Highest Grossing South Indian Films

by Samrudh_David | created - 24 Jun 2016 | updated - 3 days ago | Public

The South Indian films which grossed a minimum of 100 crore worldwide are listed here

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1. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)

Not Rated | 167 min | Action, Drama

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

Director: S.S. Rajamouli | Stars: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia

Votes: 65,406 | Gross: $20.19M

Worldwide Gross : 1807cr

Worldwide Share : 865.1cr

2. 2.0 (2018)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Sci-Fi

Dr Vaseegaran (Rajinikanth) and his android assistant Nila (Amy Jackson) are called in for help after mobiles start mysteriously flying out of the hands of people in Chennai. Vaseegaran summons his trusted robot Chitti (Rajinikanth) to ward off the bird-shaped supernatural powers of Pakshirajan (Akshay Kumar).

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, Adil Hussain

Votes: 17,454

Worldwide Gross : 675cr

Worldwide Share : 330cr

3. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)

Not Rated | 159 min | Action, Drama

In ancient India, an adventurous and daring man becomes involved in a decades old feud between two warring people.

Director: S.S. Rajamouli | Stars: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj

Votes: 93,010 | Gross: $6.74M

Worldwide Gross : 602cr

Worldwide Share : 311cr

4. Kabali (2016)

TV-MA | 153 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Returning from prison, aged gangster Kabali confronts those who had destroyed his life. While doing so, he learns about what had happened to his family when he was gone.

Director: Pa. Ranjith | Stars: Rajinikanth, Winston Chao, Radhika Apte, Dhansika

Votes: 10,421

Worldwide Gross : 295cr

Worldwide Share : 161cr

5. Enthiran (2010)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Sci-Fi

A brilliant scientist builds a humanoid robot to protect mankind, but things go awry when human emotions are programmed and inner turmoil causes the robot to act against him.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa, Santhanam

Votes: 23,044 | Gross: $4.37M

Worldwide Gross : 289cr

Worldwide Share : 159cr

6. Mersal (2017)

Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Thriller

A magician and a doctor attempt to expose the corruption at the heart of India's medical industry.

Director: Atlee Kumar | Stars: Joseph Vijay, S.J. Surya, Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Votes: 21,921

Worldwide Gross : 260cr

Worldwide Share : 131cr

7. Sarkar (2018)

Not Rated | 163 min | Action, Drama

Sundar Ramasamy, an NRI businessman, returns home and learns about the practice of illegal voting. When he decides to investigate the matter, he finds himself pitted against two corrupt politicians.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Keerthi Suresh, A.R. Murugadoss, Joy Badlani

Votes: 10,699

Worldwide Gross : 257cr

Worldwide Share : 139cr

8. I (2015)

Not Rated | 188 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A simple body builder's life took an unexpected turn when he became a model by his beloved . When five men made his life 'better from hell' then story proceeds by how a disabled man took revenge from them in a very gore ways.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Vikram, Amy Jackson, Suresh Gopi, Upen Patel

Votes: 17,370

Worldwide Gross : 241cr

Worldwide Share : 120cr

9. K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018)

Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Drama

Set in the 1970s, it's the story of a fierce rebel who rises against the brutal oppression and becomes the symbol of hope to legions of downtrodden people.

Director: Prashanth Neel | Stars: Yash, Srinidhi Shetty, Ramachandra Raju, Archana Jois

Votes: 23,406

Worldwide Gross : 230.1cr

Worldwide Share : 121.6cr

10. Petta (2019)

Not Rated | 171 min | Action, Drama

Though he works as a hostel warden, there is more to Kaali than meets the eye. Things take an interesting turn when Kaali's path crosses with a group of dreaded gangsters.

Director: Karthik Subbaraj | Stars: Rajinikanth, Vijay Sethupathi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, M. Sasikumar

Votes: 6,049

Worldwide Gross : 225cr

Worldwide Share : 118cr

11. Rangasthalam (2018)

Not Rated | 170 min | Action, Drama

The fear of his elder brother's death starts to haunt an innocent, hearing impaired guy after they both join forces to overthrow the unlawful 30 year long regime of their village's president.

Director: Sukumar | Stars: Ram Charan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Aadhi, Jagapathi Babu

Votes: 15,338

Worldwide Gross : 215.7cr

Worldwide Share : 125.2cr

12. Bharat Ane Nenu (2018)

Not Rated | 173 min | Action, Drama

To make good on a promise he made to his mother, a university graduate returns to India and becomes disillusioned by the government corruption he encounters.

