Sai Dharam Tej’s Telugu-Language Supernatural Horror Movie Virupaksha Streaming Now on Netflix

Netflix has announced that it will be premiering the Telugu horror movie Virupaksha on its platform on May 21. Read on to know more deets.

  • Netflix is now streaming the Telugu horror flick Virupaksha on its platform.
  • Sai Dharam Tej and Samyukta Menon play the lead in the movie.
  • The movie is one of the highest grosser in Telugu movies.


The Telugu movie Virupaksha, starring Sai Dharam Tej and Samyukta Menon, is all set for the viewers to watch from the comfort of their homes. The movie, which was released in theatres on April 29, has received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. The film’s plot revolves around Sai Dharam Tej’s struggle to find the truth behind strange occurrences including death in his mother’s village. He is aided in his quest by Samyukta Menon’s character, who is the daughter of the Sarparnch of the village. Virupaksha is a well-made horror film with a strong emotional core. The film is sure to entertain audiences of all ages.

When and Where to Watch Virupaksha

Netflix announced that it will be premiering the Telugu horror flick Virupaksha on its platform on May 21 and is now streaming the movie. Right now, the movie will be available in Telugu audio only as there is no information on other language audio. Viewers need to subscribe to the streaming giant to watch the horror unfold on their screens.

Movie/Show Name OTT Platform Release Date Language
Virupaksha Netflix May 21 Telugu

Official Trailer and Plot

Returning to the village of his mother, Rudravanam, which is preparing for a Modamamba Thalli jatara, Surya (Sai Dharam Tej) seems to be very happy. Harischandra Prasad, the local sarpanch (Rajeev Kanakala), and the rest of the neighbourhood are busy making preparations for the jatra. Surya develops a strong attraction to Nandini (Samyuktha), the daughter of the sarpanch. The past seems to be beckoning even as these two and another couple in the town appear to be involved in romance. The story moves when Surya searches for the cause of a series of occurrences that result in several deaths and revolves around this.

The film stars Sai Dharam Tej, Samyukta Menon, Naresh, Pragathi, and Posani Krishna Murali. Virupaksha is directed by Karthik Varma Dandu and written by Sukumar.


Virupaksha has been a commercial success. It has grossed over Rs 50 crore at the box office. It is one of the highest-grossing Telugu films of all time. The film’s success can be attributed to its strong star cast, well-made horror sequences, and emotional storyline. It is a must-watch for fans of Telugu cinema. IMDb has given the movie a ranking of 8 out of 10.