Top Telugu Actors of All Time

The Top Ten

1 Mahesh Babu

HE is the Badshah AnD handsome hunk, Perfect all rounder In acting
The Best brand Ambassadorial

Superstar Prince Mahesh is the BEST! No one can be better than this tall handsome hero! Mahesh also has the highest number of girl fans just like me There are many words to describe him: Tall, Handsome, Young, Charming, Cute, Cool, Awesome, Terrific, Extraordinary, Attractive, Brave, Unbeatable... And it goes on and on... Mahesh is SUPERB! No one can reach him. He is just the BEST

King of Tollywood,

17 films
6 nandi
2 filmfare
2 santhosam Awards
9 brand ambassadorial( 1 national wide thumbs up and 1st from south )
Indian 5th desirable man
Heart Of girls
IDhi track record ante
Arey o samba rasuko ra...

He helps the needs and he is best of that waste fellow pawan kalyan

True actor and one of the hard working he should be on the top
soon he's going to be the superstar of south - jdseelam62

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2 Pawan Kalyan

He's just amazing actor... Very different from other actors... He just follows his own way... Independent on others...

Style ka baap. None others match him.
Never cares for earning money.
very simple human being.
struggles to do something to poor.



His Craze in India is AMAZABLE AND UNDETERMINING. Even though FLOPS also his craze was increasing in PAST and FUTURE.


NOW he is most popular NO: 1 SUPER STAR IN INDIA not only as CINEMA HERO but also personally by his Inspiring thoughts, simple behaviour, like a saint, maintaining individuality, unnecessarily no comments on others. Calm going, respect ladies.






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3 Prabhas Prabhas

Prabhas is stylish, Handsome and Youth icon in film industry he is acting is kekaa.

According to Following he should be in Top ten. He is having all the qualities required for a Superstar.

He is the handsome stylish hunk of tollywood he has all the quality to rule the tollywood industry within no time... For long just like NTR and CHIRU

He is just superb - beinglodwal

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4 Jr. N.T.R

He brought value to the art, like his grand father, dialogue delivery, rays, navarasa tempo bhavam, the essence of odour all cannot observe and enjoy, he done and left to the public to have the same. Beauty flower is there no use, without smell, but jr ntr proved that he is beautiful flower and good acting of odour. Kalidas one slokam is there, "patting on back and telling how are you" wording on mother, child, sister, and at last on wife, but dialog is same and acting is same but the dialoguer delivery expression is differences, which is called as acting I.E. bhavam, in the wording tempo nava rasas, body language, face expression, all are important which are made by Jr. NTR. He would the future, diamond to the acting. He is not great, his teacher are great who thought all those things.

He delivers the dialogue very well and he dances well he is the king of acting

He is the absolutely number one hero in the Tollywood.. He is the one of the best dancer in India...

I am a huge fan of him because of his attitude. His movies has some moral to the society, he is a great dancer & matured actor

India's one of the talented actor - saikumar7093

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5 Allu Arjun Allu Arjun Allu Arjun is an Indian film actor who primarily works in Telugu cinema. After playing as a child artist in Vijetha and as a dancer in Daddy, Arjun made his adult debut in Gangotri. Arjun then appeared in Sukumar's debut film Arya.

Dancing dynamite... Galz ka dil ki daadkaan... Stylish star... Youth icon...
style and blood... Dance and genes... Acting and nerves... Totaly he is mr. Perfect... Bunny rocks... You know something he is so expressive...

He is the beat star ever. He should be the number one for this generation. He is the most stylish actor. He is smart...

Hey, why is it given that allu arjun has only 10th position in telugu, he will be surely in front of ram charan and nagarjuna and many others, you should not just look their fans in andhra, just look at kerala, there the 1st position is for him, moreover he dances well, I suggest you to place him at least in 5th position

Awesome actor and a great dancer in indian film history - jdseelam62

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6 Ram Charan Teja

New talent with record breaking capacity from father who is Tollywood all time Number 1 ( chiru thanyudu)

His acting should be improved. But good dancer. He has following of his father - iliyassyed

He has a many qualifications to become a top 1 hero

He is very good actor because his some industrial hits like magadheera, rangasthalam... I like ramcharan..

