South India is going to complete a grand year in the film industry. 2022 has seen blockbusters like RRR and KGF-2. The smoke of Kantara has not yet cleared out. Amidst all this hype, some more Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam films are coming toward the very end of the year. Among them, this article lists the 10 most anticipated South Indian Movies to debut in December this year.
Top 10 Upcoming South Indian Films in December 2022
HIT: The Second Case/Telugu/December 2, 2022
This sequel to 'Hit' is a wonderful blend of action and thriller, masterfully written and directed by Sailesh Kolanu. Adibi Sesh will be seen here in the role of Vishwak Sen starred in the first version. He will be accompanied by Meenakshi Chowdhury, Rao Ramesh, Posani Krishna Murali, Tanikella Bharani, and Komali Prasad.
The story of cinema follows a police officer named Krishna Dev (KD) after a brutal serial killer who only targets women. Not only the murder, but KD is shocked to see the killer's barbaric activities after the killing.
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The music of the movie was composed by Suresh Bobbili and MM Srilekha while the score was done by John Stewart Edury. S Manikandan did the cinematography and Gary BH did the overall film edits. The production company of the film is Wall Poster Cinema.
Panchatantram/Telugu/December 9, 2022
This authorship and direction of Harsh Pulipaka actually is a modern-day fairy tale that will stimulate every real sense. The audience will find a combination of peace, fear, desire, love, and determination in a humorous background.
Sandeep Raj contributed with Pulipaka to write the film's dialogues. The lyrics of the songs were written by Kittu Visapragada and the music composition was supervised by Prashant R. Bihari and Shravan Bharadwaj.
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The cinematography section was looked after by Raj Nalli and Gary Vaughn made the film edits. The film is produced by Srijan Yarabolu and Akhilesh Vardhan. Movie production companies were Ticket Factory and S Originals.
Adhira/Telugu/December 16, 2022
With this film, Prashant Varma is going to make his second superhero project. He himself wrote the story and directed the film. The lead artist will be the newcomer actor Kalyan Dasari, another identity of whom is that he is the son of 'RRR' producer, DVV Danya.
It is basically a story of an ordinary man becoming a superhero. By using his superpowers to save mankind, he begins to gain the trust of the masses. But when the formidable enemies all come together to attack, the whole situation begins to turn. Will he really be able to keep the faith of his fans?
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Shivendra worked behind the camera and Gourahari composed the music. Srikanth Patnaik R. was engaged in editing the cinema.
K Niranjan Reddy produced the film on behalf of Primeshow Entertainment. There will also be Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi versions during the release.
Gatta Kusthi/Tamil/December 2, 2022
This drama film is written and directed by Chella Ayyavu. Gatta Kusthi is a popular form of wrestling in Kerala. Although the film is made with this sport in the background, it is not actually a sports film. This family film explores the differences of opinion of a newly married couple. The unfulfilled expectations of their lives have been tested for error. Even at one stage, marital discord arose.
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The film stars Aishwarya Lakshmi, Vishnu Vishal, Ajay, Kali Venkat, Karunas, and Munishkanth. The film's music and background score are composed by Justin Prabhakaran. The cinematography of the movie was done by Richard M. Nathan and the movie was edited by Prasanna GK.
The movie is jointly produced by Ravi Teja, Aryan Ramesh, Vishnu Vishal, and Shubhra under the banner of RT Team Works and VV Studios. The film will be simultaneously released in Telugu with the title Matti Kusti.
Varalaru Mukkiyam/Tamil/December 9, 2022
Santosh Rajan has written and directed this romantic comedy film. And through this film, Rajan entered the world of movie direction.
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A simple boy who is indifferent to life gets involved in one funny incident after another. Besides riding bikes and spending a great time with friends, love also comes into his life. Every step of the way is accompanied by sophisticated hints for caution in daily living. Almost every element of a proper commercial film has been tried in the story of the movie.
The film is produced by RB Chowdhury under the banner of Super Good Films Company. The film stars Kashmira Pardesi, Pragya Nagra, and the producer's son Jeeva in lead roles. The film's music and score were composed by Shan Rahman. Cinematography and Movie Editing were done by Sakthi Saravanan and NB Srikanth respectively.
DSP/Tamil/December 2, 2022
Hailing from a middle-class family, a police officer tries his best to meet the needs of his family. At the same time, he has to be busy chasing the top terrorist in the area. How far can he go to handle the family and office like this?