Director: Koratala Siva | Stars: Mahesh Babu, Kiara Advani, Prakash Raj, Sarath Kumar

Votes: 13,350 | Gross: $3.55M

Worldwide Gross : 187.6cr

Worldwide Share : 105.8cr

13. Viswasam (2019)

Not Rated | 153 min | Action, Drama

A village ruffian, who settles disputes in his native, takes on a big shot when he tries to sort out the rough patch in his marriage after several years.

Director: Siva | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Nayanthara, Sakshi Agarwal, Darbha Appaji Ambarisha

Votes: 4,695

Worldwide Gross : 184cr

Worldwide Share : 96.8cr

14. Kaala (2018)

Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Drama

Kaala is about the life of Nellai / Tirunelveli based Tamils who live in large number in Mumbai.

Director: Pa. Ranjith | Stars: Rajinikanth, Nana Patekar, Easwari Rao, Huma Qureshi

Votes: 6,795

Worldwide Gross : 168cr

Worldwide Share : 85.5cr

15. Khaidi No. 150 (2017)

142 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

A man (Chiranjeevi) on the wrong side of the law is moved by the plight of farmers to do the right thing.

Director: Vinayak V.V. | Stars: Chiranjeevi, Kajal Aggarwal, Tarun Arora, Ali

Votes: 2,897

Worldwide Gross : 165cr

Worldwide Share : 104.6cr

16. Maharshi (2019)

Not Rated | 176 min | Action, Drama

Rishi, a millionaire businessman, returns to his homeland, where he becomes the champion of poor and downtrodden farmers.

Director: Vamshi Paidipally | Stars: Mahesh Babu, Pooja Hegde, Allari Naresh, Rajsekhar Aningi

Votes: 2,550

Worldwide Gross : 159cr (still running)

Worldwide Share : 93.8cr (still running)

17. Srimanthudu (2015)

Not Rated | 158 min | Action, Drama

Harsha, a multi-millionaire who has everything, still feels that there is something missing in his life. In an attempt to fill the void, he adopts a village to bring change in the people.

Director: Koratala Siva | Stars: Mahesh Babu, Shruti Haasan, Jagapathi Babu, Sampath Raj

Votes: 9,740

Worldwide Gross : 156cr

Worldwide Share : 88.5cr

18. Aravindha Sametha Veera Raghava (2018)

Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Drama

A young scion of a powerful family with a long history of violence decides to put an end to the bloodshed which leads him to a path of self discovery.

Director: Trivikram Srinivas | Stars: N.T. Rama Rao Jr., Pooja Hegde, Jagapathi Babu, Naveen Chandra

Votes: 5,676

Worldwide Gross : 155cr

Worldwide Share : 90.7cr

19. Theri (2016)

Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Drama

When his daughter's life is endangered by a local gang, Joseph Kuruvilla will do whatever it takes to stop them. However, at the same time, his dangerous past slowly resurfaces.

Director: Atlee Kumar | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Amy Jackson, Baby Nainika

Votes: 11,216

Worldwide Gross : 155cr

Worldwide Share : 87.6cr

20. Lingaa (2014)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Drama

A small-time thief reforms after learning about the role played by his grandfather in building a dam.

Director: K.S. Ravikumar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Anushka Shetty, Sonakshi Sinha, Jagapathi Babu

Votes: 4,486

Worldwide Gross : 152cr

Worldwide Share : 84.5cr

21. Sivaji (2007)

Not Rated | 188 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A software engineer comes to India to serve the nation and invest in nation's welfare. A few corrupt officials and politicians try to stop him but he overcomes all obstacles.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Shriya Saran, Suman, Vivek

Votes: 15,581

Worldwide Gross : 148cr

Worldwide Share : 83.8cr

22. F2: Fun and Frustration (2019)

PG | 148 min | Comedy

After Venky, Varun also gets married thinking he can keep the wife in control but both of them get frustrated with the marital life which generates fun.

Director: Anil Ravipudi | Stars: Tamannaah Bhatia, Prakash Raj, Nassar, Annapoorna

Votes: 1,290

Worldwide Gross : 140.5cr

Worldwide Share : 82.3cr

23. Janatha Garage (2016)

Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Drama

A student who loves the nature unites with the Mechanic who loves to help the people. Both of them should face the Most deadly business man to save his people of Garage.

Director: Koratala Siva | Stars: Mohanlal, N.T. Rama Rao Jr., Santosh Kumar Yadav, Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Votes: 4,927

Worldwide Gross : 136cr

Worldwide Share : 80.1cr

24. Lucifer (2019)

Not Rated | 175 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A political Godfather, who ruled the God's Own Country, dies and a lot of thieves dressed up as politicians took over the rule. When question arises on the replacement of the 'God', just one name emerges; 'Stephen Nedumbally'.

