As we are close to the end of the year 2016, which gave us movie lovers some big movies like Rajinikanth's gangster film Kabali, Vijay's Theri and Jr. NTR's Janatha Garage, we have made a list of some cracking movies that will be releasing in 2017. While we are yet to see some of the most anticipated South Indian films of 2016 like Surya's Singam 3 aka S3, Arya's Kadamban and Ram Charan's Dhruva, let us have a look at some of the most massive films that we are looking forward to watching in 2017.
So go ahead and go through our list of movie and their estimated release dates. And remember that you read it here first.
1. Baahubali: The ConclusionThe sequel to the record-breaking hit of the 2015 movie Baahubali: The Beginning is probably the most anticipated movie of 2017. The movie will see the return of Prabhas and Rana Daggubati reprising their roles as Shivudu/Baahubali and Bhallaladeva respectively, in a much meaner and stronger look. The trailer for this movie will no doubt break all records. Directed by S.S. Rajamouli, Baahubali: The Conclusion is slated for release in April 2017 and will finally reveal why Kattappa killed Baahubali.
2. Khaidi No. 150Chiranjeevi will be seen back on the movie screen after a long gap in the Telugu movie Khaidi No. 150 directed by V V Vinayak, which is the megastar's 150th movie. Khaidi No. 150 is a remake of the Tamil movie Kaththi (2014) directed by AR Murugadoss starring Vijay. The movie is all set for a January 2017 release and will cater to the craze for Chiru's dance moves. Kajal Aggarwal is also part of the film. The cast and crew currently are busy shooting the songs in the exotic locations of Europe.
3. KatamarayuduThe Pawan Kalyan starrer Telugu movie Katamarayudu, directed by Kishore Kumar, is slated for a March 2017 release. The movie also stars Shruti Haasan and is a remake of the Tamil movie Veeram (2014). On the 46th birthday of the star on September 2nd, the producer Sharath Marar took to Twitter to wish the actor and also released the title poster.
4.GuruVenky, as Venkatesh Daggubati is fondly called, will be seen next year in theatres in the Telugu movie Guru. The first look poster of the boxing drama saw Venky all beefed up with a rugged beard. Guru, which will release in 2017, is an official remake of the January 2016 Tamil movie Irudhi Suttru starring
Superstar Rajinikanth will be back to entertain us with the movie 2.0, which is the sequel to his 2010 blockbuster science-fiction film, Enthiran/Robot. Apart from Amy Jackson, the movie will also star Akshay Kumar in the role of an antagonist. This will be the first Tamil film for the Khiladi ever. The movie is directed by Shankar and is slated to release in 2017. With the first look still not out, the movie has created a lot of interest among fans already.
6. BairavaaAfter giving us a blockbuster movie Theri in 2016, Ilayathalapathy Vijay is all set to give us another next year. His movie Bairavaa directed by Bharathan will be releasing early 2017 and from the teaser that was released on October, 27th, the Tamil movie which also stars Keerthy Suresh looks to be a true entertainer next year.
8. Velaiyilla Pattathari 2
Dhanush recently announced the sequel of his 2014 movie, which will be directed by his sister-in-law Soundarya Rajinikanth, who made her directorial debut with the 2014 movie Kochadaiiyaan. VIP2 will be a bilingual movie being made in Tamil and Telugu.
9. Vada Chennai
From the looks of it, 2017 may be all about Dhanush as he has another Tamil movie titled Vada Chennai expected to release in 2017. Directed by Vetrimaaran, the movie is reported to be a story of 30 years in the life of a gangster and will be a multistarrer as reports suggest Vijay Sethupathi will also be playing an important role.
Besides these Tamil movies, 2017 will also see the spy-thriller movie starring Ajith in the lead role which is yet untitled. Fans have been calling the movie Thala 57.
Lucifer, starring Mohanlal in the lead, will be the most anticipated Malayalam film in 2017 not only because it has Mohanlal playing the lead role but also because this movie will mark the directorial debut of actor Prithviraj Sukumaran. With two of the biggest stars of Mollywood coming together in a project, this movie is set to be the movie to watch out for in 2017.
1971 : Beyond Borders is another Mollywood movie fans of Mohanlal and Malayalam cinema will be waiting for. The movie directed by Major Ravi also stars Tollywood star Allu Sirish. Major Ravi is known for his movies like Picket 43 (2015), Kandahar (2010) and Kurukshetra(2008), all of which are based on the military. 1971: Beyond Borders, as the name suggests is going to be based on the 1971 Indo-Pak war.
Prithviraj and Parvathy will be seen together once again in a Malayalam movie after their blockbuster hit movie Ennu Ninte Moideen. My Story, which is expected to release next year, will be directed by debutant Director Roshni Dinaker.
Sandalwood hero Puneeth Rajakumar will be seen in a Kannada movie in 2017 which also star Priya Anand. The movie is directed by Santhosh Anandram of the Mr and Mrs Ramachari fame.
Kannada rocking star Yash will be seen in the movie KGF directed by Prashanth Neel of Ugramm fame next year. Yash's previous movie Santhu Straight Forward fared well at the box office.
The movie directed by Suri will have Shivarajkumar and
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