One of the most-awaited movies in recent times is Nandamuri Balakrishna's "Gautamiputra Satakarni" which happens to be his 100th movie, a major milestone in his long career.
Beginning with Khaidi in 1983, Megastar Chiranjeevi went on to rule Tollywood for more than two decades until he plunged into full-time politics in 2008 and quit acting. Nearly a decade later, the star is back to the medium which had endeared himself to the people in the first place-movies.
Nara Rohit acted in many films this year but only one movie succeeded this year. So there are not many expectations on his latest film "Appatlo Okadundevadu" that hit the screens today. Still, the movie's trailer impressed film lovers.
With many flops under his belt, Allari Naresh lost his prime. He is struggling to get back into form. So, he teamed up with director G Nageshwara Reddy who earlier gave him two hits.
Pelli Choopulu has proved that despite not having big names to boast, a low-budget film can make it big if only they are endowed with a taut script, novel taking and oodles of entertainment. Novel publicity and powerful promos have naturally raised the bar for Pittagoda. Suresh Babu's backing too made the expectations soar.
It's one film that created lot of pre-release buzz. It's about the events of recent past. It is also about two well-known feuding families. It is also a film by redoubtable Ram Gopal Varma. More importantly, this is for the first time that he had tried hard sell the movie.
Producer K K Radhamohan who made "Bengal Tiger" last year has produced a comedy movie called "Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu" starring Naveen Chandra as the hero. But the movie has been advertised as a comedy movie with Prudhvi being in the central role.
After delivering series of hits, Hebbah Patel’s movies have become red hot. Her recent movie “Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada” was a good hit despite demonetization. Hence, the release of “Nanna Nenu Naa Boyfriends” has created good buzz.
'Thani Oruvan', the Tamil blockbuster, created a lot of buzz both within and outside Tamil Nadu at the time of release. When Ram Charan announced that he is keen on doing a remake, eyebrows raised, as the film is not your regular mass, masala movie.
Malayalam Superstar Mohanlal appeared in two movies in Telugu this year. While NTR and Mohanlal starrer "Janatha Garage" became huge blockbuster, Mohanlal and Gauthami starrer "Manamantha" was appreciated as one of the best movies made in Telugu. So Mohanalal's dubbed movies are also creating good buzz in Telugu.
With the surprise hit of 'Bichchagadu', Tamil actor Vijay Antony has become hottest star in Tollywood. 'Bichchagadu' collected nearly Rs 20 Cr in Telugu market and the trailer of 'Bethaludu' also piqued the interest and raised the expectations.
'Remo' is one of the biggest hits in Kollywood and it established the movie's hero Siva Karthikeyan as a top hero. So Dil Raju has bought the movie to bring it to Telugu audiences.
Comedian Srinivas Reddy turned hero with "Jayammu Nischayammu Raa". Although he played male lead in "Geetanjali", it was more dominated by the movie's heroine Anjali. So, "Jayammu Nischayammu Raa" is his first movie where he played typical hero.
With hits like 'Swamy Ra Ra' and 'Karthikeya', Nikhil Siddharth has developed a good following among film lovers. His films are now eagerly awaited as he is taking up different concepts.
Director Gautham Menon’s movies are most-eagerly awaited by film lovers and youth as his films offer something fresh.