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22 Best Telugu Movies to Watch on OTT 2022 – Sita Ramam, RRR, Major, Vikram and More

The year 2022 was one of the most successful for Telugu movies released on different OTT platforms, which managed to attract not only the audience in the South but also from the North. Several movies were critically acclaimed and very well received by the audience. The movies listed below have been judged on the amount of watch time, the viewership, and the movies that were the talk of the town as soon as they were released. Several Telugu movies released this year have covered some important issues that stuck with the audience and managed to spread a meaningful message in society. So if you’re planning on spending your weekend watching some movies, you should check out the movies listed below and invite your friends to do the same. 

RRR to Sita Ramam Best Telugu Movies of 2022 – FilmiBeat

22 Best Telugu Movies of 2022 to Watch Online on OTT Platform

Some of the best movies that were released on different OTT platforms this year are listed below:

Movie Name

IMDB Rating

OTT Platform

RRR

7.9

Netflix

Major 

8.2

Netflix

Bheema Nayak

6.3

Disney+ Hotstar

Sita Ramam

8.6

Amazon Prime Video

Vikram

8.4

Disney+ Hotstar

DJ Tillu

7.2

AHA

Ante Sundaraniki

7.6

Netflix

Jana Gana Mana

8.3

Netflix

Itlu Maredumilli Prajaneekam

8

ZEE5

Ashoka Vanamolo Arjuna Kalyanam

7.4

AHA

Masooda

7.8

AHA

Thiruchitrambalam

7.9

Sun NXT

Ammu

6.7

Amazon Prime Video

Ori Devuda

7.3

Disney+ Hotsar

Vaashi

6.4

Netflix

Sarkaru Vaari Paata

5.6

Amazon Prime Video

Thank You

6

Amazon Prime Video

Aadavallu Meeku Johaarlu

5.8

SonyLIV

Sammathame

5.7

SonyLIV

Ranga Ranga Vaibhavanga

5.1

Netflix

Bimbisara

6.5

ZEE5

Karthikeya 2

7.9

ZEE5

 

RRR

Directed by SS Rajamouli, the story of the movie revolves around a man (played by Jr. NTR) who has taken the responsibility of protecting his community and getting back the girl belonging to the Gond tribe, who is abducted by the Britishers. In the midst of all the chaos, he encounters with a police officer (played by Ram Charan), who works for the Britishers. The entire story of the movie revolves around the friendship of both the characters, which becomes the backbone of the film. It also stars the famous Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt in a cameo. This movie is one of the best movies of the year, which has also managed to grasp the attention of the international audience as well. The movie originally had its theoretical release on 25th March, 2022 but was later released on Netflix on 20th May, 2022. 

Cast: Jr. NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, and others.

Release Date: 20th May 2022

Duration: 187 minutes

Genre: Action, Drama

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Major

The movie is based on the life of Sandeep Unnikrishnan, where the story of the movie revolves around his teenage years, and how he was inspired to join the Indian Armed Forces in order to contribute to the wellness of the country. The movie revolves around his bravery and the courage he showed towards his country during the 9/11 Mumbai attack, which resulted him in sacrificing his life to save the lives of many others. The movie had its theoretical release on 24th May, 2022, before releasing on the OTT platform Netflix on 3rd June, 2022. The movie is directed by Sashi Kiran Tikka, and available in Hindi and Telugu.

Cast: Adivi Sesh, Prakash Raj, Sobhita Dhulipala, Saiee Manjrekar, and others.

Release Date: 3rd June, 2022

Duration: 150 minutes

Genre: Action, Biography, Drama

Bheemla Nayak

The movie is directed by Saagar K Chandra, which revolves around the life of a police officer who gets into a fight with a retired havildar clash. The movie was first released in theatres on 25th February, 2022, and was made available on the OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar on 25th March, 2022. 

Cast: Pawan Kalyan, Rana Daggubati, Nuthya Menen, Samyuktha Menon, and others. 