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7 N.T. Rama Rao

He is the GOD of Telugu Cinema
He is a LEGEND of Indian Cinema
He is a landmark in ANDHRA Politics
He is an encyclopedia of acting
He is the 'Man of the Masses'
He is the 'Son of the Soil'

I think this one is created and spread by a pawan kalyan fan for kind information to that fellow

No words to express. Just watch "Dana veera sura karna" movie at least once in your life time. That itself gives every one a clear picture of what N.T. R is. He produced and directed the film with in 45 days and portrayed all important characters in the film. Great actor

Legendary actor

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8 Chiranjeevi Chiranjeevi

King of TollyWood

Only one hero who performed Navarasas in his films

1. Sringaara - Khaidi lo Ragulutundi Mogalipoda Song is the Best Example to define it. Here and there, there are glimpses of Chiru doing it.
2. Hasya - The Classic comedy Chantabbayi is the best example of Chiru doing this rasa.
3. Bheebatsa - Watch action of Chiru in Punnami naagu when he found out that he's becoming like a snake
4. Rowdra - Appati Khaidi nunchi Monna Indra daaka ilaantivi chaala chesaadu
5. Shanta - "Cool like a Cucumber" paatralu Chiru ki kotta kaadu. Movies such as Abhilasha, Subhalekha and Rudraveena are examples of this.
6. Veera - Heroism ante Chiranjeevi ki lekkalenanni examples unnayi. Recent one is Tagore.
7. Bhaya - Go home and watch expressions of Chiru in Abhilasha to find out the exact definition of this rasa.
8. Karuna - Apadhbandavudu is a Classic Example of this. Recent gaa SD lo Chiru valla mother though chese scene kooda best ...more

Chiru is top1 in tollywood... How can mahesh is 1st with lot of flops dan hits

I am not an Indian I am bangali but my childhood had been past within watch Shahrukh & chiranjibi's movies.

1 & Only Megastar Of Indian cinima 😎

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9 Nagarjuna

Mass entertainers - Siva, Mass
Comedy- Hello brother, Manmadhudu,...
Romance- Ninne Pelladutha
Devotional- Annamayya, Ramadasu
Period film- Rajanna
Trajedy- Geetanjali
Family melodrama- Santhosham

Block busters in every kind of film... No other person has it.

He is the great actor
he brought them credit to all qualities of acting. We can say he is In one word super actor handsome hero all time tollywood

He was suitable for all types of characters... His acting was different from others & he accepted truly the cinema was hit or flop, he never tell like my was super duper hit and creating records.

King is best of all others

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10 Venkatesh

I am very big fan of him and he was the only star having high success rate

Venkatesh is an awesome actor who can do any kind of roles and he is having a huge following from all type of audience and he is very friendly with all his fans and co stars and always with a positive attitude. We love him with all these qualities. He have the most success rate that no one else can hold of his generation. Victory venkatesh always rocks...

Venky is always stylish handsome and simple person venky rocks

Good actor

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The Contenders

11 Ravi Teja

True star so realistic acting ravi teja rocks nice actor

He is very energetic person. His movies are very enjoyable movies and he is very hard work person, with out any film background.

A superb actor in telugu film industry

Raviteja is best actor in Tollywood

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12 Balakrishna

I Love him Very Much, He Has great Character Than Any OTHERS IN Real Life! In spite of Loss or Fails.. He make One man show in Movies! He Did So Many number of Roles.. After Sr. Ntr! I Always Proud To Be The Fan of NBK!

NBK is one and only real hero of tollywood. Despite his movies result, he always gives rocking performance.

