We all know that the Bollywood industry has developed impressively with a huge library of diverse Telugu movies that are enough to meet the highest demands of the audience. However, do you know what the list of highest grossing Telugu movies is? How many on this list have you watched and what are your favorite movies?

Let’s read the following list of highest grossing movies in Telugu with Gurugamer.com!

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017 - Rs1,810 crore)

The first name on the list of highest grossing Telugu films of all time is Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, a 2017 movie that is directed by S. S. Rajamouli under the production of Arka Media Works. The main cast includes Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, and Rana Daggubati.

The story happens in medieval India and revolves around two brothers including Amarendra and Bhallaladeva. Bhallaladeva killed Amarendra Baahubali and after many years, Amarendra’s son takes revenge for him. With the initial budget of Rs250 crore, this movie managed to earn about Rs1,810 crore at the box office.

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Baahubali: The Beginning (2015 - Rs685.5 crore)

This epic action movie is the first film in the Baahubali franchise and similar to the Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, it gained a rain of praise from the critics and the audience in the whole world. Baahubali: The Beginning immediately gained the box office success with the gross of Rs685.5 crore.

The main cast of this movie includes Prabhas, Tamannaah, Anushka Shetty, and Rana Daggubati. Accordingly, Baahubali: The Beginning revolves around a young man named Shiva, also known as Shivudu, who is on the way to rescue Mahishmati’s former queen Devasena. She is now arrested by king Bhallaladeva.

Saaho (2019 - Rs516 crore)

Saaho (2019) occupies the third position on the list of highest-grossing Telugu films in India. Released on August 20 last year, it is a product of director Sujeeth Reddy under the production of UV Creations and T-Series. The movie stars Shraddha Kapoor and Prabhas Uppalapati as main characters.

Saaho depicts a world of villains where we can’t trust anyone. In this movie, our characters have to find a way to restore the balance of power. However, Saaho also received mixed reviews about its plots and cinematography.

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Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo (2020 - Rs262 crore)

Directed by Trivikram Srinivas, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo is the next movie on the list of highest grossing Telugu movies 2020. The main cast of this action drama movie includes Pooja Hegde and Allu Arjun. Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo received lots of positive reviews due to Allu Arjun’s performance. That’s why the movie was shown continuously for over 50 days at the box office in India.

It revolves around a middle-class man named Bantu who doesn’t seem to receive love from his father. The truth behind it is that Bantu isn’t his father’s own son. He, in fact, is a son of a talented businessman and his present father intentionally swaps him for his own son.

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Sarileru Neekevaru (2020 - Rs260 crore)

Also known as “Nobody can match you”, Sarileru Neekevaru belongs to an action-comedy genre. Anil Ravipudi directed this film in 2020 and turned it into a commercial success with a box office gross of Rs260 crore.

Sarileru Neekevaru revolves around an army major named Ajay Krishna In his regiment, there is another Ajay, a rookie who gets injured after a shootout. Ajay Krishna and his teammate are sent to inform the news to the rookie’s family. And things begin to be out of Ajay’s control.

Sarileru Neekevaru
Sarileru Neekevaru.

Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019 - Rs240.60 crore)

Another epic action movie on this list of highest grossing Telugu movies is Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy directed by Surender Reddy. This movie gets inspired by Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, the famous independence activist in India.

In spite of many flaws in its story-telling, this movie also received lots of praise due to a system of intriguing characters and eye-catching war scenes including freedom fights. Additionally, great performances of the cast are also a big plus point for the success of this movie.

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Bharat Ane Nenu (2018 - Rs225 crore)

Ranked No.7 on this list, Bharat Ane Nenu belongs to a political action genre. Director Koratala Siva, who managed to receive 03 Filmfare Awards South and many other noble awards during his directing career, made this film and starred Kiara Advani and Mahesh Babu as the main characters.

The movie revolves around a student at Oxford University, Bharat, on the way to come back to India. After his father passes away, the young man succeeds him and becomes the new chief minister in Andhra Pradesh. Bharat wants to change the current system and of course, nothing is simple.


The above 7 movies are now on the top list of highest grossing Telugu movies, but along with the impressively rapid development in the Bollywood industry, maybe we will soon have to rearrange this list. Let’s keep updating the latest Bollywood movies and actors on the Movies section at Gurugamer.com!