Box office records of Telugu films

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The first part of this page is being redone with the most comprehensive box office figures available. Target DATE FOR COMPLETION: 1 NOV 2017

Mayabazar (1957) is rated the greatest Telugu film ever in most polls, including imdb’s.
Stars: N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri and S. V. Ranga Rao.
Directed by Kadiri Venkata Reddy. Produced by Nagi Reddy
Colourised.
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Every day Indpaedia had posted daily updates about the box office records created by Bahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) on the page Bahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) and on the page Box office records of Hindi-Urdu films. Records of the Telugu version were posted for almost the first three weeks on the page Bahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017).

May also see Bahubali: The Beginning (2015) for details about Telugu box office collections, day-wise and territory-wise.


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Contents

Sources

Spyder (2017)

OneIndia

The top films

The page Bahubali: The Beginning (2015) has updated details of its national and South Indian records

Duvvada Jagannadham / “DJ”

(2017) Earned ₹33 crore on its opening day, worldwide (KoiMoi.com). In 4 days: ₹78 crore (KoiMoi.com)

Magadheera

SS Rajamouli-directed Magadheera, which was made with a budget of Rs 39 crore, has raked in Rs 61.60 crores net at the AP Box Office. It has become all time highest grosser Telugu movie in the state. The Ram Charan and Kajal Aggarwal starrer movie has completed 50 days in 302 centers

Attarintiki Daredi

Despite being leaked online before its theatrical release, Attarintiki Daredi, which has been made with Rs 40 crores, has collected Rs 57.73 crores net at the AP Box Office in 38 days. Now, it is heading fast to beat the record of Magadheera.

Gabbar Singh

Gabbar Singh, which was made with a budged of Rs 28 crores, was released on May 11 and received an earth-shattering response at the Box Office. It had shattered all opening records of 81 years of Telugu Cinema. Its collection Rs 50.85 crores net at the AP Box Office.

Dookudu

Superstar Mahesh Babu's Dookudu, which was made with a budget of Rs 38 crores, has collected Rs 41.80 crores net at the AP Box Office in its lifetime. The Srinu Vaitla directed movie

Jai Lava Kusa (2017)

5. Mirchi

Prabhas starrer. The movie has collected Rs 39.9 crores net at the AP Box Office .

Naayak Ram Charan Teja starrer Naayak is another Blockbuster movie of the year 2013. The VV Vinayak-directed film has collected Rs 38.95 crores net at the AP Box Office in its lifetime

Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu

Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, one of Blockbuster movies in Mahesh Babu . SVSC has raked in Rs 38.75 crores net at the AP Box Office in its lifetime

8. Racha

2013. The movie has collected Rs 37.40 crores net at the AP Box

Robo

Rajinikanth's Robo, which is the Telugu version of his Tamil movie Endhiraan, has collected Rs 36.83 crores net at the AP Box Office.

Baadshah

Junior NTR starrer Baadshah . The Srinu Vaitla-directed movie has raked in Rs 35.75 crores net at the AP Box Office .

11. Eega

Graphical action extravaganza Eega has opened to an overwhelming response at the AP Box Office. The SS Rajamouli-directed movie has collected Rs 35.63 crores net in the state

Julayi

Allu Arjun's Julayi has collected Rs 35 crores net at the AP Box Office.

Pokiri

Pokiri was released with no buzz, but it shattered all previous collection records at Tollywood Box Office. The Mahesh Babu and Puri Jagannath's combo movie has collected approximately Rs 34 crores in 2006.

Jalsa

Jalsa was the first Telugu movie, which was released with 320 prints in 1,000 theatres. Pawan Kalyan movie, which was made with a budget of Rs 25 crore, has raked in Rs 33 crores.

Indra

Indra has approximately raked in Rs 31 crores net at the AP Box Office. Chiranjeevi starrer.

Brindavanam

The Junior NTR, Kajal Agarwal and Samantha starrer movie has collected Rs 28 crores in 2010. It has completed 50 days in 142 centers.

Critical favourites

'Critical favourites:' Statistics about well- educated readers’ preferences were obtained from imdb.com

'SA' refers to Srinivas Agnes | 'All Time Top 100 Telugu Movies' (1932-2016). This list,drawn up by Agnes, has, by and large, been appreciated for its broad objectivity.

Within each year films have been listed in the (descending) order of their critical acclaim among imdb readers

1932-39

1932

Bhakta Prahlada (dir: H.M. Reddy) (SA)

1938

Malapilla (dir: Gudavalli Ramabrahmam) (SA)

1939

Raitu Bidda (dir: Gudavalli Ramabrahmam) (SA)

Vande Mataram (dir: B.N. Reddi) (SA)

1940-49

1941

Devatha (dir: B.N. Reddi) (SA)

1942

Bhakta Potana (dir: Kadri Venkata Reddy) (SA)

1945

Swargaseema (dir: B.N. Reddi) (SA)

1946

Thyagayya (dir: V. Nagiah) (SA)

1947

Yogi Vemana (dir: Kadri Venkata Reddy) (SA)

