If you are a Bollywood fan who loves it? Watch Hindi Movies‘You need to be aware of the fact that there are several South Indian films that are said to be way better than their Hindi counterparts.
While some became blockbuster hits in South India, others were dubbed in languages such as Hindi so that the Hindi-speaking audience could get a feel for such masterpieces as well. Here we discuss the best must-see South Indian films.
The best South Indian films of all time
Vikram Vedha (2017)
If you are a fan of thrillers this is a must see for you. Vikram, the cop in this film, believes in a clear line separating good from bad, and he sees things in either black or white.
The gangster Vedha is paired across from him and their conflicts lead to a huge fight between them. Sethupathi and R. Madhavan showed their best performances of their careers.
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns of his parentage and searches for answers to his numerous doubts. His story of his heritage is combined with many past events that take place in the Mahishmati kingdom.
Prabhas, Rana Daggubati and Anushka Shetty did a great job on this film and made it a huge hit.
This is the story of a rock star who must fight all sorts of psychological and physical fears in order to get revenge for the untimely death of his parents.
Sukumar is the director and Jakka Hariprasad is the story writer. Kriti Sanon, Mahesh Baby and Nassar did a great job to live up to their characters.
Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Filmed against the backdrop of ancient India, this film shows a daring and adventurous man who quickly gets involved in a decades-old battle between two people.
What follows is a series of action sequences and a great storyline. This film made big box office numbers. Prabhas’ career changed after this film.
This is the story of a classical dancer who has a wife who repeatedly suspects him and who later hires an investigator to find out her husband’s whereabouts.
This action triggers many violent events, thus revealing the dancer’s connection with the underworld. Vishwaroopam is directed by the great Kamal Haasan.
24 (I) (2016)
This is almost a science fiction film that showed a scientist inventing a time machine. After this invention, he is embroiled in a bitter and cruel fight with his twin brother (and son), who has evil motives.
Vikram K. Kumar is the director of the film and also the writer. Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Suriya and Nithya Menon starred in the film.
That was a huge hit in the 90s. The story revolves around a Muslim and a Hindu woman who fall head over heels in love and later move to Mumbai.
But with the growing religious tension and unrest, her family threatens to be separated. Mani Ratnam directed this film and Manisha Koirala and Arvind Swamy gave their best performance.
The Fly (2012) – Makkhi
A man who was later murdered by a gangster was reborn as a housefly in revenge for his death. SS Rajamouli and JVV Sathyanarayana directed this film together and it was Sudeep, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Nani in the film. The writers of the film were SS Kanchi and Ashwin Gangaraju.
Theeran Adhigaram Ondru
Theeran is the main protagonist of the story and he is a police officer. He tries to solve the mystery behind a series of murders and cold-blooded events that are always based on a similar pattern.
If you like exciting movies, this is the one for you. H. Vinoth is the writer and director of this film.
Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India (2018)
The Hindi translation of the name of this movie is My name is Surya and my home is India. This is a 2018 South Indian action film that starred the very stylish Allu Arjun.
He plays the role of a military offering that is suffering from trouble handling anger leading to his suspension. Since he is quick-tempered, he no longer belongs to the army. The story revolves around whether or not Surya can ever give up his anger.
Thani Oruvan (2015)
This is another action thriller that you are going to love. The protagonist of this film is Siddharth Abhimanyu and he is a scientist who also practices various illegitimate medical practices.
On the contrary, an IPS officer, Mithran is ready to expose his actions. The story revolves around that roller coaster ride of exposing the misdeeds.
This is an action crime thriller set in Kannada. In this story, there’s an undercover cop who visits a place that has been controlled by an underworld don and ends up sacrificing its safety.
The Cop Gana enters the world of crime at the expense of his life. He later visits a place called Ronapura, where he finds Bhairavi Ranagallu, the ruthless Don.
This story revolves around a sudden terrorist threat that puts 5 people’s lives at risk. Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi is the director of this film with Manoj Kumar Manchu, Anushka Shetty and Allu Arjun.
The great warrior (2009)
This story is about a bicycle stuntman who remembers his previous life as a warrior and follows the reincarnation of his beloved. An evil figure from their shared past threatens to isolate them forever.
A software engineer returns to India to serve his country and to invest his time in the good of his nation. However, few politicians and corrupt officials prevent him from doing good for the poor and needy.
Rajinikanth and Shriya Saran are the main characters in this film, and S. Shankar is the director.
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