Release Date: 25th Fenruary, 2022

Duration: 130 minutes

Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama

Sita Ramam

The movie is directed by Hanu Rghavapudi, which revolves around the life of a soldier Lieutenant Ram (played by Dulquer Salmaan), whose life take a turn for good when he receives a letter from a girl named Sita (played by Mrunal Thakur), and after meeting, they both fall in love with each other. However, this does not last for long and things start to fall apart when Ram gets trapped in a jail in Kashmir, and his letters are unable to reach Sita. The movie was showered with loads of love, and was critically acclaimed, making it one of the most loved movies of the year. The movie was released in theatres on 5th August, 2022, and later on was released on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video on 9th September, 2022.  

Cast: Dulquer Salmaan and Mrunal Thakur

Release Date: 9th September, 2022

Duration: 163 minutes

Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery

Vikram

The movie is directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, which revolves around the life of an alcoholic man, Karnan, who is murdered by a group of unidentified men. Following his murder, several other people are also killed by these gangsters. In order to solve the mystery of the murder, his case is handed to the black squad commando, who are keen on searching the reason why Karnan was murdered even though not having connection with any government agencies. The movie had its theoretical release on 3rd June, 2022 whereas it was later on released on 8th July, 2022 on the OTT platform Disney Hotstar.

Cast: Dulquer Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Narain, and others.

Release Date: 8th July, 2022

Duration: 175 minutes

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

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DJ Tillu

The movie is directed and written by Vimal Krishna, which revolves around the life of a young man who has spent most of his time chasing girls. However, things take a sharp turn when he goes through an incident. The movie was originally released in theatres on 14th January, 2022, but then was later on released on AHA on 4th March, 2022. 

Cast: Neha Shetty, Chandramogli Madem, Brahmaji, Sidhu Jonnalagadda and others.

Release Date: 4th March, 2022

Duration: 121 minutes 

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

Ante Sundaraniki

The movie is directed by Vivek Athreya, which revolves around the life of a Brahmin man named Sundar, who falls in love with a Christian girl named Leela. In order to please his parents, he takes her along with him to USA and gives her an advice on how to behave like a typical Brahmin girl. However, things take a bad turn when the truth comes out, resulting in them facing challenges in their love life. The movie stars Nazriya Fahadh and marks the Tollywood debut of Nani. The movie was released on 10th June 2022 in theatres and on the OTT platform Netflix on 8th July, 2022. 

Cast: Nani, Nazriya Nazim, VK Naresh, Azhagam Perumal, and others.

Release Date: 8th July, 2022

Duration: 173 minutes

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Jana Gana Mana

The movie is directed by Dijo Jose Anthony, which begins when a college professor is murdered, leaving student shocked and scared for their safety. Following the murder, in order to solve the mystery, a cop starts the investigation along with his team mates, whereas on the other hand, a lawyer takes the case to the courtroom to find justice for the victim as well as the victim’s family. The movie was released on 28th April, 2022 in the theatres, and on 2nd June, 2022 on the OTT platform Netflix.

Cast: Prithviraj Sukumaran, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Pasupathi Raj, GM Sundar, Mamta Mohandas, and Sri Divya

Release Date: 2nd June, 2022

Duration: 162 minutes

Genre: Crime, Drama

Itlu Maredumilli Prajaneekam

The movie is directed by AR Mohan, which revolves around the life of a school teacher, who is also an Election Officer in a village, promises the people of the village that 100% of the voting takes place in the village. However, he is unable to fulfill his promise to solve a more important issue that is to be resolved for the betterment of the people of the village. The movie was released on 25th November, 2022 in the theatres, and the movie will soon be releasing on the OTT platform ZEE5. 

Cast: Anandhi, Keshav Deepak, Vennela Kishore, Allari Naresh.

