S. S. Rajamouli is one of the blockbuster directors of South Indian cinema. He has given some blockbuster South Indian movies which have broken many records by becoming extremely successful world-widely. One such example is the Indian epic historical fiction film Baahubali (2015) and Baahubali 2 (2017). Many of his films have been dubbed or remade in Hindi. Here is the list of movies directed by S. S. Rajamouli.
1. Student No.1 (2001)
Student No.1 (2001) is a Telugu coming of age musical film directed by debutant director of Tollywood S.S. Rajamouli. The film stars Jr NTR and Gajala. This film turned out to be a hit for both the actor and the director as well. The film was dubbed in Hindi as ‘Aaj Ka Mujrim’.
Plot: A youth rescues a woman from a molester but kills the offender in the process. While serving a life sentence he gets permission to study law and takes on some unruly college mates.
2. Simhadri (2003)
Simhadri (2003) is a Telugu action film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film stars Jr. NTR, Ankitha, and Bhoomika Chawla in lead roles with Mukesh Rishi, Nassar, and Rahul Dev portraying supporting roles. The film was successful at the box-office.
Plot: Simhadri, an orphan, is raised by a rich family. When the youngest granddaughter of the family falls in love with him, he refuses the proposal as he cannot part ways with Indu, a mentally ill girl.
3. Sye (2004)
Sye (2004) is a Telugu action sports drama film directed by S.S. Rajamouli. The film features Nithiin, Genelia D’Souza, Shashank and Pradeep Rawat. It was dubbed into Hindi as ‘Aar Paar-The Judgement Day’. The movie was a superhit.
Plot: Pruthvi and Sashank, leaders of two rival student groups, decide to join hands to defeat a mafia leader. They must beat his team in a rugby match to win back their wrongfully obtained college ground.
4. Chatrapathi (2005)
Chatrapathi (2005) is a Telugu action drama film written and directed by S. S. Rajamouli. Prabhas plays the lead role and Arti Agarwal, Shriya Saran, Bhanupriya, and Pradeep Rawat appear in other roles. The film was a super hit and dubbed into Hindi as ‘Hukumat Ki Jung’.
Plot: When Parvati’s family is forced to leave a village on the Sri Lankan coast, she gets separated from her son Shiva. He fights against various odds including his evil step-brother to meet his mother.
5. Vikramarkudu (2006)
Vikramarkudu (2006) is a Telugu action film directed by S. S. Rajamouli, starring Ravi Teja, Anushka Shetty and Vineet Kumar in the lead roles. The film was a hit and later remade in Hindi as ‘Rowdy Rathore’.
Plot: Sathibabu, who resembles Rathore, not only adopts his daughter after his death but even takes his place as a police officer. His mission is to finish the evil Babuji, who is known for his atrocities.
6. Yamadonga (2007)
Yamadonga (2007) is a Telugu fantasy-action comedy film directed by S.S. Rajamouli. The film stars Mohan Babu, Jr. NTR, Priyamani and Mamta Mohandas in the lead roles. Upon release, the film was a critical and box office success. It was also dubbed into Hindi as ‘Lok Parlok’.
Plot: Azhagappan falls in love with Ramba while she is visiting Earth. Now he often visits heaven and has met various deities. One day, the death of a child moves him and he decides to teach Yama a lesson.
7. Magadheera (2009)
Magadheera (2009) is an Indian Telugu-language romantic-action film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film stars Ram Charan and Kajal Aggarwal, while Dev Gill and Srihari appear in prominent roles. It was declared as the highest grosser film in the history of Telugu cinema.
Plot: Harsha is falsely implicated for killing Indu’s father and she too is kidnapped. But Harsha and Indu share a bond from a previous life, and when he realises this, he sets out to set things straight.
8. Maryada Ramanna (2010)
Maryada Ramanna (2010) is a Telugu action comedy film directed by S. S. Rajamouli, starring Sunil and Saloni Aswani in lead roles. It was among the top grosser of that year and also remade in Hindi as ‘Son of Sardar’.
Plot: With the hope of beginning anew, a man returns to his village to sell a piece of land he owns. On the way he falls in love with a girl, only to find out later that her parents are looking to kill him.
9. Eega (2012)
Eega (2012) is an Indian bilingual fantasy film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film stars Sudeep, Nani, and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. The film was successful at the box-office and dubbed in Hindi as ‘Makkhi’.
Plot: Nani loves Bindu but is killed by a jealous Sudeep, who lusts after Bindu. Nani is reincarnated as a fly and decides to avenge his death. He teams up with Bindu to make Sudeep’s life a living hell.
10. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Baahubali (2015) is an Indian epic historical fiction film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The film stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, and Tamannaah in the lead roles, with Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, and Nassar in supporting roles. The film was made on a budget of 1.8 billion, making it the most expensive Indian film at its time of release. The film received record-breaking box office success. It’s Hindi dubbed version ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ also broke several records by becoming the highest grossing dubbed film in India.
Plot: The movie is a tale of the lost rightful heir of the fictional kingdom of Mahishmati, who learns about his true identity while falling in love with a rebellious warrior, who intends to rescue the former queen of Mahismati.
11. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
Baahubali 2 (2017) is an Indian historical fiction film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. It was dubbed in Hindi as ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’. The film stars major actors from Tollywood industry with Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati and Sathyaraj in lead roles. It became the first ever Indian film to gross over 1,000 crores in all languages, doing so in just ten days.
Plot: When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.
12. RRR (2022)
‘RRR’ (2022) is S. S. Rajamouli’s directorial Telugu period action-drama film. The lead cast in the film includes N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, and Alia Bhatt .
Plot: The film depicts the story of 1920 era in which an undocumented period is showcased where the revolutionaries (Rama Raju and Bheem) goes into oblivion before they start fighting for the nation.