2017’s best Telugu films: Arjun Reddy, Baahubali 2 and Hello in the list

The Telugu film industry is also showing the signs of changing aspirations of actors and filmmakers. It is written and directed by Vikram Kumar. Add to the list his chronic drinking problem, meet the modern day Devdas, effortlessly played by Vijay Deverakonda. For many, the box office collection seems to be the ultimate barometer of good cinema and it seemed to have taken a toll on creative thinking to make films that truly move the audience. He is self-loathing by indulging in casual, emotional-less and to some extent revenge sex. Well, unlike Baahubali: The Beginning, Baahubali 2’s story gets predictable but the scale the film was made on, helped India flaunt its wealth and talent to the world. Baahubali: The Conclusion: The second part of the epic franchise made waves across the world, thanks to the imaginative mind of director SS Rajamouli. Jai Lava Kusa: Filmmaker KS Ravindra wrote and helmed this film with a sole purpose of highlighting the acting talent of Jr NTR. The over 3-hour film follows the protagonist, who is on a mission of self-destruction after losing his love to family pride and collective honour. Fidaa: Written and directed by Shekhar Kammula, the romantic drama revolves around constantly changing power dynamics between a couple. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd PSV Garuda Vega: Actor Dr Rajasekhar made a comeback to the big screen and how. 2017 was a memorable year for the Telugu film industry, in terms of the box office collections. Arjun Reddy: This one is an exception. Which we expect to translate onto the big screens next year. Written and directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Arjun Reddy is brilliant cinema. Ami Thumi: I had no much expectations when I bought a ticket for this film. It is directed by Satish Vegesna. Hello: This film was definitely a right step in the young career of Akhil Akkineni and it introduced to us the beautiful and talented Kalyani Priyadarshan. Spyder: An intelligence officer crosses paths with a serial killer and things get pretty interesting. SJ Suryah’s performance as a psycho killer, visibly inspired by Heath Ledger’s Joker, is the highlight of this thriller, written and directed by AR Mmurugadoss. And Jr NTR delivers. A fairy tale, with the shades of Serendipity, charms our hearts. Gautamiputra Satakarni: This film is all about actor Balakrishna. It is written and directed by Krish. 2018-01-05T21:53:12+00:00″>
Updated: January 5, 2018 9:53 pm

2017 was a memorable year for the Telugu film industry. The screwball comedy was written and directed by Mohanakrishna Indraganti. But, it had me in splits almost 90 percent of its run time. He sprung a surprise with this engaging thriller, which is written and directed by Praveen Sattaru. He seems effortless in delivering lengthy punch dialogues in the film that boasts of some well-crafted set pieces. The film has its drawbacks but Sai Pallavi’s power-packed performance makes up for the shortcomings. Shatamanam Bhavati: Set in the background of Sankranti festival, it was a by-the-book drama that talks about the eroding values of families in the modern times. Well, it seems the record collection their films can make in the shortest span of time was the only thing that was on the minds of filmmakers. Here is my list of Telugu films that managed to entertain us and had something interesting to offer within the spectrum of commercial films.