Amazon has given a huge platform to south Indian content. There are many best Telugu movies on Prime that are worth watching. From 90s movies to the latest 2021 movies, you will find all genres of Telugu movies on Amazon Prime Video. During the pandemic, Telugu film makers have directly released few movies on Prime and reached wide range of audience. The tradition is being continued even in 2021 and some of the most expected telugu movies are going to be released on prime directly.
Here is a list of Best Telugu movies on Prime;
1) Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya (2019)
Released in 2019, Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya is one of the hit Telugu cinemas in the comedy-thriller genre. Starring Naveen Polishetty and Shruti Sharma, Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya is definitely not a star-studded movie unlike other hit Telugu movies but it instantly became a box-office success because of the interesting twists in the movie. The story revolves around a detective, whose life gets into danger when he starts investigating an abandoned dead body on the railway track.
2) Mahanati (2018)
Mahanati is a Telugu biographical film based on the life story of actress Savitri. Savitri is the first female superstar of South Indian who majorly acted in Telugu and Tamil, and also acted in few Kannada and Hindi Movies. She was in the industry for more than three decades, acted in 250+ movies, and is also a Playback singer, dancer, director, and producer. The movie highlights the major and prominent events of Savitri’s life and the role is played by Keerthy Suresh. Mahanati is one of the highest-grossing south Indian movies which acclaimed many film awards. Keerthy carried the posture of Savitri in such an elegant manner making the movie a huge success.
3) Aakaasam Nee Haddhu Ra (2020)
Originally in Tamil as Soorarai Pottru, Aakaasam Nee Haddhu Ra is a Telugu movie released at the same time. The story of the movie is partly based on the life story of the Air Deccan founder G.R.Gopinath. The movie highlights his struggles to start an airline company exclusively for middle-class families and the financial struggles he faces in his way. Soorarai Pottru is one of ten Indian films to be screened under the Best Foreign Film category at the 78th Golden Globe Awards.
4) Ee Nagaraniki Emaindhi (2018)
Four childhood friends dreaming to become filmmakers but end up doing some other job that fails to uplift them. Each suffering from their own troubles, one day meet up and find out what they actually want in their life. The film is super light when it comes to the story but rich in comedy that is specially created for today’s youth.
5) Fidaa (2017)
Starring Varun Tej and Sai Pallavi, Fidaa is a romantic Comedy movie where a strong-minded girl living a simple life crosses her path with the NRI from the US. They are completely different in nature but as they say, opposites attract and the film continues! Sai Pallavi always chose simple and elegant roles that convey a moral message to every person watching the movie. Fidaa is definitely one of the hit Telugu movies crossing over 90 crores gross collection at the box office.
6) Ninnu Kori (2017)
Ninnu Kori is a romantic comedy Telugu movie that revolves around three people, Uma (Nani), Pallavi (Nivetha Thomas), and Arun (Aadhi Pinisetty). It’s a love triangle with a pinch of comedy that makes you fall in love with the cast. When Uma declines Pallavi’s idea of eloping, Pallavi marries Arun and moves to the US along with her husband. However, Uma is still in love with Pallavi hence after a year he decides to move to the US to win his love back. A remake of this movie in Tamil as ‘Thalli Pogathey’ is under production. It is also dubbed in Hindi as ‘Aaj Ka Khiladi’. A Gross collection of 50+ crores at the box office made this movie a huge commercial hit amongst all other Telugu movies released in 2017.
7) KGF Chapter 1 (2018)
After Bahubali, the one south Indian movie that buzzed across the country is KGF. Starring Yash, KGF is directed by Prashanth Neel, who had made many movies in the Kannada Industry. Yash being the number-one Kannada Cinema actor who crafted his own path in the Sandalwood industry, took this movie to a whole different level with his acting. The movie became the talk of the country because of its Cinematography, Visual scenes, music, and story. Filmmakers took almost three years to craft this movie and the result was pretty brilliant. The story of KFG is based on Kolar Gold Fields (Full form of KGF) and most of the movie has been shot at the same place. The film was a commercial success, dubbed to Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi languages. The second chapter of KGF is expected to release in October 2021.
8) Rangasthalam (2018)
Set in the 1980s, Rangasthalam is a theatre drama film starring Ram Charan and Samantha Akkineni. The screenplay is so beautiful that it will take you on a fictional tour around a small town. The story is about two brothers who fight against the corrupted system. Ram Charan acting as deaf is extraordinary and the whole crew has given their best when it comes to performance. It was remade in Tamil as ‘Eeswaran’ starring STR who worked out a great physical transformation for the role.
