Padma Bhushan Megastar Chiranjeevi is ruling the Telugu film Industry for almost 30 years, where he has been entertaining his fans with his acting, dance, singing and many more skills and ruled the box office with his movies.
Chiranjeevi name itself carries special trend in TFI, he has a lot of fans following in the past days and only the heroes like Suman and Balakrishna have given Chiru a tough competition, we can even say that no other hero has competed with Chiru except these two heroes.
Megastar Chiranjeevi was last seen in the movie “Shankar Dada Zindabad” in the year 2007 and later he took a break from the film industry and concentrated on the political career. And now, after a long break, Chiru is coming up with his 150th flick “Kathilantodu” and presently the shooting of this upcoming film is taking place.
This upcoming film of Chiru is an official remake of Tamil hit movie “Kaththi” which was directed by the noted director A R Murugadoss and featured by Vijay in the lead role. Now the Telugu version of this flick is directed by V V Vinayak.
Earlier the actor has remade many movies, which turned to be a blockbuster in the actor’s career. Now let us check the Top 10 remake movies in Chiru’s career which were super hit.
1. Chattaniki Kallu Levu
This thrilling revenge drama was released in the year 1981, directed by S A Chandrasekhar and features Chiranjeevi, Madhavi, Lakshmi in the pivotal roles. This movie was a remake of Tamil hit movie “Sattam Oru Iruttari”.
2. Patnam Vachina Pativrathalu
This movie was released in the year 1982, where the director Mouli has directed this remake version of Kannada hit movie “Pattanakke Banda Patniyaru”. The movie features Chiranjeevi, Mohan Babu, Radhika and Geetha in lead roles.
Chiranjeevi has featured in this movie along with Bhanupriya under the direction of Kodandarami Reddy and this movie was produced by Allu Aravind. This film is an official remake of Hindi movie “Saaheb” which was released in 1985 and fetched him film fare award for his performance.
4. Pasivadi Pranam
This movie is an official remake of Malayalam movie “Poovinnu Puthiya Poonthennal” of Mammooty. The Telugu version of the film was directed by Kodandarami Reddy in the year 1987 and featured Chiranjeevi, Vijayashanti and Raghuvarn in the pivotal roles. This movie has created great records in TFI.
This movie is the debut movie of Chiranjeevi in Bollywood, which was released in the year 1990, where Ravi Raja Pinisetty has directed this flick by featuring Chiru, Juhi Chawla in lead roles. The movie has turned into a blockbuster in Bollywood and marked as a good debut for the actor in Bollywood. This movie was an official remake of Telugu movie “Ankusam” of hero Rajasekhar directed by Kodi Rama Krishna.
6. Gharana Mogudu
In the year 1992 Chiranjeevi has come up with melodrama – action comedy drama “Gharana Mogudu” along with Nagma, this movie is directed by Raghavendra Rao. This movie is the first Telugu film to collect 100 million at the box office. This film is the Tamil remake of Superstar Rajnikanth’s “Mannan”. Where “Mannan” was a remake of Kannada film “Anuraga Aralithu”.
Chiranjeevi was seen in the role of a brother, who has five sisters and the movie was released in the year 1997 under the direction of Muthyala Subbaiah. This movie has marked as the comeback film of Megastar who was suffering from series of flops. This movie is a remake of Malayalam movie with the same title “Hitler” starring Mammootty.
8. Sneham Kosam
Director K S Ravi Kumar has directed this movie and A M Ratnam has produced it under Sri Surya Movie banner, where Chiranjeevi is seen in the dual role and this film was released in 1999. This movie is a remake of Tamil hit flick “Natpukkaga” starring Sarath Kumar and Simran Bagga.
Chiranjeevi has featured in this Crime drama “Tagore” under the direction of V V Vinayak, which was released in the year 2003, where Chiranjeevi has romanced two female leads Jyothika and Shriya Saran. This movie is also a remake of Tamil film “Ramanaa” directed by A R Murugadoss. This movie stood as the biggest hit in the actors career, where the movie has recreated the records.
10. Shankar Dada M.B.B.S
This comedy drama is directed by Jayanth C Paranjee, where the movie has Chiranjeevi, Srikanth, Sonali Bendre, Paresh Rawal in the main roles. This movie was released in the year 2004 and turned as the biggest blockbuster, where both the actors Chiranjeevi and Srikanth has received the film fare awards for Best actor and Best actor in Supporting role. This movie is a remake of Bollywood flick “Munna Bhai M.B.B.S”.
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