South Indian Film
In the swiftly evolving landscape of pan-Indian cinema, a carnival of splendid narratives is set to grace screens this September. The allure of the Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Tamil film industries remains. These industries offer a diverse cinematic experience, from heartwarming tales to high-octane action. Captivating visuals are a natural feature of these films. Their popularity inevitably extends beyond regional boundaries. Let's get into the top 12 South Indian films set to release in September 2023. 12 Most Anticipated South Indian Movies for September 2023 Sapta Saagaradaache Ello – Side A / Kannada / 1 September 2023 Directed by Hemanth M Rao, this is a romantic drama starring Rakshit Shetty and Rukmini Vasanth. Charan Raj's music complements the tale of Priya and Manu, whose passionate relationship faces a hurdle when Manu is imprisoned. Set before the pandemic, the film explores love's endurance. Penned by Gundu Shetty and Hemanth, the story unfolds in two interconnected parts. "Side A", weaves a tale of their journey, while "Side B" advances a decade later. The movie promises an emotional and resonant narrative, highlighted by the director's dual-part vision and compelling performances. Read more: Chorki to bring ‘Shurongo’ with extended Director’s Cut version Kaddha Chitra / Kannada / 8 September 2023 This is a highly anticipated film starring Vijay Raghavendra, known for his intense roles. Directed by Suhas Krishna, the film delves into the shadowy world of gangsters and their nefarious activities. Joining Raghavendra are Raghu Shivamogga and Namrata Surendranath, adding their own layer of complexity to the tale. With power-packed performances and high-octane drama, it promises to leave an indelible mark on the audience. Produced by Sandeep H.K. and Suhas D., the movie brings together a talented team that promises a visually stunning and emotionally charged cinematic experience. Read more: Don 3: Bollywood’s New Don Ranveer Singh Replaces Shah Rukh Khan Tatsama Tadbhava / Kannada / 15 September 2023 It marks a significant moment in actor Meghana Raj's career, making her comeback to the silver screen. Directed by Vishal Atreya, the movie pairs Meghana with Prajwal Devraj, promising emotionally charged performances. A seasoned police inspector embarks on a journey to uncover the truth behind a mysterious missing person case. Eventually, audiences can expect a roller-coaster of emotions and intrigue. The film's trailer, released earlier, offers a tantalizing glimpse into the suspense and tension that await. "Tatsama Tadbhava" is set to captivate audiences with its spellbinding storytelling and powerful performances. Read more: Upcoming Netflix Originals in September 2023 Kushi / Telugu / 1 September 2023 This upcoming romantic comedy promises a delightfully filmy approach to audiences. Directed and written by Shiva Nirvana, the film pairs Vijay Deverakonda with Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Set against the realm of state-run telecom and corporate professionalism, the narrative explores the blossoming romance between Viplav and Aradhya. With its heartwarming story and relatable characters, "Kushi" is expected to strike a chord with viewers of all ages. Produced by Mythri Movie Makers, the movie's release has generated anticipation for eye-soothing entertainment. Read more: ‘Hero or villain?’ Shah Rukh Khan teases with new ‘Jawan’ poster Skanda / Telugu / 15 September 2023 This film, directed by Boyapati Srinu, takes audiences on a thrilling ride into a world of valor and justice. With Ram Pothineni and Sree Leela in the lead roles, the movie promises performances that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats. Set against the backdrop of a fictional kingdom, the narrative centers around Skanda, a fearless warrior who champions the cause of the oppressed. The film is written by M. Rathnam and Boyapati, known for their ability to create engaging stories. S.S. Thaman's musical compositions add to the experience, and Santosh Detake's cinematography captures the action and emotion. All of these leave Skanda geared up to be a blockbuster. Produced by Srinivasaa Silver Screen and Zee Studios, the film's release has fans excited for an epic cinematic journey. Read more: 'Ei Mon Tomake Dilam': Award-winning Chinese drama dubbed in Bangla on Bongo BD Salaar Part 1 – Ceasefire / Telugu / 28 September 2023 Helmed by Prashanth Neel, the film holds the promise of being an adrenaline-pumping action thriller. With Prabhas in the lead role as the titular character, supported by a stellar ensemble cast, expectations are high. The trailer has already set the stage for heart-pounding confrontations and intense drama. This inception part of Salaar is produced by Hombale Films, a name synonymous with quality and grandeur. Bhuvan Gowda's cinematography and Ravi Basrur's music are expected to enhance the storytelling. The movie's release is eagerly awaited by fans of gripping narratives and spectacular action sequences. Read more: Bollywood superstar Alia Bhatt makes her Hollywood debut in Netflix's 'Heart of Stone'