1948

Balaraju (dir: Ghantasala Balaramaiah zxc) (SA)

1949

Mana Desam (dir: L.V. Prasad) (SA)

1950-54

1950

Samsaram (dir: L.V. Prasad) (SA)

Showkar (dir: L.V. Prasad) (SA)

1951

Malliswari (dir: B.N. Reddi) (SA)

Patala Bhairavi (dir: Kadri Venkata Reddy) (SA)

1952

Pelli Chesi Choodu (dir: L.V. Prasad) (SA)

1953

Devadasu (dir: Vedantam Raghavaiah) (SA)

1954

Bangaru Papa (dir: B.N. Reddi) (SA)

Peddamanushulu (dir: Kadri Venkata Reddy) (SA)

Raju-Peda (dir: Subba Rao B.A) (SA)

Todu Dongalu (dir: Yoganand) (SA)

Vipranarayana (dir: P.S. Ramakrishna Rao) (SA)

1955-59

1955

Anarkali (dir: Vedantam Raghavaiah) (SA)

Ardhangi (dir: P. Pullaiah) (SA)

Donga Ramudu (dir: Kadri Venkata Reddy) (SA)

Kanyasulkam (dir: P. Pullaiah) (SA)

Missamma (dir: L.V. Prasad) (SA)

1957

Maya Bazaar (dir: Kadri Venkata Reddy) (critical favourite)

M.L.A. (dir: K.B. Tilak) (SA)

Panduranga Mahatyam (dir: Kamalakara Kameshwara Rao) (SA)

Suvarna Sundari (dir: Vedantam Raghavaiah) (SA)

1959

Jayabheri (dir: P. Pullaiah) (SA)

1960-64

1960

Chivaraku Migiledi (dir: Ramineedu Guth) (SA)

Sri Venkateswara Mahatmyam (dir: P. Pullaiah) (SA)

1961

Batasari (dir: P.S. Ramakrishna Rao) (SA)

1961

Jagadeka Veeruni Katha (dir: Kadri Venkata Reddy) (SA)

Sri Seetha Rama Kalyanam (dir: Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri) (SA)

1962

Gundamma Katha (dir: Kamalakara Kameshwara Rao) (SA)

Mahamantri Timmarasu (dir: Kamalakara Kameshwara Rao) (SA)

Raktha Sambandham (dir: V. Madhusudan Rao) (SA)

1963

Lava Kusa (dir: Rao C.S.R., C. Pullaiah) (SA)

Mooga Manasulu (dir: Adurthi Subba Rao) (SA)

Narthanasala (dir: Kamalakara Kameshwara Rao) (SA)

Sri Krishnarjuna Yudham (dir: Kadri Venkata Reddy) (SA)

1964

Dr. Chakravarthy (dir: Adurthi Subba Rao) (SA)

Ramudu Bheemudu (dir: Tapi Chanakya) (SA)

Velugu Needalu (dir: Adurthi Subba Rao) (SA)

1965-69

1965

Antastulu (dir: V. Madhusudan Rao) (SA)

Kathanayakudu Katha (dir: B. Ramakrishnaiah Panthulu) (SA)

Pandava Vanavasam (dir: Kamalakara Kameshwara Rao) (SA)

1966

Aggibarata (dir: B. Vittalacharya) (SA)

Shri Krishna Pandaviyam (dir: Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri) (SA)

1967

Kanchukota (dir: Rao C.S.R.) (SA)

Saakshi (dir: Bapu) (SA)

Sudigundaalu (dir: Adurthi Subba Rao, K. Vishwanath) (SA)

1969

Manushulu Marali (dir: V. Madhusudan Rao) (SA)

1970-74

1971

Sampoorna Ramayanam (dir: Bapu) (SA)

1972

Badi Panthulu (dir: P. Chandrasekhara Reddy) (SA)

1974

Alluri Seetharama Raju (dir: V. Ramachandra Rao) (SA)

1975-79

1975

Muthyala Muggu (dir: Bapu) (SA)

1976

Bhakta Kannappa (dir: Bapu) (SA)

1977

Adavi Ramudu (dir: K. Raghavendra Rao) (SA)

Daana Veera Soora Karna (dir: N.T. Rama Rao) (SA)

1978

Maro Charithra (dir: K. Balachander) (SA)

Ocean of Mercy (dir: A. Bhimsingh, Fr. Christopher Coelho O.F.M.) (SA)

Siri Siri Muvva (dir: K. Vishwanath) (SA)

Sivaranjani (dir: Narayana Rao Dasari) (SA)

1979

Shankarabharanam (dir: K. Vishwanath) (critical favourite)

Our Land (dir: Goutam Ghose) (SA)

1980-84

1980

Sardar Papa Rayudu (dir: Narayana Rao Dasari) (SA)

Yuvatharam Kadhilindi (dir: Dhavala Satyam) (SA)

1981

Saptapadhi (dir: K. Vishwanath) (SA)

1982

Maro Mallupu (dir: Satyanarayana Vejella) (SA)