Nbk is tollywood no1 hero. Nbk is the only hero to do different type of characters I. E, historical, mass, class. After nbk only the other heroes. He is ""ADHINAYAKUDU""

He is a good human being and great actor

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13 Nitin Reddy

Nithin maintains very good personality. He's good actor

Great spontaneous and natural actor. He has grown as an actor and sharpened his skills over time, not to mention that he has matured and created an extraordinary sense of style. He also physically maintains himself and is very handsome. He is a natural dancer and has great comic timing. He appears as quite a humble person although he displays larger than life persona on screen. Love his films especially in the last 4-5 years good choice of script. Another thing I feel good about as a female fan is that women are never wearing skimpy clothes and always respected in his films. It goes to say that audiences will come to watch films as long as there is good story and is a clean entertainer. There is no need to portray women as sex symbols to make a hit film.

He is a young and dynamic actor who came to industry without any background

I am proud I am d nitin state withe fans president...

Good actor and introvert a simple hero nithin sir
for nithin no need any caption his views are enough to show his strength

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14 A.N.R

A man with a super talent
A natural actor
He is a man who did not enter into dirty politics
He is the with punctuality
In one word super actor

He is a living legend

The best classical actor.

God of tollywood

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15 Victory Venkatesh


Ever green hero in tollywood

Great actor in the telugu industry I am a big fan of you sir.

I love you sir I'm big fan of u

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16 Nani

His style, his smile, his dance, his handsome look... Will impress every one not only me
He looks so hand some
So, stylish look
Surely he is going to win best actor award
He is going to be the best not only in Telugu even in other languages

He is the best actor in world. He is going to become very famous all over the world
Now he is in 19 rank but surely he become 1st

Nani Charming boy... Nani smile cn make the gal fall 4 him!

He should be on top 10

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17 Akkineni Nageswara Rao

He was very good actor but for some reasons... But very nice he was

He was a good actor

World wide best actor

He is the god of telugu cinema. He is the all time no1 actor. Padma bhushan, padma vibhushan, padma shri,dada saheb palke award...many more awards. Anr 1942.anr more than 250 + movies and 85% hits. No one beat this record

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18 Krishna

Actor who brings us Eastmon colour, 35MM, 70mm Movies to TELUGU, great Star Super Star, GREAT ACTOR

I love Super Star & Natasekhara Krishna very much. He is rear superstar in Indian Silver Screen.

Very good human being and versatile actor

Trend setter fr Indian film industry,he maintains his style he is one as. superstar,producer,director,editor,
screenplay,padmalaya studio owner,distributor,and last but not least as a politician (M.P)& a well wisher fr Rajeev Gandhi family

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19 Shobhan Babu

Every green hero all time

The best actor ever... He is the legend

He is the Debonair in Telugu Cinema & most handsome & first stylist star of Telugu Cinema. He is the only Hero in Indian Cinema who declared 20 years in advance about his plan to retire at the age of 58 & stick to that. Once retired he didn't accepted even the golden offers even from his best friends to act again.

Best actor ever in TFI, the Legend & Good human being too. Only Hero in indian Cinema who declared about retirement well in advance & stick to his words... Hero in Reel Life & Real Life too...

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20 S. V. Ranga Rao

All time top actor

He is the Emperor of Indian film industry..

He is a versatile actor

God of world cinima

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21 Ram Pothineni

He is a awesome star... Choclate boy.. Energetic star... King of girls hearts.. Best dancer and actor... He is simply superb

He is simply superb and hansome and best actor comparing to other like ram charan tej, allu arjun and he has a beautiful smile which impresses all girls all the best energetic star.

He is simply super even look is much better than ram charan, allu Arjun... Energetic dancer

He's is a good actor & dancer of tollywood.
He's so cute & handsome,styles,chocolate boys of telegu industry...

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22 Naga Chaitanya

Super lovely boy handsome looks mind blowing performance we just cannot imagine other as a lover boy after seeing him

He started his career with josh which is a very good film and further 100% love most entertaining film and his talent shows that he is one of the most promising upcoming hero.

He May Need Some To Establish Him Self.
He Trying To Show Coparisons To His Grandfather
And His Father KING Nagarjuna.
He Is Doing Various Types Of Characters.

