22 Best Telugu Movies on OTT 2022: RRR, Sita Ramam, Urvasivo Rakshasivo and More

Here are the top 20 Telugu movies to watch online. 

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The Telugu film industry has had a great run this past year. Many movies were released on online platforms to a great reception. From the highest-grossing movie, RRR, to others, like Godse, Pakka Commercial, and more, several Telugu movies have come out across Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Aha Video, and Zee5, amongst other OTTs. 

Some movies broke records at the box office; others had a tepid response from critics and fans alike. All in all, the movies were entertaining. The movies tackled many themes, from romance to mystery, drama, crime, mythology, and more. Here are the top 20 Telugu movies to watch online. 

Top Telugu Movies of 2022 to Watch Online 

Movie Name IMDb Rating OTT Platform
RRR 8.4 Netflix
Sita Ramam 8.6 Amazon Prime Video
Bimbisara 6.5 Zee5
Godfather 5.9 Netflix
Masooda 7.8 Aha Video
Karthikeya 2 8.3 Zee5
Ante Sundaraniki  8.1 Netflix
Macherla Niyojakavargam 5.6 Zee5
Oka Oka Jeevitham 8.5 Netflix
Major 8.2 Netflix
Urvasivo Rakshasivo 8.9 Netflix
Sardar 7.8 Amazon Prime Video
Yashoda 8.6 Amazon Prime Video
Intinti Ramayanam TBA Aha Video
Ammu 6.8 Amazon Prime Videos
Ashoka Vanamlo Arjuna Kalyanam 8 Aha Video
DJ Tillu 7.2 Aha Video
Hit2 7.7 Amazon Prime Video
Godse 5.6 Netflix
Virata Parvam  7.1 Netflix
Pakka Commercial 4.2 Netflix
Bheemla Nayak 6.3 Aha

RRR

This movie broke all box-office records globally, and finally came on Zee5 for you to stream. SS Rajamouli is the director of this epic action drama that has some of the finest actors essaying pivotal roles. This magnum opus tells us the story of two Indian revolutionaries, Komaram Bheem, and Alluri Sitarama Raju. This is undoubtedly the biggest hit of 2022, something you cannot afford to miss. 

IMDb Rating – 8.4

Cast – Ram Charan Tej, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn. 

Release Date – 24 March 2022

Duration – 3h 7 min

Genre – Action, Drama

Director – SS Rajamouli

Producer – D. V. V. Danayya

Where to watch – ZEE5

Also Read: Upcoming Telugu Movies on OTT

Sita Ramam

Hanu Raghavapudi has directed and written this Telugu period drama. Swapna Cinema and Vyjayanthi movies share the production duties of this movie. The story follows the life of Ram, an army officer serving at the Kashmir border. Ram has had a rough childhood and is an orphan. He keeps receiving anonymous love letters from a person called Sita. Will Ram ever find out who Sita is? Watch the movie and find out. 

IMDb Rating – 8.6

Cast – Dulquer Salman, Mrunal Thakur, Rashmika, Sumanth and others

Release Date – 9 September 2022 

Duration – 2h 43 min

Genre-Action, Drama, Mystery.

Director-Hanu Raghavapudi

Producer-Ashwin Dutt

Where to watch – Amazon Prime Video

Also Read: New Telugu Movies to Watch on OTT

Bimbisara

Bimbisara is a 2022 Indian Telugu-language fantasy action film written and directed by debutant Mallidi Vassishta, and produced by N. T. R. Arts. The plot revolves around Bimbisara, a cruel king of the Trigartala kingdom. He is evil, and his only motto is conquering kingdoms without mercy. But due to a curse, his life changes, and he is sent to the present-day world filled with problems. Today, Bimbisara must learn to navigate life without conquering and ruling others by force. He must learn to be merciful and understanding to survive in this new world.