Release Date: 25th November, 2022

Duration: 122 minutes

Genre: Drama

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Ashoka Vanamolo Arjuna Kalyanam

The movie is directed by Vidyasagar Chinta, which revolves around the life of a 34-year-old bachelor, Arjun, who is tired of the taunts he has to hear mainly because he is unmarried at his age. Throughout the movie, it shall be interesting to see whether or not he gets married so that there is no longer need to give answers to the society. Arjun’s family then finds a girl for him named Madhavi, who elopes just a day before the wedding. The movie was released on 6th May, 2022 in the theatres, and on 17th June, 2022 on the OTT platform AHA.

Cast: Rukshar Dhillon, Ritika Nayak, Ashok Selvan, Vishwak Sen and others.

Release Date: 17th June, 2022

Duration: 149 minutes

Genre: Drama, Romance

Masooda

The movie is directed by Sai Kiran, which revolves around the lives of a mother daughter duo, Neelam and Nazia, which take a horrific turn when a ghost of a witch Masooda enters into their lives, after Nazia unknowingly wears her bracelet, which in turn gives Masooda an opportunity to enter her body. Neelam along with her neighbour, Gopi, leaves no stone unturned and face all the challenges in order to save Neelam’s daughter, Nazia, from the ghost of the evel witch.  The movie was released on 18th November, 2022 in the theatres, and is all set to release on the OTT platform AHA.

Cast: Thiruveer, Karthik Adusumilli, Kavya Kalyanram, and Sangeetha Krish.

Release Date: 18th November, 2022

Duration: 160 minutes

Genre: Horror, Thriller

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Thiruchitrambalam

The movie is directed by Mithran Jawarhar, which revolves around the life of a man, Thiruchitrambalam, who blames his father for the deaths of both his mother as well as sister. Along with having a troubled relationship with his father as well as grandfather, his love life is also on the verge of breaking down. The movie was released on 18th August, 2022 in the theatres, and on 23rd September, 2022 on the OTT platform Sun NXT.

Cast: Dhanush, Nithya Menen, Bharathiraja, Raashi Khanna, and Prakash Raj

Release Date: 23rd September, 2022

Duration: 131 minutes

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical

Ammu

Directed by Charukesh Sekar, the story of the movie revolves lives of the newlywed Ammu and Ravi, whose perfect married life take a turn when Ravi starts acting weirdly with Ammu, and after some time even start to physically abuse her. Ammu, irrespective of taking the pills which would prevent her from getting pregnant, still ends up getting pregnant, and tries to end her relationship with Ravi. Ammu, along with her husband’s colleague, makes a plan to reveal the true identity of his husband and get him suspended from this police duty. The movie was released on 19th October, 2022 on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video.

Cast: Aishwarya Lekshmi, Naveen Chandra, Anjali Ameer, Maala Parvathi, and others.

Release Date: 19th October, 2022 

Duration: 136 minutes

Genre: Drama

Ori Devuda

Directed by Ashwath Marimuthu, the story of the movie revolves around the life of two best friends Anu and Arjun, who decides to get married. However, they soon regret their decision and a year later end up in a family court to get a divorce. A mysterious man, who predicts that they would not be able to get a divorce as his wife would faint, hands Arjun a golden ticket which gives him a chance to undo his mistake and correct all the wrongdoings. The movie was released on 21st October, 2022 in the theatres, and is available on the OTT platform Disney Hotstar.

Cast: Vishwak Sen, Mithila Palkar, Asha Bhat, Venkatesh Kakumanu

Release Date: 21st October, 2022

Duration: 143 minutes

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Vaashi

Directed by Vishnu G. Raghav, the story of the movie revolves around the life a couple, Ebin and Madhavi, both lawyers by profession, who end up fighting for the same case but from the opposing sides, which creates a problem in their personal lives. Throughout the movie, it can be seen how well they keep their personal as well as professional lives separate. The movie was released on 17th June, 2022 in theatres, and was released on the OTT platform Netflix, on 17th July, 2022.

