10 Best Telugu Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime 2022: Thrillers are hard to define. While film genres like science fiction, horror films and romance are relatively easy to pigeonhole, there are no hard or fast rules with regards to what constitutes a thriller. Suspense and a sense of tension is key, of course.
There are generally some recurrent themes such as murder, political intruige, espionge, conspiracy, criminal activity or psychological manipulation. All that makes choosing the 10 Best Telugu Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime 2022 of all time a difficult task. But after much interrogation under a naked light bulb, we did it.
10 Best Telugu Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime 2022
Here we have prepared the list of top 10 Best Telugu Thriller Movies on Amazon Prime in the recent times.
#1. HIT: The First Case (2020)
Vikram(Vishwak Sen) is an aggressive cop who has a painful past. One fine day, a girl named Preeti gets kidnapped and Vikram is involved in the case. Things become even crazier when Vikram’s girlfriend, Neha(Ruhani Sharma) also gets kidnapped in the very same way. The rest of the story is as to how Vikram solves this case and nabs the culprit.
Director: Dr. Sailesh Kolanu
Starring: Vishwak Sen, Ruhani Sharma, Srinath Maganti, Murali Sharma and others
Release Date: 28 February 2020
#2. Kalki (2019)
Kalki, an intelligent police officer, is assigned to investigate the mysterious murder of Sekhar, the brother of Narsappa, who rules the Kollapuram village. He starts getting deep into the case but to his surprise, there is much more to the murder mystery. It is an action thriller film. The second half of the film is quite engaging and credit should be given to its director Prashan Varma.
Director: Prashanth Varma
Starring: Rajashekar, Adah Sharma, Nandita Shwetha
Duration: 2h 19min
Release Date: 28 June 2019
#3. Mathu Vadalara (2019)
Babu Mohan (Sri Simha) is a courier boy by profession. Upset by his poor life, he decides to cheat his customers and make money. He targets a special apartment for his loot and right when he manages to rob a lady, she dies on the stop. Who is this lady? Did Babu kill her? Will he be arrested? and how will he come out of this crazy mess is the whole story of the film.
Director: Ritesh Rana
Starring: Sri Simha Koduri, Athulya Chandra, Vennela Kishore
Duration: 2h 8min
Release Date: 24 December 2019
#4. Saaho (2019)
Saaho is a 2019 Indian action thriller film written and directed by Sujeeth, and produced by UV Creations. The film also has Jackie Shroff, Arun Vijay and Neil Nitin Mukesh in other prominent roles.
Starring: Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor
Duration: 2h 8min
Release Date: 30 August 2019
#5. Goodachari (2018)
Goodachari 2 is a Telugu movie starring Adivi Sesh in a prominent role. It is an action movie directed by Rahul Pakala. Goodachari is a Telugu spy movie featuring Adivi Sesh in the lead roles. The action movie has been directed by Rahul Pakala. Gopi is recruited into RAW, but on his graduation day, he is implicated in a plot to kill two RAW officials. Declared a wanted terrorist, Gopi fights to clear his name and find the people responsible.
Director: Sashi Kiran Tikka
Starring: Adivi Sesh, Sobhita Dhulipala, and Jagapathi Babu with Prakash Raj
Duration: 2h 8min
Release Date: 3 August 2018
Vishwaroopam is a 2013 Indian spy action thriller film directed and produced by Kamal Haasan, who also enacts the lead role and written by Kamal Hassan, Chakri Toleti and Atul Tiwari. The film has Rahul Bose, Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah and Jaideep Ahlawat in supporting roles. Filmed simultaneously in two languages: Tamil and Hindi, the film features a soundtrack composed by Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy, with the Tamil lyrics written by Vairamuthu and Haasan himself, while Javed Akhtar translated them for the Hindi version.
Director: Kamal Haasan
Starring: Kamal Hasaan, Rahul Bose, Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah
Release Date: 7 February 2013
#7. Penguin (2020)
Rhythm, a pregnant woman, is traumatised by nightmares about the unsolved kidnapping of her first child, Ajay. Soon, she embarks on a harrowing mission to solve the mystery of Ajay’s disappearance. Penguin is a 2020 Indian Tamil-language slasher film written and directed by Eashvar Karthic in his directorial debut. The film was produced by Kaarthekeyen Santhanam, Sudhan Sundaram and Jayaram, under Stone Bench Films, backed by Karthik Subbaraj, and Passion Studios respectively. It stars Keerthy Suresh as a pregnant woman who is traumatised by nightmares about the unsolved kidnapping of her first child, and later embarks on a mission to solve the mystery of his disappearance.
Director: Eashvar Karthic
Starring: Keerthy Suresh
Release Date: 19 June 2020
#8. V (2020)
is a 2020 Indian Telugu-language action thriller film written and directed by Mohana Krishna Indraganti and produced by Dil Raju under the banner of Sri Venkateswara Creations. The film stars Nani, Sudheer Babu, Nivetha Thomas and Aditi Rao Hydari along with Vennela Kishore and Tanikella Bharani in supporting roles. It marks Nani’s 25th film as a lead actor, in which he plays an antihero for the first time in his career. In the film, a decorated police officer tries to hunt down a serial killer.
Director: Mohana Krishna Indraganti
Starring: Nani, Sudheer Babu, Nivetha Thomas and Aditi Rao Hydari
Release Date: 5 September 2020
#9 Evaru (2019)
Evaru, a Telugu-language crime thriller film directed by Venkat Ramji. The film was produced by Pearl V. Potluri, Param V. Potluri and Kavin Anne. The film starring Adivi Sesh, Regina Cassandra, Naveen Chandra and Murali Sharma follows the story of corrupt cop Vikram Vasudev as he investigates a seemingly open-and-shut case of a woman killing her rapist. The music is composed by Sricharan Pakala and editing by Garry BH. The film was released on 15 August 2019. The film is an official Telugu-language adaptation of the Spanish film The Invisible Guest by Oriol Paulo.
Director: Venkat Ramji
Starring: Adivi Sesh, Regina Cassandra, Naveen Chandra and Murali Sharma
Release Date: 15 August 2019
#10 Drushyam 2 (2021)
Drushyam 2: The Resumption, a Telugu-language crime drama film written and directed by Jeethu Joseph. The film stars Venkatesh, Meena, Nadhiya, Naresh, Kruthika, Esther Anil reprising their roles from first part, with Sampath Raj and Poorna playing new roles. The story takes place six years after the events of Drushyam. Principal photography of the film commenced in March 2021 and wrapped a month later. The film was released on Amazon Prime Video on 25 November 2021.
Director: Jeethu Joseph
Starring: Venkatesh, Meena, Nadhiya, Naresh, Kruthika, Esther Anil
Release Date: 25 November 2021