One of the ace directors of Telugu cinema, SS Rajamouli is best known for his epic-scale drama films, which include Bahubali and Magadheera.
He is the son of K. V. Vijayendra Prasad, a famous film writer who wrote several S.S. Rajamouli films also some Hindi films like Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
His great works in the history of Indian cinema do not need any introduction. His movies are being remade in Hindi like Son of Sardar was the remake of Maryada Ramanna and Rowdy Rathore was the remake of Vikramarkudu.
Let’s go through the best movies directed by SS Rajamouli.
List of Best Movies by S.S. Rajamouli
Bahubali Series (2015)
Baahubali is an Indian epic historical film directed by SS Rajamouli, starring an ensemble cast of Prabhas, Rana, Tamannaah, and Anushka Shetty coupled with Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nassar, Adivi Shesh, Tanikella Bharani, and Sudeep. The film is on the top of the list after its release and is getting popular as an Indian – Hollywood movie. The film is a complete package of a great story, direction, music, screenplay, and amazing visuals, especially the battle sequence reminds the famous Hollywood films The Lord Of The Rings and 300. Bahubali is one of the highest-grossing films in Indian Cinema.
Read: Review of Baahubali
Eega is an Indian Fantasy film directed by the legend director SS Rajamouli. The star cast of the film includes Sudeep, Samantha, and Nani. The story of the film is based on reincarnation where a murdered man gets rebirth as a housefly and seeks to avenge his death. The film keeps the viewers totally engaged with its good humor, solid drama, and very high-quality special effects. You have seen Hollywood’s SpiderMan, Antman we have Eega. Eega was released in multiple languages, you can watch it in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu languages. Eega is one of the Most creative Indian movies.
Magadheera is a Telugu fiction film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The story of the film is based on the subject of reincarnation. The film features Ram Charan, Kajal Aggarwal, Dev Gill, and Srihari. The story of the film revolves around four people: a gallant warrior, a princess in love with him, her cousin, and an emperor. The film has a chain of entertainment including bike stunts, action-packed scenes, excellent songs, horse racing, and sword fighting.
Vikramarkudu is an action thriller directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film stars Ravi Teja in a double role, coupled with Anushka Shetty. This paisa vasool flick is the combination of two deadly action films; Amitabh Bachchan’s Don, and Tamil film Vijaykanth. The story of the film is based on a small-time thief Sathi Babu who has a look-alike in the form of IPS officer Vikram Singh Rathod and how these look-alikes deal with the baddies. The film is a total entertainer with a combination of mass, action, and comedy. It was remade in Hindi as Rowdy Rathore starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha.
Chatrapathi is an action film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film stars, Prabhas, coupled with Shriya Saran, Bhanupriya, and Pradeep Rawat. The story of the film features Chhatrapati Sivaji who beats the tyranny of a local rowdy and comes together with his long-gone mother and brother. The film is a big show of the director’s skill and worth watching. All the other aspects like choreography, fight sequences, and the sets are breathtaking and prove to be a mass entertainer. Chatrapathi made Prabhas a superstar in Telugu cinema.
Maryada Ramanna (2010)
Maryada Ramanna is a Telugu comedy thriller film directed by SS Rajamouli. The film stars Sunil and Saloni Aswani in the main roles. The film is a cross–cultural adaptation of a 1923 silent movie, Buster Keaton’s “Our Hospitality”. The story of the film is based on the culture of gracious hospitality towards guests. The film is a complete package of entertainment with perfect casting, brilliant performances, a simple but powerful script, a binding climax, engaging romance, delightful music, and witty comedy. Son of Sardar was the remake of Maryada Ramanna in Hindi.