Technological Evolution of Telugu Cinema

Technological Evolution of Telugu Cinema

30 May 18 @ 5:34 PM | By Vamsee Ajjampudi

Tollywood, which is India’s second-biggest film industry, has come a long way since its inception. As per the CBFC report of 2014, the industry is placed first in India, in terms of films produced yearly. The industry took shape when Raghupathi Venkaiah, who is regarded as the father of Telugu cinema, produced Bhishma Pratignya, the first full-length Telugu film, in 1921. In 1932, first Telugu talkie, Bhakta Prahlada was released. The success of these developments inspired many to explore the uncharted waters of Tollywood. Due to the boldness of these explorers, Tollywood has become a major player in Indian Cinema today. Listed below are some of the iconic films which profoundly affected Tollywood's journey: