Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

The Action movies of South Indian cinema are undoubtedly very famous and have a great instinct in creating the best action movies. South Indian cinema knows how to make the best action movies, from breathtaking fighting scenes to perfect punch lines. The craze of south Indian action movies is seen all around India and has a huge fan base. We have received several south Indian blockbuster action movies, becomes hard to decide which one to put on the top ten list. So, we have the top 10 south Indian actions from the 2010s, which you can enjoy right now.

1. K.G.F: Chapter 1

K.G.F Chapter 1 is a period-action film starring Yash in the lead role along with Ramachandra Raju. The movie revolves around a young man Rocky who seeks wealth and power, which leads him to Mumbai and gets tangled with the notorious gold mafia. The film was released on 21 December 2018 and received positive reviews for its cinematography, action sequences, score, and acting performances.

2. Asuran

The film follows a farmer whose teenage son killed a wealthy upper-caste landlord in a fit of vengeance and is on the run to protect his son. It is the best action drama film directed and written by Vetrimaaran and starring Dhanush and Manju Warrier in the lead roles. The film became commercially successful and received positive reviews from critics.

3. Baahubali: The Beginning

Baahubali: The Beginning is an epic action drama film featuring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishna, Sathyaraj, and Nassar as the main cast. It is the first part of the Baahubali series directed and co-written by S. S. Rajamouli. The film follows a daring and adventurous young man who learns about the conflict-ridden past of his family.

4. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion is the second cinematic part of the Baahubali series features Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishna, Sathyaraj, Nassar, and Subbaraju as the main character. In this film, Mahendra Baahubali learns about his father's death and raises an army to defeat Bhallaladeva and rescue his mother.

5. 1: Nenokkadine

1: Nenokkadine is a Telugu psychological action film that features Mahesh Babu and Kriti Sanon as the main character. Directed by Sukumar, the film received mixed reviews from critics and audiences. The film follows a rock star suffering from schizophrenia due to his bitter past.

6. Vikram Vedha

Vikram Vedha is a neo-noir action thriller Tamil film starring R. Madhavan, Vijay Sethupathi, Shraddha Srinath, Kathir, and Varalaxmi Sarath kumar as the main character. In this film, Vikram is a police officer who wants to capture and kill Vedha. However, Vedha voluntarily surrenders himself and tells Vikram three stories that change his perspective of good and evil.

7. Kaithi

Kaithi is an action thriller Tamil film that revolves around Dilli, an ex-convict who wants to meet his daughter after leaving prison. His plans get interrupted due to a drug raid planned by Inspector Bejoy. Directed and written by Lokesh Kanagaraj, the film stars Karthi as the main character. The film received praise for its direction, writing, realistic action sequences, and cast performances.

8. Vishwaroopam

Vishwaroopam is a spy action thriller film featuring Kamal Haasan in the lead role and also produced and directed the film. In this film, a woman studying in the U.S.A. hires a detective for her suspicious husband, which leads to a series of violent events and reveals his true identity. The film is directed, co-written, and produced by Kamal Haasan.

9. Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru

Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru was released worldwide on 17 November 2017 and received a positive response from critics. It is an action thriller Tamil film featuring Karthi, Rakul Preet Singh, and Abhimanyu Singh in the lead roles. It tells the story of a dedicated police officer on a mission to solve the mystery behind a series of murders.

10. Thupparivaalan

The film revolves around Kaniyan Pongundran, a detective investigating the murder of a pet dog. However, the mystery of a murdered dog leads to a criminal behind a much bigger conspiracy. Thupparivaalan is an action thriller Tamil film starring Vishal and Simran in the lead roles.


These are some of the best south Indian action movies from the 2010s that you should not miss.