Top 10 Best Southern Movies Ever Made

The South Indian film industry is definitely a huge cinema industry which is actually promoting many talents as well it is produced a great and a vast number of films of in multiple languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam in each and every year.

The Southern filmmakers are constantly making movies in different genre which include typical commercial masala flick, horror, psychological thrilling, suspense, devotional, patriotic and so on.

Many of these movies are made with massive budgets and it collects the same. It also successfully grabs many prestigious awards such as SIIMA, Filmfare South Award and last but not the least the National Award.

We have so many films to represent Southern art and creativity but from one and half decades we witness so many amazing movies from the Southern cinemas which definitely give us loads of entertainment.

Here is the list of ten Best Southern Movies ever made:-

10 Best Southern Movies

10). Mirchi 2013 (Telugu)

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“Mirchi” is a typical masala Southern flick in the Telugu language. In the film the leading man romance with 2 beautiful ladies at the same time he is able to beat goons with his larger than life personality.

The Tollywood (Telugu) actor Prabhas play lead role in the movie with Anushka Shetty and Richa Gangophadya. Koratala Siva directed the flick.

“Mirchi” receives extremely well reviews from the critics and the film is counted as one of the best Southern movies in 2013 which represent the leading man Prabhas in a new avatar.

9). Thuppakki 2012 (Tamil)

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“Thuppakki” is one of the best Southern movies which remake in other Indian language including in Hindi as “Holiday” and in Bengali as “Game”.

The film focus on the topic like sleeper cells and it is story about a secret agent DIA. The Kollywood (Tamil) superstar Joseph Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal play lead role in the movie which one of the highest grossing movie of the year. The film receives extremely well reviews from the critics.

8). Enthiran 2010 (Tamil)

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“Ethiran” is one of the highest grossing Tamil cinema which is known for its visual effects. The megastar of Tamil cinema Rajnikanth is playing lead role in the movie with the Bollywood Beauty Queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The film won two National Awards.

7). Drishyam 2013 (Malayalam)

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“Drishaym” is a thrilling Malayalam language movie and its story is beautifully portrayed on the big screen. The Malayalam superstar Mohan Lal played lead role in the movie.

The film grabs almost every awards of that year and it is commercially and critically did very well. The film had been remake in all Indian language including Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

6). Vishnuvardhana 2011 (Kannada)

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“Vishnuvardhana” is a typical Southern masala flick in Kannada language which will be definitely like by you if you have not watch it!!!

Just catch the movie to experience something great on the big screen. The Sandalwood (Kannada) superstar Sudeep and Priyamani play lead roles in the movie.

5). Attarintiki Daredi 2013 (Telugu)

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“Attarintiki Daredi” is first Telugu cinema to gross more than 100 crore and one of the most grossing Telugu cinema ever. The Tollywood superstar Pawan Kalyan aka Power Star” essaying the leading man role with the starlet Samantha.

The film is a perfect family drama which definitely will win your heart if you watch it. It comes 5th on the list of 10 best Southern movies of all time.

4). Manam 2014 (Telugu)

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“Manam” is a periodic drama Telugu language movie which is a beautiful story about reincarnation. The film feature Tollywood superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna in lead role with an ensemble star cast.

The film did extremely well at the box office which is touted as praiseworthy by the critics too. It is one of the must watched and best Southern movies till now.

3). Lingaa 2014 (Tamil)

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You should not miss this latest film featuring “god of the silver screen” one and only Rajnikaanth. We can say, Lingaa also one of the best Southern movies ever made. Other than this is a periodic drama which will be definitely gives you new experiences.

2). I 2014 (Tamil)

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One of the finest Tamil actor Vikram plays lead role in the movie “I” which is a simply revenge drama but with touching story. Among the most excellent director Shankar directed the film turn out to be a blockbuster of that year.
The film received positive reviews from the public followed by the mix. “I” is a must watched and one of the best Southern movies of all time.

1). Baahubali 2015 (Telugu)

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“Baahubali” is a most famous historical movie which is creating headlines since it announced and after its released the film is touted as one of the best Southern movies we have in our nation.

It is a magnum opus project by the Telugu filmmaker S.S.Rajamouli, a Telugu movie language movie which released in all Indian languages including Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam and in some foreign languages to apart from English.

The Southern actors Prabhas, Anushka Shetty and Rana Daggubati played lead role in the movie with a huge star cast.

List Created By: Chitra Home Chowdhury