1983

Sagara Sangamam (dir: K. Vishwanath) (critical favourite)

Meghasandesam (dir: Narayana Rao Dasari) (SA)

Sitaara (dir: Vamshi) (SA)

Trisulam (dir: K. Raghavendra Rao) (SA)

1984

Mayuri (dir: Singeetham Srinivasa Rao) (SA)

Sri Madvirat Veera Brahmendra Swamy Charitra (dir: Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri) (SA)

1985-89

1985

Swathi (dir: Kranthi Kumar) (SA)

1986

Pratighatana (dir: T. Krishna) (SA)

Sirivennela (dir: K. Vishwanath) (SA)

1987

Aha Naa Pellanta (dir: Jandhyala) (critical favourite)

1988

Rudra Veena (dir: Balachander) (critical favourite)

Daasi (dir: B. Narsing Rao) (SA)

Rudra Veena (dir: K. Balachander) (SA)

Swarnakamalam (dir: K. Vishwanath) (SA)

1989

Shiva (dir: Ramgopal Varma) (critical favourite)

Gitanjali (dir: Mani Ratnam) (critical favourite)

Mouna Poratam (dir: Mohan Gandhi) (SA)

1990-94

1991

Aditya 369 (dir: Singeetham Srinivasa Rao) (critical favourite)

Kshana Kshanam (d: Ram Gopal Varma) (critical favourite)

Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu (dir: Kranthi Kumar) (SA)

Yerra Mandaram (dir: Muthyala Subbaiah) (SA)

1992

Swathi Kiranam (dir: K. Vishwanath) (SA)

1993

Ankuram (dir: Uma Maheswara Rao) (SA)

1995-99

1996

Thatha Manavadu (dir: K. Sadasivarao) (SA)

1997

Annamayya (k Raghavendra Rao) (critical favourite)

Sindhooram (dir: Krishna Vamshi) (SA)

1998

Tholi Prema (d: A. Karunakaran) (critical favourite)

1999

Thammudu (d: P.A. Arun Prasad) (critical favourite)

2000-04

2001

Nuvvu Naaku Nachchav (d: Vijaya Bhaskar) (critical favourite)

Khushi (d: S. J. Suryah) (critical favourite)

Murari (d: Krishna Vamsi) (critical favourite)

2002

Manmadhudu (d: Vijaya Bhaskar) (critical favourite)

2003

Okkadu (d: Gunasekhar) (critical favourite)

Aithe (d: Chandrashekar Yeleti) (critical favourite)

Tagore (d: V. V. Vinayak) (critical favourite)

2004

Aa Naluguru (dir: Chandra Siddhartha) (critical favourite)

Arya (d: Sukumar) (critical favourite)

Anand (d: Sekhar Kammula) (critical favourite)

Malliswari (d: Vijaya Bhaskar) (critical favourite)

2005-09

2005

Athadu (d: Trivikram Srinivas) (critical favourite)

Anukokunda Oka Roju (d: Chandra Sekhar Yeleti) (critical favourite)

Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (d: Prabhu Deva) (critical favourite)

2006

Bommarillu (dir: Bhaskar) (critical favourite)

Pokiri (dir: Puri Jagannadh) (critical favourite)

Vikramarkudu (dir: S. S. Rajamouli) (critical favourite)

2007

Happy Days (dir: Sekhar Kammula) (critical favourite)

Anandabhairavi (dir: Jayaraaj) (SA)

2008

Gamyam (dir: Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi) (critical favourite)

2009

Kick (dir: Surender Reddy) (critical favourite)

Magadheera (dir: S. S. Rajamouli) (critical favourite)

2010-14

2010

Vedam (dir: Radhakrishna Jagarlamudi) (critical favourite)

Prasthanam (dir: Katta Dev) (critical favourite)

Leader (dir: Sekhar Kammula) (critical favourite)

Ye Maaya Chesave (dir: Gautham Menon) (critical favourite)

2011

Ala Modalaindi (dir: Nandini Reddy) (critical favourite)

Pilla Zamindar (dir: G. Ashok) (critical favourite)

2012

Eega (dir: S.S. Rajamouli, J.V.V. Sathyanarayana) (critical favourite)

2014

Drushyam (dir: Sripriya) (critical favourite)

Manam (dir: Vikram Kumar) (critical favourite)

1 – Nenokkadine (dir: Sukumar) (critical favourite)

2015-

2015

Bãhubali: The Beginning (dir: S.S. Rajamouli) (critical favourite)

Kanche (dir: Krish) (critical favourite)

Bale Bale Magadivoy (dir: Maruthi) (critical favourite)

2016

Kshanam (dir: Ravikanth) (critical favourite)

#Pelli Choopulu (dir: Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam) (critical favourite)

Oopiri (dir: Vamsi Paidipally) (critical favourite)

2017

Bãhubali 2: The Conclusion (dir: S.S. Rajamouli) (critical favourite)

Arjun Reddy (dir: Sandeep Reddy Vanga) (critical favourite)

See also

The grand horseback ‘entry’ through a waterfall in Magadheera (2009)

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