30 Best Telugu Movies on Netflix To Experience Action & Magic

Netflix has no shortage of amazing content, but Telugu movies in the list of must-watch Netflix movies bring an oomph factor to your streaming experience.

Forget blockbusters and chick flicks! We’ve brought you a list of the 30 best family-friendly Telugu movies on Netflix that are a must-watch.

Elaborate sets, grandeur, a heavier dose of emotions, the hero with extraordinary powers to break all the Physics Laws, heroine and what not! Throw in some comedy elements, and you have an amazing mix.

The Telugu film industry has contributed many blockbusters over the past few decades. The film fraternity, thriving with over a million artists, can send shivers down your spine but can also bring out a smile on your face.

So, enjoy the emotional roller coaster ride with 30 of the best Telugu movies on Netflix.

1. Awe! (2018)


Director: Prasanth Varma

Writers: Prasanth Varma

Cast: Kajal Aggarwal, Nithya Menen, Srinivas Avasarala, Regina Cassandra, Priyadarshi.

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

Follow two waiters at a diner who are secretly in love with each other. Ayla is an exotic foreign exchange student from Thailand. Jai is a shy cashier with a mother dying, but he wants to tell her how he feels.

Along a continual string of remarkable customers goes by, including a Prince, an overweight man, a woman, a young couple trying to get over their breakup, and much more!

2. Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo (2020)

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Directors: Trivikram Srinivas

Writers: Trivikram Srinivas

Cast: Allu Arjun, Pooja Hegde, Tabu, Jayaram, Sushanth, Murali Sharma, Nivetha Pethuraj.

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Bantu is the son of a millionaire and in love with Anjali. But, Bantu discovers from his father’s business partner that his birth father is alive and living in luxurious Vaikunthapuram.

Bantu takes up several odd jobs to earn money for his trip before heading to Vaikunthapuram. The story is of an adventure-filled journey through the city where he spots many criminals trying to take over the town by force.

3. Uppena (2021)


Director: Buchi babu Sana

Writers: Bachi Babu San, Krushna Hari, Jayanth Panuganti.

Cast: Panja Vaisshnav Tej, Krithi Shetty, Vijay Sethupathi, Gayatri Jayaraman, Brahmaji, Rajeev Kanakala.

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

In this sumptuous, beautifully written tale of love, one man’s dream is another man’s nightmare. Set in the fishing village of Uppana, this Keralan drama is a story about falling in love.

But it’s also a parable of post-colonial India and an ode to the importance of social change. The odds are stacked against our hero, and yet he’s determined to pursue his true love.

4. Thimmarusu (2021)

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Director: Sharan Koppisetty

Writers: M.G.Srinivas, Sharan Koppisetty, Veda Vyas.

Cast: Satyadev Kancharana, Priyanka Jawalkar, Brahmaji, Ajay, Ravi Babu, Jhansi.

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

A young lawyer takes up a case on behalf of a paroled innocent eight years previously. The inmate jailed for killing his taxi driver was the son of his first legal client. He finds out that the first victim was killed due to a crime he witnessed.

He fights harder to get the paroled guy freed when he learns that an influential police officer is trying to hide another crime he previously committed.

5. Bheeshma (2020)


Director: Venky Kudumula

Writers: Venky Kudumula.

Cast: Nithiin, Rashmika Mandanna, Ajay, Darbha Appaji Ambarisha, Brahmaji, Lakshmi Gopalaswamy.

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

This is the story of how a lonely, insecure young man meets and falls in love with the woman who will change his life. Chaitra works for an organic food company that coincidentally carries his first name.

The two hit it off, but as they get to know each other better, Bheeshma finds out that his girlfriend has a dark secret. She carries the family curse of being destined to die young.

6. Ee Nagaraniki Emaindi (2018)

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Director: Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam

Writers: Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam.

Cast: Vishwak Sen, Sai Sushanth Reddy, Abhinav Gomatam, Srinivas Volety, Anisha Ambrose.

