Should you nonetheless assume that South Indian movies are excessive that solely present physic-defying stunts and logic-defying motion sequences, you might be extremely mistaken.
FYI, final yr, India had picked a Malayalam movie as its official entry for Oscars.
This yr as nicely, the South Indian movie trade has churned out a number of nice movies that had robust storylines and nice appearing. Listed here are the most effective South Indian movies (in no specific order) of 2021.
1. The Nice Indian Kitchen (Malayalam)
The movie was initially rejected by Amazon Prime Video owing to its controversial theme. After the movie received nice critiques and responses from the viewers on Malayalam service Neestream, Prime Video acquired the rights of this movie.
The movie directed by Jeo Child revolves round ladies and the kitchen and the whole lot that’s not “nice” about it. It additionally touched upon the subjects just like the controversial subject of entry of ladies within the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala. It additionally touches and the stigma related to menstruation.
2. Paava Kadhaigal (Tamil)
A group of 4 brief intricate tales, Paava Kadhaigal that offers in advanced relationships of affection affairs. It is a daring movie that showcases numerous sides of honour and honour killings in our society.
3. Drishyam 2 (Malayalam)
Should you loved watching Drishyam, this one would not disappoint you. Filled with twists and turns identical to the unique, Drishyam 2 will hold you on the sting of the seat all through the movie. Individuals are already ready for Drishyam 3.
4. Grasp (Tamil)
One of many blockbuster movies starring Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, Grasp revolves round an alcoholic professor at a juvenile faculty wh fights off a gangster who’s utilizing kids for unlawful and legal actions.
5. Karnan (Tamil)
Starring Dhanush in lead, this gut-wrenching and daring movie revolves round a village and its battle in opposition to a system that has intentionally and cruelly stacked in opposition to them.
6. Thaen (Tamil)
Thaen is a hard-hitting socio-political movie that showcases the challenges of tribes dwelling in forests. It places faces to the tragedies we learn in newspapers each different day.
7. CinemaBandi (Telugu)
Have you ever ever dreamt to creating a movie? From the makers of Household Man season 2, CinemaBandi is a cheerful, uplifting story about an auto-driver who finds a high-end digicam sooner or later. Taking assist of his pals and fellow villagers, he makes a film. This stunning movie makes you consider in desires.
8. Vellam (Malayalam)
Impressed by real-life incidents, Jayasurya-starrer Vellam is about an alcoholic who is distributed to rehab. After he’s launched, he’s a modified individual, however will society settle for him?
9. Yuvarathnaa (Kannada)
Starring Puneeth Rajkumar and Prakash Raj, Yuvarathnaa follows the story of an engineering scholar who’s combating in opposition to the corrupt system and politicians to save lots of his faculty from shutting down as a consequence of rampant privatisation.
10. Mathil (Tamil)
Starring KS Ravikumar, Mathil follows the story of a standard man who counters a politician’s transfer to uproot his life after a tiff following goons portray a celebration image on his home wall.
11. Mandela (Tamil)
Should you like political satires that precisely painting the present state of politics, Mandela is a must-watch for you. The story follows an area barber whose vote turns into a deciding issue within the village elections.
12. Irul (Malayalam)
Starring Fahadh Faasil in a lead function, this movie is about three folks trapped inside an previous house with a lady’s lifeless physique within the basement. Who amongst them is the assassin?
13. Jathi Ratnalu (Telugu)
Starring Naveen Polishetty, Rahul Ramakrishna, Priyadarshi, Keerthy Suresh and Vijay Deverakonda amongst others, Jathi Ratnalu is about three completely happy go fortunate prisoners who after the discharge plan for a cheerful life forward. They had been in jail for against the law they did not commit. When they’re launched, they get life take a harmful flip.
14. Joji (Malayalam)
This movie starring Malayalam celebrity Fahadh Faasil was praised by Hindi actors like Gajraj Rao as nicely. This crime drama will hold you hooked till the top. The twist, in the long run, is a grand shock.
15. Naandhi (Telugu)
Revolving across the plot of undertrial prisoners who’re punished with out doing any crime, the movie stars Allari Naresh as an sincere software program engineer who’s falsely accused of a homicide of a robust man.
Enjoyable Truth: Ajay Devgn has already introduced a Hindi remake of the film.
Which one is your favorite?