Sai Durgha Tej Hits and Flops Movies Until Now


Sai Dharam Tej who recently changed his name to ” Panja Sai Durgha Tej” was born on 15 October 1986 and is well known for his various works within the Telugu film industry. Sai Durgha Tej’s is the son to Vijaya Durga who is the youngested sister of actor-Politian Chiranjeevi. His cousins are Varun Tej, Niharika Konidela ,and Ram Charan are well recognized film celebrities in the South film industry.

Meanwhile, his maternal uncles are Pavan Kalyan and Nagendra Babu. He initially made headlines with his acting debut in “Pilla Nuvva Leni Jeevitham” which was widely acclaimed throughout India for which he received CineMAA Awards Best Male and SIIMA Award for Best Male Debut. With continuous strive to success he was able to make one of his latest movie “Virupaksha” a huge success in theaters with a grossing of 103 crores.

Sai Durgha Tej Hits and Flops movies till date:

Movie NameRoleVerdict
Pilla Nuvva Leni JeevithamSrinuHit
Subramanyam for SaleSubramanyamHit
SupremeBaluSuper Hit
WinnerSiddharth Reddy aka SidduFlop
NakshatramAlexander IPSFlop
JawaanYellapragada JaiMassive Flop
InttelligentDharma TejFlop
Tej I Love YouTejFlop
ChitralahariVijay KrishnaHit
Prati Roju PandageSai TejSuper Hit
Solo brathuke So BetterViratHit
RepublicPanja Abhiram IASFlop
VirupakshaSuryaSuper Hit
Sai Durgha Tej Hits And Flops movies list

1. Pilla Nuvva Leni Jeevitham

Sai Durgha Tej is a Telugu-Language romantic action comedy film directed by A.S. Ravi Kumar. Sai Durgha Tej had won SIIMA Award for Best Male Debut at the 4th SIIMA. He portrays the character of Srinu who is an engineering student who is also the boyfriend of Shailu.

Discovers that Shailu’s life is in danger by the Chief Minister Prabhakar, who wants to kill Shailu as she is his Prabhakar’s illegitimate daughter. Prabhakar finally approaches a contract killer (Maisamma) to finish off Shailu, but Srinu does his best to avoid the contract killer through a strategic plan of evasion. With a budget of 8 crores, the movie made a gross at the box office of 15 crores, that became a hit.

2. Rey

Released in the year 2015, ‘Rey’ is an Indian Telugu-language film that a genre mixture of romance, action, and dance, that was brought to the screen by producer and director YVS Chowdary. Sai Durgha Tej, Saiyami Kher, and Shraddha Das lead the cast, with supporting roles portrayed by Arpit Ranka and Farhad Shahnawaz. 

Sai Durgha Tej played the character of Rock who is a happy-go-lucky guy and also a big flirtatious guy. In the film, he is able to showcase his dancing skills which are known to be his strengths. Unfortunately, the film didn’t do well among it’s viewers which resulted it in a flop.

3. Subramanyam for Sale

In the year 2015, ‘Subramanyam For Sale’ came out as a Telugu-language, which was an action-packed romantic comedy helmed by director and screenwriter Harish Shankar and produced by Dil Raju under the Sri Venkateswara Creations banner. Leading casts are Sai Durgha Tej, Regina Cassandra, and Adah Sharma. He plays the character of a money minded guy who prefers doing random jobs for the sake of money in the United States of America. He later meets Seetha who is a runaway bride, after which the roller coaster story follows. The movie was a hit among its audience.

4. Supreme

Released in the year 2016, ‘Supreme’ is an Indian Telugu-language film with the genre of action comedy movie that is directed by Anil Ravipudi and produced by Dil Raju under his own production banner ” Sri Venkateswara Creation”. Sai Durgha Tej and Raashi Khanna are the lead casts of the film. Sai Dugha Tej plays the role of Balu who is a short-tempered Taxi driver who gets easily annoyed with the sound of the Car horn to his cab. This film did wonders for Sai Durgha Tej’s acting career as it was a massive hit in theaters.

5. Thikka

Released in the year 2016, ‘Thikka’ is an Indian Telugu-language film in the genre of action comedy which is produced by Dr. Rohin Reddy under the production banner of Sri Venkateswara Movie Makers and directed by Sunil Reddy. The main casts of the movie are Sai DurghaTej, Larissa Bonesi, and Mannara Chopra alongside Rajendra Prasad. Sai plays the role of Aditya who is addicted to booze and leaves all his bad habits for the sake of Anjali ( the girl with whom he falls in love at first sight). Unfortunately, the movie didn’t do well in the cinema hall and received negative reviews from various critics.

6. Winner

In the year 2017, ‘Winner’ came out as as an Indian Telugu-language film based on the genre of action comedy film. It was co-produced by Nallamalupu Bujji and Tagore Madhu under the production house banners of Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions and Leo Productions, respectively. Gopichand Malineni directed the film, that features Sai Dharam Tej, Rakul Preet Singh, and Jagapati Babu in the leading casts. Sai Durgha Tej plays the character of Siddharth reddy also known as Siddu in the movie, who plays the role of son to Mahendra who is a Jockey in the movie. Unfortunately, the movie was total flop and viewer had a sad reaction to the movie.