IMDb Rating – 6.5

Cast-Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, Catherine Tresa, Samyuktha Menon, Warina Hussain, Vennela Kishore, Srinivas Reddy, Brahmaji, Prakash Raj, Ayyappa Sharma

Release Date – 21 October 2022

Duration – 2h 26 min

Genre-Action, Drama

Director-Mallidi Vasishta

Producer-N. T. R. Arts

Where to watch – Zee5

Godfather 

This movie is a remake of the movie “Lucifer”, starring Mohanlal. The picture deals with political conspiracies and a power struggle. The central character in the movie, the Chief Minister, suddenly dies. His evil son-in-law plots to take his position and provides financial assistance via his shadow enterprise. This 2022 Telugu-language political action thriller is the directorial venture of Mohan Raja. It has been produced by R. B. Choudary and N. V. Prasad on Konidela Production Company and Super Good Films’ banners. 

IMDb rating – 5.9

Cast –  Chiranjeevi, Satya Dev, Nayanathara, and Salman Khan

OTT release date – 19 November 2022

Duration – 2h 37 min

Genre – Action, Drama

Director – Mohan Raja

Producer – Ram Charan, RB Choudary, NV Prasad

Where to watch – Netflix

Masooda 

This 2022 Telugu-language supernatural horror movie is the directorial venture of debutante Sai Kiran, and has been produced by Rahul Yadav Nakka, via the Swadharm Entertainment banner.In this story, we are introduced to a single mother and her daughter. Neelam is the mom, and Nazia is the child. An evil spirit enters their life and wreaks havoc, so that their life takes a terrifying turn. The story deals with how Gopi, their helpful neighbour, and Neelam, decide to take a chance and save Nazia. 

IMDb rating – 7.8

Cast- Karthik Adusumilli, Kavya Kalyanram, Sangeetha Krish, Surabhi Prabhavathi, Satya Prakash, Satyam Rajesh, Akhila Ram, Surya Rao, Bandhavi Sridhar,Subhalekha Sudhakar, Krishna Teja.

Release Date – 21 December 2022

Duration – 2h 40 min

Genre-Horror, Thriller

Director -Sai Kiran

Producer-Rahul Yadav Nakka

Where to watch – Aha Video

Kartikeya 2

Chandoo Mondeti is the writer and director of this movie, which is a sequel to a movie released in 2014. This movie deals with the life and adventures of Dr Karthikeya, as he embarks on a quest to find the lost anklet of Lord Krishna. In this movie we see how Karthik deals with difficult personal problems and emerges triumphant. 

IMDb rating -8.3

Cast-, Nikhil Siddharth,Anupama Parameswaran,Srinivasa Reddy, Harsha Chemudu, Adithya Menon,Anupam Kher, Darbha Appaji Ambarisha,Tulasi,K.S. Sridhar, Paran Murmu,  Venkatesh Mummidi,Sathviksriram,  Arjun Kolishetty

Release date – 5 October 2022

Duration – 2h 40min

Genre – Action, adventure, fantasy

Director – Chandoo Mondeti

Producer – Abhishek Agarwal

Where to watch – Zee5

Also Read: New Telugu and Tamil Movies on Aha 

Ante Sundaraniki 

The title of this movie means “The Thing about Sundar Is”. This Telugu-language romantic comedy movie is the directorial venture of Vivek Athreya, who is also the writer. Mythri Movie Makers have taken on production duties of this film that tells the story of Leela and Sundar, an interfaith couple, that tries to convince their parents to accept their marriage using a string of lies that only makes things more complicated. Predominantly shot in Hyderabad and in the US, it was released in halls on June 10th, 2022, and garnered positive reviews. 

Ante Sundaraniki IMDb Rating – 8.1

Cast- Nani, Nazriya Nazim, V K Naresh, Azhagam Perumal, Nadia Moidu, Venkatesh Maha, Tanvi Ram, Rohini, Harshavardhan, Sai Ronak, Anupama Parameswaran, Srikanth Iyengar, Rahul Ramakrishna, Pruthvi, Bhanu Prakash

Ante Sundaraniki Release Date – 10 July 2022 

Genre-Comedy, Romance

Director-Vivek Athreya

Producer-Y Ravi Shankar, Naveen Yerneni

Where to watch – Netflix

Macherla Niyojakavargam

Roughly translating into Macherla constituency, this 2022 Telugu-language action movie is the directorial venture of M.S Rajashekhar Reddy, with Sreshth Movies helming production duties. In this story we are introduced to Guntur’s district collector, Siddhartha Reddy. There he has to battle Rajappa, a local rowdy and politician. The story follows their rivalry and interactions.

