New Delhi: There were a couple of South Indian movies of 2022 that released and struck an instant chord with the audience. From nail-biting plot twists to gripping narratives, these South thriller movies not only kept the audience on the edge of their seats until the very end, but also received positive feedback online.
With Bollywood’s latest thriller Drishyam 2 starring Ajay Devgn and Tabu performing well at the box office, we’ve compiled a list of 5 South Indian movies of 2022 with IMDb ratings of 7 or higher. Scroll down to see the full list.
JANA GANA MANA – NETFLIX
The murder of a college instructor, which shocks the entire country, is the central theme of the Malayalam legal thriller starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Suraj Venjaramoodu in the key roles. While a commotion causes the investigating police officer further difficulties, the movie’s plot takes an interesting turn when he finds himself entangled in a more complicated issue.
IMDb score: 8.3
BHEESHMA PARVAM – DISNEY+ HOTSTAR
A couple of the young family members team up with Michael’s adversaries to overthrow him when he assumes control of the family business. Can they win, though? Mammootty, Farhaan Faasil, Soubin Shahir, and more talented actors promise to keep you on the edge of your seat right up to the very end with their intriguing twists and compelling performances.
Rating on IMDb: 7.7
JOHN LUTHER – AMAZON PRIME VIDEO
Popular South actor Jayasurya and up-and-coming director Abhijith Joseph collaborated on an intriguing thriller about a workaholic police investigator who risks his career by cracking the case of a missing teacher. You’ll be engrossed in the screen thanks to the suspenseful plot of the Malayalam thriller movie, which earned favourable reviews from both the audience and the reviewers.
IMDb rating: 7.3
RORSCHACH – DISNEY+ HOTSTAR
Megastar Mammootty, who is known for lifting the bar with each movie, left no detail unattended. The neo-noir psychological thriller centres on a man with a mysterious past. He is adamant to seek revenge.
IMDb score: 7.2
SALUTE – SONYLIV
The protagonist of the action thriller starring Dulquer Salmaan and Diana Penty is a police officer who unearths surprising information regarding a previous case that establishes a man’s innocence. Will he be successful in exposing the truth?
IMDb score: 7.