Tollywood is one of the leading industries in terms of the movie-making process. The horror genre has been a long-time favorite and we see more movies coming from this genre than ever before. Out of the many horror movies produced throughout the years, we picked the best Telugu horror movies of all time for you.

Muni – 2 Kanchana

Starring Raghava Lawrence and Lakshmi Rai in lead roles, the movie was a dubbed version of Tamil, but however released a week early to the original in the year 2011. This horror-comedy flick was a runaway hit and paved the way for a series of movies made under the Kanchana franchise. Also, this movie is currently being remade in Hindi as Laxmi Bomb, starring Akshay Kumar.

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In order to fulfil his master’s wish, a sorcerer tries to kill a trio, however, someone else gets killed in the process. Starring Bhanupriya, Rajasekhar, Sarath Babu and Rajendra Prasad, the movie was directed by NB Chakravarthy and was released in 1986. The movie is based on the novel “Tulasi”, written by Yandamuri Veerendranath. The music for this horror flick was composed by Chakravarthy and cinematography was handled by VSR Swamy.

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Raju Gari Gadhi

Released in the year 2015, Raju Gari Gadhi is a horror flick directed and produced by Ohmkar. The result of this movie paved the way for a series of films in the franchise and currently, three parts have been released. The movie stars Ashwin Babu, Chethan and Dhanya Balakrishna in lead roles and the music is composed by Sai Karthik while the cinematography is handled by Gnanam.

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In order to gain magical powers, an evil god man tries to offer a young girl as a sacrifice. The godman gets arrested after Bhavani lodges a complaint with the police. This enrages the godman and he vow to seek revenge. This devotional horror flick was directed by Kodi Ramakrishna and produced by Shyam Prasad Reddy. Soundarya played the lead role and Ramya Krishna reprised the character of Ammoru. The movie was released in 1995 and was a super hit at the box office.

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Prema Katha Chitram

Written and produced by Maruthi Dasari, Prema Katha Chitram is directed by his protegee J Prabhakara Reddy. The movie features Sudheer Babu and Nanditha in lead roles and was released in the year 2013. The movie was a hit at the box office and its sequel released later in the year 2019. The movie is about 4 friends who try to commit suicide. However, their plan is thwarted by a ghost, creating havoc.

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Produced and directed by Ravi Babu, Avunu features Poorna and Harshavardhan Rane in lead roles and was released in the year 2012. The movie is about a newlywed couple who get caught in a haunted house. The movie is a super hit at the box office and its sequel was released later in the year 2015. The music was composed by Sekhar Chandra and the cinematography was handled by Sudhakar Reddy.

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Anando Brahma

Tapsee Pannu starrer Anando Brahma was directed by Mahi V Raghav and produced by Vijay Chilla and Shashi Devireddy. Released in the year 2017, the movie is about four strangers who are asked to spend four nights at an ancestral property and prove that it is not haunted by ghosts. The movie was remade in Tamil as Petromax and into Kannada as Mane Maratakkide.

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