The plot introduces us to Siddhartha Reddy, posted as Guntur’s district collector. There he has to lock horns with Rajappa, a local rowdy and politician. The plot follows their rivalry and interactions. 

IMDb rating – 5.6

Cast – Nithiin, Krithi Shetty, Catherine Tresa, Samuthirakani, Rajendra Prasad, Vennela Kishore, V Jayaprakash, Murali Sharma, Indraja, Brahmaji, Shyamala, Anjali, Subhalekha Sudhakar

Macherla Niyojakavargam Release Date – 9 December 2022

Genre-Action, Comedy, Drama

Director-S.R. Shekhar

Producer – Nikitha Reddy, N Sudhakar Reddy. 

Where to watch – Zee5

Oke oka Jeevitham

This movie has been directed by Shree Karthick, who is also the writer, with Dream Warrior Pictures overseeing production duties. In this movie we are taken back to 1998, when two scientists are experimenting with their time machine. However the machine malfunctions, killing one of the scientists. Fast forward to 2019, we meet 3 friends struggling in their lives. One day, one of the friends who happens to be a real estate broker, gets a phone call from one of the scientists. What happens next? Watch the movie to find ouut. 

 

IMDb rating– 8.5

Cast – Ramesh Thilak,Sathish, Jayadithya, Amala Akkineni, Vennela Kishore,Nassar Priyadarshi, Ritu Varma, Sharwanand,

Release Date – 20 October 2022

Duration- 2h 40min

Genre – Science fiction, drama

Director – Shree Karthik

Producer -Drama,Thriller

Where to watch – SonyLIV

Major  

The Mumbai terrorist attack on 26/11 was something that the whole country will always remember. What stood out during those uncertain times was the bravery of the NSG commandos that delivered Mumbai from the hands of terrorists. Major recounts all the important episodes of Sandeep Unnikrishnan’s vibrant life, starting from his childhood, through his youth and teenage years. At the same time, it emphasises his aspiration to join the Indian Armed Forces. The movie is mostly about his bravery, and the sacrifices he made during the ghastly 26/11 attacks. 

IMDb rating – 8.2

Cast-Adivi Sesh, Revathi, Prakash Raj, Saiee Manjrekar, Shobita Dhulipala, Murali Sharma, Anish Kuruvilla, Azzy Bagria, Rocky Gondle, Gaurav Manaktala, Hossein Rahmani Manesh, Andre Mathews, Devtosh Mukherjee, Rukh Nabeel, Vinay Nallakadi, Abhinav Singh Yadav, Björn Seiz, Pradeep Rudra

Release date – 15 August 2022

Duration – 2h 30 min

Genre – Action, Biography, Drama

Director -Sashi Kiran Tikka

Producer-G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment

Where to watch – Netflix

Urvasivo Rakshasivo

This romantic comedy has been directed by Rakesh Sashii. In this movie we meet an orthodox, middle-class IT employee who falls in love with his high-flying trendy colleague. Things go as per plan and they get intimate as well. However, as soon as he starts expressing his feelings for her, things start falling apart. Will she stay with him? Or be lost forever? Watch this flick to find out. 

IMDb rating -5.9

Cast – Anu Emmanuel, Vennela Kishore, Sunil, Allu Sirish.

Urvasivo Rakshasivo release date – 9 December 2022

Duration – 2h 21 min

Genre-Drama, Romance. 

Director-Rakesh Sashi, 

Producer-Dheeraj Mogilineni

Where to watch – Netflix

Sardar 

PS Mithran has directed this 2022 Tamil-language espionage action movie, while S Lakshman Kumar, under the banner of Prince Pictures, is the producer. GV Prakash Kumar has overseen music while George S Williams has taken care of cinematography, and Ruben has done the editing. In this story we meet the divergent beliefs of father and son. The son is a cop who thinks his deeds should receive more publicity, while the father is an intelligence officer who has spent more than 30 years in prison for the greater good. 

IMDb rating – 7.8

Cast – Raashi Khanna, Sahana Vasudevan, Mohammad Ali Baig, Simran, Sal Yusuf, Karthi, Rajisha Vijayan, Chunky Pandey

Sardar Release Date – 18 November 2022. 

