Action movies! They are the favourite genre for the Telugu audience. Most Tollywood movies witness commercial success because of the heroism and action-packed storylines, and they are truly appreciated. So today, we have here to show you the best action movies in Telugu! These films are notable for their perfect storylines, fantastic acting and top-notch action scenes. So, if you love such movies, keep reading along to check out and learn more about this millennium’s best Telugu action movies list. Here we go!

34 Best Action Movies in Telugu:

We have compiled this best list of the top and most amazing latest Telugu action movies. These new films indeed will impress you. Keep reading along!

A. Old Telugu Action Movies from 2000-2017:

We have the top most amazing old action movies, to begin with. They are vintage and classic. No matter how many new decades may come, these films will be loved. Do you agree with us? Let’s check the top Telugu old action movies list first.

1. Gabbar Singh:

Starring the power star Pavan Kalyan, the movie Gabbar Singh was a super hit when it was released in 2012. It is action-packed and would be a treat to your eyes, where our power hero is a police officer!

2. Mirchi:

Our Rebel star Prabhas has acted in the movie Mirchi, which has received good applause at the box office. It was released in 2013 and is still among his best movies.

3. Julayi:

Allu Arjun acted in the movie Julayi in 2012. The movie is a good family drama with action and is perfect for weekend entertainment.

4. Race Gurram:

Another of our favourite Allu Arjun movies, and indeed among the best of his performances, is Race Gurram. The movie beautifully takes on the rivalry between two brothers and uniting for a common good.

5. Ramayya Vasthavayya:

Our Jr NTR movie, Ramayya Vasthavayya, with Shruthi Hasan, is another very good entertaining movie to check out in action-themed movies.

B. Telugu Action Movies in 2018:

How about now beginning to see the recent action movies in Tollywood? Let us now check out these best action movies released in 2018. Most of them are well received at the box office!

6. Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava:

This has been one of the Jr NTR’s top best movies. Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava is filled with a unique storyline that takes on the fight between two groups in a village in a modern way. It is one of our hero’s best performances to date!

7. Bharat Ane Nenu:

Mahesh Babu’s starrer Bharat Ane Nenu is a subtle take on present-day politics and the hunger to change the course of the game in present-day corrupted politics. If you love political thrillers, this is an excellent choice to watch.

8. Rangasthalam:

Ram Charan Tej’s Rangasthalam, also starring Samantha, is a beautiful movie mixed with action, romance and drama. You will definitely love this movie!

9. Bhaagamathie:

There are very few women-centric movies in our modern generation, and this movie is one such exception. The lady star Anushka acted in this film.

10. Na Peru Surya na illu India:

Another Allu Arjun Starrer that is worth a watch is Na Peru Surya Na illu India. It has a unique storyline and gripping plot that will make you interested in amazing action scenes!

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C. Telugu Action Movies list in 2019:

Here we go with the top Telugu action movies of 2019. While you may have watched some, you may not have seen the others. So, check this list out to complete the other film you haven’t given a try!

11. Sye Raa Narsimha Reddy:

Chiranjeevi has given an excellent mainstream action-filled movie after a very long with this film right here. Our megastar needs no introduction, and you must watch it for his acting.

12. Sahoo:

Another Prabhas excellent action-themed movie is Sahoo. It is the perfect blend of romance with action and is a good entertainer.

13. Vinaya Vidheya Rama:

We love how experimental and new-age the script of Vinaya Vidheya Rama is. The Ram Charan and Kiara Advani’s movie is all about how the hero has to protect his family from a criminal mastermind.

14. Gaddalakonda Ganesh:

Gaddalakonda Ganesh is definitely among Varun Tej’s career-best with this impeccable sense of acting and power-packed dialogues. If you are looking for a new plot story and unique film style, try watching this movie.

15. Maharshi:

Maharshi movie stars Mahesh Babu and Pooja Hegde in the lead role and is about a good romance with action.

D. Telugu Action Movies List in 2020:

We all genuinely love action movies, and they are only evolving year by year. We had the best and most famous top action movies in Telugu in 2020. Despite the pandemic, the year did witness some fantastic films.

16. Ala vaikunthapuramloo:

The recent Allu Arjun movies are escalating from his previous sense of action-based acting and blending in well with this power-packed performance. Ala Vaikunthapuramloo is one such unique story plot with his acting skills.

