Vijay Devarakonda's Top 5 Performances: From Arjun Reddy to Taxiwaala

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Pelli Choopulu (2016)

Vijay Devarakonda’s happy-go-lucky character in this romantic comedy meets an ambitious woman who turns his life around in the best way. Pelli Choopulu, which translates to ‘matchmaking’, was included in Film Companion’s list of the “25 Greatest Telugu Films Of The Decade".

Arjun Reddy (2017)

In this box-office success, Vijay Devarakonda plays Arjun Reddy, an alcoholic with anger issues who struggles to cope with his girlfriend's marriage to another man. He won ‘Best Telugu Actor’ at the Filmfare Awards, and the film was remade in Hindi in 2019 with Shahid Kapoor playing the eponymous Kabir Singh.

Mahanati (2018)

This Telugu drama is a biopic on the life of eminent actress Savitri. It stars Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Vijay Devarakonda, along with some star-studded guest appearances. Mahanati went on to become the highest-grossing female-centric South Indian film.

Taxiwaala (2018)

This comedy-thriller sees Vijay Devarakonda as Shiva, a young taxi-driver who encounters a number of spooky supernatural incidents and tries to get to the bottom of them. The film received positive reviews, with particular praise for its soundtrack.

Geetha Govindam (2018)

Vijay Devarakonda charmed audiences with his performance in this romantic comedy, in which he played opposite Rashmika Mandanna. The film, which was released on Independence Day, was a major blockbuster and grossed over Rs. 100 crore.

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