One of the largest film industries of India, Tollywood boasts its fair share of phenomenal success and has caused a strong wave across the movie world with its power-packed hits. Here is a list dedicated to the highest grossing movies of the Telegu Film Industry that took the box office by storm.
1. Baahubali: The Beginning
One of the most ambitious projects of the South Indian Film Industry, Baahubali became a phenomenal success, collecting awards and accolades both nationally and internationally.The film with all its grandeur was highly acclaimed and was made on a budget of Rs 100 Cr. while the box office collections are estimated to be a whooping 650 Cr. ! Baahubali with its epic storytelling, visual power punch, became the highest grossing South Indian movie of all time.
This 2015 film starring the charming
Mahesh Babu and Shruti Hasan in its lead role, became an overnight success with its appealing storyline and inspiring outlook.Made with a modest budget of around 40 Cr. , the film grossed a mind blowing 200 Cr. from worldwide collections. It's the 2nd film in the Telugu Industry to enter the elite 200 Cr. club.
The National Award winning film Janatha Garage struck the right chords to clinch an envious success at the box-office. With an estimated revenue collection of 190 Cr. from overall earnings, this film packed quite a punch, becoming 3rd in the line regarding gross earnings in the Telegu industry.
Written and directed by
Trivikram Srinivas, this coming of age comedy-drama, became a hit with its fresh plot and smart storytelling. Filmed on a budget of 55 Cr. , Attarintiki Daredi made an impressive box office collection of 130 Cr.
With six film fares in its kitty, and awards pouring in from all corners, Magadheera became one of the forerunners of the 100 Crore club in Tollywood. Made on a budget of 35 Cr.. this film had a box office collection of 130 Cr..
Directed by Srinu, Sarranoidu with its entertaining plot, engaging storyline and catchy numbers, was well received by the audience. It fetched a cool 127 Cr. at the box office.
This Harish Shankar film was made on a budget of 30 Cr. which went on to collect an impressive 150 Cr.. in total revenue earnings. An enthralling plot combined with powerful screenplay made this Kalyan and Shruti Hasan starrer film, a huge hit among the audience.
Starring Shruti Hasan and
Allu Arjun, Race Gurram with it feel good plot, trendy tunes, and apt lead pairs became a hit . It collected over 107 Cr. at the box office and won the IIFA award for best actor and actress.
The film was critically acclaimed upon its release and went on to bag 6 IIFA awards to its name.With a box office collection of over 101 Cr. Dookudu was a commercial success and was remade in several languages.
Released in 2016, this film by Sukumar with its correct concoction of drama and action, became quite successful at the box office. With a total revenue collection of 87.6 Cr. Nannaku Prematho came out with flying colors.