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

Ee Nagaraniki Emaindi finds its four characters on a road trip to Goa. When a cyclone strikes the city just before their trip, they’re forced to short their holiday. But when they get back home and open their laptops, an unusual discovery awaits them.

What happened to those four days in Goa? This Beautiful Land inadvertently uses cinema as a big catalyst to get the youth hooked on watching again.

7. Wild Dog (2021)


Director: Ahishor Soloman

Writers: Ahishor Soloman, Kiran Kumar

Cast: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Dia Mirza, Saiyami Kher, Atul Kulkarni, Anish Kuruvilla, K.C.Shankar..

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

An Indian intelligence agent leads a deadly operation to catch the mastermind responsible for a series of terror attacks in Mumbai. Meet Dev Anand, a bold but brilliant Indian intelligence agent who is ready to break a series of attacks threatening national security.

Dev and his team set their sights on the big picture: disrupting and dismantling the Lashkar-e-Taiba network without triggering a nuclear war in South Asia.

8. Spyder (2017)

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Director: A.R. Murugadoss

Writers: A.R. Murugadoss

Cast: Mahesh Babu, Rakul Preet Singh, S.J. Suryah, Bharath Srinivas, Priyadarshi, RJ Balaji.

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

A killer with a penchant for high-tech toys is taunting police and news media alike, while a skilled detective tries to stop him. Together, they are the perfect twisted pair. Confused? Spyder and his partner Nash are too.

When you can’t see your friends anymore, it might be time to start working on your enemies list. Spyder can stop him by entering his virtual reality to learn his secrets.

9. Cinema Bandi (2021)


Director: Praveen Kandregula

Writers: Vasanth Maringanti, Praveen Kandregula, Krishna Prathyusha

Cast: Vikas Vasistha, Sandeep Varanasi, Rag Mayur, Trishara, Munivenkatappa, Sindhu Sreenivasa Murthy.

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

In a very remote village in India, villagers are struggling with an unforgiving drought. And so they hatch an ingenious plan to overcome their misfortunes: make a movie! A rickshaw driver comes across an expensive camera in the backseat.

With all the necessary materials gathered, they now have to learn how to make a movie – with no experience and no one savvy about filmmaking.

10. Bahubali: The Beginning (2015)

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Director: S.S. Rajamouli

Writers: Vijayendra Prasad, S.S. Rajamouli, C.H. Vijay Kumar.

Cast: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Anushka Shetty, Tamannah Bhatia.

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

In this epic adventure spanning both human emotion and fantasy, a baby is born with immense strength and is raised by the king as his own. This boy named Shivudu grows into a brave warrior.

While exploring the mountains, Shivudu stumbles upon a secret that could jeopardize his kingdom. The hunt for the truth leads to bigger questions about his past and his destiny as the greatest warrior of all times!

11. Oh! Baby (2019)


Director: B.V. Nandini Reddy

Writers: B.V. Nandini Reddy, Lakshmi Bhupala

Cast: Element, Lakshmi, Rajendra Prasad, Teja Sajja, Naga Shaurya, Urvashi, Rao Ramesh.

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

A classic fish out of waters story, Oh Baby! Follows a 70-year-old woman, Savitri, as she wakes up in the body of a 20-year-old girl. Exploring her new life with an open mind and an appreciation for this second chance at youth, she tackles the challenges.

From having fun on roller skates and an adventure on a motorbike, Baby is chased by two love interests and must choose between them.

12. Krishna and His Leela (2020)

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Director: Ravikanth Perepu

Writers: Ravikanth Perepu, Sidhu Jannalagadda

Cast: Sidhu Jonnalagadda, Shraddha Srinath, Seerat Kapoor, Shalini Vadnikatti, Jhansi, Harsha Chemudu

IMDb Rating: 5.5/10

Krishna is torn between the perfect girl and a free spirit in this comedy. His indecisiveness doesn’t sit well with either of them, and their longings are entangled with Krishna’s web of lies and cheating.

Comedy ensues as his three relationships become intertwined, leading to an unexpected series of twists. Will he stay faithful to his long-time love or explore the pleasures of an illicit affair?