Duration – 2h 46 min

Genre-Action, Drama

Director-P.S Mithran

Producer-Mivar H Patel

Where to watch – Amazon Prime Video

Yashoda

In this movie, we meet Yashoda, a pregnant woman, who has been strictly advised to follow a few guidelines for her mental and physical safety and well being. However, certain events do occur that make her live on the edge, risking her well-being. She decides to become a surrogate in exchange for cash. She visits EVA, a surrogacy centre. Things start off on the right note, however, a small incident plants the seed of doubt in her mind. She learns about the illegal practices surrounding surrogacy and the surrogacy mafia. Angered, she sets out to bring these people to book. 

IMDb rating – 8.6

Cast-Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Unni Mukundan, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Rao Ramesh, Sampath Raj, Murali Sharma, Shatru, Divya Sripada, Kalpika Ganesh, Priyanka Sharma, Rajiv Kumar Aneja, Vinni Mobstaz, Rachit Jadoun, Praveen Dacharam, Ronith Grg.

Release date-9 December 2022

Duration-2h 15 min

Genre-Action, Sci-fi, thriller.

Director-Haresh Narayan, K. Hari Shankar

Producer -Sivalenka Krishna Prasad

Where to watch – Amazon Prime Video

Intinti Ramayanam 

This movie has been added quite recently. The story follows a middle-class Indian family’s rural life. It is set in the location of Karimnagar, Telangana, where the close-knit family of Ramulu, start doubting each other once they suddenly face a problem. Their hidden ambitions and motivations surface, creating a domino effect for family members. 

IMDb rating – TBA

Cast – Gangavva, Naresh, Surabhi Prabhavathi, Rahul Ramakrishna, Chevella Ravi, Navya Swamy

Release Date – 16 December 2022

Duration – 2h 25 min

Genre-Drama

Director-Suresh Naredla

Producer-Navatha Krishnam Raju

Where to watch – Aha Video

Ammu 

Domestic violence is a huge problem in India, where around 30-40% of women face this at home. This movie deals with domestic violence and has been penned by Charukesh Sekar, with Stone Bench Film overseeing production. The movie introduces us to Amudha, aka Ammu, who gets hitched to her neighbour Ravindranath aka Ravi, a police inspector. The initial period is bliss, however soon Ravi starts acting harshly with Ammu, occasionally shouting at her and embarrassing her. One day he slaps her. One day he beats her. How she deals with this forms the plot of the movie. 

Ammu IMDb rating – 6.8

Genre – Drama

Cast- Aishwarya Lakshmi, Naveen Chandra , Bobby Simha and more

Release date– 19 October 2022

Duration-2h 16 min

Director-Charukesh Sekar

Producer – M. Kesavan

Where to watch – Amazon Prime Video

Ashoka Vanamlo Arjuna Kalyanam

This movie has been directed by Vidhyasagar Chinta, and is a romantic comedy that has gained a lot of traction for the publicity stunts carried out by the actor with television news channels before its theatrical release. The story is a love story of a middle-aged man who falls in love with a woman while attending a matchmaking event.

IMDb Rating: 8.0

Genre- Drama, Romance

Cast- Rukshar Dhillon, Ritika Nayak, Vishwak Sen, and more. 

Release Date- 3 June 2022

Duration-2h 29 min

Director-Vidyasagar Chinta

Producer-SVCC Digital

Where to watch – Aha Video

DJ Tillu 

This double blockbuster has been directed by Vimal Krishna, and revolves around the life of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, a man with a dream of becoming a disc jockey someday. However, he falls in love with Radhika, and his life changes in many ways. There’s chaos and confusion in the weirdest way. This is one of the best Telugu movies of 2022.

IMDb rating – 7.2

Genre-Action, Comedy, Crime

Cast-Neha Shetty, PRagathi, Brahmaji, Chandramogli Madem, Narra Srinivas, Fish Venkat, Prince Cecil, Raja Ravindra, Praneeth Reddy Kallem, Geddam Srinivas, Sangar, Kiriti Dharmaraju

Release Date- 4 March 2022

Duration – 2h `1 min

Director-Vimal Krishna

Producer-Suryadevara Naga Vamsi

Where to watch – Aha Video

Hit2 

This Telugu crime thriller movie has been helmed by Sailesh Kolanu, who is the writer and director. This happens to be the second installment in the HIT series, following up on HIT-The First Case. The movie was announced in February 2021, with principal photography beginning in Visakhapatnam in August 2021.

