Top 5 Telugu Drama Films Of 2022 That Are Most Popular on IMDb
How many times have you checked a film’s IMDb rating before deciding whether it’s worth a watch or not? Numerous, right? Not just the ratings, even IMDb’s popularity meter is pretty good at showing which movies are getting all the hype that you might want to check out soon! So today, we’ve got for you a list of the top 5 Telugu drama films that are popular on IMDb:
We already saw S. S. Rajamouli’s magic on-screen when Baahubali was released. The same thing was witnessed when RRR was released on silver screens across the country. Inspired by two real-life Indian revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju and Komaram Bheem, RRR is a fictitious story of their journey away from home before they started fighting for their country in the 1920s.
With a multi-starrer cast including N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, and Alia Bhatt, among others, RRR is one of the biggest blockbuster releases of the year 2022. And now it’s streaming on ZEE5! If you missed it in the theatres, it’s time you watch this epic drama now!
Where to watch? – ZEE5
2. Sarkaru Vaari Paata
Tollywood superstar Mahesh Babu’s Sarkaru Vaari Paata opposite Keerthy Suresh, is currently the second most popular film on IMDb. The film works around themes of banking scams that keep happening in the country and talks about the flawed system that governs them.
The plot of the film revolves around the conflict between Mahesh “Mahi”, founder of Mahi Finance Corporation, who gets conned by Kalaavathi and the latter’s father, M.P Rajendranath. Go watch it in the theatres now unless you want to wait till July.
Where to watch? – In Theatres (OTT release in July)
3. Radhe Shyam
Prabhas and Pooja Hegde’s Radhe Shyam is a romantic drama like no other. Set in Europe during the 1970s, the plot narrates the tale of an infamous palmist Vikramaditya who thought he’d never love until he meets Prerana.
Soon, their relationship is threatened when Prerana gets diagnosed with a terminal disease and Vikramaditya is forced to choose between what to believe – his years of knowledge on palmistry or the power of love?
Where to watch? – Netflix (In Hindi), Amazon Prime Video (Other languages)
4. Pushpa: The Rise – Part 1
Pushpa is the story of Pushpa Raj, a coolie who works to smuggle red sandalwood from Seshachalam. As he rises in the world of red sandalwood smuggling, Pushpa makes many enemies on the way. However, more violence erupts when a new police officer tries to tear down his empire.
And if the popular dialogue is any indication, we know that Pushpa “Thaggede Le” aka “Jhukegaa Nai Saala”. A mass entertainer in its true sense, Pushpa is a must-watch for every masala film lover.
Where to watch? – Amazon Prime Video
5. Ashoka Vanamlo Arjuna Kalyanam
This family drama, starring Vishwak Sen, Rukshar Dhillon, and Ritika Nayak in lead roles, talks about the struggles of a middle-aged man, Arjun, who is unable to find a bride and is constantly pestered by society about his unmarried status. All this comes to an end when he finally gets engaged to Madhavi, however she elopes right before the wedding.
Will Arjun find love and fight for it? Will he overcome societal pressure and live life on his terms? Go to the nearest theatre to find out!
Where to watch? – In Theatres (OTT release on 27th May on Telugu OTT platform ‘Aha’)