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The comedy movie based on this story is called DSP, directed by Ponram. The drama movie stars Vijay Sethupathi, Shivani Narayanan, Poogaz, and Anukriti Bhas.
The movie was much appreciated by the Censor Board while gaining the U/A certificate. The film is shot by Dinesh Krishnan and edited by Vivek Harshan. D Imman was the chief music director of the movie. The film is produced by Karthekayen Santhanam and Karthik Subbaraj under Stone Bench Films.
Vedha The Brutal 1960s/Kannada/December 23, 2022
After 'Bajrangi', 'Bajrangi-2' and 'Bajrakaya', director A Harsh and legendary actor Puneeth Rajkumar's brother Shivrajkumar are coming together for the fourth time. In March 2021, the director announced the making of Vedha.
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But due to tragic events like Punit's death, the shooting got delayed. However, the production of the movie started again in full swing in December 2021. The film's dialogues are written by Raghu Niduvalli.
This period-action film is basically set against the backdrop of a remote rural area.
Shiv Rajkumar is going to make his debut as a movie producer with this 125th film of his career.
In the movie, Dr. Shivarajkumar is accompanied by Ganavi Laxman, Umashree, Aditi Sagar, Raghu Shivamoga, Jaggappa, Bharatha Sagar, Vinay, Sanjeev, and Kuri Pratap.
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The music direction was handled by Arjun Yaya and the cinematographer was Swami J Gowda. Dipu S Kumar served as a film editor and Ravi Santehakkalu as art director. The film is going to be released from Zee Studio and Geeta Pictures movie house.
Vijayanand/Kannada/December 9, 2022
This is the story of Vijayanand, who started a business at the age of 19 and overcame many obstacles to become a successful businessman. It all started in Gadag, a small town in the heart of North Karnataka. He gradually became the owner of 4300 cars.
This movie made with a life-changing story was directed by Rishika Sharma. The film cast includes Nihal Rajput, Bharat Bopanna, V. Ravichandran, Ananth Nag, Prakash Belawadi, Siri Prahlad, and Vinay Prasad.
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National award-winning composer Gopi Sundar was the music director of the film. The cinematography was completed by Kirtan Pujari and the film was edited by Hemant Kumar D.
This Kannada movie will also release in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. VRL Films is going to make its production debut through this movie.
Gold/Malayalam/December 1, 2022
This comedy thriller film was written, edited, and directed by Alphonse Puthren. He has also worked on stunt choreography, visual effects, animation titles, and color grading for the movie. Puthren is going to return to film direction after seven years since the film Premam in 2015.
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The movie, produced by Prithviraj Productions and Magic Frame, will feature Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead role. Nayanthara will act as a guest artist. They will be joined by Deepti Sati, Ajmal Aamir, Chemban Vinod Jose, and Vinay Forte in supporting roles.
The film story follows a mobile shop owner who orders a new car. But on the day of the delivery, he saw a pick-up truck with a portable speaker parked in his yard. After a few days, he suddenly noticed that the small boxes inside the truck were not actually speakers, but gold bars.
The music of the film was composed by Rajesh Murugesan as usual. But this time he started his first collaboration with Prithviraj. All the lyrics were written by Shabrish Verma. Anind C Chandran and Biswajit Odukkathil were in charge of the cinematography.
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Saudi Vellakka/Malayalam/December 2, 2022
The well-known director Tharun Murthy of 'Operation Java' fame is going to present this drama film under his own writing and direction. Based on some true events, the film focuses on commercial entertainment filled with humor, family drama, and music. The entire story of the film is decorated with diverse characters.
The film stars Lukman Avaran, Vincy Aloysius, Binu Pappu, and Sujith Shankar.
Sharan Velayudhan worked as the cinematography director of the film and Nishad Yusuf was in charge of editing. Pali Francis made his musical directorial debut by composing music for the film.
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Sandeep Senon, best known for Thandimuthalum Drikasakshiyum, has produced the film under the banner of Urbashi Theatres.
In a Nutshell
With these 10 Best coming soon South Indian Movies in December 2022, a year of movies is going to have a great ending.
After the announcements of the release dates of the new versions of several superhit movies, the audience can’t wait for the new year. Perhaps it can be overstated to say that December's Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada movies will outrun those anticipators. But it is certain that the momentum of the entire South Indian film industry will gain a new dimension.
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