The year 2016 started with a super hit success of Nannaku Prematho featuring ‘
N T Rama Rao Jr’,
Rakul Preet Singh,
Rajendra Prasad and
Jagapati Babu. The super hit film is directed by '
Sukumar' and most of the film had been shot in overseas locations. The hairstyle of Tarak created a new trend among the youngsters.
Soggade Chinni Nayana
Soggade Chinni Nayana released along with Nannaku Prematho and both the films entered the 100 Cr club. Directed by
Kalyan Krishna and produced by Annapurna Studios, SCN featured
Ramya Krishnan and
Lavanya Tripathi. Nag played a dual role and the super hit success of the film impressed the Kannadigas and it has been remade in Kannada with
To be frank, ‘Kshanam’ is an unexpected hit of the year. Without any big artists, the film directed by
Ravikanth Perepu and produced by ‘
Prasad V Potluri’ garnered the appreciation of the audiences and critics. The film has
Anasuya Bharadwaj and
Adah Sharma in the leads. Adivi Sesh has scripted the film, which is made on a medium budget.
Oopiri is yet another super hit film of the year and this is the second super hit for Nagarjuna after Soggade Chinni Nayana. Directed by
Vamsi Paidipally, Oopiri is a bilingual film made in Telugu and Tamil. The film is the remake of a French film ‘Inseparables’. Tamil star
Karthik Sivakumar made his debut in Telugu with this film.
Tamannaah Bhatia played the love interest of Karthi in the film. This is the second big hit for Pearl V Potluri.
Sarrainodu is one among the highly anticipated films of the year.
Boyapati Srinu directed the film which has
Allu Arjun in the lead. Rakul Preet Singh played the love interest of Allu Arjun and
Catherine Tresa played a politician. From the first look poster till the release, the film tied the fans with its stylish look and genre. Geetha Arts produced the film on a large scale.
A Aa directed by
Trivikram Srinivas is a superhit success, which came on time for ‘
Nithiin’. The film also featured Samantha Ruth Prabhu,
Anupama Parameshwaran, ‘
Srinivas Avasarala. Haarika And Hassine Creations bankroll this romantic action entertainer, which helped Nithiin to retain his place in Tollywood.
Pelli Choopulu is the real hit of 2016 in Tollywood. Made with a minimum budget, the film had collected a lump sum in both the Telugu states and in overseas. In fact, it overtook the collection records of all the big films, which released in recent times.
Vijay Deverakonda and
Ritu Varma played the lead roles in the directorial venture of
Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam.
Janatha Garage directed by
Koratala Siva is an action entertainer with enough romance and sentiment elements. Mythri Movie Makers produced the film which has N T Rama Rao Jr and Mollywood Superstar ‘
Mohanlal’ in the lead. The film also had three more Mollywood people, ‘
Nithya Menen and
Unni Mukundan. Samantha Ruth Prabhu played the heroine and
Kajal Aggarwal grooved for a song.
Premam, which faced a lot of criticism before the release, thrashed all those negatives and became a super hit film in the career of
Shruti Haasan, 'Madonna Sebastian', and Anupama Parameshwaran played the lead roles in this Malayalam remake. The film directed by
Chandoo Mondeti helped Chaitu to hold his position in Telugu market.
Dhruva came as a life saver for
Ram Charan. Charan, who had been expecting a success for a long, took this project, after a deep thinking. Being a remake of the Tamil super hit film,
Thani Oruvan, the film has Rakul Preet Singh and
Arvind Swamy in the leading roles along with Charan. Geetha Arts produced the film on a large scale.
Surender Reddy had made the film move interestingly without affecting the original script. Arvind Swamy’s villainy performance is highly lauded by the critics and the audiences.