If you’re looking for contemporary Telugu content, then it’s worth exploring the streaming service Aha Video, which has an impressive roster of Telugu movies and shows. We picked six series that we’re planning to dig into.
Locked is the story of a doctor who is trapped inside his own house. Dr Anand Chakravarthy is a neurosurgeon who finds himself stuck in his house with a strange bunch of people. A man who isn’t who he claims to be, two robbers and some uninvited guests. Sinister things begin to occur.
Director: Pradeep Deva, Kumar
Cast: Satyadev Kancharana, Samyuktha Hornadu, Sri Lakshmi
This romantic series discusses modern relationships. A young girl is forced to leave her sweetheart after her folks find out about her homosexual relationship. She then marries an abusive man.
Director: Naveen Medaram
Cast: Jeniffer Piccinato, Thiruveer Reddy, Deepti Sati
Masti’s (pictured above) follows six people whose interconnected lives showcase the seven sins of lust, greed, wrath, pride, envy, gluttony and sloth.
Director: Krish Jagarlamudi
Cast: Navdeep, Hebah Patel, Raja Chembolu, Bindu Madhavi, Chandini Chowdhary, Akshara Gowda
This romantic series revolves around Raju, a happy, carefree guy who moves to the big city from his village. He faces struggle and hardships, which seem to be never-ending.
Director: Anvesh Michael
Cast: Anvesh Michael, Raj Tirandas, Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari
Geetha and Subramanyam are two young adults in a live-in relationship in this romantic comedy that explores the challenges of new-age couplings.
Director: Siva Sai Vardhan
Cast: Eswari, Jaya Sri, Karthikk
Three college friends are trolled by their mates, who call the trio “dry batch”. To up their cool quotient, they hire a hooker. Things seem fun and harmless until the hooker drops dead in their house.
Director: Prasanth Kumar, Dimmala
Cast: Harsha Chemudu, Sanjjanaa Galrani, Sameer Malla