13. Kurup (2021)


Director: Srinath Rajendran

Writers: K.S. Aravind, R.P. Bala, Jithin K. Jose

Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Indrajith Sukumaran, Sobitha Dhulipala, Shine Tom Chacko, Sunny Wayne

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

A true story based on an exclusive interview of India’s most wanted conman-Kurup, who has the dubious distinction of having escaped from Tihar Jail on his birthday.

Kurup has held up dozens of banks in India, Nepal, and Hong Kong to the tune of multi-million dollars, but perhaps his greatest act of deception was in duping the film world into believing that he was a filmmaker.

14. World Famous Lover (2016)

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Director: Kranthi Madhav

Writers: Kranthi Madhav

Cast: Vijay Deverakonda, Raashi Khanna, Aishwarya Rajesh, Catherine Tresa, Izabelle Leite.

IMDb Rating: 5.0/10

World-famous Lover is a contemporary love story that explores the nuances of falling in love, even when the person you fall for is already in a relationship with somebody else.

If you feel a tinge of excitement, awe, or nervousness and want to relate to similar feelings, watch World famous lover. The film portrays an amalgamation of four different love stories. Get lost in the different stories and get inspired.

15. Game Over (2019)


Director: Ashwin Saravanan

Writers: Ramkumar Kaavya, Suman Kumar, Shruti Madan.

Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Vinodini Vaidynathan, Anish Kuruvilla, Ramya Subramanian, Sanchana Natarajan.

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Game Over, on Netflix now, is a gritty thriller that is sure to keep you at the edge of your seat. The film stars Taapsee Pannu as a young woman with PTSD who must defend her home from a group of mysterious intruders.

Produced and directed by Anand L. Rai, this film is sure to thrill audiences with a high octane action sequence, critically acclaimed performances, and stellar direction.

16. Evvarikee Cheppoddu (2019)

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Director: Basava Shankar Eeday

Writers: Basava Shankar Eeday

Cast: Rajsekhar Aningi, Keshav Deepak, Durgaprasad K, Sujatha Gosukonda, Vamsi Nekanti.

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

He is a thief. She is an aristocratic girl from the city. Their love story is like no other, in which the stage itself is a turning point of deception, deceit, and change in the lives of many related characters.

Hari and Harathi’s caste differences are just another hurdle to overcome together. Set in Chennai, Evvarikee Cheppodu is the story of one man’s quest for love and a father’s struggle to let go making it one of the best Telugu movies on Netflix.

17. Manu (2018)


Director: Phanindra Narsetti

Writers: Phanindra Narsetti

Cast: Raja Goutam, Chandini Chowdary, John Kottoly, Aberaam Varma, Mohan Bhagat.

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

To run away from his empty life and failed relationship, Manu takes up photography. His journey takes him from Mumbai to Paris to Rome, where he meets Neela, who unknowingly becomes his muse.

The experiences of this unique pair are like none other – from riding in dog sleds to simply enjoying the breath-taking beauty of Iceland. A story of hope and struggle. But destiny has other ideas.

18. Most Eligible Bachelor (2021)

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Director: Bommarillu Baskar

Writers: Bommarillu Baskar, Surendra Krishna

Cast: Akhil Akkineni, Pooja Hegde, Neha Shetty, Murali Sharma, V. Jayaprakash, Ajay.

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

We search, pursue, and finally, find the one person who seems perfect for us. When Akhil seeks a wife online, he’s looking for someone just like his best friend, Pooja.

She’s a great girl in every way-smart, beautiful, and too busy with her career to ever think of settling down. Despite experiencing the modern era, Akhil and Pooja are attracted to each other because they can also share thoughts with.

19. Guna 369 (2019)


Director: Arjun Jandyala

Writers: Arjun Jandyala

Cast: Kartikeya Gummakonda, Anagha L.K., Adithya Menon.

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

Guna is considered to be one of the best Telugu movies on Netflix. It is the story of an ordinary guy who believes in creating solutions peacefully. When everything is taken away from him, Guna has to fight back and protect what he values the most.