Director: Prithviraj Sukumaran | Stars: Mohanlal, Vivek Oberoi, Manju Warrier, Tovino Thomas

Votes: 4,126

Worldwide Gross : 135cr

Worldwide Share : 67.1cr

25. Atharintiki Daaredi (2013)

Not Rated | 170 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

The scion of a powerful family is tasked with retrieving an estranged family member.

Director: Trivikram Srinivas | Stars: Pawan Kalyan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Pranitha, Boman Irani

Votes: 7,750

Worldwide Gross : 131cr

Worldwide Share : 76.8cr

26. Kaththi (2014)

Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Drama

Jeevanandham is a social activist who fights against a monstrous MNC company to restore farming. Because of destiny, Kathiresan impersonates Jeevanandham and leads the war.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Tota Roy Chowdhury

Votes: 15,560

Worldwide Gross : 131cr

Worldwide Share : 71.1cr

27. Kanchana 3 (2019)

Not Rated | 164 min | Comedy, Horror

A young man who gets easily scared is possessed by a ghost that is seeking revenge.

Director: Lawrence Raghavendra | Stars: Lawrence Raghavendra, Oviya, Vedika, Nikki Tamboli

Votes: 586

Worldwide Gross : 130cr

Worldwide Share : 72.2cr

28. Pulimurugan (2016)

Not Rated | 161 min | Action

When a small village near a forest is under the threat of man eating tigers and a drug mafia, the villagers seek the help of an unstoppable force, a hunter invincible.

Director: Vysakh | Stars: Mohanlal, Jagapathi Babu, Kamalinee Mukherjee, Lal

Votes: 6,301 | Gross: $0.25M

Worldwide Gross : 130cr

Worldwide Share : 63.8cr

29. Magadheera (2009)

Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

A bike stuntman recalls his previous life as a warrior, and pursues his love's reincarnation. A sinister figure from their shared past threatens to separate them forever.

Director: S.S. Rajamouli | Stars: Ram Charan, Kajal Aggarwal, Dev Gill, Srihari

Votes: 16,069

Worldwide Gross : 129cr

Worldwide Share : 76.1cr

30. Sarrainodu (2016)

Not Rated | 159 min | Action, Drama

An intense battle breaks out between an evil son of a politician and an ex army man who can't tolerate injustice.

Director: Boyapati Srinu | Stars: Allu Arjun, Aadhi, Rakul Preet Singh, Catherine Tresa

Votes: 3,207

Worldwide Gross : 129cr

Worldwide Share : 75.1cr

31. Jai Lava Kusa (2017)

Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Drama

Sidelined at a very young age due to his stammering disability, the eldest of identical triplets develops hatred for his younger brothers and creates havoc in their lives as they all reunite as adults.

Director: Bobby Kolli | Stars: N.T. Rama Rao Jr., Raashi Khanna, Niveda Thomas, Brahmaji

Votes: 4,485

Worldwide Gross : 128.8cr

Worldwide Share : 72.9cr

32. Vivegam (2017)

Not Rated | 149 min | Action, Thriller

An Interpol agent betrayed by his friends sets out to take revenge against the friends who work for a secret agency.

Director: Siva | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Vivek Oberoi, Kajal Aggarwal, Akshara Haasan

Votes: 9,893

Worldwide Gross : 128.5cr

Worldwide Share : 66.4cr

33. Thuppakki (2012)

Not Rated | 165 min | Action, Thriller

An army captain is on a mission to track down and destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeper cells under its command.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Kajal Aggarwal, Vidyut Jammwal, Sathyan

Votes: 21,311

Worldwide Gross : 128cr

Worldwide Share : 72cr

34. Geetha Govindam (2018)

142 min | Drama, Romance

An innocent young lecturer is misunderstood as a pervert and despised by a woman who co-incidentally turns out to be the younger sister of his brother-in-law. Eventually differences subside and love blooms between them.

Director: Parasuram | Stars: Vijay Deverakonda, Rashmika Mandanna, Subbaraju, Mouryaani

Votes: 5,610

Worldwide Gross : 126cr

Worldwide Share : 70.1cr

35. Vedalam (2015)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Drama

A doting brother who works as a cab driver tries to hunt down three notorious criminals in Kolkata who had harmed his sister.

Director: Siva | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Shruti Haasan, Lakshmi Menon, Soori

Votes: 5,199

Worldwide Gross : 126cr

Worldwide Share : 70cr

36. Spyder (2017)

Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Thriller

An intelligence officer attempts to save the city from a psychotic serial killer who kills people just to hear their loved ones cry.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Mahesh Babu, S.J. Surya, Bharath Srinivasan, Rakul Preet Singh

Votes: 7,913

Worldwide Gross : 123cr

Worldwide Share : 65.4cr

37. Singam 2 (2013)

Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Thriller

Tough cop Durai Singam performs an undercover operation and identifies some nefarious activities in the seas around the coastal town.