As we go into a scorching August, the South Indian film industry is all set to dazzle audiences with an enthralling array of cinematic marvels. The Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada films releasing in August 2023 will likely leave a lasting impact on the hearts of the fans. Let's take a closer look at the most anticipated South Indian films coming next month. 12 Best South Indian Movies Releasing in August 2023 Most-hyped Tamil Movies for August 2023 Jailer / August 10, 2023 This is nothing but a rollercoaster ride into the world of action comedy, masterfully penned and directed by Nelson. Jailer is a tale of rescue, rebellion, and redemption, all enmeshed in a web of humour and action. Produced by Kalanithi Maran of Sun Pictures, this cinematic spectacle boasts a star-studded ensemble, spearheaded by the legendary Rajinikanth. The supporting actors are Mohanlal, Ajith Kumar, Tamannaah Bhatia, Shiva Rajkumar, Jackie Shroff, Ramya Krishnan, and Mirnaa Menon. Read more: Bongo BD releasing south Indian movie ‘Mersal’ in Bangla Iraivan / August 25, 2023 This captivating dramedy is the result of the directorial and writing prowess of I Ahmed. Sudhan Sundaram and G. Jayaram under the banner of Passion Studios produced the film. It stars Jayam Ravi and Nayanthara in the lead roles, accompanied by Lachu Gram in a prominent supporting role. In the film’s enigmatic plot, a man sets out on a mission seeking revenge, fueled by a burning rage that drives him into the heart of darkness. As the narrative unfolds, the tale of love, vengeance, and redemption entwines into a tapestry of emotions. Thupparivaalan 2 / August 12, 2023 Vishal takes the reins not only as the lead but also as the director of this sequel to Thupparivaalan, the 2017 film directed by Mysskin. Loosely inspired by the legendary fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his confidant John Watson, Mysskin's creation comes to life through Vishal's work. His portrayal of Kaniyan Poongundran is a detective with unparalleled observational and deduction skills. He was supported by Prasanna, Rahman, Munna Simon, and Adithya Menon. Read more: 2022 Highest-Grossing South Indian Movies Behind the scenes, Vishal himself orchestrates the production, ensuring that every frame resonates with the story. Most Anticipated Malayalam Movies for August 2023 King of Kotha / August 24, 2023 This adrenaline-pumping film was directed by Abhilash Joshiy as his directorial debut. Produced by Wayfarer Films and Zee Studios, this action-packed thriller stars Dulquer Salmaan in the lead role. Alongside him, the movie stars an ensemble cast of Prasanna, Shabeer Kallarakkal, Gokul Suresh, Nyla Usha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Anikha Surendran, and Shammi Thilakan. Amidst heart-racing action, the tale of a man torn between his inherited legacy and his yearning for a different life unfolds. Love finds its way into the dark alleys, as epitomised by the charming encounter between Tony and Tara. Read more: Three national award-winning actors coming together in Puja telefilm Olam / August 4, 2023 Under the direction of VS Abhilash, the movie features Arjun Ashokan in the lead role. Lenaa, The female lead, also proves her prowess as the scriptwriter. Olam enthrals with an eclectic supporting cast including Noby Marcose, Binu Appu, Harisree Ashokan, and Chandra Menon. The film’s gripping plot follows a man's quest to see his friend. But fate has something else in store when a mysterious and vibrant woman enters his life, altering the course of events forever. Naufal Punathil on behalf of Punathil Productions produced the film. Kannur Squad / August 25, 2023 Directed by debutant cinematographer Roby Varghese Raj, this action-packed venture marks Mammootty Kampany's fourth production. Penned by the talented duo, Muhammad Shafi and Rony David Raj, this film promises an electrifying cinematic experience. Read more: Barbie ‘biggest film of 2023’ in US and Canada, Warner Bros says Kannur Squad sets out to catch the culprits and unearth the secrets that remain in the shadows. The stellar cast, featuring Mammootty, Resh Lamba, Rony David, Shebin Benson, Shabareesh Varma, Deepak Parambol, and N.P. Nisa, drives the narrative forward.
