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Amma I Love You to Whistle: Celebrate Chiranjeevi Sarja’s best films

Sanjith Sidhardhan 

Sanjith Sidhardhan
Jun 06, 2021

It’s been a year since the untimely demise of Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja, who passed away after a heart attack. The nephew of Kannada star Arjun Sarja was part of several hits over the years and the news of his death came as a shock for many in the South industry, especially after it came to light that wife and actress Meghana Sarja was pregnant at the time of his passing. A year later, as celebrities from all four South industries pay tribute to the Kannada actor, we look at some of his best films that are currently streaming online:

Amma I Love You
6.9OTTplay Rating
After a rich entrepreneur’s mother goes into a coma due to an accident, an ascetic tells him to spend 48 hours as a beggar to revive her. The emotional tale of mother-son bonding had Chiranjeevi in one of his best roles.
6.2OTTplay Rating
While trying to help a friend, a visually-impaired chef meets with an accident that leads to him getting back his vision. However, his friend vanishes without a trace. Later, after his fiancée is kidnapped, he sets out on a search to reveal the truth behind the missing cases.
Rudra Tandava
6.3OTTplay Rating
Jr Chiru plays a humble, peace-loving man who is forced to take on the granite mafia after the death of his brother in this revenge thriller. The movie is a remake of the Tamil film Pandiya Naadu.
6.3OTTplay Rating
A remake of the Telugu movie Prema Katha Chitram, this horror comedy revolves around four people who come to a haunted house to kill themselves but end up liberating a woman, who is possessed by a vengeful spirit.
5.9OTTplay Rating
Chiranjeevi played the role essayed by Vijay Sethupati in this Kannada remake of Pizza. It revolves around a pizza delivery boy who reaches a house to deliver food but gets trapped inside and finds that it’s the site of multiple murders.
6.5OTTplay Rating
This remake of Telugu movie Lakshyam had Kiccha Sudeep in the lead role but it was Chiranjeevi, who stole the show with his outstanding performance as a cop. The movie revolves around the trials and tribulations faced by two brothers, who are also cops, when they take on a gangster and are framed for the murder of a bank manager.
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