Prabhas-starrer Saaho is all set to rock the box office tomorrow. This suspense thriller is Rebel star’s most awaited movie after the Baahubali franchise. This Rs 350 crore movie will be a visual bonanza for Prabhas fans. It will have high-octane action sequences shot in Abu Dhabi and soul-refreshing songs picturised in exotic locations. Now the big question is whether Saaho will break the record at the box office by becoming the highest grossing Indian film of 2019.
Let’s take a look at seven all-time best movies of Prabhas:
1. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
Prabhas became an overnight star all over the world for his larger than life portrayal of Amarendra Baahubali. The heroics of Baahubali and the rivalry between Amarendra and Bhallaladeva (Rana) served as backdrop to the film’s plot. Soon after release, it became the talk of the tinsel town as the film went on to become the first Indian movie to cross the Rs 1000 crore mark. It has been hailed as an all-time classic in Indian cinema.
2. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Directed by S. S. Rajamouli, the first instalment of the Baahubali franchise focused on the story of Sivudu (Prabas) who later realizes that he is the son of Amarendra Baahubali. This movie won awards and accolades from India and abroad and helped put Indian cinema on the world map.
3. Varsham (2004)
Directed by Sobhan, Varsham was one of the early hit movies of Prabhas that brought him laurels. This movie narrates how a chance meeting between two youths (Prabhas & Trisha) in a train develops into a romantic relationship. But, the heroine soon catches the attention of the villain (Gopichand) who puts obstacles on the lovers’ path. Known for its beautifully choregraphed songs, Varsham is a typical Tollywood potboiler.
4. Chatrapathi (2005)
Directed by the maverick filmmaker Rajamouli, Prabhas essayed the role of protagonist, Sivaji in this action movie. Prabhas played the role of a determined youth, who rebels against his oppressors in his quest to reunite with his lost mother. Shriya Saran essayed the female lead in this potboiler.
5. Darling (2010)
A romantic comedy-family drama by Karunakaran, Prabhas and Kajal Aggarwal teamed up to make it a box office hit. Prabhas came up with an elegant performance in this movie. This movie showed Prabhas’ transformation as an actor. The director was able to make best use of the actor’s talents and comic sense in this hero-centric entertainer.
6.Mr. Perfect (2011)
Prabhas played the role of an NRI gaming software expert (Vicky) who never compromises in his life. He is forced to change some of his beliefs when his parents come up with a marriage proposal with a traditional girl named Priya (Kajal Aggarwal). But, he changes his mind and falls for a modern girl, (Taapse) later. This film talks about the importance of making compromises in life as Vicky patches up with Priya and finally marries her.
A fully packed action family entertainer, this movie highlighted the prowess of Prabhas as a matured actor. Anushka Shetty, and Richa Gangopadhyay essayed the roles of female leads in this film which talked about forgiveness and peace instead of war and unnecessary bloodshed. By playing the role of Jai, a spirited youth who motivates others, Prabhas tries to bring peace between two warring families.