Upcoming South Indian Movies 2023 With Release Date, Budget, Star Cast

South Indian cinema is the largest industry in India after Hindi cinema, in which movies are released in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Telugu languages.

Actors like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Prabhas, Ajith Kumar, Jr NTR, Allu Arjun, and many more have contributed a lot to taking South Industry to a new level.

Nowadays, many South movies are performing better than Hindi movies at the box office and the audience is more inclined toward these movies.

Randhawa (2019), Praana (2019), Asuran (2019), Vikram Vedha (2017), Pushpa (2021), 777 Charlie (2022), Chapter 2 (2022), Rarr (2022), Ps1 (2022) and many more are movies that have impressed audiences and some of these have also been remade in Bollywood.

Until some time ago South movies were available in only one language (local languages) in theaters, but now seeing the demand for their movies, South filmmakers are releasing these movies worldwide in Hindi and other languages ​​as well.

Movies that are released in India in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and other languages ​​are called Pan India Movies.

This year many South movies are ready to hit the theaters and here we are sharing with you their release date, star cast, trailer, budget, directors, producers, and other information.


Upcoming Bollywood Movies 2023

Upcoming South Indian Movies List ( Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada)

1- Adipurush

Star Cast: Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan

Release Date:16 June 2023

Director: Om Raut

Budget: 500 Cr+

Production Company: T-Series Films

This is the most awaited movie based on Hindu Purana Ramayana. In the movie, Prabhas is playing the role of Ram, Kriti Sanon is playing the role of Sita and Saif Ali Khan is playing the role of Ravana.

Made on a budget of 500 crores, this movie will be released in theaters on 16 June 2023.

2- Kabazaa

Star Cast: Upendra, Kichha Sudeepa, Shriya Saran

Release Date: 17 March 2023

Director: R Chandru

Budget: 100 Cr+

Production Company: R Chandra Shekar

This is a Kannada movie that will hit the theaters in 2023 in many other languages ​​apart from Hindi but its release date is yet to be confirmed by the filmmakers. According to media reports, Kichha Sudeepa will be seen in a double role.

3- Salaar

Star Cast: Prabhas, Shruti Haasan, Jagapathi Babu

Release Date: 28 Sept 2023

Director: Prashanth Neel

Budget: Rs 200 crores

Production Company: Hombale Films

Director Prashanth Neel is working on this action movie after KGF 2 (2022). Full action will also be seen in this movie and it is a pan-India movie produced by Vijay Kiragandur.

The movie is in progress and soon the filmmakers will share the teaser and trailer of the movie.

4- Pushpa: The Rule

Star Cast: Allu Arjun

Release Date: 2023

Director: Sukumar

Budget: 100Cr+

Production Company: Mythri Movie Makers, Muttamsetty Media

After the success of Pushpa: The Rise (2021) Director Sukumar is now working on its sequel, in which Allu Arjun and Rashmika Manandanna will be seen reprising their roles.

According to media reports, the movie will be ready to hit theaters by the end of 2023.

5- Hari Hara Veera Mallu

Star Cast:  Pawan Kalyan, Niddhi Agerwal, Arjun Rampal, Jacqueline Fernandez, Bobby Deol

Release Date: 30 March 2023

Director: Krish Jagarlamudi

Budget: Rs 150 crores

Production Company: Mega Surya Productions

For a long time, the audience is waiting for this movie directed by Krish Jagarlamudi. Now the filmmakers have confirmed its release date and the movie will be ready to hit the theaters on 30 March 2023.

7- Indian 2

Star Cast: Kamal Haasan, Sukanya

Release Date: 2023

Director: Shankar

Budget: 150 crores

Production Company: Lyca Productions

Director S. Shankar is making a sequel to Indian (1992) which will be based on corruption. Kamal Haasan is playing the lead role in this and will be seen punishing corrupt people.

7- Agent

Star Cast: Mammootty, Akhil Akkineni, Sakshi Vaidya

Release Date: 28 April 2023

Director: Surender Reddy

Budget: 40-50 Crores

Production Company: AK Entertainments, Surender 2 Cinemas

Makers shared its first 33-second announcement video on 4 February 2023 and its teaser has been released in 2022. Akhil Akkineni is playing the role of a spy in this and it is going to be an action-packed movie so get ready to watch this on 28th April 2023.


8- NTR 30

Budget- Rs 300 Cr+

Release Date- 2023

Cast- Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt

Director- Koratala Siva

Producer- Sudhakar Mikkilineni

After Rarr (2022), Jr. NTR and Alia Bhatt will be seen together again in this action movie directed by Koratala Shiva. You can see the motion poster of the movie below, in which the music is very good and NTR is seen in the sea.

