Telugu movies 2019 started with disappointing big budget films. However, medium-budget films took over the industry with good collections. There is a positive buzz for the upcoming films and the audience are hopeful of a blockbuster summer as in 2018. Overall, 2019 had mixed results in the very beginning. Read complete article for the Telugu movies 2019: hits and flops.
Telugu movies 2019 Hits and Flops (Jan-Feb-Mar):
04 Jan: Ajay Pasayyadu – Disaster
Ajay Pasayyadu is a low budget film with mostly debut cast that end up as a disaster at box-office.
04 Jan: Natana – Utter Flop
Natana is a low budget film starring Bhanuchander in a lead role. The film had a fair share of popular character artists but it failed to get noticed.
09 Jan: NTR-Kathanayakudu – Disaster
NTR: Kathanayakudu is a biographical drama film starring Nandamuri Balakrishna and Vidhya Balan in lead roles. Several popular actors and technicians appeared in prominent roles. The film had a phenomenal pre-release business and positive reviews. However, the overly dramatized scenes, lack of character development, unresearched script and excessive propaganda spoiled the film. In spite of being a biopic, the film doesn’t showcase behind the scenes, internal conflicts or controversies in the life of NTR. Overall, the film ended up as a disaster.
10 Jan: Petta – Flop
Petta is an action film starring Rajinikanth, Simran and Trisha Krishnan in lead roles. The heavy competition and lack of sufficient theatres left a dent on the box-office performance of the film. Overall, Petta ended up as a flop.
11 Jan: Vinaya Vidheya Rama – Disaster
Vinaya Vidheya Rama is an action film starring Ram Charan and Kiara Advani in lead roles. Considering the record-breaking collections of Rangasthalam, the pre-release business of Vinaya Vidheya Rama set records. However, the film failed to reach the expectations. The formulaic script, excessive violence, illogical scenes and over the top budget ruined the film. Overall, the film ended up as a disaster.
12 Jan: F2-Fun and Frustration – Blockbuster
F2: Fun and Frustration is a comedy drama film starring Venkatesh, Varun Tej, Tamannaah Bhatia and Mehreen Pirzada in lead roles. The wholesome entertainment pulled the crowds to theatres and the film became a blockbuster.
25 Jan: Kothaga Maa Prayanam – Flop
Kothaga Maa Prayanam is a romance film starring Priyanth and Yamini Bhaskar in lead roles. The film failed at box-office and became a flop.
25 Jan: Mr Majnu – Utter Flop
Mr Majnu is a romantic comedy film starring Akhil Akkineni and Nidhhi Agerwal in lead roles. The film impressed the audience with its entertainment but disappointed with an out of the mill script. It may end up as an average grosser at box-office.
25 Jan: Manikarnika – Flop
Manikarnika is a historical action drama film starring Kangana Ranaut in lead role.
1 Feb: Akkadokaduntadu – Flop
1 Feb: Bichagada Majaka – Utter Flop
Bichagada Majaka is a romance drama film featuring mostly debut actors. However, senior actors Suman and Babu Mohan appeared in prominent roles. Overall, the film remained as utter flop.
1 Feb: Sakala Kala Vallabhudu – Flop
1 Feb: Rahasyam – Utter Flop
8 Feb: Yatra – Hit?
Yatra is a biographical drama based on the events from life of Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy. The film features Mammootty in lead role.
8 Feb: M6 – Utter Flop
8 Feb: Amavasya – Disaster
Amavasya is a horror film starring Sachi Joshi and Nargis Fakhri in lead roles.
8 Feb: Seema Raja – Average?
Seema Raja is the dubbed Tamil film starring Sivakarthikeyan, Samantha and Keerthy Suresh in lead roles. Simran played a negative role in the film.
Checkout the hits and flops of 2018 Telugu movies here.