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Southern Superstars Go Retro With Action Movies

Action has always been a favorite genre for mainstream film enthusiasts, especially in the Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam film industries.

The larger-than-life heroism of Southern superstars is now in an epic twist. Many prominent actors are exploring the idea of ​​revamping the action genre through retro themes relating to history, mythology or crime drama set in the seventies, eighties or eighties. twenty Ten.

While the action brings its quota of masala, the grandeur of the period cinematography adds to the impact, giving fans something more to watch and engage with.

Here is a list of highly anticipated upcoming films from the South, which promise action in another era:


This Mohanlal star is slated for a theatrical release on May 13. The national award-winning film is set in the 16th century and tells the story of a naval commander.

The film was slated for release worldwide in 5,000 theaters in 2020 but has been postponed due to the pandemic.


The next ambitious film from the director of “Bahubali” SS Rajamouli starring NTR Jr and Ram Charan starring Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn.

The film is set in the 1920s and is a fictional tale of two freedom fighters fighting against the British and Nizam from Hyderabad.

The film, which is said to be one of the costliest ever made in India, is due out on October 13.


The film is a Telugu remake of the award-winning Tamil film “Asuran”, based on the 1968 Kilvenmani massacre in Tamil Nadu.

“Narappa” stars superstar Venkatesh and is currently in production. The film is directed by Srikanth Addala.


Kannada superstar Yash returns with the sequel to his 2018 blockbuster, “KGF: Chapter 1”.

This Kannada movie is a period crime drama set against the backdrop of the Kolar Goldfields and Yash returns as Rocky Bhai, the flamboyant retro gift who makes style statements in stockings, sunglasses and polka dot shirts. The story takes place between the 1950s and 1980s.