Director: Hari | Stars: Suriya, Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Vivek

Votes: 5,008

Worldwide Gross : 122cr

Worldwide Share : 68.3cr

38. Duvvada Jagannadham (2017)

Not Rated | 152 min | Action, Comedy

Trained by a high profile cop, an encounter specialist masquerading as a Brahmin priest takes on a real estate crime organization after losing his uncle.

Director: Harish Shankar | Stars: Allu Arjun, Rao Ramesh, Murli Sharma, Pooja Hegde

Votes: 2,515

Worldwide Gross : 119cr

Worldwide Share : 72.8cr

39. Bairavaa (2017)

Not Rated | 169 min | Action

Bairavaa, a gallant debt collector, takes on a violent criminal masquerading as a philanthropist in the education field.

Director: Bharathan | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Keerthi Suresh, Jagapathi Babu, Daniel Balaji

Votes: 6,894

Worldwide Gross : 113cr

Worldwide Share : 65.4cr

40. Kanchana 2 (2015)

Not Rated | 166 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

A couple of revenge seeking ghosts haunts an innocent man, and the people surrounding him, to get justice for their murders.

Director: Lawrence Raghavendra | Stars: Lawrence Raghavendra, Tapsee Pannu, Kovai Sarala, Nithya Menon

Votes: 1,117

Worldwide Gross : 113cr

Worldwide Share : 59.5cr

41. Singam 3 (2017)

Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Thriller

Uncompromising police chief Durai Singam battles against a criminal operation dealing in deadly toxic waste.

Director: Hari | Stars: Suriya, Anushka Shetty, Shruti Haasan, Thakur Anoop Singh

Votes: 4,695

Worldwide Gross : 112cr

Worldwide Share : 62.2cr

42. 24 (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 164 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A scientist invents a time machine, which leads to a bitter battle between his evil twin brother and his son.

Director: Vikram K. Kumar | Stars: Suriya, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nithya Menon, Saranya Ponvannan

Votes: 14,592

Worldwide Gross : 109cr

Worldwide Share : 58.3cr

43. Gabbar Singh (2012)

Not Rated | 153 min | Action, Comedy

Venkatarathnam Naidu (Pawan Kalyan), son of Suhasini and step son of Nagineedu calls himself as Gabbar Singh after liking the character from Sholay. He turns as a cop and gets posted to his... See full summary »

Director: Harish Shankar | Stars: Pawan Kalyan, Shruti Haasan, Abhimanyu Singh, Srinivasa Rao Kota

Votes: 5,263

Worldwide Gross : 108cr

Worldwide Share : 62.5cr

44. Vishwaroopam (2013)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Thriller

When a classical dancer's suspecting wife sets an investigator behind him, a series of violent events are triggered, revealing his real identity and connection to a darker world.

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Pooja Kumar, Miles Anderson, Kamal Haasan, Rahul Bose

Votes: 37,785

Worldwide Gross : 108cr

Worldwide Share : 58cr

45. Race Gurram (2014)

Not Rated | 163 min | Action, Comedy

Two brothers have two different approaches to life. While one brother follows rules and regulations, the other does things his own way.

Director: Surrender Reddy | Stars: Allu Arjun, Shruti Haasan, Shaam, Ravi Kishan

Votes: 7,583

Worldwide Gross : 107cr

Worldwide Share : 59.8cr

46. Eega (2012)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

A murdered man is reincarnated as a housefly and seeks to avenge his death.

Directors: S.S. Rajamouli, J.V.V. Sathyanarayana | Stars: Sudeep, Nani, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Hamsa Nandini

Votes: 19,032

Worldwide Gross : 105cr

Worldwide Share : 55.1cr

47. Dasavatharam (2008)

Not Rated | 189 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

After realizing the danger of a bio-weapon, a scientist wants to protect it from being misused. The vial accidentally reaches India, and he must race against time to prevent a potential disaster.

Director: K.S. Ravikumar | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Asin, Jaya Prada, Mallika Sherawat

Votes: 7,927

Worldwide Gross : 105cr

Worldwide Share : 55cr

48. 7 Aum Arivu (2011)

Not Rated | 168 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A genetic engineering student tries to bring back the skills of a legend of the past and use his skills to save India from a deadly virus attack by China.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Suriya, Shruti Haasan, Johnny Nguyen, Abhinaya

Votes: 8,856

Worldwide Gross : 105cr

Worldwide Share : 54cr