What's next for tollywood stars ?May 02, 2020 11:27 AM
Tollywood has made a promising start to 2020 with back to back blockbusters like ‘Sarileru Neekevvaru’ and ‘Ala Vaikuntapuramulo’. Mahesh Babu has continued his success, while Bunny got back on track after the debacle of ‘Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India’. Similarly, Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Prabhas, Vijay Devarakonda, Nithin, and Sharwa are having promising projects on hand. Senior star heroes Chiranjeevi, Balakrishna, Nagarjuna, and Venkatesh have equally pepped up themselves with their lineup of crazy projects to give the younger lot a run for their money at the box office. Apart from them, the year 2020 will also see the return of Pawan Kalyan on to the Tollywood celluloid.
The Megastar who made a thumping comeback with the 150th movie ‘Khaidi No 150’ has excelled in his ambitious role in ‘Syeraa Narasimha Reddy’ in 2019. Now in 2020, he will be cheering the audience and fans with Koratala Siva’s ‘Acharya’. The director’s 100% successful track record and Chiru’s mass appeal make it the most awaited movies of 2020 in Tollywood.
2019 was a forgettable year for Balayya with disappointing movies like ‘Kathanayakudu’, ‘Mahanayakudu’, and ‘Ruler’. But in 2020, he turned back to his most sought after director Boyapti to set the cash registers ringing once again. The successful combo has given stupendous hits like ‘Simha’ and ‘Legend’ in the past and they are all set to score a hat trick hit with this upcoming film.
After Manmadhudu 2, Nagarjuna who is looking to work with new-age technicians and new format film making has teamed up with Ashishor Solomon for his upcoming movie ‘ Wild Dog’. Nag plays an NIA officer in the movie and it is a real life-based story.
After a laughing riot with F2 in the year beginning and emotional tribute at the end in 2019 with ‘Venky Mama’, Venkatesh is all set to thrill the Telugu audience with the intense portrayal as ‘Naarappa’. It is the remake of Dhanush starrer Tamil film ‘Asuran’.
The power hero who went into politics is returning back to Tollywood with ‘Vakeel Saab’. It is the remake of Amitabh starrer ‘Pink’. Apart from this movie under ‘Dil Raju’ production, Pawan has lined up another two movies with directors Harish Shankar and Krish.
The Super Star is on blockbuster mode with an impressive start to 2020 with ‘Sarileru Neekevvaru’. He is supposed to do his next movie with his MB25 ‘Maharshi’ director Vamsi Paidipally. But due to various reasons, he is set to work with Parasuram. And also, there is a talk in the industry that a movie with director SS Rajamouli is also in the pipeline under the production of producer KL Narayana.
Tarak is giving successive hits for few years starting from Temper. He paired once again with his Jakkanna ‘SS Rajamouli’ for RRR. He plays the role of ‘Komaram Bheem’ in the movie while Ram Charan plays ‘Alluri Seetha Ramaraju’ in this periodical fantasy film. After this movie, Tarak’s next film will be directed by Trivikram.
After the debacle of much-awaited ‘Saho’ movie in 2019, Prabhas has lined up two movies for 2020. One will be directed by Radha Krishna Kumar, while the other movie will be directed by ‘Mahanati’ fame Nag Ashwin.
Charan is playing the role of ‘Alluri Seetha Rama Raju’ in Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’. The firstlook teaser of his role is released with Jr NTR’s voice over for his birthday. Simultaneously, Ram Charan will also play a role in Chiru-Koratala’s ‘Acharya’. Charan who is busy with RRR is in final talks with ‘Saho’ director Sujith. If everything goes well, Sujith might get another opportunity to prove himself with Charan’s movie. News is also doing rounds in film circles that Charan might act in ‘Vamsi Paidipally’s movie which was originally written for Mahesh Babu. Sources say that both MB and RC will be co-producing the movie.
Nani is all set to surprise the audience by playing a different role in Mohan Krishna Indraganti’s ‘V’ movie. This movie which is produced by Dil Raju also stars Sudheer Babu in an important role. Nani’s next release will be ‘Tuck Jagadish’ with Siva Nirvana.
Nithin was eagerly waiting for a success for some time now and he finally got it with a bang with ‘Bheeshma’. His next film will be ‘Rang De’ with Venky Atluri and he Keerthy Suresh is playing the female lead. Pairing Rakul and Priya Varrier, Nithin’s third release in 2020 will be with Chandrasekhar Yeleti.
The Rowdy hero disappointed his youth fans in his recent films. Now he is relying on the massy Puri Jugannadh’s film which is titled ‘Fighter’. Puri who is known for a complete makeover of star heroes beginning from Ravi Teja, Mahesh Babu, Jr NTR, and till Ram Pothineni recently, is making this film for pan India collaborating with Karan Johar. Vijay also announced another film with ‘Majili’ fame Shiva Nirvana under the production of Dil Raju.
‘Janu’, the remake of Tamil movie ‘96’ which released in February 2020 failed to create the magic of its original. The committed actor who depends on the novelty of scripts is banking on his upcoming movie ‘Sreekaram’. This movie is being directed by Kishore Reddy while it is produced by Ram Achanta and Gopi Achanta under 14 Reels will be his next outing on Tollywood silver screen.