Jagapathi Babu best movies list – top box office hits
1. Gaayam – 1993
Gaayam was directed by Ram Gopal Varma and co-starred Revathi, Urmila Matondkar, Kota Srinivasa Rao and Tanikella Bharani. Film tells the story of young man who falls in love with a girl and wants to settle in life. His brother is killed by the local mafia leader and rest of story is about hero taking revenge.
2. Allari Premikudu – 1994
Allari Premikudu was directed by K. Raghavendra Rao and co-starred Ramya Krishna, Soundarya, Rambha and Kanchan. Film tells the story of young man who bets for money, in a bet he challenges that he will make three girls fall in with him. One girl is women rights activists, second girl is police inspector and third girl is sannyasi. Rest of the story is how he runs behind three women and falls in love with one among these girls.
3. Shubhalagnam – 1994
Shubhalagnam was directed by S. V. Krishna Reddy and co-stars Aamani, Roja, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Brahmanandam and Tanikella Bharani. Film was a box office hit and was remade in Tamil as Irattai Roja, in Kannada as Ganga Yamuna, in Hindi as Judaai and in Malayalam as Sundara purushan. Film tells the story of young man who is married to a girl and gave birth to two children. His boss’s daughter falls in love with him unaware of his previous marriage. Rich girl offers one crore rupees to the first wife and asks her to leave him, she happily agrees and takes money. Rest of story is how she realizes the values of love and family.
4. Aayanaki Iddaru – 1995
Aayanaki Iddaru was directed by E V V Satyanarayana and co-starred Ramya Krishna, Ooha, Kota Srinivasa Rao and Brahmanandam. Film was a super hit and celebrated 100 days at box office. Film starts with the story of widower who wants to marry a girl for the sake of his daughter. His house servants talk to each other about evils of step mother and the daughter develops hatred towards her step mother though she is a kind hearted person. They give birth to a daughter and she considers her younger sister as her competitor. Rest of the story is how they compete for everything.
5. Shubhamastu – 1995
Shubhamastu was directed by Bhimaneni Srinivasa Rao and co-starred Aamani, Indraja, Krishna, Brahmanandam and Dasari Narayana Rao. Film tells the story of car driver with whom two girls fall in love. The girls are daughters of two brothers, their love story makes them enemies. Rest of the story is how hero marries girl of his heart.
6. Maa Aavida Collector – 1996
Maa Aavida Collector was directed by Kodi Ramakrishna and co-starred Prema, Lakshmi, Sudhakar and Subhashri. The film turned out to be a blockbuster at box office.
7. Shubhakankshalu – 1997
Shubhakankshalu was directed by Bhimaneni Srinivasa Rao and co-starred Ravali, Raasi, Krishna , Satyanarayana and Brahmanandam. Movie is remake of Tamil super hit Poove Unakkaga. Film tells the story of two enemy families belonging to two different religions. After 25 years hero tries to reconcile between two rival families and he faces the wrath of both families. Rest of the story is how he convinces both of them with his kind heart.
8. Priyaragalu – 1997
Priyaragalu was directed by A. Kodandarami Reddy and co-starred Soundarya, Maheswari, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Brahmanandam and Tanikella Bharani. Film was a super hit at box office.
9. Pelli Peetalu – 1998
Pelli Peetalu was directed by S. V. Krishna Reddy and co-starred Soundarya, Kota Srinivasa Rao , Chandra Mohan and Tanikella Bharani. Movie received positive reviews and became box office hit.
10. Manoharam – 2000
Manoharam was directed by Gunasekhar and co-starred Laya, Prakash Raj, Mukesh Rishi, Chandra Mohan and Mallikarjuna Rao. Film tells the story of bank employee who was by mistake arrested for terrorist activities. Villain is leader of terrorist group and plans to destabilize India by series of bomb blasts. Rest of the story is about how bank employee’s wife tries to save him with the help of sincere police officer.
11. Moodu Mukkalaata – 2000
Moodu Mukkalaata was directed by K. Raghavendra Rao and co-starred Soundarya, Rambha, Raasi, Nassar, Prakash Raj, Brahmanandam and Tanikella Bharani. Film tells the story of young college lecturer who falls in love with his college librarian but he is loved by two other students. Heroine stays with her sister and brother in law, but her brother in law wants to kill her sister and marry her sister. Rest of the story is how hero manages to marry the girl of his dreams facing the problems of antagonist.
12. Hanuman Junction – 2001
Hanuman Junction was directed by M. Raja and co-starred Arjun, Sneha, Laya, Vijayalakshmi,Brahmanandam and Venu Thottempudi. Film was remake of Malayalam super hit Thenkasipattanam. Film tells the story of two orphans who made millions after successful business venture. Friends have a sister who is in love with a guy who is reluctant to accept her love because of her fear for her brothers. Rest of the story is how their sister and boy friend find brides for those two friends so that they agree to their love marriage.
13. Sandade Sandadi – 2002
Sandade Sandadi was directed by Muppalaneni Shiva and co-starred Rajendra Prasad, Sivaji, Urvasi, Rasi and Sanghavi. Film was a box office hit and was remade in Bollywood as Shaadi No. 1. Film tells the story of three married couple belonging to middle class. Their wives have boycotted sex for their husbands due to their busy schedule. Due to some financial problems these guys decide to commit suicide but end up in saving a rich man from dying. The rich man has three daughters who are against arrange marriage and rest of story is how these guys acts as their boyfriends for money.
