Power star Puneeth Rajkumar best movies list – top box office hits
1. Appu – 2002
Appu was directed by Puri Jagannath and co-starred Rakshita, Avinash, Srinivasa Murthy and Sumithra. Film was a debut for Puneeth Rajkumar and film was a super hit of the year, celebrating 200 days run in Karnataka. Due to its commercial success it was remade in other languages like Telugu, Tamil and Bengali. Film tells the story of young man falling in love with daughter of police commissioner. He is son of police constable and her father won’t approve their love. Rest of the story is how they fall in love and fight for their love.
2. Abhi – 2003
Abhi was directed by Dinesh Babu and co-starred Ramya, Sowcar Janaki and Sumithra. Film was a commercial success earning INR 16 crores at box office and celebrated 150 days run in Karnataka. Due to its commercial success it was remade in Telugu as Abhimanyu. Film tells the story of Hindu guy falling in love with Muslim girl. He helps the girl’s family to find a rented house in new city and they become good friends in college. But her family leaves to Hubli and hero goes after them searching for his girl. Her grandmother advises him to forget her as her father may kill him if he knows this. Rest of the story is how they end up together.
3. Veera Kannadiga – 2004
Veera Kannadiga was directed by Meher Ramesh and co-starred Anitha. Film celebrated 100 days run in Karnataka. Puneeth did dual roles in the movie as father and Son. Son steps into the shoes of his father to help the needy. Rest of the story is how he takes revenge for the death of his father.
4. Maurya – 2004
Maurya was directed by S. Narayan and co-starred Meera Jasmine, Roja, Devaraj and Komal Kumar. Film was a hit and celebrated 100 days run in Karnataka. Film tells the story of young man who loves his mother more than anything in the world. He is a great kick-boxer and falls in love with a girl later. His mother dies all of sudden and asks her son to meet his father who is also a kick-boxing champion. Rest of the story is how father and son reunite.
5. Arasu – 2007
Arasu was directed by Mahesh babu and co-starred Ramya, Meera Jasmine, Shriya Saran, Komal, Srinivasa Murthy, Darshan and Adithya. Film tells the story of rich millionaire who visits India to take care of his companies. He see a girl in a bus stop and proposes her, but she rejects him and challenges him to earn INR5000/- per month without using his background. While he starts working in a saree shop he is supported by a simple girl, she falls in love with him. Rest of the story is about how both girls ready to sacrifice their love for other. But hero plans to get them married to his two best friends.
6. Milana – 2007
Milana was directed by Prakash and co-starred Parvati Menon, Pooja Gandhi and Sumithra. Film was a blockbuster hit and celebrated 50 days in 137 centres and 100days in 50 centres of Karnataka. Film tells the story of young Radio Jockey working at Radio Mirchi, he marries a girl and later finds out that she isn’t in love with her. She was already in love with other guy and requests him to give divorce, hero agrees to give her divorce. Rest of the story is how she falls for him and reunite.
7. Prithvi – 2010
Prithvi was directed by Jacob Varghese and co-starred Parvathi, Avinash, Srinivasa Murthy and C. R. Simha. Film was a commercial hit earning INR 20 crores at box office and celebrated 150 days run in Karnataka. Film tells the story of young sincere IAS Officer who is against corruption. He comes to know the local people were falling ill because of contaminated water caused by illegal mining. He stands against the mining industry and warned by the mafia lords.
8. Hudugaru – 2011
Hudugaru was directed by Maadesh and co-starred Yogesh, Srinagar Kitty and Radhika Pandit. Movie was a commercial hit and earned INR 15 crores at box office. Film tells the story of three best friends trying hard to settle in their life. In a venture to save their friend’s love they kidnap a girl and in the fight first one is hit on his forehead, second one loses leg and third one becomes deaf. To their shock the couple for whom they sacrificed everything broke up after some time.
9. Paramathma – 2011
Paramathma was directed by Yogaraj Bhat and co-starred Deepa Sannidhi, Aindrita Ray and Anant Nag. Film was a blockbuster hit and earned INR 25 Crores at box office. Film tells the story of multifaceted young boy who is good at many skills like Share market, windmill, carpentry, Kung Fu etc falling in love with a girl and doing anything to get her.
10. Power – 2014
Power was directed co-starred K. Madesh and co-starred Trisha Krishnan, Kelly Dorji, Prabhu, Sadhu Kokila and Doddanna. Film was a blockbuster hit and broke several records at box office, it is the first film in Kannada to gross INR4.5 crores on the 1st Day of release. Film became highest grossing film of Kannada industry collecting INR 76 crores at box office. Movie celebrated 100 days run in Karnataka. Film is remake of Telugu super hit Dookudu. Film tells the story of young police officer taking revenge for the injustice done to his father.