Year-Ender 2021: The Promising First-Timers Of TFICOVID battered 2021 also witnessed some promising talent coming up in the Telugu film industry. Four directors have stolen the limelight with their first film itself and promise to be an exciting prospect.

Buchi Babu Sana: Scored a massive blockbuster with Uppena which happens to be the first 100 Crore Grosser for a first-time hero.

Vijay Kanakamedala: A Good film is not just about commercials. Vijay Kanakamedala proved with Naandhi that it can be appreciated by critics as well as the audience. Naandhi worked both ways.

Praveen Kandregula: It is a myth that film-making is a massive exercise. Praveen proved it wrong by making the film ‘Cinema Bandi’ in a small village with amateur artists and yet score a hit. The film was released directly on Netflix

Hasith Goli: His first film, Raja Raja Chora. When did we see a film with a perfect blend of healthy comedy and emotions? Raja Raja Chora ticks the boxes and happens to be one of the early hits of TFI after the second wave.

Three out of these four films – Naandhi, Cinema Bandi, and Raja Raja Chora have been rated 3/5 on Mirchi9.com.