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Massive buzz before South films’ release in 2023

Kollywood movies started 2023 with a bang with Thalapathy Vijay’s Pongal release Varisu and Ajith’s Thunivu. Going by the latest collection figures both the movies have crossed the 100-crore mark.

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South Indian film industry is getting recognition worldwide in the last few years and 2022 was the best for South Indian industry as we saw some amazing films which broke all records like blockbuster RRR, Yash’s KGF 2 or Superstar Kamal Haasan’s Vikram.

Not only in southern India, the films’ dubbed Hindi and English versions are dominating the Indian film industry. In terms of box office figures, these films were far ahead of Bollywood in the year 2022. RRR, KGF-2, Vikram, and Ponniyin Selvan: Part One were the four South Indian films to gross 400 crore last year, corresponding to only one for Bollywood.

The year 2023 is no exception as many big-budget south Indian movies are going to be released which have massive buzz and are on the list of most-awaited Indian movies.

Kollywood movies started 2023 with a bang with Thalapathy Vijay’s Pongal release Varisu and Ajith’s Thunivu. Going by the latest collection figures both the movies have crossed the 100-crore mark. Tollywood movies are not lagging behind in terms of box-office collections as both Chiranjeevi’s Waltair Veerayya and Veera Simha Reddy have done exceptionally well at the box office too.

Here are some south Indian films that have already developed a huge buzz before their release and are expected to break all the box-office records.

  1. Pushpa The Rule (Pushpa 2) will be released in July-September 2023 starring Allu Arju, Rashmika Mandanna and Directed by Sukumar.

Pushpa: The Rise was a phenomenon at the box office as it shattered the box-office records not only in the southern belt but in the northern belt as well. Pushpa’s dialogues, songs, and Allu Arjun’s swag won people’s hearts, now Pushpa The Rise is going to be released this year and is one of the most anticipated films of 2023. Director-writer Sukumar is all excited to release the sequel of Pushpa in 2023.

 

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  1. Salaar will be released on 28 September 2023 featuring Prabhas, Shruti Haasan, Jagapathi Babu and is directed by Prashanth Neel

After the massive success of KGF, KGF 2 Prashanth Neel is back with Bahubaali superstar Prabhas in a high-budget film. It would be exciting to see what P&P creates in Salaar, which is reportedly a high-octane action thriller. The plot of the movie will revolve around a gang leader, who eradicates all the other gangs to keep a promise he made to his friend.

 

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  1. Ponniyin Selvan: Part 2 (PS 2) to be released on April 2023 has a star cast of Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and is directed by Mani Ratnam

Ponniyin Selvan director Mani Ratnam’s dream project stormed the box office and was termed by the masses an edge-of-the-seat entertainer.  The first part released on 30 September 2022 and stormed the box office collecting more than 500 crore.

 

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  1. Indian 2 will be Released in 2023 but the date is not confirmed. Kamal Haasan and Sukanya will be starring in the film directed by Shankar.

Ulganayagan aka Kamal Haasan, who rocked the box office with Vikram last year, is all set to return in 2023 with a vigilante action film, titled “Indian 2” which is a sequel to his 1996 blockbuster Indian. The film also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Siddharth, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Rakul Preet Singh, Gulshan Grover, and Bobby Simha.

5. Jailer will hit the theaters on April 14 starring superstar Rajinikanth, Mohanlal and is directed by Nelson Dilipkumar.

One of the most-awaited movies of 2023, Jailer stars renowned superstars, Rajinikanth and Mohanlal, in the lead. The film, billed to be a dark comedy thriller, will see Rajinikanth’s debut onscreen cooperation with the film’s young director, Nelson Dilipkumar.

 

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