List of Telugu Movies Based on Terrorism

Telugu Movies Based on Terrorism:

Telegu cinema is one of the largest cinemas in our country. This industry experiments and produces wide range of movies. Following is the list of some of the best Telegu movies which will amaze you and win your heart. Following mentioned movies are Telegu movies which are based on terrorism, something which we all are afraid of.

Theeviravaathi: The Terrorist

This movie was released in the year 1998. Run time of the movie is 1 hour and 40 minutes. It is directed by Santosh Sivan. Stars of the movie are Ayesha Dharker, K. Krishna, and Sonu Sisupal. As the title suggests, this movie is about terrorism. This movie is particularly about a 19-year-old girl named Mali. She is part of the suicide bombing squad. She unexpectedly gets pregnant, subsequently, realizes the importance of human life. She stars questioning the system and the need to attack the innocent lives. The storyline of the movie is pretty simple but it has the capability to touch your heart. You will not only find it emotional but also, it’s a great message to the people who believe in fighting and violence instead of peace and harmony. Overall, it’s a great movie on the topic of terrorism.



This movie was released in 1992. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 55 minutes. It is written and directed by Mani Ratnam. Stars of the movie are Arvind Swamy, Madhoo, and Pankaj Kapur. World-renowned singer, A.R Rahman made his debut as a music composer in this film. It is a romantic-thriller, and it received a lot of appreciation from people because of its story, music, and overall vibe of the film is just beautiful. It is a story of a woman who is from a village in Tamil Nadu. She gets married to a sophisticated city dweller and moves with him to Kashmir, and lives happily until her husband gets kidnapped by militants.  One of the soundtracks in this film which is composed by AR Rahman was included in the “10 Best Soundtracks” of all time which was listed by the Time magazine, issued in the year 2005. How great is that!

Kannathil Muthamittal

This movie was released in the year 2002. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 17 minutes. It is directed by Mani Ratnam. Stars of the movie are Madhavan, Simran, and Keerthana Parthiepan. The movie is popularly known as ‘a peck on the cheek, it’s that beautiful. It was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in the year 2002. The movie is a musical-war-drama which tells the story of a little girl who is told by her parents that she is adopted. This girl is very determined to find her birth and true mother that she begs to be taken to the country of Sri Lanka, where her mother works with a militant group of activists. This beautiful movie has won several awards for performance and the story. Everything about the movie is so beautiful that you will surely fall in love with the characters. It’s a beautiful tale which you cannot miss. You will surely love the acting, the writing and the execution.

Unnaipol Oruvan

This movie was released in the year 2009. Run time of the movie is 1 hour and 56 minutes. It is directed by Chakri Toleti. Stars of the movie are Kamal Haasan, Mohanlal, and Venkatesh Daggubati. The story is about an officer who recalls a thrilling case which is not recorded in any case file. This movie is everything! It has such powerful dialogues and amazing performances. Not just the story but also the drama, acting, performances, songs, and dialogues are just perfect. There is so much good in this film. Not just the outstanding performances, but also the emotional attachment with the film, is just amazing and lovely. This movie is 10 on 10.


This movie was directed by Kamal Hassan. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 38 minutes. It was released in the year 2013. Stars of the movie are Pooja Kumar, Miles Anderson, and Kamal Haasan. The story is about, when a classical dancer’s suspecting wife sets an investigator behind him to find the real reasons, a series of violent events happen which leads to his real identity and connection to a darker side of the world. It’s one of the most loved movies of all times. It’s a visually stunning movie, great direction, and superb acting. It’s definitely worth watching.


This movie was released in the year 2011. Run time of the movie is 3 hours and 1 minute. It is directed by Mohan Raja. Stars of the movie are Joseph Vijay, Genelia D’Souza, and Hansika Motwani. The story is about a Milkman who sifts to Chennai. He unwittingly stops a number of terrorist attacks. When a young journalist discovers this, she convinces the Milkman to become the superhero and protect his city from the terrorist. Just love how innovative and creative these Telegu filmmakers are. The storyline is definitely something that you haven’t watched earlier. It’s unique and that’s what makes it lovable. All the actors and the entire cast of this film is just amazing. You will surely love the movie as it’s raw, natural and lovely.


This movie was released in the year 2012. Run time of the movie is 2 hours and 52 minutes. t is directed by A.R. Murugadoss. Stars of the movie are Joseph Vijay, Kajal Aggarwal, and Vidyut Jammwal. This movie is about an Army officer who is on a mission to track down and destroy the terrorist gang and also their sleeper cells. It has everything. The movie is great in terms of execution. Performance and story. It has various elements and all are balanced in the right way. It’s a well-directed and well-performed movie which will surely entertain you.

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