List of highest-grossing Tollywood (Telugu) movies

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The Cinema of Andhra Pradesh, consisting primarily of movies in the Telugu language It is popularly called as Tollywood. It is one of the largest movie production centres in India. The following is a list of the highest grossing Telugu movies based on world wide collections, annual lists, overseas and records (gross and share collection)

Background color       indicates movies playing on 25 July 2014 in theatres around the world

Total worldwide share[change | change source]

The worldwide distributor share figures is given here after adding dubbed versions of Tollywood movies (which crosses 40-crore mark).The distributor shares are net gross [worldwide gross (total tickets sold x ticket rate)-Entertainment tax] minus theatre rentals. The theater rentals vary. Multiplexes give 50% in week one, 42.5% in week two, 37.5% in week three and 30% thereafter to the distributor.



50 crore club[change | change source]

Totally 7 movies entered into 50 crore club. Current leading one is Attarintiki Daredi



S.No. Title Year Studio Worldwide Share ref(s)



1 Attarintiki Daredi 2013 Reliance Entertainment, Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra 85 cr

[1]

2 Magadheera 2009 Geetha Arts 73 cr [2]
3 Gabbar Singh 2012 Parameswara Art Production 64 cr [3]
4 Eega* 2012 Vaarahi Chalana chitram, PVP Cinemas 57 cr [4]
5 Dookudu 2011 14 reels entertainment 56 cr [5]
6 Race Gurram 2014 Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions 52 cr [6]
7 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu 2013 Sri Venkateswara creations 51 cr [7][8]


  • * indicates Telugu + Tamil(shot side by side) version collections (Eega Telugu version - 44 crores, Tamil version - 13 crores)

40 crore club[change | change source]

S.No. Title Year Studio Worldwide Share ref(s)
8 Mirchi 2013 UV creations 47 [8]
9 Yevadu 2014 Sri Venkateswara creations 47 [9]
10 Baadshah 2013 Parameswara Art Productions 47 [1][8]
11 Nayak 2013 universal media 46
12 Eega 2012 vaarahi chalana chitra productions 44 cr [7][8]
13 Racha 2012 Megaa super good films 44cr [8]
14 Legend 2014 14 Reels Entertainment 40.4cr
15 Businessman 2012 R. R. Movie Makers 39cr [1]

Total worldwide gross[change | change source]

The worldwide gross figures of Tollywood movies are given here which cross 100 crore mark.

S.No. Title Year Studio Worldwide Gross ref(s)
1 Attarintiki Daredi 2013 Reliance Entertainment, Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra 181 cr [10]
2 Gabbar Singh 2012 Parameswara Art Productions 169 cr [11]
3 Dookudu 2011 14 Reels Entertainz 101 cr [11]

Top grossers by year[change | change source]

Year ref(s) Title Studio
2014 [12] Race Gurram Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions
2013 [1] Attarintiki Daredi Reliance Entertainment, Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra
2012 [13][14] Gabbar Singh Parameswara Art Productions
2011 [15] Dookudu 14 Reels Entertainment
2010 [16] Simha United Movies
2009 [17] Magadheera Geetha Arts
2008 [18] Kotha Bangaru Lokam Sri Venkateswara creations
2007 [19] Happy Days Amigos creations
2006 [20] Pokiri Indira Productions
2005 [21] Chatrapathi Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra
2004 [22] Shankar Dada MBBS Gemini Film Circuit
2003 [23] Simhadri K.Vijay Kumar Varma
2002 [24] Indra Vyjayanthi Movies
2001 [25] Narasimha Naidu Sri Venkataramana Productions

Overseas collections[change | change source]

The overseas (US) gross figures of tollywood movies is given here which got place in 'Top-10'

S.No. Title Year Studio Overseas collection ref(s)
1 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu 2013 Sri Venkateswara Creations US$1.6 million [26]
2 Attarintiki Daredi 2013 Reliance Entertainment, Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra US$1.3 million [27]
3 Dookudu 2011 14 Reels Entertainment US$1.5 million [28]
4 Manam 2014 Annapurna Studios US$1.48 million
5 1: Nenokkadine 2014 14 Reels Entertainment US$1.3 million [29][30]
6 Race Gurram 2014 Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions US$1.2 million [31]
7 Eega 2012 Vaarahi Chalana Chitram US$1.0 million [32][33]
8 Gabbar Singh 2012 Paramaeshwara Art Productions US$1.0 million [32][33]
9 Julai 2012 Haarika & Hassine creations US$0.8 million [32]
10 Mirchi 2013 UV creations US$0.6 million [27]

Records[change | change source]

Highest grossing(share) movies by month[change | change source]

Month Movie Year Share collections Studio Director References
January Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu 2013 51 cr Sri Venkateswara creations Srikanth Addala [7][8]
February Mirchi 2013 47 cr UV creations Koratala Siva [8]
March Legend 2014 63 cr 14 Reels Entertainment Boyapati Srinu [34]
April Race Gurram 2014 56 cr Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions Surender Reddy [6]
May Gabbar Singh 2012 64 cr Parameswara Art Productions Harish Shankar [3]
June
July Magadheera 2009 73 cr Geetha Arts S. S. Rajamouli [2]
August Julai 2012 40 cr Haarika & Hassine creations Trivikram Srinivas [5]
September Attarintiki Daredi 2013 85 cr Reliance Entertainment, Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra Trivikram Srinivas [1]
October Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu 2012 34 cr Universal Media Puri Jagannath [5]
November
December