The very last week of the year has also seen a busy season at the Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam movie carnivals. It is nothing but a grand celebration to welcome the new year. The south silver screen will bear this vibe from the very first week of the year. Let's look at the 10 South Indian Films set to release in January 2023. 10 Most Anticipated South Indian Movies Releasing in January 2023 Veera Simha Reddy | Telugu | January 12, 2023 This action film starring Nandamuri Balakrishna is directed by Gopichand Malineni. The subtitle 'Man of Masses' line along with the name of the movie impressed the fans a lot. Balakrishna will be seen playing the roles of father and son in the movie. In the story of the movie, a foreign bank manager returns home to avenge his father's murder. Apart from Balakrishna, the cinema stars Shruti Haasan, Dunya Vijay, Lal, Honey Rose, and Varalakshmi Sarathkumar. Produced by Mithri Makers, the film's music was composed and scored by S Thaman. The cinematography was done by Rishi Punjabi and the editing work was looked after by Naveen Nooli. Read More: 'Adventure of Sundarban': Trail of children's film starring Pori Moni, Siam released Waltair Veerayya | Telugu | January 13, 2023 This action comedy movie is another production of Mithri Movie Makers. Director KS Ravindra presents a family action drama here, where Sathyaraj will be seen living happily with two wives. One wife is from Andhra Pradesh and another is from Telangana. Chiranjeevi played the role of the leader of the port workers association, while Raviteja played the character of a police officer. Both of them are children of those two wives of Satyaraj. Prakash Raj is the main villain of the film, who will be seen doing smuggling. The film also stars Bobby Simha, Shruti Haasan, and Catherine Tresa. The cinematography of the film was handled by Arthur A. Wilson and Niranjan Debramane was in charge of editing. The film's music was supervised by Devi Sri Prasad. Read More: 5 Best Movies of Hollywood Superstar Brad Pitt Vidya Vasula Aham | Telugu | January 14, 2023 The plot of this drama film revolves around the complex relationship between a young couple- Vidya and Basu. Their respective egos are mainly responsible for the conflict between them. Debutant director Manikant Geli here sheds light on the depressing and absurd micro-factors that make modern relationships suffer. The film stars Shivani Rajashekar and Rahul Vijay in lead roles. In the movie, Shivani will be seen in the role of Vidya, a modern woman who is working hard for her career in a private firm while also juggling family responsibilities. The film is bankrolled by Kumar Kodali and Lakshmi Navy Moturu on behalf of Ranjith Movies under the banner of Eternity Entertainment. Akhil Valluri was behind the camera and Kalyani Malik handled the film-score aspect. Read More: 10 Netflix Shows to Watch during Christmas & New Year Holidays Thunivu | Tamil | January 11, 2023 Produced by Boney Kapoor under Bayview Projects LLP, this is an action-thriller in which a cunning criminal with his gang designs masterplans for bank robberies across Chennai. Writer and director H Binoth has filled the story of the movie with twists and mysteries. The film stars Ajith Kumar, Manju Warrier, Samuthirakani, Prem Kumar, and Ajay in lead roles. The film's cinematography, editing, and music are handled by Nirav Shah, Vijay Velukutty, and Gibran respectively. Read More: Bongo brings Bangla dubbed 'Kaalidas' Varisu | Tamil | January 12, 2023 Produced by Dil Raju, and Sirish under PVP Cinemas, this Sri Venkateswara Creations is made with every element of drama. As seen in Hari and Ashishor Solomon's screenplay, everything around a happy-go-lucky youth begins to change after his foster father dies unexpectedly. Directed by Vamshi Paidipally, the movie stars Vijay Rajendran, Rashmika Mandanna, A Sarathkumar, Prakash Raj, Prabhu, Ganesh Venkataraman, Srikanth, and Anandaraj in lead roles. Karthik Palani, Thaman S, and Praveen KL were in charge of Cinematography, music direction, and editing respectively. Read More: Bongo brings South Indian film 'NGK' Kranti | Kannada | January 26, 2023 This cinema starring Darshan is going to be quite influential as it focuses on