Telugu cinema, also known by its sobriquet Tollywood, is the segment of Indian cinema dedicated to the production of motion pictures in the Telugu language. The industry is based in Film Nagar, a neighbourhood of Hyderabad, Telangana.

While calculating hit-flop ratio, averages, above averages, hits, super hits, blockbusters and industry hits are taken as ‘HITS’ and while calculating flops, below averages, flops and utter flops are considered as ‘FLOPS’.

1. Pawan Kalyan

Power Star Pawan Kalyan is an Indian film actor, martial artist, director, screenwriter, stunt coordinator and choreographer, who is best known in Tollywood. He made his acting debut in 1996 film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi.

He gained fame with 1998 movie Tholi Prema, which earned him National Film Award for Best Feature Film. Apart from acting Pawan also produce movies under Anjana Productions and Pawan Kalyan Creative Works. He was recently seen in the movie Katamarayudu.

Total Movies : 22
Flops : 8
Average : 5
Hits & Super hits : 7
Block Buster : 2 ( Khushi, Attarintiki Daredi )
Success Ratio : 63.6%

2. Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu is an Indian film actor and producer, who is famous in Tollywood. He debuted as a child artist with the movie ‘Needa’. Since then, he has received seven Nandi Awards, four Filmfare Awards, three CineMAA Awards and two South Indian International Movie Awards. As a lead his first film is ‘Raja Kumarudu’ in 1999. Mahesh also owns a film production company in the name of his father “Krishna Productions Private Ltd” in Hyderabad. He was last seen in the movie Brahmotsavam.

Total Movies : 22
Flops : 10
Average : 2
Hits & super Hits : 8
Block Buster : 2 ( Pokiri, Srimanthudu )
Success Ratio : 54.5%

3. Jr Ntr

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao JrThe popular star of tollywood who made his debut in Ninnu Choodalani movie released on 2001. The 33-year-old actor who featured in more than 25 telugu movies in his 15 years of tollywood journey. The actor is known as Son of Telugu film actor and politician Nandamuri Harikrishna. He is the grandson of Telugu actor and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. T. Rama Rao.

Total Movies : 26
Flops : 10
Average : 8
Hits & Super hits : 7
Block Buster : 1 ( Janatha Garage )
Success Ratio : 61.5%

4. Prabhas 

Prabhas Raju Uppalapati aka Prabhas is an Indian film actor, who works in Tollywood. He is referred to as ‘Young Rebal Star’. He made his acting debut with 2002 film Eeshwar, but gained popularity with blockbuster film Varsham. He has received several awards for his acting and also gained a National Award. He debuted in bollywood with the movie Action Jackson. Prabhas was last seen in the superhit film Baahubali-The Beginning. With this he became one of the most searched actors on Google in Karnataka. He is also the 3rd Most Desirable Actor after Salman Khan and Hrithik Roshan.

Total Movies : 17
Flops : 8
Average : 3
Hits & Super hits : 5
Block Buster : 1 ( Baahubali )
Success Ratio : 52.9%

5. Allu Arjun 

Allu Arjun is an Indian film actor in Tollywood. He has made his acting debut with 2003 film Gangotri, for which he received two awards. In addition to films, he also endorsed 7-Up, Close-Up, Joyalukkas, Lot Mobiles, OLX, Hero MotoCorp and Colgate. Among South Indian actors, Bunny has highest number of fans on Facebook. Forbes India has placed Allu Arjun in the Top 50 of Forbes India 2015 and 2016 Celeb 100 list. His latest released movie is Sarainodu.

Total Movies : 14
Flops : 4
Average : 3
Hits & Super hits : 7
Block Buster : 0
Success Ratio : 50%

6. Ram Charan

Ram Charan is an Indian film actor, entrepreneur, dancer, producer and a businessman as well. He made his acting debut with the film Chirutha. His second movie Magadheera established him as a leading actor of Tollywood.

He has won two Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards, two Filmfare Awards South, two CineMAA Awards and one Santosham Best Actor Award. Ram has made his bollywood debut with the remake of Zanjeer. In 2016, he has established a production house, ‘Konidela Production Company’. He was the co-owner of Anjana Productions. He is one of the highest paid actors in Tollywood.

Total Movies : 9
Flops : 3
Average : 2
Hits & Super hits : 3
Block Buster : 1 ( Magadheera )
Success Ratio : 44.4%

 

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