Exploring and finding more gems from this region, back with another part of South Indian films that absolutely deserve your attention.

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96

Available on SuNXT

in photo actors from the movie 96 stading in a metro in still from the movie
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A breezy romantic drama around the story of childhood sweethearts Ram & Jaanu who meet after long at their school reunion and reminisce their old school days. Not filled with mang clichés like melodrama do this one is portrays authentic emotions on the art of letting go. Ilayaraja’s music at various points in the story makes it all the more beautiful <3

 

Lucia

Available somewhere on the internet

in hptoto the lead from the movie lucia sitting on an empt road in a scene from the movie
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A man suffering from insomnia and a drug named Lucia enters his life, yup legit a type of drug (*Arnab’s voice rings in ear*) and makes him face two weird worlds- reality & dreams which changes everything for him. A unique, one of a kind film with a gritty story & trippy visuals!!! “Stunned” is the word you’ll use after watching it :))

 

Charlie

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A girl runs away from her home to avoid marriage and in the room she rents to live in, she finds a quirky sketchbook with an intriguing story. She sets out to find the artist & his story- Charlie, who embodies the concept of living life everyday. A lovely story with a great message & beautiful performances.

 

Ustad Hotel

Hotstar

in photot the main actors from the movieustad hotel sitting and talking in a still from the movie
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Another Dulquer Salmaan starrer (yeah he my favourite) which is about a failed chef who comes back to his hometown and starts helping his grandfather in his hotel. It leads to him understanding human emotions better & changing his outlook on life. A movie which will have a lasting impact on you for sure!!

 

Sufiyum Sujatayum

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in photo the charcaters from the movie Sufiyum Sujatayum
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A musical love story of Sujata, a mute girl- played by the flawless Aditi Rao Hydari. This one is about Sujata coming back to her village & finding herself face-to-face w her past lover. But she is married now?! This aesthetically pleasing movie with a beautiful & fresh storyline and some strong acting scenes make it a must watch!!!

 

Dia

Primevideo

in photo the charcaters from the movie dia siting in a library studying in a still from the movie
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A heartbreaking story of a love triangle spanning years which makes & breaks the life of the main lead, Dia. Dia who falls for Rohit but loses him in an accident, but then comes Adi to revive the love inside her. But a twist enters her life again, leaving her at crossroads. A movie which will touch your heart, emotions so raw they’ll have you crying & the ending will make you catch your breath.

 

Mahanati

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in photo the actors from the movie mahanati sitting in a car in a still from the movie
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This fabulous movie shows the story of an admired South Indian actress, Savitri- whose personal tragedies make her drive away her life to shatters. Keerthy Suresh & Dulquer Salman’s acting is the charm quotient of the movie and its a legit eye opener to what happens in the reality behind the silver screen.

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Kappela

Netflix

in photo the charcaters from the movie kappela hoding hands and walking
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A heartwarming story about a girl who falls in love with an auto-driver after talking over calls, what happens when she decides to go the length & finally meet him? This one will clench your hearts with the authentic story, the aawwwdorable scenes & the imp representation of trivial faced by women shown in it :”)

 

Love Mocktail

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A romantic and fun film about the main man Adi in it who goes through a lot of highs & low in his conquest for love but all depends on whether he has found his soul mate till now? Its a cute & perfect film for a feel-good movie night-will make you reminisce about your school crushes lmao and the acting & direction is A1 <3

 

Like Bong Joon Ho once said: “Once you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films.”