Hundreds of movies are being made in a year and almost all of them hit screens the same year. While a few sets the screens ablaze and a few fizzles out. Eventually, the better cinema wins.
However, it's the big ones that carry the name tag of a Star Hero or Star Director which receives pre-release hype and hoopla, enjoys fan fervency, excitement and anticipation.
We are on the verge of the last leg of first quarter of 2017, so let us check out the list of biggies being slated for release this year.
Success and collections depend upon the content of a movie. However, it's the star power which ensures massive opening for a film. And when we speak about openings, who else better than Pawan Kalyan who commands enormous craze amongst the youth.
With teaser creating sensation and records, this Tamil remake of Ajith's Veeram, is all set to hit screens on an auspicious occasion of Ugadi and serve unlimited meals of enjoyment for the star's fans.
Anup Rubens background music is already a rage and fans are eagerly waiting to see the Gabbar Singh combo of Pawan Kalyan-Shruthi Hassan sizzle back on screen.
This movie needs no introduction as the first part of the movie just didn't create waves in Tollywood circles, but instead created Tsunami across the country and overseas as well.
The movie which is carrying a lot of hype by its own and loads of expectations is seen to create some serious damage to the Indian Box office and also is expected to easily surpass the benchmark set by the first part.
"Why Katappa killed Bahubali?" is enough to pull audience into theatres. The movie's trailer is supposed to release by mid-march and the movie is slated for an April 28 release.
It's DJ's time for some obvious reasons. It is the second most liked teaser in Tollywood, most disliked teaser in Asia and most commented teaser/trailer in South India.
Bunny who is basking in hat-trick success of Race Gurram, S/O Satyamurthy & Sarrainodu looks to continue his winning streak. The characterization of Bunny seems promising and the leading lady, Pooja Hegde is sure to catch some instant teen following. The Harish Shankar directorial and DSP musical is rumoured to hit theatres on May 19.
Sambhavami Yuge Yuge
This mega combo of Mahesh Babu-AR Murugadoss is seen as the non-Bahubali Tollywood movie to expand its roots across both domestic and overseas circuits in a wider manner. The mammoth cinema boasts of who's and who of both Tamil and Telugu Industry, viz. S.J Surya, Rakul Preet Singh, Bharath, Parchuri Brothers, Santhosh Sivan, Harris Jayaraj etc.
Murugadoss's engaging screenplay with Mahesh's intense performance makes it appear like a huge buck. The movie is confirmed to hit screens on June 23 by the director himself.
Jai Lava Khusha
Jr. NTR after his stupendous success of Janatha Garage, is leaving no stone unturned as he is taking care of all departments to replicate the success of JG with this film as well. Produced under the home banner (NTR Arts), NTR will be seen in three different roles which guarantees of three different shades.
NTR would be sporting a macho beard look at least for one character and it is also reported that the actor is hitting gym rigorously for an appealing physique. Sadaar Gabbar Singh fame Bobby would call the shots while DSP is in charge of the music.
Raashi Khanna plays the love interest of NTR and rumours are floating around that Nivedha Thomas would be another choice. The movie is rumoured to release on 22nd of September.
Balakrishna-Puri Jagannath Combo
Razor sharp dialogues from Puri's pen and rendition of the same with base voice and intensity from Balayya is enough to send the fans in a tizzy. The theatre atmosphere would be Racha Rache (euphoric).
As of now, rest of the cast and crew members are yet to be finalized, however, our dynamic director has already announced the movie release date as 29th September along with the Muhurat date which takes place on March 9.
The king who had left his kingdom for 9 years came back with a bang and scored the first ever blockbuster of 2017. Though nothing yet has been materialized about the movie, the sheer name of Megastar makes it an anticipating venture already.
It is rumoured that the Dhruva director Surender Reddy might be roped in as the director while Hip Hop Tamizha might be given a chance to compose some peppy numbers for Annayya to shake his leg.
When off screen buddies make an on screen combo then that would result in an industry hit called Attarintiki Daredi. Third film from the exciting combo of Trivikram and Pawan Kalyan after Jalsa and Attarintiki Daredi, this team is getting stronger by the day with the inclusion of Keerthi Suresh and Anu Emanuel as the leading ladies and Anriudh debuting as Music Director in Tollywood.
Rumours were strong that Mohanlal could be sighted playing an important character and Kannada Real Star Upendra being buzzed as the antagonist.
After spending 4 long years for Bahubali franchise, Prabhas would be seen in a commercial Avatar in this Sujeeth Reddy directorial. Being touted as a 150 Cr bilingual movie (Tamil & Telugu), the movie promises to be bigger venture with Vivek Oberoi being roped in as the antagonist and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy composing music to this untitled movie. The movie is expected to hit screens during the second half of the year.
Sukumar delivers the career best looks for his heroes. Be it Bunny for Aarya 2, Mahesh for 1 or Tarak for Nannako Prematho. Ram Charan is sure to undergo an enticing makeover for this film which is produced under Mythri Movie Makers. The movie is said to be a December release.