Guna turns ingeniously black comedy on those too big to fight back. Shot amidst the political scenarios in Tamil Nadu, with a touch of parody, this film keeps you engaged right till the end.

20. Care of Kancharapalem (2018)

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Director: Venkatesh Maha

Writers: Venkatesh Maha.

Cast: Radha Bessy, Subba Rao Vepada, Praneeta Patnaik, Karthik Rathnam, Praveena Paruchuri.

IMDb Rating: 8.9/10

Bittersweet stories from Kancherapalem, a small but booming village in Andhra Pradesh, about love and all its forms – playful, affectionate, unresolved, unrequited. And how these heart-wrenching tales unfold in the pranks of an eight-year-old boy.

Discover the coming together of an estranged father and son in Megham or the romance between two students. Unwrap the complicated romantic relationship between a divorcee and a widower. Love is just out there for all to see.

21. Adhugo (2018)


Director: Ravi Babu

Writers: Ravi Babu

Cast: Nabha Natesh, Palamauru Devaraj, Abhishek Varma, Ravi Babu, Rakesh Rachakonda.

IMDb Rating: 5.9/10

Bunty, the ever-smiling, innocent little piglet, is set to descend on Netflix in Adhugo, a children’s animated series. A firm favorite of Chanti, Bunty’s antics are awaited with bated breath by his friends.

Now, the series comes to life in this fantasy adventure – where each of the animals from Chanti’s farm has their plan and means to try and get what they want and need.

22. Saaho (2019)

Saaho - Best Telugu Movies on Netflix

Director: Sujeeth

Writers: Sujeeth, K.G.R Ashok, Abbas Dalal.

Cast: Prabhas, Shraddha Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Vennela Kishore, Murali Sharma.

IMDb Rating: 5.3/10

A man is outrunning an evil group of criminals who want to use a stolen box as the key to a huge fortune. The two women are pursuing him for the tiny box, and one of them is a cop.

The other woman gets caught and is taunted by the bad guys into revealing where the tiny box is hidden. One or both of them get killed in the process. Neither woman gets the box.

23. Baahubali 2 (2017)


Director: S.S. Rajamouli

Writers: Vijayendra Prasad, S.S. Rajamouli, C.H.Vijay Kumar.

Cast: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannah Bhatia, Sathyaraj, Ramya Krishnan.

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

Get ready for a visual spectacle, unlike anything you have ever seen before. A cinematic journey unlike any other.

Prepare to meet Shivudu and get swept away in an epic fantasy adventure, as his story builds upon the foundation of a kingdom divided. Watch as your favorite characters from the first film come back in an entertaining journey that has no bounds.

24. Nee Enge En Anbe (2014)

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Director: Sekhar Kammula

Writers: Veerendranath Yandamoori, Sekhar Kammula, Sujoy Ghosh.

Cast: Nayanthara, Vaibhav Reddy, Pasupathy, Harshvardhan Rane, Sriranjani.

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10

Two different worlds and two women are headed for a crash course. In a small town in South India, two middle-aged women, Anamika and Saarthi, make an unlikely duo. A Tamilian Brahmin, Anamika is on a mission to seek revenge using the legal system.

Her steadfast partner in crime is Saarthi, an observer with an unconventional bent of mind. Together they try to banish social prejudices using common sense, humor, and legal know-how making it one of the best Telugu movies on Netflix.

25. Gruham (2017)


Director: Milind Rau

Writers: Chandan Arora, Rahul Ramchandani, Milind Rau.

Cast: Prakash Belawadi, Khush Hajare, Andrea Jeremiah, Atul Kulkarni, Siddhath, Sureh.

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

In a small town, as soon as the young couple moves into the house next door, strange paranormal activities begin. One night, the wife sees an apparition in the middle of the night.

She is seized by an unknown force and thrown violently against the wall. The neighbors come to their help and suggest performing an exorcism on the family that has just moved in.

