The cinemas have opened for business in some states with no constraints other than Covid-19 norms such as sanitization, while in others they are limited in seating capacity. When viewers were finally allowed to enjoy the cinematic experience in theatres, there was a profound sense of relief and a surge of joy.
And South Indian flicks have done exceptionally well at the box office. This year is about to end soon & we've compiled a list of the top 5 south Indian movies of 2021 that have won hearts in all corners of the country. Given below a list of top 5 Highest-grossing south Indian movies of 2021.
Release Date- 13 January 2021
Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj
Starring Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, Malavika Mohanan, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj, Andrea Jeremiah, Arjun Das and Gouri G. Kishan, The movie amassed a whopping ₹230 crores at the box office. The budget of the film was ₹135 crores.
Release Date- 17 December 2021
Pushpa- The Rise turned out to be a mega box office blockbuster. Pushpa featuring Allu Arjun & Rashmika Mandanna in lead roles, crossed the ₹100 crore mark within 3 days of its release.
Release Date- 4 November 2021
Starring Rajinikanth, Khushbu, Meena, Nayanthara and Keerthy Suresh in lead roles, the movie turned out to be a super-hit. Annaatthe grossed more than ₹239 crores on a budget of ₹180 crores.
Release Date- 2 December 2021
Director: Boyapati Srinu
The film, which was released on December 2, 2021, received mixed reviews, with appreciation for Balakrishna's acting as Aghora but criticism for the plot.  However, the film was a commercial triumph, making over ₹100 crores at the box office.
Release Date- 9 April 2021
Director: Venu Sriram
Offfical remake of 2016 hit film PInk, Vakeel Saab turned out to be a super-hit film. The film grossed more than 42 crore at the box office on its first day, with a distributor's share of ₹33 crore. In its first week, the film grossed ₹100 crores.