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Tollywood No. 1 hero
If we see at these three heroes success rate,
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chaitanya on Monday, December 17, 2012
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In Tollywood after Megastar Chiranjeevi retirement from the cine industry the top No.1 position is vacant. Three heroes NTR, Mahesh babu and Pawan Kalyan are fighting for this position. Pawan Kalyan entered the Telugu movie industry with the film ‘Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi’ as Kalyan Babu. This movie ran for 100days in 4 centres all over the state and managed to be a hit movie. His second movie ‘Gokulamlo Seetha’ in 1997 also got hit talk. Next he was also seen in ‘Suswagatham’, which gave him the first blockbuster and ran for 100 Days in 16 centres. In 1998, ‘Tholi Prema’ was released and won a National Award and six Nandi Awards. After this movie Pawan acted in ‘Thammudu’, which was one of the biggest hits in the year 1999 which helped build a loyal fan base to Pawan Kalyan. In 2000, he acted in Puri Jagannadh's first directorial venture ‘Badri’ completed its 100 day run in 42 centres. Next Pawan Kalyan was seen in the film ‘Kushi’ in the year 2001. This movie declared to be an All Time Industry record. After Kushi, Pawan Kalyan took a long gap of two years in his film career, he came up with his first directorial venture ‘Johnny’ bombed at box office. In 2004, his film ‘Gudumba Shankar’ was released directed by Veera Shankar (directional debut) gave pawan Kalyan below average talk. In 2005, the film ‘Balu ABCDEFG’ A. Karunakaran's second film with Pawan Kalyan after Tholi Prema. The movie was a good grosser at the box office; it ran for 100 days successfully in 8 theaters in Andhra Pradesh.This was the first Telugu film to be released in Africa after 60 years. In the very next year pawan’s movie ‘Bangaram’ directed by Tamil director Dharani was an average grosser at box office. Later that year, he was also seen in ‘Annavaram’ received positive reviews and proved to be a Super hit at the box office by collecting a record of 23 crores in 3 weeks. ‘Jalsa’ directed by Trivikram Srinivas and produced by Allu Aravind was released in the year 2008 was released on 2 April 2008 with 320 prints in over 1000 theatres and gained tremendous response and successfully completed 100 days in 25 centres. After 2 years Pawan was seen ‘Puli’, written and directed by S. J. Suryaah was disappointed. The film was declared as a flop at the box office. In 2011, he was seen in ‘Theenmaar’ which was remake of the successful Hindi film Love Aaj Kal. It received mixed reviews from critics and was criticized for lack of story and a strong screenplay. In 2012, Pawan was seen in ‘Gabbar Singh’ directed by Harish Shankar and produced by Bandla Ganesh, which was remake of Bollywood movie Dabangg. The movie stood as the highest grossing film of all time in Tollywood as well as in Pawan Kalyan's career. After this film Pawan worked in Puri Jagannadh's ‘Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu’ received good hit.

        Junior NTR began his career as a child artist. His first movie he starred in was ‘Brahmarshi Viswamithra’ directed by N. T. R. But his full length major role was in the movie ‘Bala Ramayanam’ directed by Guna Shekar. Tarak made his re-entry into the Tollywood with ‘Ninnu Choodalani’ in 2001, but it failed to perform well at the box office. However in the same year he went on to gain fame with ‘Student No. 1’ directed by S.S. Rajamouli, followed by soft love story ‘Subbu’ which was a flop and ‘Aadi’, which was a blockbuster brought immediate stardom for him. In year 2003, he came up with a political movie ‘Naaga’. Even though the movie raised some political issues worth giving a thought, it settled as an average grosser. However his next movie ‘Simhadri’ went on to become a blockbuster. In 2004, his career took a down turn with ‘Andhrawala’. Though ‘Samba’ fared as above average grosser, his next movies ‘Naa Alludu’ and ‘Narasimhudu’ released in year 2005 did badly at box office. In 2006, his film ‘Ashok’ had the biggest opening week gross in his career but did not appease his fans. His next movie ‘Rakhi’ proved an average grosser at the box office. His next movie, ‘Yamadonga’, released in August 2007 brought him back into the super-hit stream, and became the sensational movie of the year, Tarak's next film was ‘Kantri’, released in May 2008 exposed his superb skill of dancing but did average at box office. In year 2010 he appeared in two movies, and both of them ‘Adhurs’ in which he played a dual role and ‘Brindavanam’ succeeded well at box-office. Then ‘Shakthi’ released and it failed to perform well at the box office. Tarak next movie ‘Oosaravelli’, directed by Surender Reddy generated good revenue at the box office. Another movie titled ‘Dammu’ under the direction of Boyapati Seenu secured a above average.

