Science fiction movies are widely loved by all age groups as they bring that chill down your spine and also because they are very educative. The Telugu film industry also has its own share of Sci-Fi movies that were big hits at the box office. The commonly known ones are Robo, Naani, I, 7th sense etc. But there are many other Sci-Fi movies that are lesser-known but have done a tremendous job with their storylines.
Here is a list of must-watch Telugu Sci-Fi movies to binge on this weekend.
Directed by Sankalp Reddy, the sci-fi adventure Telugu movie attracted huge numbers to the theatres with an engaging trailer. The story revolves around an astronaut who is approached to repair a satellite that is out of order and not communicating from outer space. The urgency to repair is due to its strategic position and a probable worldwide blackout. The movie stars Varun Tej, Aditi Rao Hydari and Lavanya Tripathi. Watch the movie on Amazon Prime.
#2 Okka Kshanam
The 2017 Telugu Sci-Fi movie was directed by Vi Anand and stars Allu Sirish, Surbhi, Srinivas Avasarala and Seerat Kapoor in lead roles. The story revolves around two couples who realise they are living a parallel life to that of another couple just one year behind. The death of one leads to the prevention of the other living in the future. Watch the movie on Disney+Hotstar.
#3 Taxi Wala
Directed by Rahul Sankrityan, and distributed by Geetha Arts, this Sci-Fi movie stars Vijay Deverakonda, Priyanka Jawalkar and Malavika Nair in the lead roles. The story is about a young man who settles for a cab driver’s job after a try for various other jobs. He faces spine-chilling incidents while driving his car and tries to solve the mystery behind it. Watch the movie on Disney+Hotstar.
Directed by SS Rajamouli’s father KV Vijayendra Prasad, the movie was released in 2017. The story of this Sci-Fi movie shows a daughter of a scientist who relocates to India with her family and how her life turns upside down after she volunteers for a dangerous scientific experiment. Watch the movie on Amazon Prime.
The 2020 Telugu Sci-Fi movie was directed by Srividya Basawa and has won many international accolades. The cast includes Trishna Mukherjee, Bikramjeet Kanwarpal, Anish Kuruvilla, and Shaija Chaturvedi in lead roles. The story is a female-centred psychological thriller that revolves around Nisha, a proofreader by profession. Watch the movie on Amazon Prime.
Directed by Selvaraghavan, this Tamil Sci-Fi movie was dubbed into Telugu. Starring Anushka Shetty and Arya in the lead roles, the story is about a mathematician who gets into depression due to the unexpected death of his girlfriend and father. When he tries to commit suicide, his lookalike takes him to an unnamed planet. Watch the movie on Disney+Hotstar.
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