According to media reports, the movie will be ready to hit theaters by the end of 2023 but the release date is yet to be confirmed by the filmmakers.

9- Thangalaan

Star Cast: Chiyan Vikram

Release Date: 2023

Director: Pa Ranjith

Producer: K E Gnanavel Raja

Budget: N/A

Production Company: Studio Green & Neelam Productions

In this movie, you will see the fight between the tribals and the British, in which Chiyan Vikram is playing the main role. After KGF (2022), this will be the second Kolar Gold Factory-based movie.

10- Project K

Star Cast: Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Disha Patani, Amitabh Bachchan

Release Date: Summer 2024 (Tentative)

Director:  Nag Ashwin

Budget: N/A

Production Company: Vyjayanthi Movies

According to media reports, Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Disha Patani, and Amitabh Bachchan are going to be seen together in this movie. Most of the VFX has been used in shooting because the movie is based on superhuman abilities.

11- Jailer

Star Cast: Rajinikanth, Aiswhwarya Rai Bachchan

Release Date: Summer 2023

Director: Nelson Dilipkumar

Budget: N/A

Production Company: Sun Pictures

Aishwarya and Rajinikanth will be seen together again in this movie after Robot 2 (2018). This is an action movie that is currently undershooting.

12- PS2

Star Cast: Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Release Date: 2023

Director: Mani Ratnam

Budget: Rs 500 Cr

Production Company: Lyca Productions, Madras Talkies

Directed by Mani Ratnam in 2022 PS1 performed very well at the box office and now its sequel will be ready to hit the theaters soon in 2023.

13- KGF: Chapter 3

Star Cast: Yash

Release Date: Q3 2024

Director: Prashanth Neel

Budget: N/A

Production Company: Hombale Films

Prashanth Neel will soon start shooting for KGF 3 after Salaar.

14- Kantara

Star Cast: Rishab Shetty

Release Date: 2024

Director: Rishab Shetty

Budget: 30-40 Crores

Production company: Hombale Films

The shooting of the film will start in June 2023 and its story has been written by Rishab. Kantara 2 is being produced by Vijay Kirgandur under the banner of Hombale Films. The original cast reprises their roles and will be ready to hit theaters in the summer of 2024.

15- Empuraan

Star Cast: Mohanlal

Release Date: 2024

Director: Prithviraj Sukumaran

Budget: 70 Crores+

Production Company: Aashirvad Cinemas

Mohanlal will soon be seen in full action in the Malayalam film Empuraan and this big-budget film will release in Malayalam as well as Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Tamil languages in 2024. It is a sequel to the 2019 film Lucifer directed by Prithviraj Sukumaran.

16- Leo

Star Cast: Vijay, Sanjay Dutt, Trisha Krishnan

Release Date: 19 October 2023

Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj

Production Company: Seven Screen Studios

Produced by Lalit Kumar and Jagadish Palanisamy this film is ready to hit the theater and the makers shared the first promo of this film. made with a budget of 250 crores this film is the second collaboration between Vijay and Lokesh after Master.

Release Date
Star Cast
Hari Hara Veera Mallu
30 March 2023
Pawan Kalyan, Nidhhi Agerwal, Arjun Rampal
150+ Crore
Krish Jagarlamudi
A. M. Ratnam
16 June 2023
Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan
500+ Crore
Om Raut
T-Series Films
Project K
July 2024
Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Disha Patani, Amitabh Bachchan
150+ Crore
Nag Ashwin
Vyjayanthi Movies
Rajinikanth, Aiswhwarya Rai Bachchan
100+ Crore
Nelson Dilipkumar
Sun Pictures
Upendra, Kichha Sudeepa, Shriya Saran
100 Cr+
R Chandru
R Chandra Shekar
Indian 2
Kamal Haasan, Kajal Aggarwal, and Rakul
300+ Crore
S. Shankar
Allirajah Subaskaran
Samantha, Prakash Raj, Dev Mohan
Neelima Guna, Dil Raju, and Hanshitha Reddy
Pushpa 2: The Rule
Allu Arjun, Fahadh Faasil, Rashmika Mandanna
400+ Crore
Naveen Yerneni,
Y. Ravi Shankar
Coming Soon
Karthi, Aditi Shankar
2D Entertainment
Mammootty, Akhil Akkineni, Sakshi Vaidya
Surender Reddy
AK Entertainments, Surender 2 Cinemas
Koratala Siva Untitle FIlm
300+ Crore
Koratala Siva
Sudhakar Mikkilineni
RC 15
Ram Charan, Kiara Advani
170 Crore
Dil Raju
KFG Chapter 3
200+ Crore
Prashanth Neel
Hombale Films