TOP 10 TELUGU ACTION HEROES FROM THE 2000S
The Telugu film industry is known as the Tollywood industry and has become the biggest after Bollywood. The Telugu film industry has given many blockbuster films in the 21st century. Nowadays, Tollywood films are giving tough competition to other film industries with their movies. Tollywood action films always give us goosebumps and make us exciting. The acting of heroes in Telugu movies has always been inspirational and superb. In this article, we have provided the list of top 10 Telugu action heroes from the 2000s.
1. Pawan Kalyan
Pawan Kalyan is popularly called Power Star by his fans and is an Indian actor, film producer, writer, stunt director, and politician. He was born on 2nd September 1968 and is the younger brother of actor Chiranjeevi. He first appeared in the 1996 film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi. Kalyan is one of the most popular action heroes, who appeared in many hit films such as Badri, Kushi, and Jalsa.
2. Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu is one of the best actors in Telugu cinema and was born on 9th August 1975. He first appeared as a child artist in a cameo role in Needa and then as a lead actor in Rajakumarudu (1999). He is known for the films Murari, Okkadu, Athadu, and Pokiri from the 2000s. He has won many awards like five Filmfare South Awards, five Filmfare South Awards, and eight Nandi Awards.
Chiranjeevi was born on 22nd August 1955 and is an Indian actor and politician. His actual name is Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad starred in more than 150 films. He started his acting career in 1978 with the Telugu film Punadhirallu. He has won several awards and is known for films Annayya, Tagore, and Shankar Dada Zindabad.
4. N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
N. T. Rama Rao Jr. was born on 20th May 1983 and is an Indian actor, dancer, television presenter and singer, and grandson of the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. He primarily works in Telugu cinema and has won numerous awards. In the 2000s, he starred in many action films such as Aadi, Allari Ramudu, Simhadri, Samba, and Rakhi.
5. Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun is a great Indian actor and dancer born on 8th April 1982. He is one of the highest-paid actors and has won many awards like five Nandi Awards and five Filmfare Awards South. He first appeared in the film Gangotri (2003). He rose his popularity with many action films such as Arya, Bunny, Desamuduru, and Parugu in the 2000s.
Daggubati Venkatesh is an Indian actor born on 13th December 1960 and has established himself as one of the most successful actors in Telugu films. He has five Nandi Awards for best actor and six Filmfare Awards South. He then appeared in several films along with Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule, Tulasi, Chintakayala Ravi, and Namo Venkatesa.
7. Ravi Teja
Ravi Teja was born on 26th July 1968 and is an Indian actor who appeared in over 70 films. His actual name is Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupatiraju, and he first appeared in the 1990 film Karthavyam. He then appeared in Nee Kosam as a lead actor. He has given many films in the 2000s, including Idiot, Khadgam, Venky, Naa Autograph, Bhadra, Krishna, Kick, and Shambo Shiva Shambo.
Nagarjuna was born on 29th August 1959 and is an Indian actor, businessman, film producer, and television presenter. He has been featured in over 100 films and has won various awards, including three Filmfare Awards South, nine state Nandi Awards, and two national film awards. He made his debut as a child artist in the film Sudigundalu in 1967.
9. Ram Charan
Ram Charan is an Indian actor, producer, and entrepreneur born on 27th March 1985 in Madras. He started his acting career with the film Chirutha in 2007. He also won two Nandi Awards and three Filmfare Awards. Charan rose his popularity in the 2000s and given other blockbuster films such as Magadheera, Naayak, Rangasthalam, and RRR.
Nithin Kumar Reddy was born on 30th March 1983, and his professional name is Nithiin. He is an actor and film producer in Telugu cinema and won one Filmfare Award. He first appeared in the film Jayam and then starred in other films such as Dil, Sri Anjaneyam, and Sye.
These were the best action heroes from Telugu cinema in the 2000s. The Tollywood action heroes are always praised and loved by the audience for their acting.