Southern cinema superstar Allu Arjun’s film ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ after creating panic at the box office is now streaming on the OTT Amazon Prime Video platform. The Tamil version of the film is currently on the air. After this, it will be released in Hindi, Telugu and Kannada. ‘Pushpa’ has created history by earning bumpers at the box office during the Corona period. The earnings for its Hindi version have been the most surprising as the film has had an unexpected performance without any solid promotion and even without a Bollywood star. On the 23rd day of its release, the total of the film has been 232 crore rupees, in which the part of the Hindi version speaks of 75 crore rupees, which will soon cross 100 crore rupees.
Check out these 5 movies from the South with Pushpa, which IMDb has also considered the best …
The movie ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ has turned the South’s film superstar Allu Arjun into a Pan India star.
IMDb rating: 7.4
The Malayalam film ‘Kurup’ directed by Srinath Rajendrani has been dubbed and released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. In this, actors from the South like Dulquer Salmaan, Shine Tom Chacko, Shobhita Dhulipala, Indrajit Sukumaran, Tovino Thomas, Maya Menon and Vijaykumar Prabhakaran have important roles. In 1984, a man named Sukumar Kurup faked his own death to get insurance money. But to execute this plan, he had killed a man named Chacko. For people to consider their body ugly. But the Kerala police exposed the matter by exposing it. The crime thriller ‘Kurup’ is based on this story, in which Dulquer Salmaan has played the lead role. In this, his strong performance has been praised everywhere. It can be seen on Netflix.
2. Jai Bhim
IMDb rating: 9.4
Directed by director TJ Gyanvel, ‘Jai Bheem’ stars southern superstars Suriya, Lijomol Jose, K Manikandan, Rajisha Vijayan, Rao Ramesh and Prakash Raj in leading roles. The film is based on the famous case of Judge Chandra, Madras High Court judge, whom he fought during his days as a lawyer. However, in reality this case was about the persecution of the people of the Kurwa tribe. This legal drama portrays the grim reality of the deeply ingrained caste system in our society. The story of the film revolves around a real incident in 1993, in which Suriya played the role of Judge K Chandru. The film was released at the Pan India level in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi, and was well received. This movie can be seen on Amazon Prime Video.
3. Minnal Murali
IMDb rating: 8.3
Desi’s superhero movie ‘Minnal Murali’ airs on the OTT Netflix platform. This Mollywood film, that is, the Malayalam film industry, is directed by Basil Joseph, in which actors such as Tovino Thomas, Guru Somasundaram, Femina George, Aju Varghese, Shelly Kishore, Baiju Santosh and Harishree Ashokan are present. The film is produced by Sophia Paul, while the story and script are written by Arun Anirudhan and Justin Mathew. The film’s director and writing team are to be commended, who have created a superhero like ‘Minnal Murali’ who has divine powers, but looks like a normal human in every scene. The villain of the film does not roar or fire bullets, he is a common laborer, who suffers even in middle age to get his childhood love. The story of the movie ‘Minnal Murali’ revolves around the tailor Jason (Tovino Thomas) and the Shibu worker (Guru Somasundaram) who live in a village in Kerala. They both get superpowers later, but they both use them separately. This is the birth of desi superheroes and supervillains.
IMDb rating: 7.8
Directed by director Lokesh Kangraj, the film ‘Master’ features Malavika Mohanan, Shantanu Bhagyaraj, Arjun Das, Andrea and Nassar along with two major South Cinema superstars Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi. This action and suspense film revolves around the life of an alcoholic teacher who is sent to a juvenile hall for three months. There he meets a brutal gangster who turns innocent children into scapegoats for his criminal activities. The film was released at the Pan India level in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. In this, the brilliant performance of superstar Vijay won everyone’s hearts. His previous films ‘Marsal’, ‘Sarkar’ and ‘Bigil’ were seen all over the world. Vijay is considered the ‘master’ of the box office. Master was first released in theaters. The film had a gross of Rs 223 crore. It can be seen on Amazon Prime Video.
5. Movie – Karnan
IMDb rating: 8.2
The movie ‘Karnan’ is directed by Tamil director Mari Selvaraj. In it, actors like Dhanush, Lal Paul, Yogi Babu, Natarajan Subramaniam, Rajisha Vijayan, Gauri Ji Kishan, and Lakshmi Priya Chandramouli have major roles. Karnan is not just a movie. This is a movement. A wake-up call for those who think that all human beings are born equal. The caste system still exists in various forms in our society. Inequalities are in our DNA. Mari Selvaraj’s anger at religion and caste-based systems can be seen in every frame of the film. There is a town in the center of history, where people of low caste live, abandoned, disadvantaged and excluded from society. The film not only entertains but also delivers a strong social message. It can be seen on Prime Video.