Year Roundup: The biggest Telugu and Tamil films of 2013
More than 160 films released in the Telugu film industry this year. Click on to see the some of the biggest hits of Tollywood in 2013.
More than 160 films released in the Telugu film industry this year. Click on to see the some of the biggest hits of Tollywood in 2013.
Telugu Comedy drama film 'Attarintiki Daredi' released late in the year on September 27, 2013. Directed by Trivikram Srinivas, the film stars Pawan Kalyan and Samantha in lead roles.The film opened to highly positive reviews and eventually went on
Telugu Comedy drama film 'Attarintiki Daredi' released late in the year on September 27, 2013. Directed by Trivikram Srinivas, the film stars Pawan Kalyan and Samantha in lead roles.The film opened to highly positive reviews and eventually went on
The film had a terrific start at the box office and created a Telugu Film Industry record for the first week collection, by collecting a worldwide share of Rs 49.2 crore. By its 50th-day-run, it had collected a whooping Rs 80 crores. Still running
The film had a terrific start at the box office and created a Telugu Film Industry record for the first week collection, by collecting a worldwide share of Rs 49.2 crore. By its 50th-day-run, it had collected a whooping Rs 80 crores. Still running
'Mirchi' is the directorial debut of Koratala Siva, and stars Prabhas, Richa Gangopadhyay and Anushka Shetty in lead roles. The film was released in February 8, 2013 and turned out to be one of the biggest hits of 2013.
'Mirchi' is the directorial debut of Koratala Siva, and stars Prabhas, Richa Gangopadhyay and Anushka Shetty in lead roles. The film was released in February 8, 2013 and turned out to be one of the biggest hits of 2013.
Previously titled 'Vaaradhi', the film earned a total worldwide share of Rs 47.45 crore (source: International Business Times).
Previously titled 'Vaaradhi', the film earned a total worldwide share of Rs 47.45 crore (source: International Business Times).
2013 Telugu drama film 'Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu' brought together the heavyweigts of the industry - Venkatesh, Mahesh Babu and Prakash Raj. released on January 11, 2013 the film finds its place in the all time highest grosser Telugu
2013 Telugu drama film 'Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu' brought together the heavyweigts of the industry - Venkatesh, Mahesh Babu and Prakash Raj. released on January 11, 2013 the film finds its place in the all time highest grosser Telugu
The film collected Rs 25.01 crores across the globe in four days (source: OneIndia). According to Andhraboxoffice, the family entertainer earned a lifetime box-office collections of around Rs 51 crore at the box office.
The film collected Rs 25.01 crores across the globe in four days (source: OneIndia). According to Andhraboxoffice, the family entertainer earned a lifetime box-office collections of around Rs 51 crore at the box office.
Next on the list is Ram Charan Teja starrer 'Naayak'. Directed by V.V. Vinayak the film also stars Kajal Aggarwal and Amala Paul. The film released on January 9, 2013 and received positive critical reception.
Next on the list is Ram Charan Teja starrer 'Naayak'. Directed by V.V. Vinayak the film also stars Kajal Aggarwal and Amala Paul. The film released on January 9, 2013 and received positive critical reception.
The action flick which had Ram Charan appearing in a dual role had a good run at the box-office. Its lifetime collections stand at over Rs 46 crore (source: International Business Times).
The action flick which had Ram Charan appearing in a dual role had a good run at the box-office. Its lifetime collections stand at over Rs 46 crore (source: International Business Times).
Jr. NTR and Kajal Aggarwal starrer action flick 'Baadshah' released on April 5, 2013. The film opened to great response, and emerged as the biggest opening grosser of Jr. NTR's career and got a super hit status.
Jr. NTR and Kajal Aggarwal starrer action flick 'Baadshah' released on April 5, 2013. The film opened to great response, and emerged as the biggest opening grosser of Jr. NTR's career and got a super hit status.
On the first day, the film has registered 100% occupancy in both single screens and multiplexes.The film reportedly earned over Rs 46 crore (share) worldwide. The film was in the list of top 10 grosser at USA box office on April 4, 2013 collecting
On the first day, the film has registered 100% occupancy in both single screens and multiplexes.The film reportedly earned over Rs 46 crore (share) worldwide. The film was in the list of top 10 grosser at USA box office on April 4, 2013 collecting
This year, the Tamil film industry witnessed several hit films that mostly stars big actors in the likes of Kamal Haasan, Suriya and Ajith.  Click on to see the some of the biggest hits of Kollywood in 2013.
