10 Great South Indian Movies Coming After Pushpa, RRR and KGF 2

Bollywood remakes of South Indian cinema have done huge business at the box office like Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Bachchan Pandey, Dabbang, Drishyam and Kabir Singh, while movies like Vikram Vedha, Anniyan and many more are set to release this year.

Apparently, South Indian cinema has created a buzz even among Hindi audiences. After the success of Baahubali, KGF, Pushpa and RRR, the statistics have reached an all-time high. The Indian film industry is now witnessing the South Indian film wave.

Here is a list of some highly anticipated upcoming movies from South India that will hit theaters soon.

1- Salar:

After the resounding success of “KGF: Chapter 1” and “KGF: Chapter 2”, filmmaker Prashanth Neel is ready with his next film “Salaar”. Southern industry megastar Prabhas is currently filming Prashanth Neel’s film ‘Salaar’. The movie stars Prabhas in the lead role and is currently one of the most anticipated movies after the major success of KGF: Chapter 2.

Few announcements regarding the movie have been released recently along with its teaser which will be released soon next month in May, which has sparked curiosity and excitement among the audience. The film is directed by Prashanth Neel and produced by Homeable Films. The theatrical release of this highly anticipated film will take place in 2023.

2- Adipurush:

South Superstar Prabhas has many great movies up his sleeve for the coming year. He will play the role of Lord Ram in Om Raut’s next project, Adipurush. Kriti Sanon and Saif Ali Khan will also play the role of Janaki and Lankesh respectively. Adipurush will be funded by Bhushan Kumar along with Krishan Kumar and Om Raut. Apparently in November 2021, the filming of the movies is finished, and moreover, after the completion of post-production work, it will be ready to be released in theaters by August 2022.

3- Pushpa: The Rule:

Following the theatrical release of “Pushpa: The Rise” in December 2021, expectations for the upcoming sequel “Pushpa: The Rule” have been raised significantly. The pan-Indian film, however, was a huge blockbuster across India, catapulting Telugu superstar Allu Arjun into a national superstar. The success raised excitement for ‘Pushpa: The Rule’. Directed by Sukumar, it is one of the best upcoming pan-Indian movies of 2023. The team will soon start filming the sequel.

4. Liger:

Liger is filmed simultaneously in Hindi and Telugu. The film is directed by renowned South Indian director Puri Jagannadh. South Indian superstar actor Vijay Devarakonda will be seen in the film as a Kick Boxer. The film also stars Ananya Panday, Ronit Roy and Ramya Krishnan. It will be released in Hindi and Telugu languages ​​along with its dubbed versions of Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam languages. Filming for the film is currently underway. According to reports, Janhvi Kapoor was the directors’ first choice for the film, but due to her date issues, she was replaced by Ananya Panday.

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5- Project K:

Considered the “greatest film of Indian cinema”, Project K will focus on the struggle for survival in an apocalyptic world. Nag Ashwin’s upcoming film, tentatively titled “Project K”, starring Prabhas, Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan in the lead roles, is one of the most anticipated films in Indian cinema. The big-budget sci-fi flick recently wrapped its first programs starring the two Bollywood stars and “Baahubali” actor.

6- Ramarao in service

Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja will soon hit the big screens with his long-awaited action thriller Ramarao On Duty. Previously, it was scheduled for release on March 25, but subsequent makers pushed the release date to June 17, 2022 due to Rajamouli’s RRR movie. It features Ravi Teja as the protagonist, with him Jai Bhim actress Rajisha Vijayan will be seen as the lead actress opposite Ravi Teja.

7. Agent:

“Agent” is one of the most anticipated upcoming pan-Indian movies of 2022. The movie stars Mammootty, Akhil Akkineni and Sakshi Vaidya in the lead roles. Shooting of the film is currently underway in Hyderabad. Billed as an action thriller, this big-budget entertainer is set for release on August 12, 2022. Surender Reddy’s directorial film is backed by Rambrahmama Sunkara under the AK Entertainments banner and Surender 2 Cinema. Surender also co-wrote the screenplay for the film.


Acharya is an upcoming Indian Telugu language religious action drama film written and directed by Koratala Siva. It is produced by Matinee Entertainment and Konidela Production Company. movie stars Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan and Pooja Hegde. Presented as a socio-political actor, the plot revolves around a middle-aged Naxalite turned social reformer who initiates a fight against the Endowments Department for the embezzlement of temple funds and donations.

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9. Hari Hara Veera Mallu

After giving one of the biggest Tamil Grosser of the year 2021 named Vakeel Saab, Pawan Kalyan aka Power Star will be seen next in a period action adventure in 2022. It will be a pan-Indian film starring Niddhi Agerwal, Arjun Rampal, and Jacqueline Fernandez. Hari Hara Veera Mallu is directed by Gabbar is director Krish Jagarlamudi. A Dayakar Rao finances the film with AM Ratnam. Reportedly, the film will be released in theaters in mid-2022 after Pawan’s other film named Bheemla Nayak which will be released in January 2022.

10. Vikrant Rona

Director Ram Gopal Varma hailed Kannada actor Kichcha Sudeepa’s upcoming film “Vikrant Rona”, calling it “absolutely wonderful”. The movie made huge waves even before its release. Star Kiccha Sudeep will next be seen in Anup Bhandari’s director Vikrant Rona, which is also a screenplay written by Anup Bhandari. This big budget movie is backed by Shalini Jack Manju and Alankar Pandian under the banner of Zee Studios and Kiccha Creations. Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez will also play a key role in the film.

Are you excited to watch these upcoming South Indian movies?

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