Deverakonda Vijay Sai, famous as Vijay Deverakonda, is a prominent actor and film producer in the Telugu film industry. Since his acting debut in 2011, he has come a long way and has given many hit & blockbuster movies at the box office. Vijay Devarakonda’s movies are diverse in concepts and that’s what makes him a reputed actor.

Initially, the actor didn’t get major roles and he went on to play minor & supporting roles in films. For instance, his first movie, Nuvvila, and his next film, Life is Beautiful helped him gain exposure in the film world.

World Famous Lover Movie Still

However, his real story started after that. Here, I have mentioned the list of the best movies of the Telugu actor. Knowing about his films would give you an idea of how versatile the actor is. So, let’s begin!

1. Yevade Subramanyam (2015)

Produced by Priyanka Dutt and Swapna Dutt, Yevade Subramanyam is a coming-of-age drama film. Released in 2015, the Telugu film allowed the actor Vijay to play a supporting role.

Well, the actor got praise for his acting performance in the film. And he got nominated for the best debut actor – Telugu.

2. Pelli Choopulu (2016)

Vijay Devarakonda got his first major role in Pelli Choopulu in 2016. Both the audience and the critics appreciated his acting in this romantic movie. And it didn’t just become successful but also won awards at the 64th National Film Awards. Without a doubt, it is one of the best movies of Vijay Devarakonda to enjoy.

3. Arjun Reddy (2017)

After his flop movie, Dwaraka in 2017, Devarakonda appeared in a new avatar in the movie, Arjun Reddy. In the movie, his character, a short-tempered and self-destructive surgeon received a great response.

 Vijay Deverakonda in Arjun Reddy

Just like his character, the critics and moviegoers appreciated his acting in the film. And the film turned out to be a great success in the theaters. For his spectacular performance, Vijay got the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu.

Later on, the Telugu film’s remake appeared in Bollywood with Shahid Kapoor as the main lead. Similar to the original film, the latter got successful.

Now, there are rumors doing rounds on the internet regarding the appearance of Deverakonda in the Arjun Reddy 2 movie.

4. Mahanati (2018)

Mahanati is a 2018 Telugu biographical drama film that centers around the life of the famous actress, Savitri. It’s about the rise to prominence and the fall of the actress.

The female protagonist film’s success gave Vijay Devarakonda a boom in his career. His role as a photographer received laurels from critics and the audience largely.

And it became one of the highest-grossing Telugu films in India. Interestingly, Vijay got a chance to work with many actors such as Samantha & Keethy Suresh, in this film.

5. Geetha Govindam (2018)

After 2018, Vijay starred in the romantic comedy film, titled Geetha Govindam. In the film, Devarakonda played the role of an innocent and nervous college professor.

Geetha Govindam Movie Still

Though the film received mixed-to-positive reviews, it earned massively at the box office. It earned over ₹100 crores on the big screen.

Following the commercial success of this film, movie fans really liked the pairing of Vijay and Rashmika. As per the reports, Deverakonda and the film director, Parasuram Petla, will again work together soon.

5. Taxiwaala (2018)

I can’t forget to mention Taxiwaala among all the best movies of Vijay. Indeed, the actor played his character splendidly in the film. The film story revolves around a young man who ends up being a cab driver after trying many different small jobs.

The 2018 film falls in the comedy-thriller genre. And it also got dubbed in the Tamil & Hindi languages as Sadugudu Vandi and Super Taxi respectively. Taxiwaala didn’t just gather positive reviews but also earned a hefty amount of money in the theaters.

6. Dear Comrade (2019)

On the list of the movies of Vijay Devarakonda and Rashmika Mandhana together, the next entry is Dear Comrade. Speaking of it, the movie is a romantic-action drama dubbed in many other languages.

Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandaana in Dear Comrade

It revolves around the story of Bobby, a student union leader dealing with anger issues. His girlfriend, Lily doesn’t like his temperament which presented many problems in his efforts to unite with Lily.

Dear Comrade got a very good start and earned two digits. And his excellent performance helped it land among the successful Telugu films.

7. NOTA (2018)

Vijay made his Tamil debut with the movie, NOTA, in 2018. Though the actor played his role adequately, the film didn’t perform well in the theaters. In this political thriller movie, the actor portrayed the role of a Chief Minister’s son.

The story revolves around his sudden entry into the political world after his father faced corruption charges. Despite the poor show, NOTA is amongst the best performances of the young actor.

8. World Famous Lover (2020)

Next, the actor starred in the movie, “World Famous Lover“, opposite many actresses including Raashi Khanna, Aishwarya Rajesh, etc. It received negative reviews from critics but they appreciate the acting of Vijay Deverakonda.

9. Liger (2022)

In the Hindi-Telugu bilingual film, Liger, the actor paired with Ananya Panday. However, their collaboration didn’t work well and the film failed to perform well in the theaters.

Vijay Deverakonda in Liger

Deverakonda marked his Bollywood debut with this film but it didn’t go in his favor.

10. Kushi (2023)

If you want to know the upcoming movies of the Liger actor, the next entry on the list is Kushi. Currently, Vijay Devarakonda and Samantha Ruth Prabhu are busy shooting for the film.

Slated to release on 1 September 2023, Vijay is portraying the character of a Group-B BSNL officer from Hyderabad. His fans express their eagerness to watch this love story.

Other than this, he was going to be a part of the movie, Jana Gana Mana. However, after the box office failure of Liger, the filmmakers decided to shelve the film.


So, you saw above the list of the films of the actor, Vijay Deverakonda. Most of his movies are in the Telugu language. However, you can watch many Tamil dubbed films and Hindi remakes on streaming platforms.

Surely, watching the acting performance of the actor will give you goosebumps. And it will help you realize why the fans go crazy about him. I will update the list with more movies. Till then, stay tuned and keep reading BOTY for box office updates & movie collections.

First Published on: 11:50 am - 30, Mar 2023
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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