He Is The Perfect Person To Replace His Father's Position As Tollywood KING.

Favorite forever

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23 Brahmanandam

No comedy. Without brahmi

He is very better... Sory best than pawan kalyan, chiranjeevi, mahesh babu, venkatesh etc

He is a big jaffa

Super actor

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24 Prakash Raj

Natural actor. Very rare kind.

He is acting is too good in camera man gangato rambabu ane is the emperor of all south film industries I requested him to do more films than now

Best actor

He is a dimoned in tollywood

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25 Akhil

Akhil is a great dancer and film industry prince

He is a brilliant actor

Hand some hero! good dancer

Yes if he come with a blockbuster... Tollywood may raise they hands and say akhil is in tollywood

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26 Suriya Suriya Saravanan Sivakumar, better known by his stage name Suriya, is an Indian film actor, producer and television presenter, who is currently working in the Tamil film industry.

He is the awesome hero in the film industry. No body can beat him in his performance. He is one of the handsome hero in film industry. Iam proud to be his fan. Surya rocz..!

Suriya is a very talented actor in south india and his performance in films are really fabolous

He is so stylish and ccool. I think he is the best after nagarjuna

Best actor in the world

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27 Sayaji Shinde

Superstar, thaliava

28 Gopichand

He is super hero in tollywood. He is movies are excellent. He is decent and smooth in tollywood heroes. He is punch dialogues so smooth and all hero best in gopichand gopichand movies 13 like 4 blockbuster movies 3 hit movies 4 average movies 2 flops. He is hit percentage is 80%. He is the number 1 of the tollywood hero. He is the special in tollywood. Blockbuster are yagnam, ranam, lakshyam, sowrayam. Hits are andhrudu, okkadunadu, golimar. Average movies are ontari, shankam, wanted, mogudu. Flops are raraju and tholivalapu. His movies are excellent and beautiful. He is the first movie in tollywood. Gopichand full name is totemudigopichand. He is studied in Russia. He is father is a director. One brother also their. He is a assistant director. And one sister also their he is a dentist. He is no interest in acting. He is father accident will be died. Gopichand come to some visa problems. And his brother also died. Some problems also their. His coming to tollywood industry. He is ...more

He is a special hero in tollywood heros he is number 1 hero in tollywood industry iam like gopichand he is smart and disent and he is the successful hero in telugu industry he is a very special hero film of god in gopichand

His action is great. Has a good height, cool &

I love you sir my favorite actor

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29 Vijay Vijay Joseph Vijay, better known mononymously as Vijay, is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema and his films dubbed into Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Mandarin Chinese. He is one of the highest paid actors in Tamil cinema.

The next door boyish look is his power and he is the closet to millions of film lovers

You are the first in tamil and also become first in telugu

Vijay Tamil super star

I love vijay

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30 Sharwanand

The way he chooses stories those are unique not cut and paste ones like others so he can named as unique star

He is the super star to future

His acting is very natural...

I think he should be placed in the 11th position at least.He has done comedy(mahanubhavudu, express raja), acted as a villian ( vennela), romance and action ( run raja run) dialogue diction( best prasthanam) tragedy (ko ante koti), all are unique stories...why are Tamil actors in this list

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31 Nikhil

Anchor and little star

He is a most handome goy

He s handsome and dashing


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32 Kenguva Srinivasa Rao

Excellent Senior Artist. He could fit in any kinda character from comedian to Villain to a father character.

33 Siddharth

His acting was words less. No one can compare with him with his performance...

He is a top actor. Very versatile

He deserves a ranking in the top 10 of south Indian actors

He is such a natural actor.still gets goosebumps whilet seeing his works like oy and bommarillu.

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34 Nandamuri Balakrishna

Very good hero of masses

No one can't deliver dialogues like him

At every time he his king only

35 Rajendra Prasad

Great all rounder actor

This is super actor of all movies

Ever green actor forever commode I like his film ladies tailor started film
His combination of vamsi director, in telugu film, he is only and only telugu film famous hero of this decade, in 20 century,

Thanking you brother

Dr, rajendra prasad


Versatile actor gold medalist in acting... No one better performer than him...