IMDb rating-7.7

Cast – Meenakshi Chaudhury, Adivi Sesh.

Release Date – 2 December 2022 

Duration-2h 30 min

Director-Sailesh Kolanu

Producer-Nani

Where to watch – Amazon Prime Video

Godse 

This 2022 Telugu-language action thriller movie has been directed by Gopiganesh Pattabhi, who is also the writer. C Kalyan has produced this movie under the banner of CK Screens. This movie is a remake of the 2018 Korean movie The Negotiation. The story follows Vaishali, a negotiating officer who has been assigned to negotiate with a mysterious person called Nathuram Godse, who abducts several high-profile businessmen and SP Sameer. While Vaishali negotiates with Gidse, the coops quietly surround his base on a secret island. What happens next? Watch this movie to find out. 

IMDb rating – 5.6

Cast-Satyadev Kancharana, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Kashishh Rajput, Adithya Menon, Nassar

Release Date – 17 July 202

Genre-Action, Thriller

Duration-2h 25 min

Director-Gopi Ganesh

Producer-C Kalyan

Where to watch – Netflix

Virata Parvam 

Roughly translated into The Book of Virata, this 2022 Telugu-language period romantic action drama movie is the written and directorial venture of Venu Udugula, with Suresh Productions and SLV Cinemas onboard as producers. The movie is set in the Telangana region in 1990, in the middle of the Naxalite movement. The movie tells the story of Vennala, a young woman, who is chasing her love with Ravi Shakar, a Naxal leader. Will her romance with the outlaw happen? Watch the flick and find out. 

IMDb rating – 7.1

Cast-Kundan Alexzed, Chakrapani Ananda, Banerjee, Sai Chand, Jai Chandra, Naveen Chandra, Nandita Das, Rana Daggubati, Vinni Mobstaz, Palamuru Devaraj, Nagineedu, Jaya Naidu, Sai Pallavi, Ajay Andrews Nuthakki, Devi Prasad, Sai Prasanna, Priyamani, Nivetha Pethuraj

Release Date-1 July 2022

Genre-Action, Drama

Duration-2h 31 min

Director-Venu Udugula

Producer-Sudhakar Cherukuri

Where to watch – Netflix. 

Pakka Commercial 

This movie has been directed by Maruthi and is a Telugu-language courtroom action comedy film. It has been produced by UV Creations and GA2 Pictures. In this story, we are introduced to Suryanarayana, a dutiful lawyer, who quits after being unable to deliver justice to Amulya, who was threatened and blackmailed by a man called Vivek, which ultimately drove her to suicide. Suryanarayana works hard at his shop to provide for his family. However, his son finds his law books and coat and gets inspired to become a lawyer. But, Lucky’s value systems are totally opposite of that of his father. Watch this movie to see what happens next. 

IMDb Rating – 4.2

Cast –Gopichand, Raashi Khanna, Sathyaraj, Rao Ramesh, Gautam Aditi, Siva Akula

Subhankar Bagchi, Anasuya Bharadwaj, Saptha Giri, Sai Krishna, Ramana Reddy,

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Kiran Talasila

Release Date – 5 August 2022

Genre-Action, Comedy, Crime

Duration – 2h 32 min

Director-Maruthi Dasari

Producer-Bunny Vas

Where to watch – Netflix

Bheemla Nayak

Bheemla Nayak is a 2022 Indian Telugu-language action thriller film directed by Saagar K Chandra from a screenplay by Trivikram Srinivas. A battle of wit and righteousness begins between SI Bheemla Nayak, an upstanding policeman, and Daniel Shekhar, a havildar-turned-criminal when the latter tricks Bheemla into succumbing to corruption.

IMDb Rating – 6.3

Cast – Pawan Kalyan, Rana Daggubati, Nithya Menon

Release Date – 24 March 2022

Genre-Action, Drama

Duration – 2h 25 min

Director-Saagar K Chandra

Producer– Sitara Entertainments

Where to watch – Aha

That rounds off the Telugu OTT release for this year. So which one will you watch first?