South Indian Cinema: News


Kannada Films

'Hoysala' teaser out: Dhananjaya turns cop for his 25th film

Kannada actor Dhananjaya, popularly known as "Daali," has collaborated with director Vijay N for his upcoming project titled Hoysala.

03 Feb 2023

Dulquer Salmaan

11 years of Dulquer Salmaan: Top unmissable films 

When Dulquer Salmaan started his acting career in 2012, his work was restricted to Malayalam cinema mostly. Cut to the present, Salmaan has become a pan-India actor.

02 Feb 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Thalapathy 67' to 'Ponniyin Selvan II': Trisha Krishnan's upcoming films

One of the leading ladies from the South Indian film industry who has been making a lot of noise in showbiz is Trisha Krishnan. A model-turned-actor, Krishnan became a pan-India favorite since Ponniyin Selvan: I was released in 2021.

01 Feb 2023


'Thalapathy 67': Every cast announcement for Vijay-Lokesh Kanagaraj's film 

With back-to-back blockbuster hits, Tamil director Lokesh Kanagaraj is at his peak.

22 Jan 2023

Tamil Cinema

Rajinikanth starrer 'Jailer' release postponed, clash with 'PS-2' averted

Rajinikanth starrer Jailer is one of the most anticipated films of 2023, given the buzz it has created since it was launched last year.

21 Jan 2023

Upcoming Movies

Rishab Shetty working on 'Kantara' prequel's script, reveals Hombale Films

A few months ago, it was reported that actor-filmmaker Rishab Shetty and his team are working on Kantara 2, which will delve deep into Kannada traditions and folklore.

16 Jan 2023

Vijay Sethupathi

Happy birthday, Vijay Sethupathi: Looking at his upcoming pan-Indian projects

South Indian cinema's giant Vijay Sethupathi has a towering presence in the industry due to his roles in Vikram Vedha, Super Deluxe, Vikram, Master, and 96, to name a few.

14 Jan 2023

Vijay Sethupathi

Vijay Sethupathi takes dig at Hindi viewers during 'Farzi' event

South Indian cinema's giant Vijay Sethupathi is set to woo Hindi audiences with back-to-back projects like Farzi, Jawan, and Merry Christmas.

14 Jan 2023

Vijay Deverakonda

Vijay Deverakonda to play cop in Gowtam Tinnanuri's next directorial

Telugu star Vijay Deverakonda is all set to make a splashing return to the silver screen with his next outing, tentatively titled VD 12.

09 Jan 2023

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

'Shaakuntalam' trailer: Samantha Ruth Prabhu, aesthetic visual effects steer mythological-drama

The trailer of Samantha Ruth Prabhu's multilingual mythological drama Shaakuntalam is out!

08 Jan 2023

Bollywood Films

#NewsBytesExplainer: Exploring film noir—meaning; evolution; prominent Hollywood, Bollywood examples

Film noir refers to the kind of movies—usually drama, suspense, or thriller—that explores the moral depravities of its characters and exposes their ulterior motives.

08 Jan 2023


Yash-starrer 'KGF: Chapter 3's shoot to begin in 2025

KGF is one of the most successful franchises in Indian cinema, and viewers have been in awe of Yash's screen presence and Prashanth Neel's directing skills.

08 Jan 2023

Telugu Films

Chiranjeevi's 'Waltair Veerayya': Everything to know about much-awaited film

Megastar Chiranjeevi's much-awaited Telugu mass action entertainer Waltair Veerayya's trailer was released on Saturday and it looks like it lived up to the expectations of the fans.

08 Jan 2023

Bollywood Films

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding evolution, usage of cliffhangers in films

While the mere idea of hanging from a cliff is enough to send shivers down one's spine, the term "cliffhanger" is actually what movies now hinge on!

06 Jan 2023

Sita Ramam

'Sita Ramam' art director Sunil Babu dies at 50

Popular art director Sunil Babu passed away at the age of 50. He reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday (January 6).

05 Jan 2023

Telugu Films

Nandamuri Balakrishna's 'Akhanda': Hindi version to hit theaters this month

A Hindi version of the Telugu mega blockbuster movie Akhanda is set to get a theatrical premiere soon.

04 Jan 2023

Telugu Films

Know all about Sundeep Kishan-Vijay Sethupathi's pan-Indian film 'Michael' 

Telugu star Sundeep Kishan's next movie Michael has been making the headlines ever since it was launched.

03 Jan 2023

OTT releases

Vishnu Vishal, Aishwarya Lekshmi's 'Gatta Kusthi' debuts on OTT

After successfully completing 25 days in the cinema halls, Vishnu Vishal and Aishwarya Lekshmi's Tamil movie, Gatta Kusthi arrived on Netflix on Monday.

