The Telugu Film Industry is one of the biggest film industries that gained popularity on OTT platforms. Telugu movies have always managed to provide the masala entertainer that every movie lovers crave. Their formula for entertainment always had a big and lasting impact irrespective of the genre. So, to meet your unique taste in Telugu films, we have covered a wide range of genres in this list. Let’s have a look at the top-rated telugu movies that you must watch right away.
Red is a remake of a Tamil film named Thadam that was released in the year 2019. The investigation thriller is based on a murder case where two lookalikes Siddharth and, Aditya are the suspects of the crime. Both the characters are played by actor Ram Pothineni. Where Siddharth is a civil engineer and Aditya is a con man. The rest of the film unfolds the truth behind the murder. You can watch the thriller movie on Netflix.
Starring Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, Master is an action-packed entertainer. The story begins when an alcoholic teacher JD gets sent to a juvenile school to teach students. He later discovers that a don uses the children as bait to commit crimes. JD sets out to stop this and end up getting in fights with the goons. The masala entertainer movie has a great story and, the intense fight sequences keep you hooked in every scene.
Directed by Sharan Koppisetty, Thimmarusu is a crime thriller film. Actor Satya Dev plays the lead role of a smart lawyer named Ramachandra who reopens a murder case. He is determined to bring the truth of the case to light and find the actual monster behind the crime. The film cinematography is good and, the visuals are engaging. Thimmarusu is indeed a good thriller film to watch on the OTT.
- Cinema Bandi
Cinema Bandi is a feel-good story that will make your heart happy. The Netflix movie is about the life of a struggling rickshaw driver who gets an expensive camera and decides to record a film on it. He gathers the village and includes them in the movie capturing, heartfelt and laughable moments. Cinema Bandi revives our faith in virtues of innocence and honesty, it is also a tribute to the art of cinema.
Narappa is a Telugu film directed by Srikanth Addala. The film is a remake of the movie ‘Asuran’. Actor Venkatesh Daggubati plays the role of lead protagonist fighting for dignity. It is set in the 1960s and the narrative is influenced by the Kilvenmani massacre in Tamil Nadu. Narappa’s story has the context of caste and class disputes between the Dalits and Kamma people.
- Drushyam 2
Drushyam 2 is a direct sequel to the previous film Drushyam. It is among the most popular Telugu movies in the thriller genre. In the movie, the story is fast-forwarded six years ahead of the incident, where the police are still trying to corner Rambabu (Venkatesh) in the case. It is interesting to watch Rambabu dodging all the traps with his smartness. The film got a direct-OTT release on Amazon Prime Video. You can stream the movie online by getting subscribed to the platform.