the education system in India. An NRI goes back to his childhood Kannada medium school to overhaul the education system. V Harikrishna did the all works of writing, directing, and composition of the film. Shailaja Nag and B Suresha bankrolled the movie on behalf of the production company Media House Studios. Along with Darshan, Rachita Ram and Ravichandran also played the lead roles. The cinematography was done by A Karunakar and Prakash Karinja made the edits. Read More: KGF Chapter 2: Expensive Kannada film made record for fastest grossing Shivaji Surathkal 2 | Kannada | January 16, 2023 Shivaji is the name of an honest and unscrupulous police inspector who takes up the challenge of solving the mystery of serial killing. Just as he is in the final moments of his investigation, it begins to affect his personal life. This is the story of the upcoming version of the movie Shivaji Surathkal, starring Ramesh Aurobindo in the title role. Directed by renowned filmmaker Akash Srivatsa, the movie also stars Nasser, Meghna Gaonkar, Radhika Narayan, Aaradhya Chandra, Purnachandra Mysore, Raghu Ramankoppa, Vinayak Joshi, Ramesh Bhatt, Sri Sundar, Vidya Murthy, and Srinivas Prabhu. Rekha KN and Anup Gowda were the film producers under Anjanadri Cine Creations. The film's score was composed by Judah Sandhi, while Guru Prasad MG Kumar and Darshan M Ambat were the cinematographers. Read More: Top 10 Best South Indian Thriller Movies for Weekend Movie Mania Orchestra Mysuru | Kannada | January 12, 2023 Directed by Sunil Mysuru, the main character will be seen as passionate about performing with an orchestra in this musical movie. Purnachandra Mysuru and Rajalakshmi played the lead roles in the film. This entertaining film is going to be released by KRG Studios, Dhanjaya Dali Pictures, Karthik Gowda, and Yogi G Raj. Ashwin Creations and Raghu Dixit Productions assisted in the overall financing of the film. The music composer of the cinema was Raghu Dixit and Rahul Roy worked behind the camera. Ritvik made all the edits to the film. Read More: 5 Must-Watch Movies of Rajinikanth Ayisha | Malayalam | January 20, 2023 It is an Indo-Arabic film directed by Aamir Pallikal and written by Ashif Kakodi. This is the first time that an Indian film has been produced in Saudi Arabia. The film stars Manju Warrier in the lead role, who is accompanied by actresses like Radhika, Sajna, and Purnima. Besides, foreign stars like Latifah from Tunisia, Salama from UAE, Jennifer from the Philippines, Sarafina from Nigeria, and Sumair from Yemen have also worked in this movie. The film's finances were overseen by Cross Border Camera, Feather Touch Movie Box, Imagine Cinemas, Movie Bucket, and Last Exit Cinemas. Prabhu Deva, Vishnu Sharma, and Appu N Bhattathiri were involved in the choreography, cinematography, and editing of the cinema respectively. Read more: Jaya Ahsan’s Bollywood debut confirmed as photos emerge with Pankaj Tripathi, other co-actors Poovan | Malayalam | January 06, 2023 Not only does losing his sleep, the new rooster next door starts to change the whole daily life of the insomniac Hari. With such an interesting story, the screenplay of the film is written by Varun Dhara and directed by Vineet Vasudevan. Vineet himself is playing the lead role in this film. He is accompanied by Antony Varghese, Vineet Vishwam, Sajin Cherukail, and Varun Dhara. The dramatic movie presents some of the important conventional problems of society in a humorous way. The comedy film is produced by Shebin Backer of Shebin Backer Productions and Girish Eddy of Stuck Cows. Sajith Purush worked behind the cinematography and Midhun Mukundan was the music director. Akash Joseph Varghese has done the overall edits of the film. Read More: Will Smith’s ‘Emancipation’ role taught him lesson post-slap Wrap Up These best 10 upcoming South Indian movies in January 2023 are expected to mark a great intro to the year. The schedules of the movies have already been announced. Now the cinephiles can plan their movie day outs. Not to mention, the first quarter of 2023 is waiting with tons of surprises from the Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam film industries. In that sense, these January movies will give a proper warm-up to the moviegoers.
