Unveiling the List of 10 Top Tollywood Movies of 2023

    Tollywood movies have their style of making across genres. Some fail, some win, and some become the top Tollywood movies of 2023. The movies that made the list are not just about the stardom of the biggest actors in Tollywood, but also the content-rich simple movies that impressed the Telugu audience in two states and beyond. Take a look at the top 10 Tollywood movies released in 2023 in this article. 

    List of 10 Top Tollywood Movies of 2023

    1. Virupaksha


    Virupaksha is undoubtedly the biggest hit in Tollywood in 2023. Starring Sai Dharam Tej and Samyuktha Menon in lead roles, the movie explores the horror thriller genre. Directed by Karthik Verma, the movie earned a whopping 100 crore at the box office.


    2. Dasara


    Starring Nani, Keerthy Suresh, and Deekshith Shetty, Dasara is one of the best Telugu movies of 2023. The period action drama movie showed the raw and rugged making set in a mining village. Directed by Srikanth Kodela, Dasara made an incredible debut in Telugu and Kannada simultaneously.

    3. Baby

    Baby: One of the top 10 Tollywood movies of 2023

    Made at a budget of INR 10 crore, Baby earned a whopping INR 80 crore at the box office. Anand Devarakonda, Vaishnavi Chaitanya, and Viraj Ashwin starrer movie became a cult hit among Telugu audiences. The Sai Rajesh directorial movie became a big hit among the young audience.


    4. Balagam


    Balagam proved time and again that content is king. Balagam doesn’t have a big budget or a notable star cast, but the content of the movie impressed audiences in Telugu states and beyond. The movie was the directorial debut of the comedian Venu Yeldandi and stars Priyadarshi and Kavya Kalyanram.


    5. Bro


    Bro gave a lease of life to Sai Dharam Tej following his accident. The supernatural fantasy comedy film also stars Pawan Kalyan and Ketika Sharma in lead roles. The Samuthirakani directorial movie is one of the top Tollywood movies of 2023.


    6. Bhagavanth Kesari

    Bhagavanth Kesari

    Anil Ravipudi-directorial Bhagavanth Kesari is one of the top-performing movies in Tollywood in 2023 in terms of box office collection. Starring Nandamuri Balakrishna, Kajal Aggarwal, Sreeleela, and a wide cast, Bhagavanth Kesari is one of the top Tollywood movies of 2023.


    7. Skanda


    Boyapati Srinu directed Skanda has a very large cast. With Ram Pothineni and Sreeleela in lead roles, the action political thriller is a mass hit of 2023. The sequel to the movie Skanda has also been announced and is expected to release in 2025. Skanda is one of the top Tollywood movies of 2023.


    8. Mem Famous

    Mem Famous

    A Telugu movie made with all newcomers, Mem Famous is a youthful movie with amazing moments of life, friendship, and love. The movie directed by Sumanth Prabhas is about a group of youth trying to make it big on YouTube. Mem Famous is one of the top Tollywood movies of 2023.


    9. Tiger Nageshwara

    Tiger Nageswara

    Ravi Teja’s Tiger Nageshwara Rao, directed by Vamsee, is one of the recent blockbuster Tollywood movies that made a total of 25 crore rupees in its box office collection in India. The movie is based on the story of a thief from the 1970s, Tiger Nageshwara Rao, who carried out a series of daring heists and became popular in terms of outwitting the police.


    10. Waltair Veerayya

    Waltair Veerayya

    Waltair Veerayya, released in 2023 became one of the highest-grossing Tollywood movies. The movie features Megastar Chiranjeevi, Shruti Hassan, and Ravi Teja in lead roles. Directed by K S Ravindra, the movie made a box office collection of 200+ crores and is one of the top Tollywood movies of 2023. 



    Tollywood, many times gets trolled for over action action scenes. However, the movies released in the industry are more than that. Some family entertainers, some horror thrillers, some comedies, and many more genres. These 10 movies became the top Tollywood movies of 2023 only because they were successful in meeting the audience’s expectations. As the new year approaches, there is a long lineup of movies set to release in Telugu.

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