Tollywood is male dominated industry, where females get less scope to exhibit their skills. However, there are good count of heroine centric films which stunned industry biggies, trade pundits and movie buffs. Here is a list of prominent heroine oriented films.
1. Anthuleni Katha
The film is about an elder sister trying to run a family devoid of father and a useless brother. Jaya Prada played the elder sister, while Rajinikanth was seen as useless brother. K Balachander narrated the film emotionally and all lead artists played their roles with perfection.
It’s real story of a classical dancer (Sudha Chandran), who loses her leg in an accident and fights her way back as a dancer. Sudha Chandran who played herself in the film won accolades for her performance. The film was an inspiration for many.
Dashing lady police officer Kiran Bedi’s life was an inspiration for the film. Vijayasanthi became popular with the film which gave new definition to police movies then.
4. Osey Ramulamma
The film is about how a tribal girl fought with aristocracy against all odds. Vijayasanthi’s mesmerizing acting was a key for the film’s success, besides Dasari Narayana Rao’s superb direction. Vijayasanthi became care of address for female centric films, ever since this movie smashed many box office records.
5. Amma Rajinama
Amma aka Mother is an eternal employee. She sacrifices her life to take best care of her children. What happens when a mother decides to resign her post? Dasari dealt the film quite convincingly. Sharada was a soul for the film. The song “Evaru Rayagalaru Amma Anu Maatakanna Kammani Kavyam” is one of all-time best songs on Amma (Mother).
The film is a tragedy about the rise and fall of a film star played by Sahaja Nati Jayasudha. How tough for a film star to handle various situations are shown effectively by director Dasari and Jayasudha made movie buffs emotive with her performance.
The film is about a newly married girl protecting herself and her family from an evil magician and his family. Soundarya made strong debut and the way she essayed the role was spellbinding.
The film is about a brave queen and her granddaughter taking on a womanizer who suffers them and people in the dynasty. Anushka Shetty gave life time performance and Kodi Rama Krishna was appreciated for making the film grippingly. What’s more, it was a huge blockbuster.