Industrial records[change | change source]

These are figures of all-time record grossers of Tollywood movies at that time

Year Title Studio Gross ref(s)
2013 - Current Attarintiki Daredi Reliance Entertainment, Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra 181 cr [10]
2012 - 2013 Gabbar Singh Parameswara Art Productions 150 cr [11]
2011-2012 Dookudu 14 Reels Entertainment 101 cr [35]
2009-2011 "Magadheera" Geetha Arts [35]
2006 - 2009 Pokiri Indira Productions 42 cr [35]
2002 - 2006 Indra Vyjayanthi Movies 30 cr [36]
1992 - Gharana Mogudu Devi Art Productions 10 cr [37]

Biggest opening week[change | change source]

S.No. Movie Year Studio(s) AP Share ref(s)
1 Attarintiki Daredi 2013 Reliance Entertainment, Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra 35.0 cr [38]
2 Yevadu 2014 Sri Venkateswara creations 30.5 cr [39]
3 Gabbar Singh 2012 Parameswara Art Productions 28.0 cr [40]
4 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu 2013 Sri Venkateswara creations 25.2 cr [39]
5 Baadshah 2013 Parameswara Art Productions 24.5 cr [39]
6 Racha 2012 Super Good Films 24.4 cr [41]
7 Naayak 2013 Universal Media 24.2 cr [39]
8 Dookudu 2011 14 Reels Entertainment 23.3 cr [42]
9 Race Gurram 2014 Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions 23.1 cr [43]
10 Businessman 2012 R. R. Movie Makers 23.0 cr [39]

References[change | change source]

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  2. 2.0 2.1 Pawan Kalyan set to beat Ram Charan? - Times of India
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gabbar Singh 50 days collections list - Times of India
  4. Eega beats Mahesh Babu’s Businessman collections - Times of India
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Pawan Kalyan leading the No: 1 race - Times of India
  6. 6.0 6.1 'Race Gurram' 4-Week Collections: Allu Arjun's Film Beats Mahesh Babu's 'SVSC' - International Business Times
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Can Mahesh Babu succeed again in 2014 Sankranti - Times of India
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 Top Worldwide Share (Telugu): 'Yevadu', 'SVSC', 'Attarintiki Daredi', 'Mirchi' and Other Films - International Business Times
  9. Ram Charan’s Yevadu total collections - Times of India
  10. 10.0 10.1 Attarintiki Daredi 40 Days Collections - Teluguone
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Gabbar Singh highest grosser in south - India Today
  12. Box Office: 'Race Gurram' Overtakes 'Yevadu'; Will Allu Arjun's Film Cross 'SVSC' Collections? - International Business Times
  13. Tollywood's blockbuster year - Times of India
  14. Pawan Kalyan beats Mahesh Babu - Times of India
  15. Year of family entertainers - The Hindu
  16. Action, romance & some comedy... - The Hindu
  17. Tollywood's report card of 2009 - Times of India
  18. Year of the no-hero movie - The Hindu
  19. Star power goes phut - The Hindu
  20. Pokiri tops 2006 - The Hindu
  21. Power-packed performance - The Hindu
  22. Year 2004 a flashback - The Hindu
  23. Simhadri Total Collections|publisher=TollyRevenue.com
  24. Telugu Cinema roundup in 2002 - Telugu cinema Hits of 2002 - Idlebrain
  25. kushi no 2 blockbuster in 2001 - SBDBforums
  26. Attarintiki Daredi collects 20 cr in overseas - Times of India
  27. 27.0 27.1 Can Jr NTR beat Mahesh Babu? - Times of India
  28. Mahesh to beat his own record? - Times of India
  29. Box Office Collection: 'Yevadu' Enters ₹40-crore Club; '1 Nenokkadine' Mints $1.2 Million in US - International Business Times
  30. 1 Nenokkadine Lifetime Worldwide Box Office Collection ( Telugu) - Bollymoviereviewz
  31. Box Office Collections: 'Race Gurram' is Allu Arjun's Biggest Earner, Beats 'Julayi' Total Figures - International Business Times
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 Will Race Gurram cross Gabbar Singh ? - Great Andhra
  33. 33.0 33.1 New challenge for Mahesh Babu - Gulte
  34. Box Office: 'Race Gurram' crosses ₹50-crore Mark; Legend Earns over ₹37 crore in 5 Weeks - International Business Times
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 Tolly's bigger than Bolly - Times of India
  36. Catch the megastar - The Hindu
  37. First Telugu film to gross Rs. 100 million - Times of India
  38. Attarintiki Daredi first week collections All time record - Times of India
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 39.3 39.4 Top Worldwide Week 1 Share (Telugu): 'Yevadu', 'Attarintiki Daredi', 'Gabbar Singh ' Among Other Films - International Business Times
  40. Gabbar Singh First Week Collections - Times of India
  41. Racha breaks Businessman's opening week collections - Times of India
  42. Can Gabbar Singh Break Magadheera, Dookudu Collections? - Times of India
  43. 'Race Gurram' Box Office (1st Week): Allu Arjun's Film Beats 'Legend', 'RV', 'Business Man' in AP - International Business Times

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