10 All Time Hit Telugu Films That Impressed Tamil Audiences

10 All Time Hit Telugu Films That Impressed Tamil Audiences  Telugu Article


Sankarabharanam written and directed by Kasinathuni Viswanath is one among the super hit Telugu films that impressed the Tamil audiences. The classic entertainer was released in 1979. The vocals by ‘ S P Balasubrahmanyam’ impressed the audiences all over the South. ' J V Somayajulu', Manju Bhargavi, Tulasi Shivamani, ' Rajalakshmi', Allu Rama Lingaiah, ‘ Nirmalamma’, Sakshi Ranga Rao and Dubbing Janaki were in the cast.

Sagara Sangamam

Sagara Sangamam written and directed by Kasinathuni Vishwanath in 1983 was a super hit film in both Telugu and Tamil. Kamal Haasan, Jaya Prada, Sarath Babu and 'S. P. Sailaja' played the lead roles. Vishwanath, the magician knows how to capture the hearts of the audiences with his impressive script and direction.


Mayuri is one among the inspiring films directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao. The film released in 1984 has Sudha Chandran in the lead role. Sudha played extremely well and many people call her Mayuri, even now. Danced with her wooden legs, Sudha moved the iron hearts to shed tears. Nirmalamma, ‘Y. Vijaya’ and ‘P. L. Narayana’ played pivotal roles along with her.


Geetanjali, the 1989 released movie was a super hit one which had all the entertainment elements including romance, comedy and sentiments. Directed by Mani Ratnam, the film showcased the acting prowess of Akkineni Nagarjuna. Girija Shettar played a cute young girl, who wants to enjoy the life without any hurdles. ‘ Vijayakumar’, 'Radhabai', Sowcar Janaki and ‘ Sumithra’ were also in the cast.

Police Lockup

Kodi Ramakrishna is one among the best Tollywood directors, who could test the pulse of the audiences. He directed Police Lockup in 1993 with ‘ Vijayashanti’ and Vinod Kumar. The lady superstar of those days played a dual role in the film as a cop and a homemaker. Her film ‘Karthavyam’ with Vinod Kumar and Sai Kumar was also a super hit. These two films of Vijayashanti impressed the women and had created some awareness too. Tamil audiences accepted these two films and celebrated Vijayashanti as their family girl.


Magadheera directed by 'S. S. Rajamouli' has the story by 'K. V. Vijayendra Prasad', his dad. It released in 2009 and attracted all the age groups. The film was a good ladder for both Ram Charan and Kajal Aggarwal, who were new to the industry. ‘ Chiranjeevi’ made a special appearance in the film. Ram Charan’s dance and fight sequences in Magadheera, increased his fan following. ‘ Brahmanandam’, Sarath Babu and Rao Ramesh were also in the star cast.


Arundhati was the super-hit film that impressed both Tamil and Telugu audiences in 2009. Kodi Ramakrishna directed the film that had Anushka Shetty in the lead role. Sonu Sood played a cruel villain and Sayaji Shinde played Anwar, who helps the film lead. ‘ Manorama’ played Chandramma, who lose her life to save Arundhati. This is one of the majestic roles played by Anushka and she proved that without a popular male lead, a heroine could create records.

Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu

Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu is a beautiful family entertainer that impressed the Tamil audiences along with Telugu people. The film released in 2013 was directed by Srikanth Addala. Daggubati Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu played the brothers for the first time. ‘ Anjali’ and Samantha Ruth Prabhu played the female leads. Prakash Raj and ‘ Jayasudha’ played the parents of the heroes. Venkatesh and Anjali’s combination scenes were lauded by the audiences.


Srimanthudu, directed by Koratala Siva was released in 2015. The film has Mahesh Babu, Shruti Haasan, Jagapati Babu, ‘ Sukanya’, Rahul Ravindran and Sampath Raj. The film is not only an entertainer but a film with social message. Srimanthudu is the record creator in the career of Mahesh and Koratala Siva. Adopting a village and developing it is the theme of the film and Mahesh did the same in his real-life too. It impressed all class audiences both in Tamil and Telugu film industries.


2015 was a super hit year for Telugu film industry, as it had films that made tremendous hits. Rudhramadevi was one among the super hit films of the year along with ‘ Baahubali’. Anushka Shetty played the queen Rudhramadevi. Her majestic appearance and her bold performance impressed the audiences. Rana Daggubati, Allu Arjun, Prakash Raj, Nithya Menen, Adithya Menon, ‘ Suman’ and Krishnam Raju played important roles that supported Rudhramadevi well. The film directed and produced by ‘ Gunasekhar’ is one among the Best films in the career of Anushka.