17. Bheeshma:

Bheeshma by Nitin as the lead actor is among the top performers in 2020. It is a good mix of romance with comedy and action.

18. Sarileru Neekevvaru:

Mahesh Babu’s recent Sarileru Neekevvaru is another good movie that reflects his legacy of action-based movies and acting.

19. V:

Although the storyline of V might seem very familiar to you when you hear it, it is indeed a very different story when you see it. It has an excellent gripping plot and twists between the scenes.

20. Aswathama:

Naga Shaurya’s Aswathama is all about a protective brother who loves his sister and visits her during her engagement. However, sets out to realize a hard truth that happened to her and how he moves ahead for the larger good.

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E. List of Telugu Action Movies in 2021:

This is the list of famous and lovely action movies we all love in 2021. These Telugu action movies are perfect for entertaining you.

21. Akhanda:

Nandamuri Balakrishna’s fans might have already watched his recent hit, Akhanda. This mythological action-based movie indeed is worth a watch.

22. Vakeel Saab:

Our power star’s recent performance through Vakeel Saab quite impressed us. He never fails to mesmerize us with his acting, powerful dialogue, comedy and amazing action scenes.

23. Uppena:

Uppena is all about a new-age love story that faces complications due to the caste differences between young men and women. It is beautifully made and has a good blend of drama and action.

24. Narappa:

Narappa is a retake of the Tamil movie, Asuran, and it is filled with action, strong dialogues and heartfelt scenes. If you love intense films, this is must watch!

25. Check:

Check is an understated movie that is a good watch if you love drama and action. Nitin played the lead role and was portrayed as a falsely accused prisoner in a terrorist case.

F. Telugu Action Movies in 2022:

Finally, let us also see the most recent action movies that have been released or are yet to be released this year. We do want to stay updated with the list, don’t we?!

26. RRR:

The movie has got quite some hype and needs no description. The dual combo of Jr NTR with Ram Charan, and the eternal beauty, Alia Bhatt, have taken the film to the next level!

27. Pushpa:

With this recent release, Pushpa part one, Allu Arjun has made his name in the national wide movie industry. If you haven’t watched it yet, it is a must-watch and his career-best!

28. KGF Chapter 2:

There are talks that the next movie in the KGF series, chapter 2, is in the blockbuster talk in Telugu. all know how Chapter 1 impressed us! we suggest you watch Chapter 2 also!

29. Bheemla Nayak:

Bheemla Nayak by Pawan Kalyan is another good action-based watch this year. As usual, our power star has made complete justice to the film with his acting and action scenes!

30. Major:

Adivi Sesh’s Major is upcoming and scheduled to release this year. Just like his previous movies, we can’t wait to watch this too!

G. Telugu Action Movies in 2023:

And if we come to the list of action movies coming in the year 2023… so far some movies have been released and some are going to be released in the future. The list of best action entertainer films of this year includes:

31. Veera Simha Reddy:

Veerasimha Reddy, many of you may have already seen this movie. If not, this is a must-watch action and mass entertainer in Telugu. Balakrishna played the lead role in this movie. It was a hit at the box office. The audience appreciated the action scenes and Balakrishna’s performance as Veerasimha Reddy in the film.

32. Waltair Veerayya:

Megastar Chiranjeevi starrer Waltair Veerayya is about a fisherman Veerayya who takes revenge on his enemies who caused the death of his half-brother. This movie is an action movie released this year. The acting and action sequences in the film were appreciated by the audience and became a hit at the box office. Ravi Teja and Shruti Haasan also played other important roles in this movie.

33. Sir:

Sir, another new action drama film released this year directed by Venky Atluri, is another must-watch Telugu action film. The film stars Dhanush and Samyuktha Menon in lead roles. This is Dhanush’s first straight Telugu film. The movie’s story revolves around the hurdles faced by an ordinary junior maths teacher, who tries to make poor students compete with corporate students, with politics in the education system.

34. Dasara:

Dasara is the latest Telugu period action drama film. Nani, Keerthy Suresh and Dheekshith Shetty played lead roles in this film. The plot of the film revolves around the friendship between Dharani and Suri and their love for Vennela. This movie should definitely be on the list of must-watch action movies in Telugu. The acting of the lead actors and the storyline received a huge positive response from the audience.


We hope you enjoyed exploring this list of the top and best Telugu action movies. If you love action movies and enjoy having good entertainment with them, you indeed must follow this list! What do you think?


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