Here are a few of the most popular South movies with outrageously high production expenses

The 4 most expensive South films ever made

It is not surprising that South cinema is becoming more and more popular. These films, which were produced on lavish budgets and provide audiences with new material, are not only making money in their home markets but also at movie theatres all over the nation. It’s clear that South cinema has finally made it big nationally and internationally, given the recent super success of the high-profile regional releases and that this trend will continue.

The Baahubali film series

Two of the most expensive and significant Indian movies, Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, are directed by SS Rajamouli. In the movie, major parts are played by Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishna, Sathyaraj, and Nassar. The Indian Express claims that the two-film franchise’s production cost was Rs 430 crore (Baahubali 1 cost Rs 180 crore, while Baahubali 2 budget stood at Rs 250 crore).


The science fiction film stars Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar, as well as a dismantled humanoid robot who competes against a former ornithologist. 2.0 reportedly had a luxurious budget of Rs. 600 crores, according to Outlook.


RRR is a massive historical action film that stars Alia Bhatt and Ram Charan, Jr. NTR in the key roles. It tells the tale of two revolutionaries who battle the British Raj. The movie ended up being a box office success. India Today reports that a considerable sum of money was spent on the production of RRR. A 450 crore rupee budget was used to produce it.

Pushpa: The Rise

Allu Arjun delivers punches and engages in some lethal action sequences in Pushpa: The Rise, one of the biggest hits of 2021. The movie portrays the tale of Pushpa, a guy who is not treated with respect in Seshachalam town and whose name has no importance. Then he makes the decision to succeed on his own without the help of his father’s family. It cost Rs 200 crore to produce, according to India Today.