With the first half of 2017 loaded with super successful films like Raajakumara and Bangara S/o Bangarada ManushyaKannada film industry is gearing to stun the audience with a host of upcoming movies which are sure to create a stir down south! We get you a list of Kannada movies which should be on your weekend planner in the coming months.

1. Mugulu Nage

After Pataki, Golden star Ganesh is gearing up for his next Mugulu Nage releasing in July co-starring Apoorva Arora, Nikitha Narayan and Ashika Ranganath in the lead roles. The movie also stars Amulya Moulya, of Cheluvina Chittara fame in a cameo role. This will be his third collaboration with director Yogaraj Bhat after super successful Mungaru Male and Gaalipata.

With the golden partnership of Ganesh and Yogaraj Bhat, this one is definitely going to woo Ganesh fans big time!

2. Vismaya

Vismaya marks the 150th film of Arjun Sarja. Vismaya is being directed by Arun Vaidyanathan who will also be directing the film's Tamil version titled Nibunan. The film is a neo-noir crime drama with high octane action sequences expected. It also stars Sruthi Hariharan as the female lead as well as Prasanna,Vaibhav and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in prominent roles. The film is slated to release on July 7, 2017

3. Anjaniputra

After the mammoth success of his last release Raajakumara, Sandalwood's Power Star Puneeth Rajkumar will soon be seen in Anjaniputra, a remake of Vishal and Shruti Haasan starrer Tamil film Poojai (2014). Directed by Harsha, film's music will be composed by Arjun Janya. Puneeth will be seen opposite Kirik Party lead actress Rashmika Mandanna who was recently in the news for her engagement announcement with Rakshit Shetty who was her co-star from her first film Kirik Party. The pretty Hariprriya will be making a special appearance in a song reported to be titled Garage. Anjaniputra is slated to release in August this year.

4. Tarak

Last seen in ChakravarthyDarshan will soon be seen again in Tarak starring Sruthi Hariharan and Rashmika Mandanna in lead roles. The action entertainer is helmed by Prakash of Milana fame and music is composed by Arjun Janya. Tarak is highly anticipated as it is the 49th film of the star. It will hit the screens on 29th September 2017.

5. Tagaru

Shiva Rajkumar will be seen in a film directed by Soori, titled Tagaru, opposite Manvitha Harish slated to release in September. The film is an action entertainer and will be his fourth release of the year after Shrikanta, Mufti and Bangara S/o Bangarada Manushya, all of which received a lot of accolades.

-By Aishwarya Acharya