The Telugu Film Industry, fondly called Tollywood has been home to many stalwarts and superstars who have left an indelible impression on the Telugu Film Industry. From its nascent stages to the incredible technologically advanced Tollywood has come a long way. Biopics have always been a favorite with Telegu film directors. These biopics cover the lives of the famous and historical events that turned the course of history. Here is a list of top biopic movies in Tollywood:
1. Bhakta Kannappa
The biopic is about a devout worshipper of Lord Shiva. The movie traces the life and works of Kannappa Nayanar who committed his life to Shiva.
Inspired by Mumbai’s underworld kingpin Varadarajan Mudaliar, the movie revolves around the life of a boy who is a witness to his father’s murder and how he establishes his own criminal organization.
3. Raktha Charitra
A political thriller based on the life of Paritala Ravindra. Based on a political vendetta, conflict of mind and retribution.
Inspired by the life of a freedom fighter Suddala Hanmanthu whose poetry inspired many people to rise and start the Razakars movement in Andhra Pradesh.
There are many biopics lined up for release in 2019. These biopics have already stirred many a hearts and people are looking forward to their release.
5. NTR Kathanayakudu, Prajanayakudu
The most anticipated biopic movie in Tollywood in 2019. The movie is about the life and works of NTR.
The movie is about YSR Garu and stars Mammootty.
7. Sye Raa
This biopic is about Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy. The movie is a mega blockbuster and stars some of the biggest stars of the film industry. The protagonist is portrayed by Chiranjeevi along with Amitabh Bachchan, Vijay Sethupati and Sudeep Kicha.
8. Lakshmi’s NTR
Two biopics about the same person surely makes NTR a hot favorite with directors.
The movie is based on the real-life story of a pochampally weaver, Chintakindi Mallesam who invented the machine to weave and won the Padma Shri for the same.
From politicians to historical superstars, biopic movies in Tollywood have always inspired the masses and told their story in a fresh light.