Being one of the largest in the country in its scope and reach, Telugu film industry produces more than 200 movies per year. Known as Tollywood in short, the industry is based in Hyderabad, Telangana, which also holds the Guinness World Record for the largest film production facility in the world, Ramoji Film City. But, Netflix is yet to catch up with rivals Amazon and Hotstar whose south packs include several Hindi-dubbed or original versions of blockbuster Telugu movies.
While Tollywood finds a new ally in streaming platforms like Amazon and Hotstar, Netflix still relies on its immense collection of international content. If you are in a mood to refresh your Telugu lexicon, it will be a difficult task to search and locate your movie on Netflix. But don’t worry, we’ve compiled some of the finest Tollywood films for you. Here’s the list of really good Telugu movies on Netflix that are available to stream right now.
10. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
The war epic franchise, ‘Baahubali‘ broke almost all the records of the Indian box office with its first and second instalments. Filmmaker Rajamouli stunned the entire nation with the unbelievable performance of his two-part war spectacle. He moves against the wind while other Indian filmmakers were eager to make more Hollywood like movies. Rajamouli returned to one of India’s most cherished treasures, its rich mythology. He turned up with an epic tale that resembles Mahabharatha or Ramayana in magnitude and grandeur. When he managed to bring in the budget and technical expertise, ‘Baahubali’ became the biggest movie India has ever made.
‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ starts when a tribal couple, Sanga and her husband, living in the dense forests around the province of Mahismathi, save a drowning infant. The kid grows up as Shivudu, an adventurous young man with many mystical powers. In one of his adventures, he comes across the secrets of another land lying hidden beyond the mighty waterfall. Shivudu becomes restless out of curiosity and sets on a dangerous journey against the wishes of his mother. He climbs up all the way to reach the top of the waterfall and moves further towards the tall mountains. An accidental stand-off with the rebel tribal girl makes him smitten and leads him to the sovereign land of Mahismathi, where he would meet his destiny and arch-rival, Bhallala Deva
9. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)