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From Arjun Reddy to Taxiwaala - Vijay Deverakonda’s best performances

Harshita Alok Sharma

Harshita Alok Sharma
May 08, 2021

The original rowdy star, Vijay Devarakonda has captured the hearts of his fans ever since he made his debut as a lead actor in Peeli Choopulu. The most searched South Indian actor of 20, Vijay. Is not only an exceptionally talented actor but also a philanthropist. In 2018, he auctioned his Best Actor Filmfare Award which he received for Arjun Reddy to contribute to the Chief Minister Relief Fund. Here are some of the actor’s best performances that have proved to be memorable.

Dear Comrade
7.1OTTplay Rating
Vijay plays the role of an angry young man in Dear Comrade. His character Bobby, is a rebel with a cause who is advocating for various issues in his college. He is a raging success in college, but is struggling in his relationship with his girlfriend Lilly (Rashmika Mandanna) who has broken up with him. Vijay’s fury and anger management issues in the film seem so incredibly real that the audience is in for a fright at times.
Arjun Reddy
7.9OTTplay Rating
Vijay is perhaps most popularly known for his role in Arjun Reddy. A high-functioning alcoholic with a terrible temper, the eponymous character is played by Vijay. The film focuses on his downward spiral when his girlfriend Preethi Shetty (Shalini Pandey) gets married to someone else. A doctor who is risking losing his license due to his reckless behaviour, Arjun struggles to find sobriety and peace in his life.
World Famous Lover
5.2OTTplay Rating
Ved Aitharaju’s World Famous Lover is the story of Gautham/Srinu (Vijay) who is grieving his failed relationships. He is an author, and while writing a book on his past loves, starts to realise what he did wrong in each of his relationships. When he is done writing, he comes to know that the void in his heart cannot be filled by anyone but his one true love.
Geetha Govindam
8.1OTTplay Rating
This Vijay-Rashmika starrer is one of Vijay’s most celebrated blockbusters. The plot follows a young lecturer who falls in love with a 21st century woman. Right when they start to believe their love is ideal, things start to go awry for him, as the couple gets caught up in misunderstandings. The film has good humour, wonderful music and Vijay is the cherry on top of a beautifully written narrative.
6.5OTTplay Rating
When a hot-headed, party loving youngster is suddenly asked to be the Chief Minister, he realizes that he has to take control unlike what is expected of him. The inherent corruption in the Indian political system and dirty games that are played by all political parties to cease power are uncovered by Varun (Vijay) who rises to the occasion and emerges as a leader completely opposite from his days or recklessness.
7.1OTTplay Rating
This supernatural comedy thriller stars Vijay as Shiva, who takes up the job of being a taxi driver after his old odd jobs don’t work out. However, he has to begin solving mysteries when spooky incidents start taking place around him. Critics have stated that Vijay brings swag and an element of relatability in this role.
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