Allu Arjun, the icon star of the South Indian film industry, known for his elegant dancing skills and stylish dressing sense, has completed more than two decades in Tollywood. He is one of those mainstream stars who have become not just an Indian but a global phenomenon.
Allu Arjun has given tremendous performances in many movies, including the recently released sensation Pushpa: The Rise. He has won numerous nominations and awards for his nuanced and dedicated acting abilities.
The star recently turned 40, and the fans’ love for their favourite actor made headlines on social media. Allu stands at the top of Tollywood, and with every movie, he is inching towards the summit. To celebrate his journey and versatile talent, we bring you a list of top 8 movies from the icon star.
Here are the 8 Allu Arjun films you have to watch:
1- Arya 2
Arya 2 has attained the levels of a cult classic. The movie has become a fan favourite due to Allu’s fantastic dance skills and an amazing storyline. The film follows two childhood friends who work in the same company and fall in love with the same girl.
However, the scenario changes when the girl’s father forces her to marry someone else in his obscure village. Our hero icon star goes there to stop that marriage and win the hearts of her family to start his fairy-tale.
2- Pushpa: The Rise
The recently released flick of the stylish star Allu Arjun became a box-office juggernaut and broke many records by amassing more than ₹300 Crores. Allu’s signature move of caressing his beard from the back of his palm made a lot of buzz on social media.
Allu portrays Pushpa Raj, a smuggler of red sandalwood, a unique wood only grown in the Seshachalam Hills of the Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh. Pushpa quickly rises through the ranks, but chaos ensues when law enforcement gets involved.
3- Ale Vaikunthapurramuloo
Ale Vaikunthapurramuloo is another box-office behemoth of Allu Arjun. The stylish star reunites with Pooja Hegde after their success in DJ. The film received positive reviews from critics and audiences and went on to win several nominations and awards.
The film follows Ammu, who is wrongfully swapped at birth and realises it in adulthood. Ammu then tries to carve an image of his own in the family he belonged to. Is he able to succeed? Watch the flick to find out the answers.
4- Duvvada Jagannadham
The popular action-comedy Duvvada Jagannadham stars Allu Arjun in the titular role. Critics praised Allu’s perfect comic timings and the film’s engaging storyline and subplots. DJ keeps you on the hook at all times.
The story follows Duvvada, a cook trained to take down a corrupt politician. He works as an undercover agent to uncover the truth and bring justice to the people who have suffered because of the unscrupulous politician.
5- Race Gurram
Race Gurran is also a fan favourite action-comedy movie that became a massive success at the box office. The flick created by Surrender Reddy is a fun and light-hearted watch, perfect for weekend afternoons.
Race Gurram follows two brothers who have a different set of principles altogether. Their stories intertwine when a gangster becomes a politician, and the older brother decides to unveil the truth behind the corrupt legislator.
6- Son of Satyamurthy
The blockbuster from Trivikram Srinivas, released in 2015, got praises for its unique storyline and characters. Allu Arjun is again fabulous with his acting skills and raises the film’s standards.
The film follows three different characters who follow either heart, brain or brawn. Of course, our favourite superstar Allu Arjun is the one who follows the heart to win all of our hearts. Son of Satyamurthy is a unique watch with a great concept that leaves a lasting impact.
Created by Boyapati Srinu, the movie received positive responses for Allu’s performance. Like any other Allu Arjun film, Sarrainodu was also a box-office success and proved that Allu has transformed into a box-office behemoth.
Sarrainodu follows a former army man his father berates for leaving the service and adopting violent ways of fighting against the gangsters and corrupt individuals. The film becomes interesting when Allu falls in love, and the girl tells him to leave the violent ways if he wants to live a life with her.
Vedam is an anthology film directed by Krish which features an ensemble cast, including Allu Arjun, Anushka Shetty, Manoj Bajpayee and Manchu Manoj. It received huge critical praise and appreciation and went on to win four Filmfare awards.
The film follows a terrorist attack in a hospital in which different characters with different storylines come together. Vedam is an interesting study of human relationships and emotions in a crunch situation.