20 The Best Hindi-Dubbed South Indian Films (IMDB Rating)

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South Indian cinema, which includes Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada film industries, is giving tough competition to Bollywood. Together, they contribute 50 to 60% of the total revenue of Indian cinema.

Here, we are providing a list of Best Hindi-Dubbed South Indian Films, available on various platforms like YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, etc.

1. Baahubali: The Beginning

Movie Cast: Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah

Available on: Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Hotstar

IMDb Rating: 8/10

When Baahubali was released in 2015, it became the highest-grossing film in India, setting records as the highest-grossing Indian film worldwide and the highest-grossing South Indian film. The film had a budget of 180 crores (one of the highest at the time of release) and was directed by the renowned S. S. Rajamouli in collaboration with the production company Arka Media Works. It is a two-part film, with the second part titled “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion,” released in 2017

2. Magadheera

Movie Cast: Ram Charan, Kajal Aggarwal

Available on: Hotstar, MX Player, YouTube

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Magadheera, directed by S. S. Rajamouli, is a fantasy action film that delves into the lives of two individuals, Harsha (Ram Charan) and Indu (Kajal Aggarwal). The movie explores their connection from a previous life in the year 1609, where they were lovers named Kala Bhairav and Mithravinda.

With a budget of 35 crores, the film was released on July 31, 2009. K. K. Senthil Kumar’s cinematography was commendable. Magadheera received numerous awards, including Filmfare, Nandi, and Cinema Awards. It also won a National Award for choreography.

3.Nenokkadine (Ek Ka Dum in Hindi)

Movie Cast: Mahesh Babu, Kriti Sanon

Available on: YouTube

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Nenokkadine, released on January 10, 2014, is a psychological thriller. The movie has earned its place in Film Companion’s prestigious lineup, securing a spot as one of the “Top 25 Telugu Films of the Decade

Directed by Sukumar, the production company 14 Reels Entertainment crafted this film with a budget of 70 crores. Mahesh Babu portrays Gautam, an Indian musician, and Kriti Sanon plays the role of Sameera. The film offers a gripping narrative and was well-received by audiences.

4. Vedam

Allu Arjun’s best movie Vedam Hindi Dubbed

Movie Cast: Allu Arjun, Manoj Bajpayee, Anushka Shetty

Available on: MX Player, Amazon Prime

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Vedam is not just a film appreciated by audiences but also acclaimed by critics.

Vedam beautifully combines writing and technical aspects, establishing a benchmark in Telugu cinema. The film, directed by Krish, was released on June 4, 2010.

5. Anniyan

Movie Cast: Vikram, Sadha

Available on: MX Player, ZEE5

IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

Anniyan (Aparichit) revolves around the character Ambi, played by Vikram, who suffers from Multiple Personality Disorder. Sadha plays the role of Nandini Krishna, his love interest in the film.

With a captivating story and an excellent screenplay, Vikram’s performance makes this film a must-watch.Directed by S. Shankar, renowned for the cinematic masterpiece Gentleman (1993), Anniyan made its debut on the big screen on the 17th of June in the year 2005

6. U-Turn

Movie Cast: Samantha Akkineni, Aadhi Pinisetty, Rahul Ravindran, Bhoomika Chawla.

Available on: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 7/10

This songless film has received very few accolades. Samantha Akkineni plays the protagonist in the movie, portraying the character Rachana, a trainee working with The Times of India. Helmed by the directorial prowess of Pawan Kumar, U-Turn unfolds as a gripping mystery thriller, constituting a reimagination of the 2016 Kannada film with the same title. Despite its initial release on September 13, 2018, the movie found its digital home on Amazon Prime Video on October 25, 2018.

7. Dear Comrade

Movie Cast: Vijay Deverakonda, Shruti Ramachandran, Rashmika Mandanna

Available on: YouTube, Amazon Prime, MX Player

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Dear Comrade, starring Chaitanya Makineni, also known as Bobby, delves into the life of a college-going communist. Later in the film, he meets Aparna Devi, also known as Lily, played by Aparna Devi, who completely transforms his life. The movie was released in Hindi on the Goldmines Telefilms YouTube channel on January 19, 2020, and has garnered a staggering 242 million views to date. Bharat Kamma directed the film.

