5 must watch movies of Chiranjeevi:
Megastar Chiranjeevi (Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad), The Man of Masses, The master of breakdance, multi-talented and whatnot, is one complete actor. We will fall short of words to describe the talent of this amazing actor.
In a career spanning over four decades, Chiru is one of the best actors who entered the movie industry without any godfather background. With his brilliant comic timing, impeccable dialogue delivery, tremendous acting prowess, and superb dancing skills, Chiranjeevi stands tall on the list of India’s best actors.
In his 150+ movies, There are a lot of box office hits. Here we bring you five films of Chiranjeevi with stellar performances defining his great work as an actor, particularly in the ’80s and early ’90s.
#1 Rudra Veena (1988)
Rudra Veena is about the ideological clash between Suryam (Chiranjeevi) and his father, a great musician, Bilahari Ganapathi Sastry (Gemini Ganesan). While the Bilahari Ganapathi Sastry believes in caste supremacy over humanity, the Suryam strives for a better society.
The rest of the movie is about how Chiranjeevi implements the social reforms and how he manages to change his father.
#2 Swayam Krushi (1987)
Sambaiah (Chiranjeevi), a poor cobbler who believes in hard work and righteousness, becomes a successful businessman with hard work and determination. He raises his dead sister’s son and an orphan as his own. But things take a turn when his dead sister’s husband returns from prison to claim his son and the money. The rest of the story is about how Sambaiah sets things right in his life.
#3 Chantabbai (1986)
It is perhaps the best comedy film in the Telugu film industry.
Panduranga Rao (Chiranjeevi), who likes to be known as ‘James Pond’, is a bumbling private detective working for a Private Detective Agency. The story gains pace when his lover is falsely accused of murder, and the Panduranga Rao’s investigations reveal that his boss is the real murderer. He soon starts investigating the case of a doctor’s long-lost brother. The investigation of the case gives rise to various twists in the story.
#4 Apathbandavudu (1992)
You can’t claim to be a Chiranjeevi fan if you haven’t watched this film.
Madhava (Chiranjeevi) is a servant & cowherd who works for the family of Hema (Meenakshi Seshadri). Madhava & Hema love each other, but the societal norms keep them apart. An unexpected incident lands Hema in a mental asylum, and Madhava enters the asylum to save her.
#5 Pasivadi Pranam (1987)
A drunken man, Madhu (Chiranjeevi), witnesses a couple’s murder and takes their child into his care. The killers are in pursuit of the Madhu and the kid to get rid of them. During one of their murder attempts by the killers, Madhu realizes his responsibility towards the kid. The rest of the story is about how he saves the kids & marry the love of his life.