An exciting period awaits South Indian – Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam – film enthusiasts. Spanning various themes and narratives, featuring renowned actors, visionary directors, and intriguing storylines, these films are poised to leave an indelible mark on audiences. Let’s explore these 12 most hyped South Indian films scheduled for release in October 2023.
Mama Mascheendra: Helmed by the multi-talented actor-filmmaker Harsha Vardhan, this film features Sudheer Babu, portraying three distinct characters. Harsha Vardhan also wrote the screenplay for the movie, promising a roller-coaster ride of emotions, action, and intrigue.
Bhagavanth Kesari: This is an action comedy film that promises to deliver humor and action in equal measure. The film revolves around Nelakonda Bhagavanth Kesari, portrayed by Nandamuri Balakrishna. He engages in a battle of wits and strength against an influential business magnate named Rahul Sanghvi.
Tiger Nageswara Rao: Directed by Vamsee, this is an action thriller that promises an exhilarating journey into the criminal underworld of Stuartpuram during the 1970s. Vamsee also penned the screenplay for this gripping tale.
Irugaptru: Potential Studios unveils this film written and helmed by Yuvaraj Dhayalan. The film stars Vikram Prabhu, Vidharth, Shri, Saniya Iyyapan, Shraddha Rama Srinath, and Abarnathi. Irugaptru follows the lives of three couples as they navigate inevitable challenges and seek self-discovery to salvage their relationships.
Enaku Endey Kidaiyaathu: This is a unique film helmed by Vikram Ramesh, who also plays the lead role. The story, screenplay, dialogues, and direction are all the creative work of Vikram Ramesh. The film's plot revolves around a cab driver who picks up a businesswoman, expecting a routine fare. However, little does he know that this night will take unexpected twists and turns, extending far beyond his expectations.
Leo: This is an action thriller directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, who co-wrote it with Rathna Kumar and Deeraj Vaidy. The movie is the third installment in the Lokesh Cinematic Universe and is bankrolled by S. S. Lalit Kumar of Seven Screen Studio. Jagadish Palanisamy served as a co-producer.
Pulimada: This is a Malayalam thriller movie written and directed by A.K.Sajan. The movie features actors Joju George and Aishwarya Rajesh in the lead roles. They are supported by an ensemble cast that includes Chemban Vinod Jose, Balachandra Menon, Lijomol Jose, Johnny Antony, Jaffer Idukki, Krishna Prabha, Sona Nair, and Jeo Baby.
Tholvi F.C.: Under the direction of George Kora, Tholvi F.C. explores the challenges faced by the Kurivila family. The family, in fact, is a group that seems to encounter failure in every aspect of life – career, money, love, and life itself. George Kora also penned the screenplay for this heartwarming and humorous story.
Aadujeevitham: Blessy is the director of this highly anticipated survival drama movie. The movie features Prithviraj Sukumaran and Amala Paul in the lead roles, supported by an ensemble cast that includes Jimmy Jean-Louis, Vineeth Sreenivasan, Aparana Balamurali, and Akef Najem.
Choo Mantar: Under the direction of Karvva Navneeth, this horror comedy film blends spine-tingling suspense with uproarious laughter. The plot follows four adventurous friends on a quest inside the mysterious Morgan House in search of hidden treasure. As they delve deeper, they uncover its historical link to a British employee named Morgan during the pre-independence era.
Ghost: M. G. Srinivas directed Ghost, a heist action thriller that promises to keep pushing audiences to tighten their jaws. M. G. Srinivas also wrote the screenplay for the film. The movie features a stellar cast, with Shiva Rajkumar, Jayaram, Anupam Kher, Prashant Narayanan, Satya Prakash, and Archana Jois in pivotal roles.
Sapta Sagaradaache Ello - Side B: This sequel to Sapta Sagaradaache Ello is directed by Hemanth M. Rao. The cinema features Rakshit Shetty, Rukmini Vasanth, Avinash, Sharath Lohitashwa, Achyuth Kumar, and Pavithra Lokesh in lead roles. Writers Hemanth M. Rao and Gundu Shetty craft the story.