The Best Chalam Movies  

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List of the best Chalam movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Chalam's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Chalam movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Chalam movies will be at the top of the list. Chalam has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Chalam movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Chalam films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Chalam role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Chalam performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

You can rank all of these films, from Pranam Khareedu to Jatakam.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Chalam movies?" and "What are the greatest Chalam roles of all time?"
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Allullostunnaru Chiranjeevi, Geetha, Chandra Mohan
Allullostunnaru is a 1984 Telugu film directed by K. Vasu. The film stars Chiranjeevi, Geetha, and Chandra Mohan in important roles.Same story was freemade in Hindi as Rajkumar Santoshi’s Andaz ...more
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Jatakam S. V. Ranga Rao, R. Nagendra Rao, Chalam
Jatakam is a 1953 comedy drama film directed by R. Nagendra Rao.
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Vagdanam Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Chittor V. Nagaiah, Gummadi Venkateswara Rao
Vishwanatham (Nagayya), Ranganatham (Gummadi) and Jagannatham are childhood friends. Jaganatham marries a girl from lower caste and is cast out of the village. After the death of his wife, ...more
Mattilo Manikyam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chalam Movies
Mattilo Manikyam Bhanumathi Ramakrishna, Jamuna, M. Prabhakar Reddy
Mattilo Manikyam is a 1971 Telugu drama film directed by B. V. Prasad. It is produced by actor Chalam. The film won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu in 1971.
Preminchi Choodu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chalam Movies
Preminchi Choodu Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Chittor V. Nagaiah, Allu Rama Lingaiah
Preminchi Choodu is a 1965 Telugu comedy film directed and produced by P. Pullaiah starring Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, Kongara Jaggaiah, Relangi Venkataramaiah, Rajasree, Kanchana and others. The ...more
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Madhavi, Chiranjeevi, Kota Srinivas Rao
Pranam Khareedu is a 1978 Telugu film. It starred Jayasudha, Rao Gopal Rao, Chandra Mohan, Chiranjeevi, Reshma Roy, and Madhavi in a guest appearance. The film released on 22 September 1978. The ...more
Aatma Gowravam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chalam Movies
Aatma Gowravam Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Allu Rama Lingaiah, Kanchana
Aatma Gowravam is a 1965 Telugu Drama film produced by Dukkipati Madhusudhana Rao which marked the directorial debut of the great Indian film director K. Viswanath. The film is based on the ...more
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Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jamuna, Chittor V. Nagaiah
Poola Rangadu is a 24 November 1967 Tollywood film that is loosely based on A. J. Cronin's novel, Beyond This Place. It was directed by Adurthi Subba Rao and stars ANR and Jamuna. It is a ...more
Doctor Chakravarti is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chalam Movies
Doctor Chakravarti Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri, Jaggayya
Doctor Chakravarti is 1964 Telugu drama film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Savitri. It is the first film to win the Nandi Award instituted by Government of ...more
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N. T. Rama Rao, Sheela, Jayasudha
Yugandhar is a 1979 Telugu-language Indian feature film directed by K. S. R. Das and produced by P. Vidya Sagar, starring N.T. Rama Rao, Jayasudha, Jaggaiah, Sheela and Chalam. Jayamalini does a ...more
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Bomma Borusa Chandra Mohan, Ramakrishna, Allu Rama Lingaiah
Bomma Borusa is a 1971 Indian Telugu language Comedy / Drama film directed by Padma Shri awardee K. Balachander. It is a remake of the Tamil film Poova Thalaiya directed by K.Balachander ...more
Todu Dongalu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chalam Movies
Todu Dongalu N. T. Rama Rao, Gummadi Venkateswara Rao, Atluri Pundarikakshaiah
Todu Dongalu is a 1954 Telugu drama film directed by D. Yoganand. The title roles of Todu Dongalu are played by N. T. Rama Rao and Gummadi Venkateswara Rao.
Navaratri is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chalam Movies
Navaratri Jayalalithaa, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri
Navaratri is a 1966 Telugu Drama film directed by Tatineni Rama Rao and starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Savitri. It is produced by Anumolu Venkata Subba Rao of Prasad Art Pictures. It is a ...more
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Sri Shirdi Saibaba Mahathyam Chandra Mohan, Anjali Devi, Ramakrishna
Sri Shirdi Saibaba Mahathyam is a 1986 Telugu hagiographical film directed by K. Vasu. The film is based on the life of Shirdi Sai Baba, who has preached and practiced Religious humanism. ...more
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Babruvahana N. T. Rama Rao, B. Saroja Devi, Mukkamala
Babruvahana is a 1964 musical drama film written and directed by Samudrala Raghavacharya.