Whenever we talk about South Industry, the first thing that comes to our mind is content and storyline. The South Industry consists of Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and few more parts. In the year 2015 Kanchana 2 and
Kaaka Muttai earned more than their budget, shocking the Trade analysts, on the other hand, high Budget Movies such as Shivam, Kushi Kushiyagi, Jackson, and Vajrakaya flopped. The high gain of few lower Budget Films, proved the worth of good content and new stories, and kind of different stories are moving away from the typical storylines. Focusing on the good and something capturing content, that makes audiences fall in awe of the movies, which has been the main target of South Cinema. Over the years Movies like Baahubali and Enthiran have forced people from around the world to fall in love and praise South Cinema. South Industry has given a tough fight to Bollywood regarding Good Cinema around the world with their fabulous scripts and screenplay. In India’s Top 10 highest earning movies Baahubali as the second spot, in terms of overall Collection.
1. Baahubali: The Beginning
Whenever there will be a list of most Popular and Historical Movies, the Baahubali will be on the Top list, regarding Screenplay, Storyline, Graphics, Animation and Content. The budget of the movie was around 160 cr. The movie collected 650 Cr worldwide. The Film was released in four versions including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam. It’s the second highest grossed movies from India after Dangal. It’s one of the all times Blockbuster from the South Cinema. Baahubali garnered National Film Award for Best Special Effects in the 63
National Film Awards.
Kabali is an action packed movie from South. The movie was lead by the Superstar Rajinikanth with his superb action, and acting. From 1992 except few, all the Rajinikanth movies have the songs by the ace singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, but this film did not have the songs by the Balasubrahmanyam Sir. Earlier it was supposed to be Supernatural, but later on, it turned out to be Gangster movie with a different plot. Rajnikanth’s daughter, Soundarya is behind the making and Production of this Blockbuster. The movie is depicted on the real South Don called Kabaleeshwaran. Kabali earned 380 Cr Worldwide.
Enthiran or Robot which was Science-Fiction movie released in 2010. Rajinikanth Sir and Aishwarya Rai were the main lead in the movie. The film revolves around a Robot which was made by the scientist in the movie, whose character was played by Rajini Sir. The Scientist tries to fill emotions and feelings into the Robot like Humans, but later that costs the scientist once the robot, falls in love with the Scientist Fiancee. The budget of the movie was approximately 200 Cr. The worldwide collection of the film was 300 Cr. The visual effects of the movie were quite scintillating, especially when a sequence of Robots have structured themselves together to look like a demon creature.
I is the Romantic, Thriller from the Telugu Cinema, which released in the year 2015. The movie’s budget was around 100 cr, but due to the star and acting of the actors, especially Vikram movie accumulated around 250 cr Worldwide. The Story revolves around Vikram who is a bodybuilder in the film and wants to become Mr. India. He ultimately gets his shot at Mr. India, by winning Mr. Tamilnadu. The movie depicts the premature aging. Vikram also got the Best Actor Award from Filmfare for his role.
Vishwaroopam is one of the most incredible movies of
Kamal Haasan, which was released in the year 2013. It’s a Spy-Thriller Movie. Kamal Hassan and
Rahul Bose were in the main lead. The film revolves around Kamal Hassan, who works as a spy for the RAW, against his own terrorist Organization Al Qaeda where, he used to work earlier. The movie suffered huge protest from Muslim Community from Tamilnadu, which caused the film to delay further 15 days in Tamilnadu, which affected its collection. It was the first film to release via Direct Broadcast Satellite. The budget of the movie was around 120 Cr. The film accumulated around 230 Cr Worldwide.
Sivaji is a Tamil-Masala Film, which released in the year 2007. The Rajinikanth starrer movies music got composed by the A R Rahman. In this Rajini Sir has played the role of a Software System Architect who returns to India after finishing his work from the Unites States of America. He returns with a dream to provide the free Education and Medical Treatment to People. Sivaji Hindi version was released in the year 2010. The budget of the film was around 60 Cr and earned 222 Cr Worldwide, including its Hindi Version.
Dasavathaaram as the name suggests; is a movie with ten characters. All the characters were played efficiently by the Kamal Haasan. The film revolves around people’s starting from the 12th Century to 21st Century. It’s a Tamil Science Fiction Disaster Movie which was released in the year 2008. The music got composed by
Himesh Reshammiya. The budget of the film was around 65 Cr. The movie garnered around 210 Cr Worldwide.
Thuppakki is an Action Thriller Movie, which hit the Theatres in the year 2012. The movie got directed by the Director A R Murugadoss. It was the first movie from Kollywood to earn 100 Cr. The movie is all about Actor Vijay, how he acts on Terror groups and destroying their Sleeper Cells.
Vidyut Jamwal also played the role of an Antagonist. It was the biggest hits in the year 2012 from The Tamil Cinema. The Hindi Movie Holiday is a remake of Thuppakki. The budget of the movie was around 63 Cr. The film collected around 180 Cr Worldwide.
9. Khaidi No. 150
It’s an Action-Drama Telugu Movie, which released in the year 2017. The South star Chiranjeevi and
Kajal Aggarwal were in the lead roles. Chiranjeevi has played the dual roles in the movie. Here the actor played a role of Conman who starts to conning farmers. He gets convicted in that case, and runs to Bangkok. After a period he realizes his mistakes and becomes Liberator for the farmers. Chiranjeevi looks fresh and ravishing in his Young attire, just like the old days when he played Shankar Dada in 2007. The budget of the movie was around 20cr excluding Chiranjeevi’s fees. The film collected around 165 Cr Worldwide.
Lingaa is a Tamil action Movie, which released in the year 2014. The film got produced by the Rockline Entertainment. Rajinikanth and
Anushka Shetty were in the lead roles. The movie was released on the birthday of Rajinikanth that is on 12th December. The most of the film got shot in Ramoji Film Studio. The budget of the movie was 80 Cr. The movie collected around 152 Cr Worldwide.