14. Kabadi Kabadi – 2003
Kabadi Kabadi was directed by Venky and co-starred Kalyani, Brahmanandam, Tanikella Bharani and M. S. Narayana. Film tells the story of unmarried youth who spends most of his time with friends. He falls in love with girl of neighboring village but her brother disapproves their marriage. Girl’s brother is a captain of Kabbaddi team and his team is unbeatable. Hero challenges the brother of girl in Kabbaddi and asks the hand of his sister as prize.
15. Anukokunda Oka Roju – 2005
Anukokunda Oka Roju was directed by Chandra Sekhar Yeleti and co-starred Charmme Kaur, Shashank and Pavan Malhotra. Movie is a blockbuster hit and was remade in Bollywood as Sunday. Film tells the story of young playback singer who is attends a wild party. Next days she comes to know that there is something is missing in her life, she couldn’t understand what happened that night. Some friends try to kill her and she tries to find the reason.
16. Pandem – 2005
Pandem was directed by Sabhapati and co-starred Kalyani, Ahuti Prasad , M. S. Narayana and Kondavalasa. Film tells the story of unemployed man who falls in love with primary school teacher. But the teacher wants to marry a guy of good reputation and hero decides to prove his worth. Leader of village is a corrupt politician and wants to be the president again in the election. Hero challenges to stand in election and serve the people.
17. Samanyudu – 2006
Samanyudu was directed by Ravi C Kumar and co-starred Kamna Jethmalani, Sai Kumar, Rajiv Kanakala and Archana. Film tells the story of three orphans brought up by an idealist news paper editor who was killed by a corrupt home minister. The three young men were in abroad and came back to run the news paper. They decide to expose the corruption in the society and teach them the lesson. Film ends with antagonist realizing his mistake and becomes a better man.
18. Gopi – Goda Meedha Pilli – 2006
Gopi – Goda Meedha Pilli was directed by Janardhana Maharshi and co-starred Allari Naresh, Gowri Munjal, Aarti Chhabria, Brahmanandam, Rambha and Sunil. Film tells the story of young man who is searching for a bride and already rejected 250 bridal proposals. One day he goes with his friend to see bride for his friend and plots to get his friend reject her so that he can marry her. Meanwhile he goes to Bangalore for a job interview and attracted towards a terrorist lady who is planning to use him as human bomb. Rest of the story is how he manages to survive and marry the girl he previously chose.
19. Pellaina Kothalo – 2006
Pellaina Kothalo was directed by Madan and co-starred Priyamani, Raju Sundaram, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Brahmanandam and Sunil. Film tells the story of young software engineer whose parents are planning to get him married. His friend advises him to be strict with her wife and after the marriage he listens to his advices. Their relationship becomes complicated and they agree to end their marriage with divorce. Film ends with both realizing their mistake and learnt o love each other.
20. Lakshyam – 2007
Lakshyam was directed by Srivass and co-starred Gopichand, Anushka, Kalyani, Ashish Vidyarthi, Brahmanandam and Kota Srinivasa Rao. Film tells the story of sincere police officer who live with his wife and younger brother. Local gangster is a notorious criminal who kills whoever comes in between his land deals. He takes INR100 crores loan from bank and kills the bank’s chairman to avoid repayment but police officer is blamed for that. Rest of story is how younger brother of police exposes his plan.
21. Swagatam – 2008
Swagatam was directed by Dasarath and co-starred Bhumika Chawla, Anushka Shetty, Sunil and Arjun. Film tells the story of married women trying help the heroine to find a perspective in life. Movie starts with heroine who is a ill-tempered businesswoman. Hero opens new shop across the shop and girl falls in love with him subsequently. But he is already married and has a daughter. Rest of story is choosing between two girls.
22. Thaandavam – 2012
Thaandavam was directed by A. L. Vijay and co-starred Vikram, Anushka Shetty, Amy Jackson, Lakshmi Rai, Nassar, Santhanam, Kota Srinivasa Rao and Sayaji Shinde. Film earned INR105 crore at box office and became a ‘blockbuster’ hit of the year. Film tells the story of blind man committing series of murders. Film starts with a bomb blast incident where several people were killed. He plays piano in a local church and loved by numerous people. Rest of the story is about the reason for his crimes.
23. Legend – 2014
Legend was directed by Boyapati Srinu and co-starred Nandamuri Balakrishna, Radhika Apte, Sonal Chauhan, Suman, Suhasini Maniratnam and Brahmanandam. Film was a blockbuster hit and celebrated 100 days run in 31 centres of Andra Pradesh. Film tells the story of young man coming to India as per the wishes of his grandmother. He falls in love with a girl and wants his parents blessings. There is an antagonist who hates hero’s family and tries to kill him with his gun, injured in the incident he was hospitalized. Now the elder brother comes to India to take revenge and teach lesson. Rest of story is how he stops the antagonist who is also a CM candidate from winning.
24. Current Theega – 2014
Current Theega was directed by G. Nageswara Reddy and co-starred Manchu Manoj, Rakul Preet Singh, Sunny Leone, Tanikella Bharani and Vennela Kishore. Film was made with budget of INR25 crore and earned INR37 crore at box office. Film tells the story of village head who is against love marriages. He has a bet with other person that if one of his three daughters fall in love he will cut down his ears. Hero is in love with his college lecturer and uses heroine as courier girl to deliver his love letters. Finally he falls in love with that girl who is none other than third daughter of village head.
25. Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam – 2014
Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam was directed by A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary and co-starred Sai Dharam Tej, Regina Cassandra, Prakash Raj, Sayaji Shinde and Chandra Mohan. Film was made with budget of INR2 crores and earned INR10 crores at box office. Film tells the story of two rival politicians, one is evil and the other is honest. There is another person who is contract killer, hero seeks the help of contract killer to kill someone. Initially contract killer rejects the deal but hero insists by telling him flashback story.