Half – Yearly Report – Telugu Cinema in 2017!

Telugu Cinema has been one of the most promising and interesting industries in Indian Cinema and with the box office stars like Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Balakrishna, Venkatesh, Pawan Kalyan, Allu Arjun releasing their films in the first six months of 2017, we would like to bring to your notice the various hits of Cinema. We have comprehended the list after deliberating about the box office collections of all the movies and we present it to you without any further ado ..

All Time Industry Hit

Baahubali 2Baahubali 2The movie became a pride of Telugu Cinema by being the industry Hit in all the languages it released. The Magnum Opus by S.S. Rajamouli with Prabhas, Anushka, Ramyakrishnan, Rana Daggubati, Nasser, Satyaraj collected more than 1700 crores at the global box office. The movie collected a share of 200 crores in Telugu states and grossed more than 500 crores (nett gross) for Hindi version alone. In Tamil Nadu, the movie became the highest grosser breaking the seven years records of Enthiran and from Karnataka the movie grossed a share of 62 crores. Even in Malayalam, the movie collected more than 40 crores in share.


Khaidi No.150Khaidi No 150Megastar Chiranjeevi’s comeback movie, Khaidi No.150 became a huge talking point as the actor returned after a huge gap of 10 years to screen in a solo starrer and the actor performed in accordance to the expectations of his fans and Trade Pundits as well. The movie became All-time second highest grossing Telugu movie until the release of Baahubali -2. The movie collected more than 100 crores at the box office and it is a clear indication than Megastar is still the Collection King of Box office in Telugu Cinema. Ram Charan debuted as the producer with this movie.

Shatamanam BhavatiShatamanam BhavatiShrawanand made Sankranthi his festival. He released his Express Raja last year and it became a hit. This year, his Sankrathi movie, Shatamanam Bhavathi released, produced by Dil Raju. Even though there was a tough competition with Khaidi No. 150 and Gautamiputra Satakarni, the movie emerged a Blockbuster and made Shrawanand into a box office star. Anupama Parameshwaran continued her golden run with the film.

Super Hits:

Nenu LocalNenu LocalNani’s success streak continued with this movie and even in a dull month like February the movie collected more than 25 crores share at the box office. it strongly established Nani’s star power and his Ninnu Kori is releasing this weekend. Keerthy Suresh and Navin Chandra worked with the actor in this romantic comedy and they earned a name for themselves as well.

Rarandoi Veduka ChuddamRarandoi Veduka ChuddamNaga Chaitanya came into form with his Premam last year and continued to make his fans and well wishers proud with the movie, Rarandoi Veduka Chuddam. The movie became a super hit for the actor by becoming his highest grosser yet. Akkineni Nagarjuna produced the movie on Annapurna Studios and the actor announced that this movie will be a hit before the release and making his words true the movie became a hit. Rakul Preet Singh as Bhramarambha got a huge name with the movie.


GuruGuruVenkatesh after Babu Bangaram last year, came up with an experiment this year in April. He did Guru, remake of the movie, Irudhi Suttru with the same director and actors Sudha Kongara, Ritika Singh, respectively. The actor for the first time looked aged in the movie and that worked in the favour of the movie. The movie earned him a lot of name and box office moolah too.

GhaziGhaziRana Daggubati while busy with Baahubali 2, made another film in the free time, Ghazi, the war at the sea movie. Sankalp Reddy, the young debutant director earned name with this movie and it has been praised all over India as the movie released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Rana is now gearing up to come up with his third release this year, Nene Raju Nene Mantri in August.

Gautamiputra SatakarniGautamiputra ShatakarniNandamuri Balakrishna starrer Gautamiputra Satakarni became a hit at the box office and also the highest grosser of the actor. The movie created a sensation in Overseas by collecting more than 1.6 Million dollars, a first for the actor. The movie became the first Historical fiction that earned so much at the box office and also Krish’s first major box office success in Telugu.


Ami ThumiAmi TumiAmi Thumi, a clean comedy directed by Indhraghanti Mohankrishna became an average grosser at the box office. The movie has been sold to a nominal prices but the opening did not seem to be big has the movie had a star pull. Still, the movie became a average grosser just on the strength of word of Mouth. Vennela Kishore emerged as a star comedian with the movie.

Duvvada JagannadamDuvvada JagannadamDuvvada Jagannadam, starring Allu Arjun, Pooja Hegde directed by Harish Shankar earned more than 100 crores gross in first week as per the producers. The movie can still be termed only as a average grosser as it could not continue on the same pace in the second weekend and even though the movie earned more than 1 Million dollars in US, the movie could ended with few losses in the market. It is said to be the highest grosser in the career of Allu Arjun crossing his Sarrainodu.