20 Allu Arjun Movies You Can’t Miss

A complete entertainer!

Abhishek Biju Nair

10 months ago|10 min read


Allu Arjun is an Indian actor who works in South Indian or Telugu movies. 

The 38-year-old actor was born on April 8, 1983, to film producers Allu Aravind and Nirmala in Madras. At the age of two, he worked as a child artist in the film ‘Vijetha’. As an actor, he made his debut in the 2003 film ‘Gangotri’. 

Allu Arjun is an actor who gave Tollywood its biggest hits. He’s received several awards for his brilliant performances and is one of the highest-paid actors in South India. He’s also known for his amazing dancing abilities. He is married to Sneha Reddy and has two children. 

This stylish superstar has delivered some of the biggest blockbusters in the South Indian Movie Industry. Here’s a list of 20 Allu Arjun movies you can’t miss. 

1. Gangotri(2003)

Gangotri(2003) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

Starring Allu Arjun & Aditi Agarwal, Gangotri is a South-Indian drama film directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. 

This was his debut as an actor and he plays the role of Simhadri in the movie. 

2. Arya(2004)

Arya(2004) | Allu Arjun Movies

Directed by Sukumar, this Allu Arjun movie is a romantic action movie starring Allu Arjun, Anu Mehta, and Siva Balaji in lead roles. It tells the story of Aarya, who falls in love with Geetha.

The movie is a family entertainer and a break-out film for Allu Arjun. The movie was also dubbed and released in Malayalam.

3. Bunny(2005)

Bunny(2005) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

Written and directed by V.V. Vinayak, the movie stars Allu Arjun, Gowri Munjal in lead roles, and Prakash Raj, Sarath Kumar, and Mukesh Rishi in supporting roles. Even though the movie didn’t do well, Allu Arjun was praised for his acting, effortless dancing, and fight. Bunny was released on 6 April 2005.

4. Happy(2006)

Happy(2006) | Allu Arjun Movies

An official remake of a Tamil film, Happy is a Telugu action movie starring Allu Arjun, Genelia D’Souza, and Manoj Bajpayee in lead roles. 

Directed by A. Karunakaran, the movie tells the story of how a pizza delivery boy is forced to marry the daughter of a caste-based politician in an unexpected situation. 

Happy is a cute love story that can be enjoyed throughout. Allu Arjun’s fan following in Kerala strengthened after the movie was dubbed in Malayalam. 

5. Desamuduru(2007)

Desamuduru(2007) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

A romantic-action movie directed by Puri Jagannadh, starring Allu Arjun and Hansika Motwani in lead roles. Desamuduru is one of the most successful movies in his career. 

The film broke records by becoming the highest-grossing Telugu film of that year. It’s a great watch and an absolute treat for Allu Arjun’s fans!

6. Parugu(2008)

Parugu(2008) | Allu Arjun Movies

Written and directed by Bhaskar, Parugu is a romantic-action movie starring Allu Arjun, Seena Kaur, and Prakash Raj in lead roles. In this movie, Krishna (Allu Arjun) and his friends are tasked with finding the daughter of a village head who believes that they helped them elope. 

The movie is fun, entertaining, and heartwarming. It was successful at the box office and was remade in different languages. One of the famous remakes is ‘Heropanti’ starring Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon. 

7. Arya 2(2009)

Arya 2(2009) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

Directed by Sukumar, Arya 2 is an action-comedy film starring Allu Arjun, Navdeep, and Kajal Aggarwal. The movie is about a love-hate relationship between three characters. 

Arya 2’s plot is similar to the 2004 hit Arya. This movie is another true feast for Allu Arjun fans. An entertaining one!

8. Varudu(2010)

Varudu(2010) | Allu Arjun Movies

Another Telugu romantic-action film starring Allu Arjun, Tamil actor Arya, and Bhanu Sri Mehra in lead roles. Directed by Gunasekhar, the movie is an entertainer but did not do well at the box office. 

9. Vedam(2010)

Vedam(2010) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

Next, up on the list of Allu Arjun movies is another Telugu blockbuster written and directed by Krish, featuring a star cast of Allu Arjun, Anushka Shetty, Manchu Manoj, Manoj Bajpai, and many more. 

The movie tells the story of a cable operator, a prostitute, a debt-ridden weaver, an upcoming rockstar, and a Muslim from Old Basti in Hyderabad. The movie is a masterpiece and has a message for humanity. Vedam is one of the best Telugu films ever made! A must-watch!

10. Badrinath(2011)

Badrinath(2011) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

A romantic action film directed by VV Vinayak, starring Allu Arjun, Tamannaah Prakash Raj, and Kelly dodgy. The film tells the story of Badri, a warrior and a protector of the temple who finds himself in trouble when he falls in love with a woman who is against the rules of his master. 

Even though the movie got mixed reviews, the movie has to be praised for its good action sequences, technical aspects, and performances. Badrinath is an entertainer without a doubt. 