9) Bharat Ane Nenu (2018)
Starring Mahesh Babu and Kiara Advani, ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’ is a big-budget Telugu movie! Bharat Ane Nenu is a political action film, revolves around one and only Mahesh Babu as Bharat. Bharat, an Oxford graduate, returns to India after his father’s demise who was a Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. He decides to take the position of CM with a motive to change the corrupted system. However, he ends up making many enemies on his way and the newly appointed CM starts fighting them physically! Bharat Ane Nenu is a delicious treat to Mahesh Babu fans.
10) Aithe (2003)
Aithe is a thriller movie that deals with the underworld and hijacking. Aithe has won Best feature film under Telugu category in the National Film Awards-2003. A Mafia dealer plans to hijack a plane to help him escape to Dubai and hires four inexperienced men but a series of events happen to turn his plans upside down. The movie is filled with unexpected twists making the audience glued to the story till the end. The film was remade in Tamil and Malayalam as Naam (2003), Wanted (2004) respectively, and dubbed in Hindi as 50 Lakh (2007).
11) Anukokunda Oka Roju (2005)
Anukokunda Oka Roju is a mystery-thriller movie that adopts the visuals from the 1920/30s. When Sahasra wakes from sleep, she realizes that one day has been moved from the calendar and she couldn’t remember anything from the missing day. Few men chase her to take her life that is when the film starts finding its missing pieces and joining them. Anukokunda Oka Roju has won many awards and is remade in Hindi as Sunday.
12) HIT: The First Case (2020)
HIT: The First Case, is the latest mystery thriller Telugu Movie produced by Nani along with Prashanti Tipirneni. Vikram, the Police officer who is battling with his own issues had to concentrate on his investigation and find the missing girl Preethi. The screenplay and performance of the whole cast will make you glued to the story till the end. It is going to remake in Hindi, starring Rajakumar Rao. Also, the makers of ‘HIT: The First Case’ announced that the sequel will be released soon.
13) Middle Class Melodies (2020)
Looks like the Telugu audience is finally getting recovered from the big-star-fever because in 2020 we have seen many movies with a new cast that became a commercial success. Anand Devarakonda and Varsha Bollamma are in main leads of the movie. Middle Class Melodies. There are many supporting actors in the movie and the story gives equal prominence to each one of them. The story revolves around a small town and highlights the struggles of middle-class life. Middle-Class Melodies was released on Amazon Prime and instantly received positive responses from the viewers.
14) C/o Kancharapalem (2018)
C/o Kancharapalem is an anthology movie with a unique experiment in the storyline. You will see 80 non-actor crew in the movie who is originally from Kancharapalem, a small town in Visakhapatnam. The entire movie has been shot in the same village making it artistic and true to fact. The story revolves around four couples who are of different ages, religions, caste, and class living in the small town of Kancharapalem. These four couples go against society for the sake of their love and face the subsequent consequences. The film has received many awards including ’25 Best Telugu Films of the Decade’. It is remade in Tamil as ‘ C/o Kaadhal’ which is supposed to be released in 2021.
15) Athadu (2005)
Another Mahesh Babu movie packed with action and thrill. The film is jam-chacked with super-talented and famous actors such as Sonu Sood, Sayaji Shinde, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Prakash Raj, Brahmanandam, and others. Trisha is the lead actress and the Nandu (Mahesh Babu) and Poori (Trisha) pair has won a huge number of fans across the country. Athadu is one of the highest-grossing Telugu films (Collected 220 million!), received a number of awards. The movie is a thrilling action-bluster with Nandu as a hitman which makes him face various accusations.
16) Eega (2012)
In simple words, Eega is a S.S.Rajamouli film. The idea of fly taking revenge on human became the story for Eega. Starring Sudip, Nani, and Samantha, Eega creates an interesting fantasy throughout the movie. Nani, who is in love with his neighbor Bindu (Samantha), was killed by a wealthy businessman (Sudip) who is also attracted to Bindu. After few days, Nani reincarnates as a housefly and decides to take revenge on Sudip with the help of Bindu. Sudip has done a fantastic job with his acting. It was made in Tamil as well (Naan Ee) and dubbed to Hindi as Makkhi.