03 Jan 2023

OTT releases

'Eeram' to 'Manichithrathazhu': 5 must-watch South Indian horror movies

Great horror movies are more than just jump scares.

02 Jan 2023

Telugu Films

5 interesting facts about Nani, Mrunal Thakur's 'Nani 30'

Actor Nani is one of the few actors who is loved by people across the spectrum. The actor has delivered stellar performances and recently he announced his next project tentatively titled Nani 30.

01 Jan 2023

Ponniyin Selvan

South Indian movies awaiting release in first half of 2023

The year 2022 is over though it might not seem so. It has been an eventful one for South India, as many South movies turned out to be superhit ventures.

31 Dec 2022

Silambarasan TR

Silambarasan TR starrer 'Pathu Thala': Makers announce film's release date

Tamil star Silambarasan TR's (STR) long-pending film Pathu Thala finally has a release date!

31 Dec 2022

Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu, SS Rajamouli's next film to have sequels

It is well known that Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu will be next seen in a jungle adventure film directed by acclaimed filmmaker SS Rajamouli.

31 Dec 2022

Kamal Haasan

Year wrap: South stars who made a comeback in 2022

Though it might not look like it, we are just a day away from 2023!

Year wrap: 2022's best performances in South Indian films

It looks like the year 2022 got over in a jiffy!

30 Dec 2022

Tamil Cinema

'Sembi' review: Kovai Sarala delivers career-best performance in Tamil legal-drama

Those who know Tamil cinema know that Kovai Sarala is more than a comic relief.

30 Dec 2022

Tamil Cinema

Kovai Sarala's 'Sembi': Know all about Prabhu Solomon's Tamil directorial

Tamil movie Sembi starring Kovai Sarala in the lead role is set to hit the theaters after a long wait.

29 Dec 2022

Adivi Sesh

'G2': Adivi Sesh announces 'Goodachari's sequel with motion poster

Actor Adivi Sesh announced the sequel to his hit 2018 spy thriller Goodachari.

29 Dec 2022


#NewsBytesExclusive: Vijay Kiragandur reveals how Hombale Films became 2022's trendsetter

The year 2022 was a bittersweet one. While many Hindi films failed to perform, South Indian cinema established its dominion.

27 Dec 2022


Actor Siddharth alleges harassment by 'CRPF personnel' at Madurai airport

Tamil actor Siddharth has never shied away from standing up against unjust issues and is one of the most outspoken celebrities.

27 Dec 2022


Prabhas starrer 'Salaar' will be bigger than 'KGF', say makers

Kannada film production company Hombale Films is on cloud nine after both its latest ventures KGF: Chapter 2 and Kantara emerged as huge blockbusters.

26 Dec 2022

Bollywood Films

Year wrap: Listing 6 scintillating scenes from 2022 films

The year 2022 will be remembered as a year where only a few Hindi films could work wonders commercially.

25 Dec 2022

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Rahul Ravindran sends customized gift to Samantha; actor shares photos

Actor-filmmaker Rahul Ravindran has sent a customized gift to actor Samantha Ruth Prabhu.

25 Dec 2022

Telugu Films

Veteran Telugu actor Chalapathi Rao passes away aged 78

Veteran Telugu film actor Chalapathi Rao died on Sunday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest at his Hyderabad residence. The actor, who was known for his portrayal of negative roles, was 78.

25 Dec 2022


Year wrap: Controversies that shook South Indian cinema in 2022

It wouldn't be wrong to say that South Indian cinema ruled in 2022.

25 Dec 2022

Malayalam Movies

#NewsBytesExplainer: Bollywood, Tollywood, Sandalwood—understanding India's sprawling film industries

India's unrivaled, ubiquitous diversity seeps into every aspect of our lives, and for a country that lives, breathes, and thrives on cinema, how can our film industries be any different?

24 Dec 2022

Bobby Deol

'Hari Hara Veera Mallu': Bobby Deol joins Pawan Kalyan starrer

Pawan Kalyan's Hari Hara Veera Mallu is amping up its cast ensemble, and how!

'Avatar 2,' 'Cirkus': Tracking box office collections of new releases 

The year may be nearing its end, but there is no stopping the film industry.

23 Dec 2022

Academy Awards

Oscars 2023: Analyzing 'Naatu Naatu's chances for Original Song win

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences recently announced its first shortlist for the 2023 Oscars.

23 Dec 2022

Telugu Films

Kaikala Satyanarayana: A multi-faceted Telugu icon from Tollywood's golden era

Veteran Telugu actor Kaikala Satyanarayana breathed his last at the age of 87 early on Friday morning at his residence in Hyderabad.

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