The South Indian film industries are undeniably part of the big movie carnivals in Asia. Their diverse storylines, powerful acting, and talented cinematography of Tamil, Telegu, Malayalam, and Kannada films enthrall millions of film enthusiasts around the world. Let’s take a look at the 10 most anticipated South Indian films in November 2022. 10 Best Upcoming South Indian Films in November 2022 Agent Kannayiram / Tamil Comedy / November 25, 2022 Manoj Veedha directed this thriller-based comedy movie. Produced by Labyrinth Films, the film is remade from the Telugu film Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya released in 2019. The story of the cinema revolves around a rural detective, whose humorous methods of investigation take a serious turn at one point. Read More: Pakistan’s ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’ hits Rs 100 crore mark in 10 days The cast of the film includes Shruti Hariharan, Munishakanta, Radin Kingsley, Rhea Suman, and Santhanam. Theni Ishwar and Saravanan Ramasamy duo pull the cinematography ropes. While Yuvan Shankar Raja was the music director of the film, Ajay handled the editing work. Itlu Maredumilli Prajaneekam / Telugu Drama / November 11, 2022 The natives of a jungle never vote in their life. There are thousands of problems in their area, but the government is reluctant to help them. So they decided to raise a movement against the government. Rajesh Danda, head of Hussey Movies and Zee Studio, has turned this amazing dramatic story into a film. The script owner and the director was AR Mohan. Read More: Makers, lead performer of 'Hawa' served legal notice for 'breaching tobacco control law' The film stars Allari Naresh and Anandi. Sricharan Pakala was in charge of arranging the music. On the other hand, Ram Reddy and Chhota K Prasad handled the cinematography and editing aspects respectively. Yashoda / Telugu Scifi / November 11, 2022 Hari-Harish was responsible for the entire job of writing and directing this action thriller. This sci-fi thriller is actually the story of a young girl becoming a surrogate mother. She decided to bring the injustices done to surrogate mothers to justice. Samantha, Unni Mukundan, Varalakshmi Sarathkumar, and Murali Sharma joined the cast of the film. Read More: After string of blockbusters, Mim envisions another ‘sold out’ experience with ‘Damal’ Mani Sharma was on the film score, while Marthand K Venkatesh and M Sukumar looked after the film editing and cinematography respectively. Coffee with Kadhal / Tamil Family Drama / November 4, 2022 The title means Coffee with Love. Directed by Sundar C, this comedy movie is basically a family drama of 3 brothers with completely different characters. The story of the movie revolves around the complexities of their romantic life. Jay, Srikanth, and Jeeva played the roles of the 3 brothers. Malvika Sharma, Amrita Iyer, Raiza Wilson, Aishwarya Dutta, Samyukta Shanmuganathan, and Dhivyadarsini joined them in the casting of the film. Khushboo, AC Shanmugam Abani, and ACS Arun Kumar produced the film under the banner of Cinemax and Benz Media. Read More: 'Din: The Day' row: Ananta sends legal notice to Morteza Nitham Oru Vaanam / Tamil Romance / November 4, 2022 The title means A Sky of Eternity. RA Karthik entered the world of film direction with this film. He wrote the film himself. Here a shy and quiet young travel agent goes through a tough time. Suddenly he gets involved in some incomplete true incidents. To get out of it, he must find the puppeteers of the stories. Ashak Selvan played the lead role in the film. Ritu Verma, Sibathamika Rajashekar, and Aparna Balamurali star alongside him. Vidhu Ayana tackled the cinematography, while Gopi Sundar handled the music composition part. Read More: Bongo brings Bangla dubbed 'Kaalidas' Banaras/ Kannada / November 4, 2022 This romantic film can be the best choice for travel lovers, as it features the beautiful cities of Benaras and Kashi. Zayed Khan entered the world of acting through this film written and directed by Jayathirth. Sonal Mantiro played the lead role with him. Tilakraj Ballal was the overall producer of the movie. B Ajneesh Loknath and Advaita Gurumurthy single-handedly took the overall responsibility of music composition and cinematography respectively. Raana / Kannada Thriller / November 11, 2022 An aspiring police officer is blamed for a mysterious murder. There is no other way open to him except to find the real killer. This is the story of the movie Raana, directed by Nanda Kishore. Shreyas