will share some more detail about the movies in the coming days.