Highest Grossing South Indian Movies: A Decade Of Remarkable Hits | Complete List

Highest Grossing South Indian Movies: A Decade Of Remarkable Hits | Complete List

April 17, 2024 0 By admin

The Rise of South Indian Cinema: Blockbusters and Big Names

In the last decade, movies from South India have become hugely popular, not just in India but around the world. These films have broken box office records and left a big mark on the entire Indian film industry. Big-name directors like S.S. Rajamouli and actors like Rajinikanth and Prabhas have been a driving force behind this success.

Here’s a look at some of the biggest hits from South India in recent years, including some of the record-breaking achievements:

  • Baahubali (2015): This epic action film, made for a huge budget at the time (around $28 million), was a massive hit. It was praised for its directing, story, and special effects, grossing over $100 million worldwide.

  • Kabali (2016): This movie starring Rajinikanth set a new record for the highest opening day earnings ever for a South Indian film.

  • Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017): The sequel to Baahubali was even bigger, becoming the highest-grossing Indian film ever at the time (a record later broken by RRR). It was released on a record number of screens worldwide and earned over $260 million.

  • 2.0 (2018): This sci-fi film starring Rajinikanth did extremely well on its opening day, with the second-highest worldwide collection for an Indian film ever, following only Baahubali 2.

  • Saaho (2019): This action movie starring Prabhas was a moderate success, earning more than its production budget.

  • RRR (2022): This period action film had a record-breaking opening day for an Indian film and went on to become the third highest-grossing Indian film ever.

  • Salaar (2023): This recent film starring Prabhas was another big hit, becoming the highest-grossing Telugu film of 2023.

  • Pushpa: The Rise (2021): This action movie was a major commercial success, becoming the highest-grossing Indian film of 2021.

These are just a few examples of the many successful South Indian films that have come out in recent years. With talented directors, big-name actors, and exciting stories, South Indian cinema is sure to keep growing in popularity in the years to come.