8. Bhaagamathie

Movie Cast: Anushka Shetty, Jaya Ram, Unni Mukundan

Available on: YouTube, ZEE5

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Durgamati reveals the story of IAS officer Chanchala, played by Anushka Shetty, as she exposes the intricate network of corruption masterminded by Minister Ishwar Prasad (Jaya Ram) within the realm of the silver screen. Durgamati is a horror-thriller movie and is the Hindi remake of the 2020 film named ‘Durgamati.’ After Sridevi, Anushka Shetty became the second Indian actress to earn over $1 million at the U.S. box office with this film. Directed and written by G. Ashok, it was released on January 26, 2018.”

9.Arjun Reddy

Movie Cast: Vijay Deverakonda, Shalini Pandey

Available on: Disney+Hotstar

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

“The film explores the life of Dr. Arjun Reddy (Vijay Deverakonda), a alcoholic doctor with anger issues. His downfall begins when his girlfriend, Dr. Preethi Shetty, marries someone else. The original language of the film is Telugu, and it has a Hindi remake titled ‘Kabir Singh,’ released in 2019. Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, it was released on August 25, 2017.”


Movie Cast: Mohanlal, Vivek Oberoi, Manju Warrier

Available on: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Lucifer, starring Malayalam Megastar Mohanlal, became the first Malayalam film to surpass the 200 crore mark at the box office. Under the directorial helm of Prithviraj Sukumaran, scripted by Murali Gopy, and brought to life by producer Antony Perumbavoor, the cinematic creation graced the screens on March 28, 2019. Mohanlal plays the role of Stephen Nedumpally/Khureshi Abram, while Vivek Oberoi portrays Bimal Nayar aka Bobby, the second husband of Priyadarshini Ramdas (Manju Warrier). Mohanlal broke his own record with this film, surpassing the earnings of his previous film, Pulimurugan, making it the highest-grossing Malayalam film to date.

11. Vikram Vedha

Movie Cast: R. Madhavan, Vijay Sethupathi

Available on: ZEE5, Disney+ Hotstar, MX Player

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

This is an action thriller film released on July 21, 2017. R. Madhavan plays the role of an honest police officer, Vikram, on a mission to track down the notorious criminal Vedha (Vijay Sethupathi).

Despite facing challenges due to a budget of around 12 crores and issues with GST, the movie managed to earn over 60 crores at the box office. Directed and written by Pushkar-Gayatri, it won four Filmfare Awards.

12. Na Peru Surya, Naa Illu India

Movie Cast: Allu Arjun, Arjun Sarja, and R. Sarathkumar

Available on: ZEE5

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Allu Arjun takes on the role of Surya, an ambitious individual dreaming of joining the Indian Army. However, his journey takes a turn when he gets involved in a conflict with a terrorist, leading to a court martial. To pursue his dreams, he seeks approval from the top psychologist, Dr. Ram Krishnam Raju (Arjun Sarja). The film, directed and written by Vakkantham Vamsi, was released in Hindi as “Surya: The Soldier” on September 7, 2018.

13. Sarrainodu

Movie Cast: Allu Arjun, Rakul Preet Singh, and Catherine Tresa

Available on: YouTube, MX Player

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

“Sarrainodu” was the second-highest-grossing Telugu film in 2016, released on April 22, 2016. The Hindi-dubbed version gained popularity on YouTube on December 26, 2016, accumulating over 700 million views. Directed and co-written by Boyapati Srinu, it was produced by Allu Aravind under the Geetha Arts banner.

14. Sivaji: The Boss

Shivaji The Boss Hindi Dubbed

Movie Cast: Rajnikanth, Shriya Saran

Available on: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Rajnikanth plays the role of a software architect who returns to India from America. He formed the Shivaji Foundation, an NGO dedicated to helping the poor. The film has won one National Award and four Filmfare Awards. Its Hindi-dubbed version was released on 8 January 2010. Renowned director S. Shankar directed and wrote the screenplay and story.

