Whenever there's an announcement about a combination of SS Rajamouli and Jr NTR, you can be sure that the movie will be a blockbuster. Such is the power of these combinations. There are several combinations in Tollywood that do the lucky charm and help the film become a blockbuster and create mass hype and expectations among the fans. Both director and the Actor are the most critical people in making any film. So, The best combinations among them would do magic. So, here we are to witness a few magics created by such combinations.
Pawan Kalyan and Trivikram are both magnificent in their respective works. These two leading Tollywood people paired up thrice to create a Box office Tsunami. For the first time, they pared for the 2008 movie "Jalsa." Later they did “
” and “Agnathavasi”. Jalsa and Attarintiki Daredi became massive hits, but Agnathavasi failed to create the same magic. Yet it's not every time about Box office collections but the way the director shows the style of the actors and satisfies the audience, and Trivikram has mastered this art.
Mahesh Babu got his best movies at the most critical time, and these blockbusters are under the direction of Koratala Siva. "
" was the first movie in their combo and came at a time when Mahesh Babu was suffering from back-to-back flops. Srimanthudu became one of the highest grossers in Mahesh Babu's career. Their second movie together is "Bharat Ane Nenu." This movie also followed a similar pattern. Both these movies helped a lot in Mahesh Babu's career. Also, they got Nationwide recognition for the movie concepts being socially driven.
Bala Krishna and Boyapati Srinu, one should expect everything from this combo. This combination is a dream come true moment for fans, especially the mass audience; they get to see every pinch of masala in their movie. The combo worked thrice, where each of them was a blockbuster. First, they worked together for "
," which was a massive hit, then they did "
" and "Akhanda." Legend was a huge blockbuster and one of the biggest hits for Balakrishna.
4. Jr NTR – SS Rajamouli
This big combo has given Tollywood some of the best movies. Rajamouli and NTR give their best to their respective fields, which we see in the output. They together made four movies, with Rajamouli's first movie being "Student No. 1 "with NTR. They later did "Simhadri, Yamadonga, and the recent blockbuster RRR."
Allu Arjun and Sukumar created magic when they made "Arya." This movie is an inspiration to all love stories. Everything about the film was too perfect. The melodious songs, story, direction, and actors. They tried to recreate the same magic with "Aarya 2." Later they shifted their gear and turned around from love stories to a mass commercial called "Pushpa." This Pan India movie did wonders with its collections. They are ready to take this to another level with "Pushpa – 2.
6. Prabhas – SS Rajamouli
One of Tollywood's biggest and most reputed combos of directors and actors is that of Prabhas and Rajamouli. This combination is a massive box office success, with 2 of their films being the highest-grossed movies in India. They first paired together for "
," which was also a massive hit. Later, they paired up for the magnum opus work – The Baahubali series.
If anyone can show Mahesh Babu in a proper mass role, it must be Puri Jagannadh. This duo worked together on two movies; both films were massive blockbusters in their respective careers. They paired for the first time with "Pokiri." Pokiri was one of a kind movie, a trendsetter, and an industry hit at that time. This duo later came up with another mass commercial, "Businessman.
8. Allu Arjun – Trivikram
This combo made three movies, and all 3 of them are massive hits. They first paired to do "
," which was a commercial and critical success. Later they did "S/o Sathyamurthy" and "Ala Vaikuntapuramlo." Both are a massive success at the box office.
– Puri Jagannadh
How would it be when a Mass director and Mass Maharaja come together? A Mass Bonanza. These two people made a hat trick with the movies "Idiot, Itlu Sravani Subrmanyam," and "Amma Nanna O Tamil Ammayi."
We have seen all the big names until now, but let's see the promise of this generation of duos. One such is Adivi Sesh and Sashi Kiran Tikka's. This duo came together for Goodachari. This movie was exceptionally well and became one of the best movies released. They also worked together for the recent blockbuster "Major," a biopic of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan based on the 26/11 attacks in the Taj hotel.