It has been a fruitful year for Telugu cinema with a good success rate compared to previous years.
There were quite a few films that really left a strong impression on movie lovers as well as proved largely successful at the box office. But one low budget film has taken everyone by surprise.
Trade was left shell shocked at its resounding success. It is also the most acclaimed Telugu movie of the year besides Baahubali 2.
Yes, Arjun Reddy directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga is the Movie of the year not just because of its box office success but because of its radical approach towards filmmaking.
It has broken all the stereotypes of Telugu cinema right from the characterization of the protagonist to the conservative approach of storytelling.
Arjun Reddy has made Vijay Deverakonda a youth icon overnight and has set a new trend in Tollywood.
We will surely witness more movies like Arjun Reddy in the future. Besides Baahubali 2, it is the only Telugu film that grabbed eyeballs of movie enthusiasts across India.
It is no mean feat for a film that is made on a shoestring budget with little known actors.