26. Petta (2019)

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Director: Karthik Subbaraj

Writers: Karthik Subbaraj

Cast: Rajnikanth, Vijay Sethupathi, Nazauddin Siddiqui, M.Sasikumar, Simran, Trisha Krishnan.

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Watch remake of a Telugu film, Pellaina Kothalo, which was based on the novel Muttai Chittemma, Petta, the political satire featuring Rajinikanth, is now streaming on Netflix! Mistaken identity leads to a series of problems for Petta, the hostel warden.

Things take an unexpected turn when Mayor Vadivelu, a corrupt politician—and his son Babel try to get their hands on Petta. Things become complicated in no time, turning the lives of four men upside down.

27. Mugamoodi (2012)


Director: Mysskin

Writers: Mysskin

Cast: Jiiva, Narain, Nassar, Pooja Hegde, Girish Karnad, Andukalam Naren.

IMDb Rating: 5.0/10

The story follows an aspiring actor who seeks to escape his shadow. He gets entangled in the robbery group of GADDAM. Kamal encounters a bank robbery mastermind in the process, and he is taken aback by the complex planning that goes into it.

He doesn’t want fame or money and only seeks the love of a girl his gang kidnapped. Find how he gets into an epic duel with a headstrong police officer.

28. Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya (2020)

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Director: Venkatesh Maha

Writers: Venkatesh Maha, Syam Pushkaran.

Cast: Satyadev Kancharana, V.K. Naresh, Suhas, Ravindra Vijay, K. Raghavan, Chandana Koppisetti.

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

A man named Mahesh gets beaten up and degraded by a narcissistic bully named Dinesh. Vowing revenge, he declares that he will not wear shoes until his sworn enemy is defeated.

He chose a punishing task for himself with a wobbly gait and clodhoppers for shoes. On the way to this victory, he encounters even more boars who initially want to beat him up and help him out making it one of the best Telugu movies on Netflix.

29. Aaviri (2019)


Director: Ravi Babu

Writers: Ravi Babu, Satyanand

Cast: Ravi Babu, Neha Chauhan, Mukhtar Khan, Himaja, Bharani Shankar, Kasi Vishwanath.

IMDb Rating: 4.1/10

Aaviri is a 2019 Indian Malayalam-language supernatural horror film written, directed, and edited by Ravi Babu. It’s the story of Anish Das, who moves with his wife and young daughter to Palarivattom in Kochi in the hope of transforming their lives.

But they soon discover that an eerie spirit haunts their new home. How far will Anish go to save his family? And how would he survive this haunt?

30. Thalaivi (2021)

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Director: A.L. Vijay

Writers: Vijayendra Prasad, A.L. Vijay, Rajat Arora.

Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Arvind Swamy, Nassar, Samuthirakani, Raj Arjun, Bhagyashree Patwardhan.

IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

Based on the story of Jayalalithaa, the woman who fought her way through corruption and nepotism to become the first Tamil Nadu Chief Minister to complete a full five-year term, unfold.

Shot entirely on location and using local expertise, makers have created a visually spectacular film with Kangana Ranaut essaying this dynamic role that could easily be among her best. This movie is about a queen who reigned supreme.

Wrapping Up!

Though you can watch anything and everything on Netflix, including comedy, thriller, horror shows, Halloween movies, suspense, horror moviesclassic, cartoon, action, romance, cooking shows, sci-fi, realitykid movies, emotional drama, Marvel shows, and documentaries – it is time to enjoy the best Telugu movies on Netflix.

So have fun with the 30 best Telugu movies on Netflix that you should watch for some cinematic experience. Netflix has created a space for movie lovers by indulging them with various movies in different languages.

No matter what genre suits you, you will find a Telugu movie on Netflix to keep you entertained.

David Michaels


Coming from the field of software development and PC building, David Michaels knows the importance of protecting your online identity. He works tirelessly to assess VPN performance and does not hold back the criticism. He discusses streaming platform, technology, and internet privacy on weekdays while spending his weekend binge-watching Netflix and Traveling!

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