Tollywood has several talented actors ruling the roost, with Prabhas, Nagarjuna, Allu Arjun, Chiranjeevi and Mahesh Babu some of the more popular names. A couple of years ago, the Telugu movie industry saw the arrival of a talented young actor known as Vijay Deverakonda. Slowly and steadily, with his versatile talent and X-factor like charisma, he has made his way into the industry to become a successful mainstream star. His talent sees him getting bestowed with several awards, including one Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu.
While you wait for the release of his highly anticipated movie Taxiwaala, you can binge-watch a couple of his earlier movies. Not surprisingly, Taxiwaala songs are already chartbuster material particularly the Neeve Neeve song.
Let us list a few of Vijay’s flicks that can be watched over the weekend.
Vijay’s first debut in a lead role, Pelli Choopulu is a 2016 Telugu movie. This rom-com was penned by Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam, and produced by Raj Kandukuri and Yash Rangineni. The movie was critically acclaimed and was a commercial success as well. This Vijay’s first official debut as a leading hero and it was a blockbuster hit. The film received two National Awards for Best Telugu film and Best Screenplay – Dialogues as well as two Filmfare Awards and the SIIMA Award for Best Film.
Arjun Reddy is a dark movie about self-destruction and eventual resurgence. It is about a man who has anger-management problems which become worse after his girlfriend marries someone else. This 2017 movie was a Telugu drama, written and directed by Sandeep Vanga and produced by his brother, Pranay Reddy Vanga’s company Bhadrakali Pictures. The movie was a huge commercial hit as well as critical success and the performance of Vijay was appreciated by one and all. The movie received several awards, including one for Vijay, who was honored with the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu.
This biographical movie is based on the life of real-life actress Savitri. Directed by Nag Ashwin, the 2018 movie starred Keerthy Suresh in the title role with Vijay Devarakonda, Dulquer Salmaan and Samantha Akkineni playing other leads. The movie was critically acclaimed with everyone involved with the film, including Vijay, receiving high praise for their performances.
These are some of the movies of Vijay Deverakonda that need to be watched while waiting for the release of Taxiwaala. The paranormal movie will give fans a chance to view the versatile actor in a new avatar. In the meantime, you can listen to Taxiwaala Telugu songs on loop on any music streaming sites. The Neeve Neeve song in particular is catchy and is quite popular with the masses.