Hello people, hope you're all doing well and staying safe due to the coronvorus which has turned our lives upside down. You're probably wondering what to do but if you're like me, then the cure is always some good old fashioned Telugu movies. It cures boredom and keeps you entertained in tough times.
Here's a list of the top 10 underrated Telugu movies you should watch:
1) Jersey- Available on Movierulz
If you haven't watched this movie yet, then do so ASAP. It's quite hard to believe so many people gave Jersey a pass last year when it's easily one of the best Telugu movies of the last decade and the best movie of 2019. About a struggling cricketer who wants to make a comeback and be a hero in his son's eyes, Nani's world class performance and Gautham Tinnaruri's direction makes it a must watch for every Telugu person.
2) Care of Kancharapalem - Available on Netflix
Similarly if you haven't watched this movie, then I don't know what to say. A true gem and the first independent Telugu Cinema in a long time, Care of Kancharapalem is a massively entertaining anthology story about a group of people in a village. Brilliantly directed by Venkatesh Maha, it's a must watch for all Telugu people.
3) Vedam- Available on Youtube
Arguably the best performance and movie of Allu Arjun's career, Vedam is another interconnected story that talks about class status, following your dreams, religious persecution and prostitution. Aided by a stunning climax and incredibly performances from Anuskha and Manchu Manoj Kumar, this Krish directed movie is a must watch for all Telugu people and die hard Allu Arjun fans.
4) Awe- Available on Netflix: A scintillating debut from director Prashant Varma and produced by Nani, Awe proved to be a genre bending movie resulting in one of the most unique Telugu movies ever made. Helped by a notable star cast, it makes for a riveting psychological thriller.
5) Anukokunda Oka Roju - Available on Youtube
Directed by the most underrated and genius director Chadrashekar Yeleti, AOKR tells the story of a lady played by Charmee whose world gets turned upside over the course of one night. A cop played by Jagapati Babu decides to find out what exactly happened in this extremely unique thriller.
6) Gamyam - Available on Amazon Prime
Another gem of a movie from director Krish, Gamyam tells the story of two friends played by Allari Naresh and Sharwanand who take a journey on a bike. Easily the best performance in Allari Naresh's career, it makes for a solid and emotional tale about friendship.
7) Prasthanam- Available on Youtube
An amazingly crafted political thriller from Deva Katta, Prasthanam tells the story of sibling rivalry and how power corrupts absolutely. Aided by outstanding performances from Sharwanand and Sai Kumar and an equally amazing debut from Sandeep Kishan, Prasthanam is worth a watch for it's content and taking.
8) Chi La Sow - Available on Movierulz
Another unique movie set over the course of one night, Chi La Sow features Sushanth as a man who's pressured to get married by his parents. After he meets a girl from his match fixing, things go upside down. Carried by the ever talented Vennela Kishore and an impressive debut from Rahul Ravindran, Chi La Sow is fun and creative.
9) Sammohanam - Available on Youtube
Directed by the underrated Mohankrishna Indraganti, Sammohanam is a simply beautiful fairytale about a kids picture book artist and an upcoming actress. Carried by Naresh with a HILARIOUS one man show, Sammohanam is delightful with pleasant music and visuals that's sure to leave you with a good feeling afterwards.