If you’re looking for the best Telugu movies to watch on Amazon Prime, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll provide you with 20 of the best Telugu movies available on Amazon Prime, from classic fan favorites to new releases that you won’t want to miss. Whether you’re a fan of romantic comedies, action-packed thrillers, or tear-jerking dramas, there’s something for everyone on the list.
Over the past few years, there is a constant trend of growth for Telugu movies, be it the worldwide collection or the popularity of the telugu actors or the world-wide recognition of the Telugu movies. Recently, Natu Natu song from the movie RRR received the Golden Globe Award. Because of the increasing popularity, Telugu movies dubbed in Hindi for the wider reach. If you are looking for a list of best telugu movies, what are you waiting for? Just grab the popcorn and get ready to settle in for a movie marathon!
Best Telugu Movies on Amazon Prime List –
1. Pushpa : The Rise (2019)
IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Directed by: Sukumar
Written by: Sukumar(story), Srikanth Vissa(dialogue), Hussain Sha Kiran(additional screenplay)
Cast: Allu Arjun, Fahadh Faasil, Rashmika Mandanna
Pushpa lives in the Seshachalam forest in Andhra Pradesh. He begins as a coolie of Red sandalwood smuggling and wins the confidence of the syndicate headed by the Kondareddy brothers.The main boss of the syndicate is Mangalam Seenu (Sunil), who is making crores of rupees by transporting the wood to Chennai and giving peanuts to Kondareddy and other syndicate members. Pushpa throws a challenge to Mangalam Seenu and becomes a new don.When everyone thinks that he is the new “boss” of the smuggling business, police officer Shekhawat (Fahadh Faasil) enters the scene.
2. Sita Ramam (2022)
IMDb Rating: 8.6/10
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Directed by: Hanu Raghavapudi
Written by: Hanu Raghavapudi(story), Jay Krishna(dialogue), Raj Kumar Kandamudi(dialogue)
Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Mrunal Thakur, Rashmika Mandanna
The theme involves POK, Kashmir, India Vs Pakistan hatred, Hindu-Muslim sentiments, and all possible controversial things. But despite these serious topics, you only take away positive things from the movie. This is the main factor in this movie’s success. It handled these delicate subjects admirably.The scripting is excellent, and the story-telling also keeps the viewer interested & excited. The twists peppered throughout the movie were so smart and meld with the storyline so brilliantly that they delivered unexpected surprises in unexpected turns.The movie’s handling of the romance was excellent.
3. Mahanati (2018)
IMDb Rating: 8.5/10
Genre: Biography, Drama
Directed by: Nag Ashwin
Written by: Nag Ashwin(story), Sai Madhav Burra(dialogue), Padmavathi Visweswar(additional screenplay)
Cast: Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Mahanati is a 2018 biographical movie about yesteryear actress Savitri. With a runtime of around 3 hours, the biography aptly depicts the life of Savitri, her rise to stardom, and her unfortunate downfall. Keerthy Suresh, playing the lead role, has done justice to the life of Savitri.
The movie showcases the curious Savitri as a child who in her teens set foot in the film industry. From then on her life had several ups and downs which have been portrayed perfectly in the movie. Samantha Ruth Prabhu as a journalist trying to find answers about ‘the Mahanati’ has done a wonderful job. The movie has bagged many awards and nominations with Keerthi Suresh as the best actress for her role. It surely is a worthy watch and one gets to be a part of the history of the legendary actress Savitri.
4.Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya (2019)
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Directed by: Swaroop RSJ
Written by: Swaroop RSJ (screenplay), Naveen Polishetty(screenplay), Divya Narayanan(additional dialogue)
Cast: Naveen Polishetty, Shruti Sharma, Krishneswara Rao
Agent Athreya (Naveen Polishetty) is a detective grieving his dead mother and running a detective agency called the FBI from a vegetable market in Nellore. In the confines of peeling wall paint and flickering bulbs, Agent Athreya and his assistant Sneha (Shruti Sharma) solve cases that are clearly beneath him, but it’s all he can get. He believes his reputation precedes him and his brilliant yet humorous mind yearns for complicated cases. In midst of an unideal situation, Agent Athreya happens to chance upon just that – a heart-wrenching case that’s worth his time if only for the grieving father. But as he begins joining the dots, something far more sinister is unearthed.
5. Evaru (2019)
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Directed by: Venkat Ramji
Written by: Venkat Ramji(screenplay adapted by), Abburi Ravi(dialogue)
Cast: Adivi Sesh, Regina Cassandra, Naveen Chandra
Evaru is a classic Telugu adaption (not a remake) of the Classic Spanish Thriller ‘The Invisible Guest’ with much-needed advanced theories. Sub-inspector Vikram Vasudev is entrusted with the task of investigating the murder of a high-ranking officer who was killed by his alleged rape victim. When he delves deeper into the case he uncovers some surprising facts.
6.Arjun Reddy (2017)
IMDb Rating: 8.0/10
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Directed by: Sandeep Reddy Vanga(lead director)
Written by: Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Mandela Pedaswamy(additional dialogue)
Cast: Vijay Deverakonda, Shalini Pandey, Jia Sharma
A hit romantic drama movie starring Vijay Deverakonda, the movie follows the story of a medical student who falls in love with his college junior.
7. Brochevarevarura (2019)
IMDb Rating: 8.0/10
Directed by: Vivek Athreya
Written by: Vivek Athreya
Cast: Sree Vishnu, Rahul Ramakrishna, Priyadarshi Pulikonda
This is the tale of the “R3 batch,” a group of three pals named Rocky, Rambo, and Rahul who keep failing every year and are forced to continue taking intermediate courses. Brochevarevarura’s beauty lies in its ability to adapt to both mainstream commercial audiences and parallel audiences as well. It’s a must-watch movie for all audiences irrespective of the state they belong to enjoy and kickstart the weekend.
8. Narappa (2021)
IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
Directed by: Srikanth Addala
Written by: Vetrimaaran(story), Srikanth Addala(dialogue)
Cast: Venkatesh Daggubati, Priyamani, Rajeev Kanakala
Narappa (Venkatesh) and his younger son, Sinappa are on a run after the latter kills an upper-caste landlord as revenge for his brother’s murder. It is one of Venkatesh’s best movies in his career. Even though the movie is a remake of Asuran, the Direction was amazing and Rayalaseema’s nativity was not missed.
9. Nani’s Gang Leader (2019)
IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
Genre: Action, Comedy
Directed by: Vikram K. Kumar
Written by: Vikram K. Kumar, Venkat D. Pati(dialogue), Darling Swamy(additional dialogue)
Cast: Nani, Kartikeya Gummakonda, Lakshmi
Five women of varying ages are led by Nani, who portrays their gang leader, in their plans for vengeance. Funny most of the time, with a few elements of a thriller, Gang Leader pleases the masses. It’s a very light-hearted and entertaining movie.
10.Middle Class Melodies (2020)
IMDb Rating: 7.5/10
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Directed by: Vinod Anantoju
Written by: Janardhan Pasumarthi, Vinod Anantoju
Cast: Abhiram, Achila, Ajay
A young man named Raghava manages a restaurant in his hometown, but aspires to start a hotel in a nearby city. He encounters obstacles on his journey, which he must get over to succeed.