Virupaksha Movie (2023) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review


April 21, 2023
2hr 26min
Status: released

Trailer, Teaser & Videos

Poster & Photos

Where to Watch Virupaksha (Stream)

Virupaksha Movie Details:

Movie NameVirupaksha
Original titleవిరూపాక్ష
Country India
Language Telugu
Dubbed inHindi, Malayalam, Tamil
GenreHorror, Thriller
Release Date21 April 2023
Ott Release dateMay 21, 2023
Running Time2hr 26min
CastSai Dharam Tej
Rajeev Kanakala
Ravi Krishna
Directed by Karthik Varma Dandu
Story by Karthik Varma Dandu
Screenplay bySukumar
Dialogues byKrushna Hari
Produced byB. V. S. N. Prasad
Cinematography by Shamdat Sainudeen
Edited by Navin Nooli
Music byB. Ajaneesh Loknath
Production CompanySri Venkateswara Cine Chitra
Sukumar Writings
Distributor Goldmines Telefilms
Budget₹25 crore
Box Office Collection₹103 crore

Virupaksha Movie Cast and Characters:

  • Sai Dharam Tej as Surya
  • Samyuktha as Nandini
  • Sunil as Abbai Raju, a villager
  • Rajeev Kanakala as Harishchandra Prasad
  • Brahmaji as RMP Doctor Koti
  • Ravi Krishna as Bhairava Kumar alias Kumar
    • Master Roshan as young Bhairava
  • Abhinav Gomatam as Surya’s cousin
  • Kamal Kamaraju as Venkata Chalapathy
  • Kamakshi Bhaskarla as Venkata Chalapathy’s wife
  • Sai Chand as the head priest
  • Ajay as Aghora
  • Soniya Singh as Sudha
  • Niharika as Anasuyamma
  • Rajasekhar Aningi as Orphanage’s caretaker
  • Meka Sivaramakrishna as Orphanage’s founder
  • Shyamala as Parvati
  • Chatrapathi Sekhar as Shivayya, Parvati’s husband
  • Bhel Prasad as Sathayya, Sudha’s father
  • Naveen Neni as Upparam, Sudha’s brother-in-law
  • Mahesh Achanta as Sastry, the RMP’s acquaintance from neighboring village


Mysterious deaths occur in a village due to an unknown person’s occult practices. The whole town is afraid, and the problems continue as they search for the one responsible.

About Virupaksha Movie:

  • Virupaksha received generally positive reviews from critics and audiences praising the direction, screenplay, writing, score, cinematography, visual Effects, and cast performances. The film became a commercial success at the box office.
  • The exteriors and the streets of the fictional Rudravanam village were shot in and around Araku and Paderu in the erstwhile Visakhapatnam district, where Karthik Varma also wrote the script. The haunted house and sarpanch’s house were sets built in Hyderabad.
  • Sai Dharam Tej’s voice in the Hindi version is dubbed by TV actor Saurabh Raj Jain.
  • Virupaksha was theatrically released on 21 April 2023 in the Telugu language. The film was dubbed and theatrically released in Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam languages on 5 May 2023. The digital and satellite rights of the film were acquired by Netflix and Star Maa respectively.
  • The film premiered on 21 May 2023 on Netflix and on 25 June 2023 on Star Maa. Virupaksha received generally positive reviews from critics. The film became a commercial success at the box office.