Tollywood is one of the largest movie production centers in India. Telugu cinema is known for its remarkable movies. The following is the list of the top 10 movies according to first day collection shares:
Katamarayudu is the very recent Telugu film directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasani. It features Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Haasan in the lead roles. It is a remake of Tamil film Veeram that released in 2014. The film was released worldwide on 24 March 2017. The first day collections are ₹20.7 – ₹23.3 crores. Katamarayadu was produced under the banner Northstar Entertainments.
KHAIDI NO. 150
Khaidi No. 150 is an action drama film directed by V. V. Vinayak and written by AR Murugadoss. The film features Chiranjeevi and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead role. This film marks Chiranjeevi’s comeback to acting after 10 years and moreover this is his 150th film. It is a remake of the Tamil film Kaththi that released in 2014. It was produced by Konidela Productions and released on 7th January, 2017. The film grossed ₹41.75 crore on the opening day all over India.
BAAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING
Baahubali – The Beginning is a 2015 epic fantasy film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. It was produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni under the banner Arka Media Works. The film stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia and Anushka Shetty in lead roles. The film was released on 10th July, 2015. It grossed around ₹500 million on its first day of release in India from all four versions (Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi).
SARDAR GABBAR SINGH
Sardar Gabbar Singh is directed by K. S. Ravindra. It is produced by Pawan Kalyan and Sharrath Marar jointly under their banners Pawan Kalyan Creative Works and North Star Entertainment in association with Eros International. This film is a sequel to Kalyan’s earlier film Gabbar Singh that released in 2012. The film stars Pawan Kalyan and Kajal Aggarwal. The film was released on 8th April, 2016. The first day collections of this film was ₹20.9 crores.
Janatha Garage is an action film written and directed by Koratala Siva. It was produced by Naveen Yerneni, Y. Ravi Shankar and C. V. Mohan under their banner Mythri Movie Makers, and distributed by Eros International. The film features Mohanlal, N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Nithya Menon and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the lead roles. The film was released on 1st September, 2016. The film grossed ₹41 crore worldwide on its opening day. The film registered the highest opening for a Telugu film in 2016 and is the second highest opening of all time, just behind Baahubali: The Beginning.
Srimanthudu is a drama film written and directed by Koratala Siva. It was produced by Y. Naveen, Y. Ravi Shankar and C. V. Mohan under their banner Mythri Movie Makers. Mahesh Babu co-produced the film under his banner G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd and played the film’s protagonist, Harsha Vardhan with Shruti Haasan as the female lead, Charuseela. It was distributed globally by Eros International. It was released on 7th August 2015. Srimanthudu collected approximately a distributor share of ₹130 million at the AP/Nizam box office and ₹120 million from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, the rest of India and overseas markets taking its first day global total share to ₹250 million.
Brahmotsavam is a drama film written and directed by Srikanth Addala. The film was produced by Prasad V. Potluri under the banner PVP cinema. It features Mahesh Babu, Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Pranitha Subhash in lead roles.The film was released on 20th May 2016. The film grossed ₹13 crore on its opening day.
BRUCE LEE – THE FIGHTER
Bruce Lee – The Fighter is an action – comedy film directed by Sreenu Vaitla. The film stars Ram Charan and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead roles which is produced by D V V Danayya under the banner DVV Entertainments. Kona Venkat and Gopimohan co-wrote the film’s script and dialogues while Vaitla himself penned the screenplay. The film was released on 16 October 2015. The film grossed ₹12.6 crore on its opening day.
Nannaku Prematho is an action-drama film written and directed by Sukumar. The film was produced by B. V. S. N. Prasad under Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra, Bhogavalli Bapineedu and Reliance Entertainment. The film features NTR Jr. and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead roles. This film was released worldwide on 13 January 2016. The film grossed ₹12.1 crore on its opening day.
Sarainodu is an action-masala film written and directed by Boyapati Srinu. The film is produced by Allu Aravind under the Geetha Arts banner. It features Allu Arjun, Aadhi Pinisetty, Rakul Preet Singh and Catherine Tresa in the lead roles. The film had a theatrical release on 22nd April 2016. The film grossed ₹10.9 crore on its opening day.