7 Greatest Thrillers of South Indian Cinema

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Manjummel Boys (2024) - Disney+ Hotstar

Manjummel Boys is a nerve-wracking survival thriller that gives us one of the great friendship stories. Painstaking effort and intelligence seem to have gone into every second of the film, not letting our attention slide for a moment.

Vikram Vedha (2017) - Disney+ Hotstar

A riveting crime thriller inspired by the tale of Vikram and Betaal, where a cop and a gangster engage in a cat-and-mouse game of wits.

Bramayugam (2024) -SonyLiv

Bramayugam is an allegorical horror film at its best in this eerie commentary about power struggle. The intermingling of multiple tight storylines makes sure the film moves with the pace of a thriller, pausing only when it has to underline a strong emotion.

Irul (2021) - Netflix

A couple's romantic getaway turns into a nightmarish ordeal when they seek refuge in a stranger's house during a storm, only to discover a sinister mystery lurking within its walls.

Kaithi (2019) - SonyLIV

A gripping action thriller where a recently released prisoner races against time to save his daughter, featuring intense action sequences and a suspenseful narrative.

Manichitrathazhu (1993) - Disney+ Hotstar

Nakulan and his family relocate to his allegedly ghostly ancestral home. But when his cousin begins acting strangely, Nakulan seeks assistance from his psychiatrist pal.

Kantara (2022) - Netflix

When greed leads to betrayal, plotting, and homicide, a young tribal hesitantly embraces the customs of his forefathers to pursue fairness.

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