In the years 2021-22, there were many movies like RRR, KGF Chapter 2, Pushpa, and Vikram that gained immense popularity not just in India but also in worldwide. If we focus only on RRR and KGF Chapter 2 specifically, these movies earned over 2,000 crores, breaking all previous records.
In the years 2021-22, films like RRR, KGF Chapter 2, Pushpa, or Vikram showcased their excellence not just in India, but all around the world. Specifically, if we focus on RRR and KGF Chapter 2, these movies earned over 2 thousand crores, surpassing all previous records. They not only outperformed Bollywood films, but also made them seem insignificant in comparison. We share this information because in the year 2023-24, upcoming South Indian movie like Pushpa, KGF, and Baahubali have the potential to make Bollywood a part of history and even overshadow other movies.
Without wasting any time, let’s introduce you to one of the films set to release in 2023-24, ranked at number ten on this list.
List of numbers 10 to 1 for Upcoming South Movie
“Hari Hara Veera Mallu,” and it is based on a true historical incident. It stars South Superstar Pawan Kalyan in the lead role, while Bobby Deol plays the negative role of ‘Aurangzeb’. The film is made with a budget of approximately 200 crore rupees.
Following that, at No. 9, we have the highly anticipated film “Jaler” starring the legendary actor Rajinikanth, who considered a veteran in South Indian cinema. This movie has been made with a budget of around 150 crores and is set to release in October of this year. Notably, “Jaler” will mark Rajinikanth’s 169th film. Moving on to No.8, we have superstar Mahesh Babu’s upcoming film “SSMB28“. Scheduled for release in January next year, this movie features Pooja Hegde in the lead role alongside Mahesh Babu.
In addition, let’s talk about the budget of the next film, which is around 100 crores. At No. 7, we have “Tiger Nageshwar Rao” featuring the well-known face of South India, Ravi Teja, in the lead role. This film is being made with a budget of 50 crores and set to release on 20th October 2023. Following “Tiger Nageshwar Rao,” we have Ramcharan’s “Gamechanger” at No. 6. Ramcharan, who gained worldwide honors with RRR, will be accompanied by Bollywood fame Kiara Advani in this film. The estimated cost of making this film is around 170 crores, and it is expected to release in April 2024.
Moving on to No. 5, we have the highly anticipated film “NTR-30,” featuring Junior NTR, the second superstar of RRR. It is expected to release in April next year, and Jhanvi Kapoor will be seen as the supporting actress in this film.
With a massive budget of around 250 crores, “NTR-30” is set to make a grand impact. Coming at No. 4 on this list, superstar Vijay’s “Thelapathy-67,” where we will once again witness Sanjay Dutt playing a negative role. This film is also backed by a significant budget and will showcase the talented Trisha Krishnan.
Let’s talk about the No. 1 movie
Next on the list is the highly anticipated film “Salaar” starring superstar Prabhas, who has gained immense fame through his role in “Baahubali” and become the pride for India. In this film, we will also see Shruti Hasan alongside him. With a budget of around 200 crores, “Salaar” is expected to make a huge impact. Now, let’s talk about the 2nd position in the top two.
It’s the film whose first part created a frenzy among the fans, not only for the movie itself but also for its dialogues that became popular among the people. Yes, we are referring to “Pushpa – The Rule.” This film serves as the highly awaited second part of “Pushpa – The Rise,” which fans have been eagerly anticipating since the release of the first installment.
The first part of “Pushpa” received tremendous praise all over the country and achieved a business of around 400 crores. The film’s dialogues also captured people’s hearts, and now the much-anticipated second part is set to release in cinemas by December of this year under the name “Aadipurush.” You might have heard about the cast and storyline of this film. Now let’s talk about No.1 upcoming south movie, It is a PAN India movie, eagerly awaited by fans of Superstar Prabhas. Notably, “Aadipurush” is also the highest-budget film, with an expenditure of approximately 500 crores. One of the reasons for this is that Prabhas himself has charged 100 crores for his role in the film.
The film has already earned over 400 crores through its theatrical rights, music rights, and other sources even before its release. It will be fascinating to see if this high-budget film can deliver something extraordinary. These movies have the potential to break the records set by KGF Chapter 2, Pushpa – The Rise, and Baahubali. However, we will have to wait patiently to find out which film will achieve that feat.