Telugu Film Industry (TFI) actor, Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, is celebrating his 35th birthday and wishes have been pouring in from the film fraternity. Since his debut in 2009, Chay has acted in20 movies. His next has not been confirmed but on Monday, superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna, Chay’s father, revealed the character look of Naga Chaitanya for the upcoming film Bangarraju. To celebrate his birthday with OTT, here are the 5 best performances of Chay that you can watch in the comfort of your home.
#1 Ye Maya Chesaave
Tamil original ‘Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya’, starring Simbu and Trisha in the leads, was remade in Telugu as ‘Ye Maya Chesaave’ starring Naga Chaitanya and Samantha. This was one of the first-ever hits for Chay in the film industry. The film did so well that after striking a chord with the audiences in the Southern States, director Gautham Menon took the story to Bollywood to make ‘Ek Deewana Tha’ casting Prateik Babbar and Amy Jackson.
Stream it on: Amazon Prime Video
#2 100% Love
100% Love is a romantic comedy film where Chay acts as a college-going student, who is zealous of being the topper in the class. Chat’s performance received mixed responses from the audience and the film won two Nandi Awards. Subsequently, the film was dubbed and remade in other languages like Tamil, Bengali, and Malayalam.
Stream it on: Aha
Manam is a fantasy-drama film starring the Akkineni lineage – Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Akkineni Chaitanya and Akkineni Akhil. Chay and Samantha play the role of couples from two time periods and it was critically acclaimed as the best pair in Tollywood. The film was a commercial success and won various accolades including the two TSR National Awards.
Stream it on: MX Player
Majili is a romantic sports film that stars Chay as a cricketer who aspires to play for the Indian Cricket Team. Apart from the film being one of Chay’s best performances, the story of the film is entirely based in Vizag. Even the song ‘Yedettumallele’ was entirely shot in Vizag.
Stream it on: Disney+ Hotstar
#5 Love Story
The latest on the list of best Naga Chaitanya movies is Love Story. It revolves around the story of two aspirational young people (Mounica and Revanth) who move to a city in search of work from their village in Telangana. Mounica is played by Sai Pallavi and Revanth is played by Naga Chaitanya. Amongst the post-pandemic releases so far in Tollywood, the film Love Story is truly the most loved story.
Stream it on: Aha
Wishing Naga Chaitanya a very happy birthday. Happy streaming.
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