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36 Allari Naresh

Hi I like your acting naresh


Hi is very tellented actor

Super actor

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37 Manoj Manchu

One n only Rocking Star who dares to do experimental Movies... Many heroes are there in tollywood, but the only hero with brilliant action. Manchu Manoj so

He is the real hero. He is a versatile hero... Action stunts

The only star in tollywood doing variety of movies and making his own stunts and also a good lyric writer... Has the ability to rock the screens with his energetic action...


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38 Rajnikanth

He is my favourite hero. I like his style so much

He is the true superstar of Indian cenima his style is superb any body can't do his style in a dream also he is the true superstar

He is my favourite hero.

Rajni the kabali the

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39 Sunil

Mostly talented person in telugu

I wish sunil in top 15 heros

Sunil is telagu star

best actor

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40 Manoj Bajpai

Best Indian actor ever

41 Nithiin

He is one of the natural actor

He is a very good actor

His acting is superb

Very nice

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42 Ajith Kumar Ajith Kumar Ajith Kumar (born 1 May 1971) is an Indian film actor best known for his work in Tamil cinema. He is one of the most successful actor in Tamil Cinema. In addition to his acting, Ajith Kumar in a sabbatical, participated in the 2004 British Formula 3 season as a Formula Two racing driver and was ranked more.

Ultimate star of south India

Superb acotor man of kind man of simplicity love kind... No words to say because feeling cannot be expressed..

Hi thala big... Fan

Ajith mass hero
Ajith thala
Ajith is ultimate star

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43 Krishnam Raju

Tap hero

Real rebal

44 Mohan Babu

He is the superhero in Tollywood of all time.

He is dare and dash hero
He is a dialogue king of cinema industry after Sr ntr

Villakshana natudu... Brought new meaning to the villain role his acting is guide to new commers... Gorantha deepam movie his timing and dailogue delivery excellant... I am his fan and admire his characters... Long live mohan babu..

Hey why is mohan babu at this position
This is really cheating
He has achieved a lot
He surely deserves to be at the top 10
mohan babu is number 1M+10
He is amazing...he became top hero
He is dilog king in telugu industry
Top 1 heroes in tollywood best actor
He is the amazing actor who came without any others help to the industry.he is Collection king I like him so much
He is very awesome hero in every movie
He is a real life hero&he is coming to industry with out god father.real number one mass hero in telugu film
Perfectionist what an actor & Dicipline person
Excellent comedy timing and wonderful expressions
He is a great person because he came with his own talent and his acting
The only person who came from hard work in the telugu industry. No power star or no mega power star only Mohanbabu
The real actor without any background and support in industry
king super actor ...more

45 Yuvasamrat Nagarjuna

He is always a perfect king in Indian history. Proud to be a fan of king. We wont fight for records

Iam babu big fan

46 Suman

All Time Great Hero!

Suman is great actor and hero

Suman tollywood most action hero before 1999.

Superhit hero Suman best hero

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47 Uday Kiran

Ultimate Star of Tollywood

He is the king of the film industry
But today sad

Uday kiran is most handsome and beautiful guy now days like shoban babu in the past. But now the both are not there. RIP. Any angle the hero should be in good looking. Of course other are there like naagarjuna and prabhas.

Super star

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48 Dr. Rajasekhar

Super action star. Full of action packed movies. Legend in Indian cinema

Angry young man of tollywood

He is good actor and legend in tollywood

No one can match him in acting Cop roles...
Ultimate star...

49 Aadi

He will be number 1 hero in future

He is one of the best and handsome actor. I love his cute smile.

He has his cute dimple smile... Fida for his smile

He was futures number 1 hero in both tollywood and kollywood

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50 Nikhil Siddharth

A cute and very funny man with a cute face and was confined to comedy man

I like the action of nikhil

He is really a wonderful and natural actor like RaviTeja...

he is best

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