Special Feature: Recently released films with lengthy runtimes

In general, our Indian films have runtime ranging from 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes. Beyond that will be termed as a lengthy runtime depending on the respective film genres. In recent times, we have been witnessing lengthy runtime for some big-ticket films. While a few action films are having close to 3 hours of runtime, a few rom-com films are also coming up with runtime with limitations. Now, we bring you the list of recent films with a lengthy runtime.

  • Master

Starring Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles, Master directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj had a theatrical release in 2021. The film has 2 hours 59 minutes runtime and due to the same, the audience felt a bit boring while watching the film.

  • Sarileru Neekevvaru

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This Anil Ravipudi directional has Mahesh Babu and Rashmika Mandanna as the lead pair. The film’s runtime is 2 hours 49 minutes.

  • Sarpatta Parambarai

Starring Arya in the lead role, Sarpatta Parambarai skipped its theatrical release and opted for a direct-to-OTT release on Amazon Prime Video in 2021. Directed by Pa.Ranjith, the film has 2 hours 54 minutes runtime.

  • Pushpa- The Rise


Last year released rustic drama, Pushpa has 2 hours 59 minutes runtime. Despite lengthy runtime, the star actor-director duo Allu Arjun and Sukumar’s film was received well by the audience.

  • Akhanda

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Nandamuri Balakrishna and director Boyapati Sreenu’s recent blockbuster, Akhanda has 2 hours 48 minutes runtime.

  • Sarkaru Vaari Paata

Star hero Mahesh Babu’s recent outing, Sarkaru Vaari Paata under the direction of Parasuram has a runtime of 2 hours 42 minutes.

  • RRR

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Ace director SS Rajamouli’s pre-independence patriotic drama, RRR has three hours 7 minutes runtime. The film has NTR and Ram Charan in the lead roles and created a sensation at the Indian box office.

  • KGF Chapter 2

This Prashanth Neel directional has 2 hours 48 minutes runtime. Starring Kannada star Yash in the lead role, the film went on to become a blockbuster hit at the Indian box office.

  • Vikram

Starring Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil in the lead roles, Vikram directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj has 2 hours 53 minutes runtime.

  • Ante Sundaraniki

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Nani and Nazriya starrer Ante Sundaraniki had a theatrical release recently. This Vivek Athreya directional has 2 hours 56 minutes runtime.