“We wanted to hit the biggest screen in the world and there is no bigger screen in this whole world than the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.”
Will this Kannada biggie produce the same result as KGF: Chapter 1 (2018)? Everyone will have to wait and see February 24, 2022?
Watch the teaser for Vikrant Rona here:
KGF: Chapter 2 (Kannada, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam)
When KGF: Chapter 1 Released in theaters in December 2018, expectations were one of curiosity and ambiguity.
The pan-Indian film, however, was a huge blockbuster across India, catapulting Kannada superstar Yash into a national superstar.
The success raised the enthusiasm of KGF: Chapter 2. It is one of the best upcoming pan-Indian movies of 2022.
The teaser, which was released in January 2021, has amassed over 236 million views and 9.2 million likes on YouTube.
Such statistics show the worldwide frenzy for this pan-Indian epic, which follows the first chapter.
April 14, 2002 will be a date to remember forever when the movie comes out.
Watch the teaser for KGF: Chapter 2 here:
Adipurush (Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam)
When T-Series announced the release date of Adipurush, the excitement was real. The epic historical film joins the list of upcoming pan-Indian movies that everyone wants to see.
Starring Prabhas (Adipurush), Saif Ali Khan (Lankesh) and Kriti Sanon (Janaki), the film is directed by Om Raut. The film ended in November 2021.
Raut whose previous film was Tanhaji (2020), spoke to The Times of India about Prabhas and Saif’s body contouring:
“There is a lot of work being done. Saif and Prabhas have undergone an exceptional body transformation and great movements are also concerned.
He continues in particular about Prabhas:
“There are quite a few body transformations that Prabhas has undergone from an artist’s perspective.”
Saif who plays the antagonist talks to Film Companion about his character.
“The fact is that Ravana is the Satan of India, he is the demon king. And I guess what drives him is vanity. It’s a monster. He’s strong and fun to play, in that sense.
Seeing the two legendary characters go head-to-head on screen will definitely be a treat to watch. August 11, 2022 will be a special day when the film is released.
Liger (Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam)
Telugu star Vijay Deverakonda hasn’t had a release since his last film world famous lover (2020).
The maverick actor who rose to national fame after Arjun Reddy (2017) [Remade in Hindi as Kabir Singh: 2019] enters Bollywood.
liger is one of the most anticipated upcoming pan-Indian movies of 2022.
The film stars Vijay (Liger), Ananya Pandey (Liger’s girlfriend), Ramya Krishnan (Liger’s mother) and Ronit Roy (Liger’s coach) in prominent roles.
The biggest surprise, however, is legendary American boxer Mike Tyson making an appearance on this draft.
This incredible announcement raised expectations to a whole new level.
liger promises to be an edge-of-the-seat sports drama on Liger’s journey from chaiwallah to MMA superstar. The teaser pointed to an exciting technical film.
Dharma Productions and Puri Connects who co-produced this film have confirmed that liger will be released on August 25, 2022.
The year 2022 will definitely be a special year for Vijay Deverakonda fans.
Watch the teaser for liger here:
Brahmastra (Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada)
brahmastra is one of the most exciting pan-Indian movies to be released in 2022. 2018 was the last time we saw Ranbir Kapoor on screen. Hence the frenzy of this superhero epic.
brahmastra has a wonderful ensemble cast. This includes Ranbir (Shiva Tripathi), Alia Bhatt (Isha Mishra), Amitabh Bachchan (Professor Arvind Chaturvedi) and Mouni Roy (Damayanti Singhania).
Ayan Mukerji from wake up sid (2009) and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) fame takes the director’s chair for this film.
The director in an interview with Variety says, how brahmastra was his dream project and mentions the main inspiration:
“Brahmastra”, is very inspired by Indian mythology and Indian culture. It’s set in the modern world with modern characters, so in many ways it’s our own modern mythology.
Indian cinema has seen very few superhero films centered on Indian mythology. It is therefore natural that the film makes the buzz.
Watch the motion poster for brahmastra here:
Pushpa 2: The Rule (Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada)
Pushpa 2: The rule will take off from where Pushpa: Ascension – Part 1 to the left. The second part will give the audience a “closure of Pushpa’s life”.
Allu Arjun, who will also star in the sequel, told Koimoi he was “really loaded”, adding:
“I’m very excited to shoot it because I think we can give a lot more in Part 2…”
“We have an incredible opportunity to explore the best in Part 2, we’re all in a state of mind to give our best.”
Rashmika Mandanna and Faadh Faasil also have prominent roles in the film, with a host of actors playing supporting roles.
Sukumar will direct the action-entertainment film. Sukumar went on to discuss the film’s history with Pinkvilla, stating:
“When I finished the whole script, I felt that Pushpa 2 has a very interesting drama. I promise I won’t disappoint and I hope the audience enjoys the sequel as well.
Ponniyin Selvan I (Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam)
Mani Ratnam is considered a legend of Indian cinema with countless unforgettable classics of Tamil cinema.
He is also known for Bollywood movies such as Dil Se (1998) and yuva (2004). Mani at the helm Ponniyein Selvan I making it one of the most anticipated upcoming pan-Indian films of 2022.
The epic historical pan-Indian action film, based on the Tamil epic novel of the same name, has an ensemble cast.
The film stars Vikram (Aditya Cholla II), Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (Nandini, Mandakini Devi, Oomai Rani), Karthi (Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan) and Trisha Krishnan (Kundavai Pirattiyaar).
Ponniyein Selvan I would be the second most expensive Indian and Tamil film of all time after 2.0 (2018).
Shot in part 1, this pan-Indian film will surely be another benchmark for Indian cinema.
Radhe Shyam (Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada)
Radhe Shyam is a romantic period film and one of the most dramatic pan-Indian films to come for 2022.
The film stars Prabhas (Vikramaditya) and Pooja Hegde (Prerana) in titular roles.
Going through the teaser and trailer, Radhe Shyam is set in Europe and focuses on the epic relationship between Vikramaditya and Prerana.
The film was supposed to be released in January 2022 but was postponed due to a surge in Omicron variant cases.
According to reports, the producers have rejected an Amazon Prime offer of Rs 350 crore (£35m) for the exclusive streaming rights.
This will be great news for anyone desperate to see Prabhas on the big screen.
Watch the trailer for Radhe Shyam here:
RRR (Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam)