Trivikram Srinivas made directors and lyricists look cool again in Telugu cinema after decades. Trivikram was a revolutionary director who turned the tide and put Tollywood on the map of world cinema.
Popularly known as Guruji, Trivikram loves literature. He had a rollercoaster ride with hits, blockbusters, averages and a disaster in his eventful career. But every time the cinema world tries to write off him, the Maatala Maantrikudu keeps coming back, shining more than ever before.
Let’s take a look at Trivikram’s filmography, ranked from worst to best.
Agnyaathavaasi is probably Trivikram’s biggest mistake in his career, not just because it turned out to be a disaster, but because Trivikram decided to remake the story, allegedly, not giving credit. He received a lot of flak for this move and the film’s bleak performance at the box office added fuel to the fire.
Agnyaathavaasi and A Aa are the only two films which are not originally written by Trivikram. Adapted from a Telugu novel ‘Meena’, A Aa is a decent rendition and turned out to be a decent hit thanks to its music and Samantha’s performance.
S/o Satyamurthy ages like wine. More than its box office performance, it did well on small screen, (that’s what most of Trivikram’s movies do). Watch this for its songs, dialogues, and storyline.
It marked the first movie of the super-hit Trivikram-Allu Arjun duo. This pacy movie is one of the first which hinted Trivikram’s magical conversations and punches.
Nuvve Nuvve was Trivikram’s directorial debut. It was thoughtful and equally fresh with full of values, beautiful conversations, and the performance of Prakash Raj as a loving father.
Jalsa is re-watchable for its new age filmmaking, chart-busting numbers and rib-tickling comedy. Except for the Naxalite part, this film is a breeze to the audience and especially for Pawan Kalyan’s fans.
AD stole the show for the performances of Pawan Kalyan, Boman Irani and Nadhiya. With chart-busting numbers, healthy comedy, and strong story, AD is perfect recipe for a blockbuster.
Khaleja may be the most hated film for Mahesh Babu and Trivikram for its inability to breakthrough at the box office. A way ahead of its time, Khaleja is one of the favorites for many.
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ASVR is probably the most meaningful movie of Trivikram. It still vows us with excellence, craft and story writing. ASVR is also a reminder of what Trivikram and Jr NTR are capable of.
Ala Vaikunthapurramulo is the biggest hit in Trivikram’s and Allu Arjun’s career. It won our hearts and the songs were all chartbusters. Another perfect recipe for a blockbuster, Ala Vaikunthapurramulo is timeless!
No comments. Athadu is the best of Trivikram and Mahesh Babu. A priceless gem in Tollywood! That’s it! So, what’s your favorite movie of Trivikram and do you agree with the list? Let us know in the comments.