Telugu film industry has released nearly 80 movies including a few dubbed version of Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and English films in the first six months of 2014. More than 60% of them have proved to duds at the Box Office. Interestingly, Tollywood has released some of the best movies during this period. We bring you five best and five worst Telugu movies of 2014. Continue to see them in the slide-show.
Manam - Best Telugu Movie Of 2014
Director Vikram Kumar's Manam is a landmark film for featuring three generations of Akkinenis, the second family after the Kapoors to have done a film together. It was a heart-warming, romantic, entertaining and touching film. It was a different experiment and Telugu viewers lapped it up.
Minugurulu - Best Telugu Movie Of 2014
Director Ayodhya Kumar's Minugurulu is a hard-hitting film on the subject of visual impairment and malpractices in orphanages, well directed. It has an offbeat subject, which is contemporary and relevant.
Oohalu Gusa Gusalade - Best Telugu Movie Of 2014
Director Avasarala Srinivas' Oohalu Gusa Gusalade has a fresh, interesting and entertaining triangular love story.
Prathinidhi - Best Telugu Movie Of 2014
Director Prashant Mandava's Pratinidhi is about corruption and unaccounted money which should logically go to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund rather than to the pockets of a few. It shows one man's struggle to achieve this.
Chandamama Kathalu - Best Telugu Movie Of 2014
Director Praveen Sattaru's Chandamama Kathalu is an anthology of eight stories, which are about real life people, incidents in their lives, and their moments of anguish, despair, triumph and hope.
1: Nenokkadine - Worst Telugu Movie Of 2014
Superstar Mahesh Babu and Sukumar's much-hyped combo film 1: Nenokkadine is a psychological thriller, but the film bombed at the Box Office due to its repetitive scenes, slow and sluggish narration.
Anamika - Worst Telugu Movie Of 2014
Nayantara's Anamika, a remake of Kahaani, was straight away rejected the film. Director Sekhar Kammula has made certain changes, which marred the beauty of this thriller.
Chandamama Lo Amrutham - Worst Telugu Movie Of 2014
Director Gangaraju's Amrutham was a super hit TVserial. The characters were endearing and audiences related to it. He tried to bring the same concept to big screen through Chandamama Lo Amrutham, which utterly failed to impress the viewers.
Kotha Janta - Worst Telugu Movie Of 2014
Director Maruthi, who has created niche for himself, tried to be different in Kotha Janta, but he failed to deliver a good product.
Basanti - Worst Telugu Movie Of 2014
Basanti was expected to re-launch Brahmanandam's son Raja Goutham, but it turned dud at the Box Office. Director Chaitanya failed to repeat the success of Banam with Basanti.