15. Kanchana 2

Movie Cast: Raghav Lawrence, Nithya Menon, and Taapsee Pannu

Available on: MX Player

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10

This is an underrated film. Originally in Tamil, it later had Telugu and Kannada versions released as “Ganga” in May 2015 and “Kanchana 2” in 2016, respectively.

Raghav Lawrence is the writer, producer, and director of the film. Taapsee Pannu plays the role of Nandini, and Nithya Menon portrays Ganga. Raghav Lawrence takes on the dual roles of Raghav and Shiva. The film was released on April 17, 2015, with a budget of around 18 crores and a box office collection of approximately 120 crores.

16. Jai Bhim

Movie Cast: Suriya, Prakash Raj, Ravi Venkataraman, Rajisha Vijayan, K. Manikandan, Lijomol Jose

Available On: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 9.6/10

Superstar Suriya’s courtroom drama, “Jai Bhim,” is a blockbuster South Indian movie that hit the screens on November 2, 2021. This film, a social drama, has garnered critical acclaim from viewers. Directed by TJ Gnanavel, it’s not only a must-watch but also potentially award-worthy. Interestingly, Suriya himself took on the role of producer for this compelling project.

17. RRR

Movie Cast: Ram Charan, Jr. NTR, Ajay Devgn and Alia Bhatt

Available On: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 8/10

Rajamouli’s grand creation, “RRR,” broke numerous box office records upon its release in March 2022. The film climbed the charts to become the third highest-grossing film in India and the fourth highest-grossing Indian film of all time. Opening to stellar reviews from critics, it also captured the hearts of cinema-goers. For those eager to catch the Hindi version, it’s conveniently available on Netflix.

18. KGF-2

Movie Cast: Yash, Shrinidhi Shetty

Available on: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

The most successful Indian film of 2022, The Monster, “KGF-Chapter 2,” is available on Amazon Prime Video. The film had such a fantastic start at the box office that its Hindi version became the highest-grossing Hindi film on the first day. As an all-time blockbuster movie, it has set several records, including being the second-highest-grossing film in India and currently the third-highest-grossing Indian film of all time.

19. 777 Charlie

Movie Cast: Rakshit Shetty, Raj B. Shetty, and Sangeetha Sringeri

Available on: Voot

IMDb Rating: 9.1/10

sandalwood industry pan-Indian film “777 Charlie” has won the hearts of cinephiles at the box office. Despite being a low-budget film, it crossed the 100 crore mark in its theatrical run. It is available on Voot and holds an impressive rating of 9.1 on IMDb.

20. Pushpa

Movie Cast: Allu Arjun, Rashmika Mandanna

Available on: Amazon Prime

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Iconic star Allu Arjun’s 2022 release, Pushpa, emerged as a commercial success in all its versions. The Hindi version alone grossed over 100 crores in its theatrical run, a significant achievement, especially considering the film’s release without extensive promotion and marketing in theaters. It is available on Amazon Prime, with an IMDb rating of 7.6/10.

21. Kantaara

Movie Cast: Rishab Shetty, Pramod, Sapthami Gauri

Available on: Amazon Prime Video from November 24th

IMDb Rating: 9.3/10

Kannada actor-director Rishab Shetty’s film Kantaara set multiple records at the box office. With a budget of only 15–16 crores, the film crossed the 400 crore mark, earning praise for Rishab’s performance, direction, and writing from Bollywood producers to politicians and cricketers alike. It will be available on Amazon Prime Video starting November 24th, with an impressive IMDb rating of 9.3/10.

Questions Often Asked About All-Time Best South Indian Films:

Q: Which is the best South Indian films in Hindi?
A: For the ultimate cinematic experience, you can watch Baahubali Parts 1 and 2. If you’re a dog lover, don’t miss Charlie 777.

Q: Which is the best Telugu film of 2023?
A: Virupaksha and Dashara are the best South Indian films of 2023.

Q: Who is the top actor in southern India?
A: Vikram, Vijay, Surya, Ram Charan, Prabhas, Junior NTR, Allu Arjun,
Kamal Haasan.”

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