Every major South Indian film industry announcements of 2021 : Bollywood News

With cinema halls shutting down and shootings coming to a halt, the year 2020 has not been great for the Indian film industry. However, the beginning of the new year brought in a lot of hope for the industry and cinema lovers. Makers started announcing updates and new projects as soon as we entered 2021. All four South industries made major announcements in the past two days. From teasers to release dates to some unexpected surprises, here are the announcements made on New Year:


Drishyam 2

As soon as the clock struck 12 and India entered the New Year, Mohanlal took to his social media handles to share the teaser of Drishyam 2 and announced that the film will be released on Amazon Prime Video skipping its theatrical release. The film which is a sequel to the 2013 film directed by Jeethu Joseph will take over from where the first part ends. The film was completely shot after lockdown restrictions were lifted.


Dulquer Salman starrer Kurup was one of the most anticipated films of 2020 and was supposed to hit the theatres in May last year. On New Year’s Day, Dulquer unveiled a new poster of the film featuring him and Sobhita Dhulipala and said that the film will be released in theatres in 2021.

Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham

Directed by Priyadarshan, the film has Mohanlal in the lead. Few hours before the New Year, it was announced that the long-awaited film will be released in theatres on March 26, 2021.


On the eve of January 2, Nivin Pauly took to his social media handle to announce the release date of his next. Directed by Rajeev Ravi, Thuramukham will be released on the occasion of Eid on may 13, 2021.



Aayirathil Oruvan 2 

One of the biggest announcements came from actor Dhanush and filmmaker Selvaraghavan. Ten years after the release of Aayirathil Oruvan, the actor-director duo are all set to reunite for the sequel of the film. However, the film will be released only in 2024. Dhanush on his Twitter handle said that the pre-production of the film will alone take a year.

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