South Indian cinema has always been known for its unique storytelling, larger-than-life characters, and impressive action sequences. Continuing with the trend of sequels in the film industry, South Indian cinema is all set to release some highly anticipated sequels that are expected to take over the box office around the world. These blockbuster franchises are sure to be a treat for movie enthusiasts.
In this article, we will take a look at the top South Indian film sequels that are slated for release soon and are expected to make a big splash at the box office. So, get ready to witness the magic of South Indian cinema on the big screen once again, as these sequels promise to be bigger, better, and more entertaining than ever before.
9 South Indian Films Sequels Coming Soon To Dominate The Global Box Office
1. Pushpa: The Rule – Part 2
Released in 2021, “Pushpa: The Rise” is a movie written and directed by Sukumar, which portrays the journey of a coolie who climbs the ranks within the red sandalwood smuggling syndicate. The film starred Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead roles, while Sai Pallavi is rumored to have joined the cast for the sequel, “Pushpa 2.”
2. Ponniyin Selvan: Part Two
After the massive success of Ponniyin Selvan: I, fans were eagerly waiting for the sequel of the film. The good news is that they won’t have to wait too long for it. Starring Vikram and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the sequel will be released in theatres on 28th April 2023.
3. Indian 2
A sequel to the blockbuster vigilante thriller of the same name, ‘Indian 2’ will see Kamal Haasan returning as the freedom fighter Senapathy.
4. RRR 2
Filmmaker SS Rajamouli has announced that a sequel of his global blockbuster RRR, starring Jr NTR and Ram Charan, is currently in development. During a screening in Chicago, when asked if there would be an RRR 2, Rajamouli said, “I would absolutely love to. I can’t reveal many details about it but my father, who has been a screenwriter for all my films including RRR…We discussed a bit about it, and he is working on the story,”
5. Kantara 2
Actor-Director Rishab Shetty has confirmed the release of the highly anticipated movie ‘Kantara 2’ in 2024 across the globe. The filmmaker made the announcements during an event commemorating Kantara’s 100-day run at the theatres and its super success.
6. Jai Bhim
Producer Rajasekar Pandian of 2D Entertainment has confirmed that a sequel to actor Suriya’s Tamil drama Jai Bhim is in the works. Confirming that the sequel plan is definitely on, Rajasekar said that the film is currently in the ideation stage and will take a lot of preparation and research before going on the floors.
After the success of Kaithi at the box-office, the makers will return with a sequel soon. During the promotion of Viruman, Karthi said, “We are planning Kaithi 2 next year (2023). Once Lokesh Kanagaraj finishes Vijay sir’s film, we will start Kaithi 2”
8. KGF 3
The third instalment of the superhit blockbuster was announced in the mid-credit sequence of ‘KGF: Chapter 2’. If reports are to be believed, the highly anticipated film is expected to go on floors in 2025.
Universal star Kamal Haasan achieved success after a long time with the movie ‘Vikram’. It is known that the director Lokesh Kanagaraj has already announced the sequel that would go on floors this year.