Best South Indian Thrillers To Add To Your Watchlist


South Indian thrillers have rocked the whole nation after bringing us so many major breakthrough films. Right now, the Southern film industry is viewed as one of the best due to the stories and technological advancements it has made in its films.

Whenever you see audiences complaining about the lack of imagination in movies, Southern Cinema brings it back to the audience with something quirky and wonderful that wins people’s hearts.

Here are some of the best thrillers from South India:

South Indian psychological thriller films with great suspense and a beautiful sci-fi image with an excellent background. South Indian cinema has saved the thriller genre from oblivion.

1. Dhruvangal Pathinaaru


A critically acclaimed Tamil origin film in the thriller thriller. The story is that of a police officer who lost his leg during an investigation into a murdered couple.

To throw : Rahman, Prakash Raghavan, Sharath Kumar, Santhosh Krishna, Praveen, Bala Hasan, Vinod Varma, Ashwin Kumar, Kunal Kaushik, Anjana Jayaprakash

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2. Nenokkadine


Nenokkadine is a very famous Telugu psychological thriller. The story revolves around a rock star suffering from a mental disorder due to the death of his parents and who became psychological inhibitions for revenge.

To throw : Mahesh Babu, Kriti Sanon

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3. Thani Oruvam

Thani Oruvam

The plot of this crime thriller is about IPS officer Mithran who wants to arrest Arvind Swami, who is a well-to-do scientist and uses secret illegal medical practices for profit.

To throw : Jayam Ravi, Arvind Swamy, Nayanthara

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4. Vikram Vedha

Vikram Vedha

A Tamil mystery thriller is the story of a policeman and a smuggler. After a while the film progresses and the real reason presents itself to the policeman.

To throw : R Madhavan, Vikram

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5. Mayavan


The thriller is the story of a policeman on a mission to arrest a prime-time criminal who murders people in mysterious ways.

To throw : Sudeep Kishan, Lavanya Tripathi, Daniel Balaji, Jackie Shroff

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6. Bombay Police

Bombay Police

It is a 2013 Indian crime thriller written by Bobby and Sanjay and directed by Rosshan Andrews.

To throw : Prithviraj Sukumaran, Jayasurya, Rahman, Kunjan, Aparna Nair, Deepa Vijayan, Hima Davis

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7. Drishyam

Drishyam South

Drishyam, the original Malayalam version which is the story of a crime surrounding a Maharashtrian family headed by Vijay.

To throw : Mohanlal, Meena

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