7. Nakshatram

Nakshatram is a 2017 Indian Telugu-language film in the genre of action-drama film centered around subject of police officers, written and directed by Krishna Vamsi as his 20th directorial journey in the film industry. The film is jointly produced by K. Srinivasulu, S. Venugopal, and Sajju. It stars Sundeep Kishan, Tanish, Regina Cassandra, Pragya Jaiswal, and Prakash Raj in the main roles, with supporting performances by J. D. Chakravarthy and Sivaji Raja. Additionally, Sai Durgha Tej makes an extended special appearance in the film. The movie was a total flop, the negative reviews greatly impacted the movie and its box office revenue.

8. Jawaan

Released in the year 2017, ‘Jawaan’ is an Indian Telugu-language film in the genre of action thriller directed by B. V. S. Ravi and produced by Krishna under the production house banner of Arunachal Creations . Sai DurghaTej and Mehreen Pirzada are the lead cast members, with Prasanna and Subbaraju portraying the antagonists within the film. Sai Durgha Tej plays a role of Jai who is a proud Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh volunteer who wants to get into DRDO to sever his motherland. With flop after flop, Jawan was another movie which was added to his list of hits and flops.

9. Inttelligent

Released in the year 2018, ‘Inttelligent’ is an Indian Telugu-language action film that is directed by V. V. Vinayak. It is based on a story by Siva Akula, who also wrote the dialogues. The main cast of the film are Sai Durgha Tej and Lavanya Tripathi in the lead roles, with Rahul Dev, Dev Gill, Nassar, Ashish Vidyarthi, Sayaji Shinde, Brahmanandam, Jaya Prakash Reddy, Vineet Kumar, and Saptagiri playing pivotal characters. Sai Durgha Tej Plays the role of Dharam Teja who takes on vengence against Vicky Bhai. The movie unfortunately did not do well and was an epic flop in the theaters.

10. Tej I Love You

Tej I Love you was released in the year of 2018, an Indian Telugu Language film in the genre of Romantic drama. It is directed by A. Karunakaran and the label of K.s Rama Rao. The main leads of the film are played by Sai Dharam Tej and Anupama Parameswaran. Tej plays the role of Tej who is a singer in crazy boys band. The movie flopped in the cinema as director A. Karunakaran seemed to make movies around the same topic on a topic which caused a huge disappointment among the viewers.

11. Chitralahari

Released in the year of 2019, ‘Chitralahari’ is an Indian Telugu-language in the genre of comedy-drama film written and directed by Kishore Tirumala and produced by the well known production house Mythri Movie Makers. The main cast members of the film are Sai Durgha Tej, Kalyani Priyadarshan, and Nivetha Pethuraj with supporting co-actor Sunil, Vennela Kishore, Posani Krishna Murali, Brahmaji, and others. With the massive damage of various previous movies on Sai’s acting career, Chitralahari came in as a rainbow, after a storm, which became a hit in the cinema.

12. Prati Roju Pandage

Prati Roju Pandage is a 2019 Indian Telugu-language black comedy drama film written and directed by Maruthi. Produced by Bunny Vasu and Sreenivasa Kumar Naidu (SKN) under the production house of  GA2 Pictures and UV Creations, the  main film stars of the film are Sai Tej, Raashi Khanna, Sathyaraj, and Rao Ramesh in prominent roles. Sai Durgha Tej plays the role of Sai Tej who comes to India to help fulfill the last dying wishes of his grandfather who is suffering from lung cancer. The movie’s sentiments connect well with the critics and the audience allowing the movie to become a blockbuster hit.

13. Solo Brathuke So Better

“Solo Brathuke So better” is a 2020 Telugu-language film based on the genre of romantic comedy. The film is directed by Subbu , who entered the industry with this film as his directorial debut. The movie was produced by B. V. S. N. Prasad and the main cast members of the movie are Sai Tej and Nabha Natesh. Sai Tej plays the role of Virat who is obsessed with living the life as a Solo person and hates marriage. The movie showed its huge potential with a vibrant story link and a hints of comedy to make it the perfect recipe for a hit in the theaters.

14. Republic

“Released in the year of 2021, ‘Republic’ is an Indian Telugu-language Political Social Drama film which is written and directed by Deva Katta. It was produced by JB Entertainments and Zee Studios. The film features the lead casts Sai Tej, Aishwarya Rajesh, Ramya Krishna, and Jagapathi Babu in main roles of the film. The story of the film “Republic” revolves around Panja Abhiram (played by Tej), an IAS officer who is determined to fight the existing corruption within the political system and administrative apparatus of India. Unfortunately, this patriotic movie was not able to pull in a lot of viewership or attendance which made it a flop.


Released in the year of  2023, ‘Virupaksha’ is an Indian Telugu-language horror thriller film directed by Karthik Varma Dandu, who has also co-written the screenplay along with Sukumar. The movie was jointly produced by B. V. S. N. Prasad and Sukumar under the production house banners of Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra and Sukumar Writings. The cast mebers of the film are Sai Durgha Tej and Samyukta. This South horror movie became such a huge success that the director Shakib Khan plans on remaking it.

16. Bro

Released in the year of 2023 ‘Bro’ is an Indian Telugu-language supernatural fantasy comedy, crafted by the director Samuthirakani and screenplay written by Trivikram Srinivas. People Media Factory and Zee Studios are the production house under which “Virupaksha” is made, the film boasts an amazing cast including Sai Durgha Tej and Pawan Kalyan. Serving as a contemporary adaptation, it’s a reimagination of the director’s own 2021 Tamil hit, ‘Vinodhaya Sitham’.Unfortunately, with the last movie of Sai Tej in 2023 ended up being a total disappointment for his fans.

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