Cast: Tovino Thomas and Keerthy Suresh

Release Date: 17th July, 2022

Duration: 155 minutes

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Sarkaru Vaari Paata

Directed by Parasuram, the movie revolves around the life of a finance agent, who after being scammed by his girlfriend, returns to India to get his money back from the father of his girlfriend, who is a known industrialist. The movie was released on 12th May, 2022 in theatres, and was released on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video, on 23rd June, 2022.

Cast: Mahesh Babu, Keerthy Suresh, Samuthirakani, Mahesh Manjrekar.

Release Date: 23rd June, 2022

Duration: 162 minutes

Genre: Action, Drama

Thank You

Directed by Vikram Kumar, the story of the movie revolves around the life of a successful man Abhi, who after having faced with a lot challenges in his life, begins to look at life through a different perspective and appreciate little things of life. The movie was released on 22nd May, 2022 in theatres, and was released on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video, on 11th August, 2022.

Cast: Naga Chaitanya, Raashii Khanna, Malavika Nair, Avika Gor, and Sai Sushanth Reddy.

Release Date: 11th August, 2022

Duration: 126 minutes

Genre: Drama

Aadavallu Meeku Johaarlu

Directed by Tirumala Kishore, the story of the movie revolves around life of a man, Chiranjeevi, who has grown up surrounded by his mother and his aunts. Despite their love for Chiranjeevi, his mother and aunts reject every proposal he gets. Throughout the movie, Chiranjeevi is keen on finding a bride who is liked by them all. The movie was released on 4th March, 2022 in theatres, and was later released on the OTT platform SonyLIV.

Cast: Rashmika Mandanna, Radhika Sarathkumar, Sharwanand, Vennela Kishore, and others.

Release Date: 4th March, 2022

Duration: 139 minutes

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Sammathame

Directed by Gopinath Reddy, the story of the movie revolves around a man named Krishna, who believes that love does not exist, but wishes to get married as soon as possible. He soon falls for a girl named Saanvi, but rejects her later after getting to know about her past relationships. The movie was released in theatres on 24th June, 2022, and is available for the audience to watch on the OTT platform SonyLiv.

Cast: Kiran Abbavarama and Chandini Chowdary

Release Date: 24th June, 2022

Duration: 130 minutes

Genre: Romance

Ranga Ranga Vaibhavanga

Directed by Gireesaaya, the story of the movie revolves around the lives of two childhood friends who after an unfortunate even start to dislike each other and go their different directions. Soon after getting admitted in the same medical college, both of them decide to put their differences aside which result in both of them falling in love with each other. The movie was released on 1st July, 2022 in theatres, and was later on released on the OTT platform Netflix. 

 Cast: Mohammad Ali, Naveen Chandra, Shobhita Rana, and Ketika Sharma.

Release Date: 1st July, 2022

Duration: 122 minutes

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Bimbisara

Directed by Mallidi Vashishta, the story revolves around a man who travels from the ancient time to the present, but the main question is what was the sole reason of him coming to the present? The movie was released in theatres on 5th August, 2022 and was later released on the OTT platform ZEE5, on 21st October, 2022.

Cast: Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, Samyuktha Menon, Catherine Tresa, Srinivasa Reddy

Release Date: 21st October, 2022

Duration: 146 minutes

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy

Karthikeya 2

Directed by Chandoo Mondeti, which is a sequel to the movie Karthikeya, which revolves around the life of a man named Karthik, who is dealing with some personal issues. In the midst of finding truth, Karthik finds out about the Tatva that belonged to Lord Sri Krishna. The movie was released in theatres on 13th August, 2022 and was released on the OTT platform ZEE5 on 23rd September, 2022. 

Cast: Nikhil Siddharth, Anupama Parameswaram, Srinivasa Reddy, Harsha Chemudu, and others. 

Release Date: 23rd September, 2022

Duration: 150 minutes

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

These were some of the best movies that were loved by the audience this year, which has made Telugu movies popular among those who are not familiar with the language.

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