Manju will be seen in the title role here. He will be accompanied by Reeshma Nanaiah and Ragini Dwivedi. Read More: Bongo brings South Indian film 'NGK' Chandan Shetty composed the songs for the movie. KM Prakash did the film editing, while Shekhar Chandra worked on the cinematography. Gujjal Purushotham was in charge of the production of the film, presented by Gujjal Talkies. Padmini / Malayalam / November 16, 2022 India's greatest painter in the 1960s was T.K. Padmini. The biopic depicts Padmini's journey from a simple village girl to an artist. This journey was full of struggle to break free from the constraints of the conservative society of that time. Gopalan T.K. Produced this biographical film. Sushmesh Chandroth made his film directorial debut with this film. He also composed the film himself. Anumol played the role of Padmini. Irshad, Sanju Shivaram, Priyanandan, and Shaju Sridhar were her co-stars. Read More: KGF Chapter 2: Expensive Kannada film made record for fastest grossing Srivalsan J Menon composed the music for the film. Manesh Madhavan and Ajithkumar completed the cinematography and film editing respectively. Trishna / Malayalam / November 19, 2022 80s superhit movie Trishna was scripted by MT Vasudevan Nair. Directed by V Sasi, this movie had Mammootty as the main protagonist. Almost 4 decades later, Sasi and Nair brought the film back to the audience with the same title but in a completely new form. This time superstar Prithviraj is in the film as the hero. Nayanthara, the busiest actress of the time, will join him in movie casting. Madhupal will direct the drama movie. Read More: Top 10 Best South Indian Thriller Movies for Weekend Movie Mania Mukundan Unni Associates / Malayalam / November 11, 2022 Mukundan Unni accepts only accident cases as it has a higher chance of winning. Although this plagues him at work, he strives to make up for his imperfections and become a successful lawyer. Subimal Gopalakrishnan and Abhinaba Sundar Nayak wrote the screenplay based on this story. Nayak also directed and edited the movie. Nidhin Raj Arol contributed to the film editing with him. The movie will feature Vineeth Srinivasan and Suraj Venjarmudu in lead roles. Biswajith Odukkathil was employed as the cinematographer, while Raj Kumar P and Vinod Ravindran handled the sound designer and art department respectively. CB Mathew Alex has overseen the overall music arrangements, while Manu Manjith and Elisha Abraham have penned the lyrics. Read More: It's a 'Dream Run' to Florida film fest! Bottom Line Movie lovers can enrich their watchlist with these 10 most awaited South Indian cinemas in November 2022. Like any other South Indian Film the above-mentioned Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada films will make the audience think, laugh, cry, and sometimes even terrify them. After all, the viewers are expected to have a great time.
Video streaming platform Bongo has released the Bangla dubbed version of South Indian film "Kaalidas," a true mass suicide story-based action, crime, mystery-thriller starring Bharath Srinivasan and Ann Sheetal. The story is about Kaalidas (Bharath), a dedicated policeman who is tasked with investigating a series of apparent suicides in his city. However, it puts a strain on his marriage with Vidyaa (Ann Seethal), who soon seeks solace in their new tenant Aarav. The film opens with an aerial shot of a multi-storey apartment. A girl falls from the terrace and dies on the spot. A small police team, headed by Kaalidas, examines the body and assumes it to be a suicide case. Read: Bongo brings Bangla dubbed 'Beauty and the Beast' The case turns interesting when several other such incidents happen that leave Kaalidas perplexed. His superior, ACP George (Suresh Menon), also assists Kaalidas in solving these mass suicide mysteries. But unknown to Kaalidas, his wife Vidya parts with him as she feels her husband does not spend enough time with her. Also, Vidya falls for Aarav who is not only their tenant but also seems to have connections with the murder traces that Kaalidas follows. Written and directed by Sri Senthil, storyline for the South Indian crime mystery thriller film "Kaalidas" was developed over five months, from October 2017 to February 2018. In March 2018, the shooting started. Finally, it was released on December 13, 2019, and became a box office success. Read Best South Indian Movies Releasing in August 2022