11. Julayi(2012)

Julayi(2012) | Allu Arjun Movies

Written and directed by Trivikram Srinivas, Julayi is an action-comedy film, starring Allu Arjun, Ileana D’Cruz, Sonu Sood, and Rajendra Prasad in lead roles. The movie has every element of a masala entertainer and is a good watch for mass audiences. 

Julayi is a perfect mixture of great performances, especially Allu Arjun and Sonu Sood. Watch it if you haven’t watched it yet.

12. Iddarammayilatho(2013)

Iddarammayilatho(2013) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

Directed by Puri Jagannadh, Iddarammayilatho is a Telugu romantic-action film starring Allu Arjun, Amala Paul, and Catherine Tresa in lead roles. 

The film was completely shot in Spain and France. The movie is stylish, action-packed, and emerges as an entertainer! It’s a worth-watch especially if you’re an Allu Arjun fan.

13. Race Gurram(2014)

Race Gurram(2014) | Allu Arjun Movies

An action-comedy film starring Allu Arjun and Shruti Haasan in lead roles for the first time together. Directed by Surender Reddy, the movie tells the story of two brothers who have two different approaches to life; while one follows rules the other does things his way. 

The movie is a family entertainer with a mix of action and comedy. Race Gurram emerged as the highest-grossing Telugu film of 2014. 

14. S/O Satyamurthy(2015)

S/O Satyamurthy(2015) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

Written and directed by Trivikram Srinivas, this action drama film stars Allu Arjun, Upendra, Samantha, Nithya Menon, and many more in lead roles. 

S/O Satyamurthy is a mixed bag of family drama, romance, action, comedy, songs, etc. This entertaining family drama was also shot in Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu simultaneously. A fun-watch!

15. Rudhramadevi(2015)

Rudhramadevi(2015) | Allu Arjun Movies

Written and directed by Gunasekhar, this 3D action movie is based on the life of Rudrama Devi, who was one of the few ruling queens in Indian History. The movie features Anushka Shetty as Rudrama Devi alongside Allu Arjun, Rana Daggubati, and many more. 

The film received positive reviews and praises for the direction, narration, and performances by the lead actors. Allu Arjun as the rebellious Gona Ganna Reddy was amazing. Overall it is an enjoyable one!

16. Sarrainodu(2016)

Sarrainodu(2016) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

Starring Allu Arjun, Aadhi Pinisetty, Rakul Preet Singh, Catherine Tresa, and Srikanth in lead roles, Sarrainodu is an action film written and directed by Boyaoati Srinu. 

Even though the movie received mixed reviews, it is thoroughly entertaining and an action-packed ride. The film has elements that make it a mass entertainer. A one-time watch!

17. Duvvada Jagannadham(2017)

Duvvada Jagannadham(2017) | Allu Arjun Movies

Next, upon this list of Allu Arjun movies; written and directed by Harish Shankar, the movie stars Allu Arjun and Pooja Hedge in lead roles. 

The story revolves around a Brahmin priest who takes on a real estate crime organization after a personal loss. Allu Arjun carries the movie on his shoulders throughout but it’s an entertainer. Another one-time watch!

18. Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India (2018)

Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India (2018) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

Written and directed by Vakkantham Vamsi, this movie is about a short-tempered soldier who goes through challenges to fulfill his dream of serving at the borders. 

The movie is a one-man show and is a sincere patriotic drama with a mixture of action, romance, comedy, and many more. 

Even though the movie got mixed reviews, Allu Arjun’s performance was praised. But the movie works purely because of the high-powered action sequences. 

19. Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo(2020)

Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo(2020) | Allu Arjun Movies

Starring Allu Arjun, Pooja Hedge, Tabu, in lead roles the movie is about Buntu (Allu Arjun) who goes back to his biological family when they learn that he was swapped as an infant. 

Written and directed by Trivikram Srinivas the movie received positive reviews from around the world. 

The film is a family entertainer with ample entertainment. It became one of the highest-grossing Telugu films of all time. 

20. Pushpa (2021)

Pushpa (2021) | Allu Arjun Movies In Telugu

To the end, this list of Allu Arjun movies is an upcoming action thriller film written and directed by Sukumar. Pushpa stars Allu Arjun, Fahadh Faasil, and Rashmika Mandanna in lead roles. There’ll be two parts to this movie. The first part is scheduled to release in December 2021, and the second part in 2022. 

From a child artist to a dancer and then to an actor, Allu Arjun has come a long way. He’s been a part of the Telugu cinema industry for a while now and has crafted the art of acting. His popularity can not be questioned down in South India and we all know why. 

With a career-spanning flop, hits, and blockbusters, here’s a list of 20 Allu Arjun movies that you simply can’t miss. 

If you haven’t watched any of them, It’s high time you start watching and then you’ll know what an Allu Arjun movie is about. Let us know which one of these is your favorite in the comment box below. 

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Abhishek Biju Nair

I grew up with immense love for Performing arts, Movies and Sports. I never thought that I could write an article. But life is worthwhile if you try! You never know what you’re capable of until you try. And then I tried writing for fun, and here I am!



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