Mahesh Babu's latest release Sarkaru Vaari Paata (2022) has set the box office on fire and how. The film has entered the coveted ₹100 crore club becoming the actor's seventh century and sixth successive century.
When it comes to the number of ₹100-crore club films delivered by any Tollywood star, Mahesh Babu now holds the top spot. On that point, here is a look at Tollywood hero Mahesh Babu's 100-crore club films. Scroll down to know the list:
Dookudu (2011), directed by Sreenu Vaitla, was Mahesh Babu's maiden entry into the exclusive ₹100-crore club. Mahesh has had an incredible run since scoring his first century with this action comedy-drama, which was released in 2011. Since then, he's had seven films in a row join this club. According to sources, Dookudu made about Dookudu 131 crores at the box office worldwide. It was produced by 14 Reels Entertainment and stars Samantha Ruth Prabhu as the leading actress.
With his performance in the Koratala Siva-directed picture Srimanthudu (2015), Mahesh Babu managed to turn heads, and the film did incredibly well at the box office, grossing ₹140 crores. Mahesh had also played the principal role in the film, in addition to financing it. When the film was released in 2015, it was met with standing ovations and favourable reviews.
Spyder, directed by AR Murugadoss, is Mahesh Babu's third ₹100 crore grosser, solidifying the actor's superstar status in the business. Even Spyder, his poorest film, has accomplished this uncommon achievement. The film has grossed over ₹150 crore at the international box office.
Bharat Ane Nenu
With the 2018 blockbuster flick Bharat Ane Nenu, Mahesh Babu and Koratala Siva replicated their box office magic. Bharat Ane Nenu is Mahesh Babu's fourth film to break the ₹100 crore mark in the state, following Dookudu, Srimanthudu, and Spyder.
Maharshi (2019), directed by Vamshi Paidipally and starring Mahesh Babu and Pooja Hegde, had earned a massive ₹187 crore at the box office, making it a blockbuster. In the National Award-winning film, Mahesh Babu plays the CEO of a multinational corporation who comes to the help of a college acquaintance.
Sarileru Neekevvaru, directed by Anil Ravipudi, was released on Pongal 2022, and turned out to be one of the greatest hits of 2020, grossing ₹250 crore in total. It is the biggest blockbuster in Mahesh Babu's career, and it is produced by Sri Venkateswara Creations, G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment, and AK Entertainments.