Video streaming platform Bongo released Sai Pallavi and Suriya's political film ''NGK," dubbed in Bangla, Friday. The story revolves around an honest good doer whose life becomes a living hell due to the political conspiracy, selfishness and corruption surrounding him. Nanda Gopal Kumar (Suriya), nicknamed NGK, is an environmental engineering graduate who resigns from his job to take up organic farming. NGK is a do-gooder who always has people's welfare and best interest in mind. The youngsters of his small-town look up to him as a role model. He lives with his loving parents and a caring but possessive wife (Sai Pallavi). However, the local politicians envy NGK's reach among the local youth. Ultimately a clash between city politicians and NGK erupts. NGK was released in theatres on May 31, 2019. Popular streaming platform Amazon Prime released the movie in Tamil on July 5, 2019, on their OTT platform. It is the first Tamil movie released in South Korea and Japan. Also read: Bongo brings Turkish series 'Hercai' as 'Rehana'
April 14, 2022, the first day of the Bengali new year witnessed the stormy appearance of the most anticipated Kannada action film KGF Chapter 2. The entire Indian subcontinent is celebrating the aristocratic beginnings of the Kannada film released on the giant screen of IMAX for the first time. Following the success of KGF Chapter 1, the huge budget of this second installment did not put the film series at risk at all. On the contrary, the movie is currently sharing the same stage with Bollywood blockbusters. Today's entertainment feature is about this outstanding film. The Story of KGF Chapter 2 The KGF is the short form of Kolar Gold Fields, a renowned gold mining area in the Kolar district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Rocky, the unconquerable name in the area, is a nightmare for everyone with his opposite ideology. Naturally, the wanderings of his foes are not limited to his eyesight. He also poses a living threat to government officials at the gold mine. In the face of such multifaceted challenges, Rocky made himself a fortress from head to toe to do justice to his legend. Read Telugu Film RRR: Lifetime Record Breaker and the Pride of Indian Cinema Like the first installment of the KGF franchise, Prashant Neel has come up with this exciting story and directed the film.
After carrying on with the boring rate-race through the week, spending time with heart-racing feelings gets in line to enjoy the weekend. When it comes to heart-pounding experiences, watching South Indian thriller movies is the appetite of the mind. In fact, Movie lovers in white-collar need to be fresh at the office after the weekend. Thanks to the South Indian thriller Movies, they fuel the Bollywood industry for good. Let’s explore some of the best thriller films in the south Indian region. Top 10 Best South Indian Thriller Movies Drishyam 2 | 2021 | Malayalam | IMDb: 8.6/10 This is a sequel to the 2013 film Drishyam where Georgekutty was struggling to make his name clear from the suspicion for missing Varun Pravakar, the son of the Police Inspector General. This time the Georgekutty family deals with the post-trauma of the murder of Varun. Antony Perumbavoor produced both films directed and written by Jeethu Joseph. Ansiba Hassan, Meena, Mohanlal, and Esther Anil star in the film. Its Telugu version is also being filmed. Read Puneeth Rajkumar: A Popular Benevolent Short-Lived Actor in the Kannada Film Industry Kaithi | 2019 | Tamil | IMDb: 8.5/10 Inspired by Hollywood film Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), Kaithi tells a story of a prisoner, who has just been released, getting involved in some deadly conflicts on his way to meet his daughter. Karthi and Narain played the lead role in the movie directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. The film has Telugu and Hind versions as well. There were no playback songs in this movie except background music. Kaithi was awarded in South Indian International Movie Awards as the best film- Tamil. Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya | 2019 | Telugu | IMDb: 8.4/10 Swaroop RSJ directed this humor genre film with his own created story. The comedy film follows a detective facing dangerous phenomena just after taking over the case of a corpse found near a rail line. Naveen Polishetty contributed to the screenplay along with RSJ. He even played the lead role with co-artist Shruti Sharma in the film. It was the first film direction of Swaroop and he got Zee Cine Awards Telugu for the work. Read Apan Thikana: A Great Approach by RJ Kebria to Reunite the Lost Family Members Evaru | 2019 | Telugu | IMDb: 8.2/10 A corrupted police officer gets himself engaged with the close case of a woman who murdered her rapist. Evaru was filmed based on this story under the screenplay and direction of Venkat Ramji. This Cinema mainly is the Telugu version of the popular Spanish film ‘Invisible Guest’ (2016). Naveen Chandra, Adivi Sesh, Murali Sharma, and Regina Cassandra starred in the film. This PVP Cinema production has remarkable suspense elements that make it a fair adaptation of the original. Kavaludaari | 2019 | Kannada | IMDb: 8/10 Crossroads is another title of this neo-noir film written and directed by Hemanth Rao. A traffic police officer takes seriously the human bones found near a construction project and goes an extra limit to solve a 40-year old mystery. Suman Ranganathan, Rishi, Anant Nag, Roshni Prakash, Sulile Kumar, and Achyuth Kumar star in this PRK Productions film. Kavaludaari won the best film in Kannada Cinema in Bengaluru International Film Festival 2020. The film has versions in Tamil and Telugu. Read Greatest War Movies of All-times: Be the Witness of the Historical Warfares lucifer | 2019 | Malayalam | IMDb: 7.5/10 This blockbuster Cinema was the first directorial work of the South Indian actor Prithviraj Sukumaran. After the death of a political Godfather, an unknown but mysterious person emerges out of five candidates to be the most eligible successor. The film, screenplays by Murali Gopy, features Mohanlal as the main character. Prithviraj himself also stars in the Cinema. This film is planned to make a trilogy whereas this first installment becomes the highest-grossing Malayalam movie till now. Ratsasan | 2018 | Tamil | IMDb: 8.4/10 This psychological thriller movie, directed and written by Ram Kumar, is also known as ‘Demon’. The story of the film advances with a passionate filmmaker becoming a cop and ending up running after a vicious serial killer. Amala Paul, Vishnu Vishal, Saravanan, Kaali Venkat, Ramdoss, and Vinodhini Vaidyanathan star in the movie. Ratsasan has Telugu and Hindi remakes as well. This Cinema became the best thriller in the Oniros Film Awards. Read Best Sci-Fi Movies Ever: The Catalysts of Unleashing the Boundless Imagination KGF Chapter I | 2018 | Kannada | IMDb: 8.3/10 This action film by Prashanth Neel was dubbed in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam languages. The film is all about turning an underprivileged poor soul into a Mumbai gangster and his using the power for revolution. The film stars Srinidhi Shetty, Yash, Ananth Nag, and Achyuth Kumar. This commercially successful movie was awarded as the best film in National Film Awards, SIIMA Awards, and Filmfare Awards South. KGF Chapter II is expected to be released on April 22, 2022. Vikram Vedha | 2017 | Tamil | IMDb: 8.3/10 This neo-noir movie presents an unorthodox perception of good and evil. One of the two main characters is Vikram; the cop, and the listener. And the other one is Vedha; the gangster and the storyteller. Madhavan played the Vikram and Vijay Sethupathi stars as Vedha. The movie based on popular Indian folklore Vikram-Beetal was directed and written by Pushkar–Gayathri. The film won an Edison Award, two Techofes Awards, four Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards, and four Filmfare Awards South. Read Greatest Thriller Movies of All Times: Suspense that can mess with your mind Theeran Adhigaram Ondru | 2017 | Tamil | IMDb: 8.3/10 Another title of this movie, based on Operation Bawaria, is Braveman. Tamil Nadu Police suppressed the organized dacoity, and murder from 1995 to 2006 by the notorious gang of lorry drivers of the Bawaria community. The film stars Karthi, Abhimanyu Singh, and Rakul Preet Singh under the direction of H. Vinoth. This movie was also released in the dubbed Telugu version. The film won two Edison awards, a Techofes award, an Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award, and a Filmfare Awards South. Takeaways Besides fulfilling the traditional demands of music lover Indians, these South Indian thriller movies come up with some pulse-raising suspense. With the attachment of movie technology, South Indian filmmakers have already started to unleash their creativity in full stream. The local audience is getting mesmerized to experience the special effects with better cinematography in the domestic film industry. Not to mention the amazing film stories in South India, the region is rich in great tales. Read Greatest Animated Films Ever: The Animation movies that will never lose charm