There was a time when South Indian movies shunned for lack of content and only made mainstream entertainment films where you could find dialogue, style, dance, action scenes, or full masala films. But now, unique content and the way storytellers present it are inevitable.
Films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam have been popular both at home and abroad. Bollywood actors who want to follow Hollywood tend to star in South Indian films or remake South Indian content for audiences in Hindi. The vision of our
Hindi audience is now very clear and we are looking for new concepts to be found everywhere – Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, or Hindi versions to find and praise. Let’s talk about the critically acclaimed South Indian films of 2021.
1- JAI BHIM
Jai Bhim is a courtroom drama that explores the story of a tribal woman, whose husband has gone missing from the police station, further she seeks the help of themain lead Suriya (Chandru), Story takes a ride from here. With the 9.5/10 IMDb rating, it becomes one of the best Tamil films of the year. This fantastic legal drama is available on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video in all 5languages in Tamil along with its dubbed versions, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu & Kannada.
Another South Indian film that has wowed audiences with its amazing storyline is Doctor, a Tamil black comedy directed by the talented Nelson Dilipkumar. The film made $100 million in just 25 days, making it the third highest-grossing Tamil film of the year. It has an IMDb rating of 7.7/10 and is available on Netflix, the major streaming platform.
In third place is the recently released sci-fi action movie Maanaadu, which is loved for its amazing script, acting, script editing, and directing. Recently, southern superstar Raznikand approached the crew and made a huge hit. movie. Coming soon to the general public on the SONY Liv digital app. Mount Silambara, S.J. Surya plays the lead role.
4- LOVE STORY
“Love Story” by acclaimed South Indian director Sehar Kamula was one of the highest-grossing films in Telugu this year. It has an IMDb rating of 7.2 out of 10. It was built on a budget of 30 million rupees and in 20 days it made a worldwide profit
of 70.2 million rupees. This romantic drama explores the love story of an intercaste couple, in which Sai Pallavi plays an upper-class girl and Naga Chaitanya plays a lower-class Christian woman as the Revenant. . Available on the Aha OTT platform.
5- KOTIGOBBA 3
Southern superstar Kicha Sudeep, starring Kotigoba 3, is the sequel to the 2016 release of Cotigoba 2, an action-comedy film written and directed by Shiva Karthik. Within 4 days of its release, the company made a profit of 400 billion won. It has an IMDb rating of 7.8 out of 10. The action comedy was released on October 15 this year, and on November 24, the creators made it available on the Amazon Prime Video digital platform.
6- DRISHYAM 2
The critically acclaimed Malayalam thriller Dishyam 2 is the sequel to Dishyam (2013). It can be viewed on Amazon Prime Video, with an IMDb rating of 8.6 out of
10. Jitu Joseph is a director and screenwriter. Starring Malayalam superstar Mohanlal. Critics praise the storytelling and performance of each actor.
The Master is one of the highest-grossing Tamil films of the year with an IMDb rating of 7.8 out of 10, and stars include two southern superstars Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi. Available on the huge Amazon Prime Video streaming platform. Lokesh
Kanagaraj was the director and screenwriter of the film. The total revenue of the film is about 30 billion rupees.
Karnan is an action drama directed and written by Mari Selvaraj with an IMDb rating of 8.2/10. It features superstar Dhanush, starring Karnan fighting for the rights of his people. This action drama is said to be based on the brutality of the Kodiyankulam caste in 1995. Available on the huge Amazon Prime Video streaming platform.
With an IMDb rating of 8.5 out of 10, the cult classic political drama The Republic sits at #9 on our list of Best South Indian Movies. Starring Sai Dharam Teji, Aishwara Rajesh, Zagapati Babu and Ramya Krishna. Sai plays a security guard who handles corruption. The premiere will be held on the ZEE5 OTT platform.
This romantic drama grossed 22 million rupees and 90.1 billion rupees worldwide. The IMDb rating is 6.8/10. It revolves around a couple in love, Aasi (Panja Vaishnav
Tej) and Bebbamma (Kirti Shetty), but the girl’s father opposes it. Vijay Sethupathy plays Bebbamma’s father as Kotagiri Seshi Rayanama. You can watch it on Netflix.