 In 1999, Mahesh was introduced as a full-fledged hero with the movie ‘Raja Kumarudu’ this movie was a debonair start for his career earning him Nandi Award for Best Male Debutant. His next release ‘Yuvaraju’ followed in the year 2000, did moderately well at the box office completing 100 days in 19 centres all over. In the same year, another movie ‘Vamsi’ was released which was big flap. In 2001, his successful movie ‘Murari’, earned Mahesh plaudits from all sections of audience and from critics. ‘Takkari Donga’ was released in 2002, where Mahesh essayed the role of a cowboy. His next film ‘Bobby’ was released in the same year gave him a flap. Mahesh was next seen in ‘Okkadu’ remains as a landmark film in Mahesh Babu's career. His next movie ‘Nijam’ directed by Teja was flap at the box office. In 2004, he came up with ‘Nani’ movie produced by his sister Manjula was also flap. The same year Mahesh again collaborated with Gunasekhar for his next movie ‘Arjun’ was average. In 2005, Trivikram Srinivas’s second directorial venture, ‘Athadu’ achieved critical acclaim for his performance in the movie. ‘Pokiri’ in Puri direction was the highest grossing Telugu film of the year. The year also saw Mahesh working again with Director Gunasekhar for the movie ‘Sainikudu’ was not up to the mark. In 2007, Mahesh collaborated with UTV and with young director Surender Reddy for ‘Athidi’ after this movie, Mahesh in 2010, after a 3 year long hiatus Mahesh returned to the silver screen with the movie ‘Khaleja’ the movie languished in development hell due to production problems. In 2011, Mahesh's film ‘Dookudu’ in Srinu Vaitla direction broke many records in the Telugu film industry. He then again Puri’s direction he came up in the movie ‘Business Man’ took the largest worldwide opening by collecting 18.73 crores on the first day. If we see at these three heroes success rate, Pawan Kalyan Stood in the first position and next followed by Mahesh babu and  NTR


Pawan Kalyan Movies

Mahesh Babu Movies

Jr. NTR Movies




Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi   Average

Gokulamlo Seetha                    Hit

Suswagatham                         Hit

Tholiprema                             Super Hit

Thammudu                             Super Hit

Badri                                     Super Hit

Khushi                                   Super Hit

Johnny                                  Utter Flop

Gudumba Shankar                 Below Average

Baalu                                    Average

Bangaram                              Average

Annavaram                          Above Average

Jalsa                                     Super Hit

Komaram Puli                          Utter Flop

Teen Maar                              Flop

Panjaa                                Below Average

Gabbar singh                        Blockbuster

CMGR                                    Super Hit


Rajakumarudu       Super Hit

Yuvaraju              Average

 Vamsi                 Utter Flop

Murari                  Hit

Takkari Donga      Below Average

 Bobby                 Utter Flop

Okkadu                Super Hit

 Nijam                 Below Average

 Nani                   Utter Flop

Arjun                   Average

Athadu                 Hit

Pokiri                    Super Hit

 Sainikudu             Utter Flop

Athidhi                  Flop

Khaleja                 Utter Flop

Dookudu               Super Hit

Business man         Super Hit


Ninnu Choodalani           Flop

Student Number One      Super Hit

Subbu                          Flop

Aadi                            Super Hit

Allari Ramudu                Average

Naaga                          Flop

Simhadri                       Super Hit

Andhrawala                   Utter Flop

Samba                         Average

Naa Alludu                    Utter Flop

Narasimhudu                 Utter Flop

Ashok                          Flop

Rakhi                           Average

Yamadonga                   Super Hit

Kantri                           Below Average

Adurs                           Above Average

Brindavanam                  Hit

Shakthi                         Flap

Oosaravelli                     Below Average

Dammu                          Average


Total Hit-Flop Ratio: 13: 05

Hit Percentage: 72%

No. Movies: 18

Total Hit-Flop Ratio: 10:7

Hit Percentage: 58%

No. Movies: 17

Total Hit-Flop Ratio: 10:10

Hit Percentage: 50%

No. Movies: 20

Imrankhan One and only super hero for ramcharan tej and no 1 hero,ippudu anna pawankalyan pawanism raboye rojullo charan for charanism this is new trend for tolly wood.
 1 Month Ago via Imrankhan    Friday, March 21, 2014  
Venkatesh After chiranjeevi retirement in telugu films no1 hero is one and only power star pavan kalyan
 2 Months Ago via Venkatesh    Thursday, March 6, 2014  
b.chinna jr.ntr is biggest hero in the tollywoodlo thiruguledu
 2 Months Ago via b.chinna    Tuesday, February 25, 2014  
RAJESH BYLLA PAWANISM Jai pawanism jai hind ... Rajesh bylla pawanism facebook
 2 Months Ago via RAJESH....    Saturday, February 22, 2014  
B.praveen Ntr ki nenu bhathudini ntr telugu industry lo no.1 hero
 2 Months Ago via B.praveen    Saturday, February 22, 2014  
B.praveen Jr.ntr top hero tollywood and heavy dancer
 2 Months Ago via B.praveen    Saturday, February 22, 2014  
venky People star pawankalyan jai pawanisam jai hind
 2 Months Ago via venky    Sunday, February 16, 2014  
srinu Jr.NTR if going to be the No.1 in Tolywood
 2 Months Ago via srinu    Saturday, February 15, 2014  
dancer narine
dancer narine mahesh is the no.1. ever be no.1. never think deeply about this. bcoz, mind block avutundhi.
 2 Months Ago via dancer....    Saturday, February 15, 2014  
Ashish Pawankalyan is the. No1hero
 2 Months Ago via Ashish    Saturday, February 15, 2014  
KRISHNA V All time pawan kalyan No 1 Hero
 3 Months Ago via KRISHNA V    Thursday, February 6, 2014  
yaswanth jr n.t.r tark sunil
 4 Months Ago via yaswanth    Thursday, December 26, 2013  





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