Indian cinema and historical movies go hand in hand and these movies are in trend all the time. Talking about historical movies, Anushka Shetty, one of the most prolific actors in South Indian is known for her bold and graceful roles in such movies. She may have earned a stature with her role in the epic Baahubali, but she has had a strong fan following even before that. Making her debut with the 2005 Telugu film Super, she has had several commercial and critical success to her name. Here we have the actress’s historical hits one must never miss.
The Telugu-language 3D biographical epic action film starred Anushka Shetty essaying the titular role. The film is based on the life of Rudrama Devi, a warrior queen of the Kakatiya dynasty in the Deccan Plateau of southern India. The film also starred Allu Arjun, Rana Daggubati, Vikram Virk, Krishnam Raju among others. The film was also dubbed in Hindi, Malayalam, and Tamil.
The Telugu dark fantasy horror film Arundhati starred Anushka Shetty, Sonu Sood, Manorama, and others. The film saw Anushka Shetty playing the titular role, who is a princess. Her character looks like that of her great-grandmother Jejamma in the film.
Baahubali: The Beginning
The Indian epic action film directed by S. S. Rajamouli, starred Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, and Tamannaah in the lead roles, with Ramya Krishna, Sathyaraj, and Nassar in supporting roles. The film follows Sivudu, an adventurous young man who helps his love, a rebellious warrior intending to rescue the former queen of Mahishmati. In the process, he learns of his true identity as the heir to the throne of Mahishmati. Anushka plays the role of the Queen of Mahishmati who was imprisoned after the King’s death.
Baahubali: The Conclusion
The second cinematic part in the Baahubali series is the follow-up to Baahubali: The Beginning, serving as both a sequel and a prequel. The film is set in medieval India and follows the sibling rivalry between Amarendra Baahubali and Bhallaladeva; the latter conspires against the former and has him killed by Kattappa. Years later, Amarendra’s son returns to avenge his death. The film saw Anushka as the bold warrior princess who marries the King of Mahishmati.
Om Namo Venkatesaya
The Indian biographical film is based on the life of Hathiram Bhavaji. The film stars Akkineni Nagarjuna and Anushka Shetty in the lead roles. The film was dubbed into Tamil as Akilandakodi Brahmandanayagan.
The Indian horror thriller film, stars Anushka Shetty in the lead role, with Jayaram in a negative role alongside Unni Mukundan and others. The film revolves around Anushka who is imprisoned in a haunted house while she is interrogated by law enforcers investigating a politician they suspect of corruption.