This year, the Tamil film industry witnessed several hit films that mostly stars big actors in the likes of Kamal Haasan, Suriya and Ajith. Click on to see the some of the biggest hits of Kollywood in 2013.
Kamal Haasan's magnum opus 'Vishwaroopam' released on January 25, 2013, amid much controversy.  This Tamil spy thriller film has Kamal Haasan in the lead role. The film also stars Rahul Bose, Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah and Jaideep
Kamal Haasan's magnum opus 'Vishwaroopam' released on January 25, 2013, amid much controversy. This Tamil spy thriller film has Kamal Haasan in the lead role. The film also stars Rahul Bose, Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah and Jaideep
Despite its pre-release controversies, 'Vishwaroopam' managed to attract audiences and earn big bucks at the box office. The film was appreciated for its technical brilliance as well as Kamal Haasan's performance. The film, reportedly made on a
Despite its pre-release controversies, 'Vishwaroopam' managed to attract audiences and earn big bucks at the box office. The film was appreciated for its technical brilliance as well as Kamal Haasan's performance. The film, reportedly made on a
Tamil action thriller film 'Arrambam', which released on October 31, 2013, turned out to be one of the biggest hits of 2013. The film features Ajith Kumar, Arya, Nayantara and Taapsee Pannu in lead roles.
Tamil action thriller film 'Arrambam', which released on October 31, 2013, turned out to be one of the biggest hits of 2013. The film features Ajith Kumar, Arya, Nayantara and Taapsee Pannu in lead roles.
According to the Hindustan Times, 'Arrambam' collected approximately Rs 9.21 crore on the opening day in Tamil Nadu, which was the best opening for an Ajith film. According to Deccan Chronicle, it had crossed the Rs 100-crore mark in just three
According to the Hindustan Times, 'Arrambam' collected approximately Rs 9.21 crore on the opening day in Tamil Nadu, which was the best opening for an Ajith film. According to Deccan Chronicle, it had crossed the Rs 100-crore mark in just three
Sequel to the successful 2010 film 'Singam', 'Singam 2' stars Suriya who reprises his title role along with Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Vivek and Santhanam in supporting roles. the film released on August 2, 2013.
Sequel to the successful 2010 film 'Singam', 'Singam 2' stars Suriya who reprises his title role along with Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Vivek and Santhanam in supporting roles. the film released on August 2, 2013.
Upon release, the film was a huge commercial success, eventually being declared a Blockbuster worldwide by trade annalysts. Singam II had a sold-out opening with as much as 95–100% occupancy. Made at a budget of ?45 crore, the movie had grossed over
Upon release, the film was a huge commercial success, eventually being declared a Blockbuster worldwide by trade annalysts. Singam II had a sold-out opening with as much as 95–100% occupancy. Made at a budget of ?45 crore, the movie had grossed over
Rom-com movie 'Raja Rani' starring Arya, Nayantara, Jai and Nazriya Nazim released on September 27, 2013. The movie is said to be inspired by the 2007 Kannada film 'Milana'.
Rom-com movie 'Raja Rani' starring Arya, Nayantara, Jai and Nazriya Nazim released on September 27, 2013. The movie is said to be inspired by the 2007 Kannada film 'Milana'.
Opening to generally positive reviews from critics, the movie earned Rs 50 crore in just 25 days at the worldwide box office. It eventually emerged a huge success after earning over Rs 50 crore within four weeks (source: Times of India).
Opening to generally positive reviews from critics, the movie earned Rs 50 crore in just 25 days at the worldwide box office. It eventually emerged a huge success after earning over Rs 50 crore within four weeks (source: Times of India).
'Thalaivaa' is an action drama film featuring Vijay and Amala Paul in lead roles. The film released worldwide on August 9, 2013, except in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
'Thalaivaa' is an action drama film featuring Vijay and Amala Paul in lead roles. The film released worldwide on August 9, 2013, except in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
The movie received mixed to positive reviews. The movie grossed Rs 4.8 crore in Kerala,  Rs 2 crore in Andhra Pradesh and Rs 1.7 crore in Karnataka (source: International Business Times, Behindwoods, AndhraBoxOffice).
The movie received mixed to positive reviews. The movie grossed Rs 4.8 crore in Kerala, Rs 2 crore in Andhra Pradesh and Rs 1.7 crore in Karnataka (source: International Business Times, Behindwoods, AndhraBoxOffice).