Apart from all the disaster that happened in 2020, this year has got back some top superstar’s impeccable performances that are worth looking for. Maybe it has released on OTT or in the theatre these top South Indian stars have kept their benchmark high in anyway!
Let’s look into the top South Superstars, who’ve yet again made us fall for their Impeccable Performances in 2020:
• Allu Arjun in Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo (Telugu)
Directed by Trivikram Srinivas, starring Allu Arjun as Bantu in the lead released in January. Be it his comic timings, sarcasm, aggression, emotions, style, dance or fights he has perfectly balanced the wholesome character with all ease. Fight scene in which his sister’s dupatta begins a hitting weapon is mind-blowing, his most loved dance moves have become favorite around the globe including Australian cricketer David Warner, dancing moves by playing songs in the boardroom has went to the next level the scene which we cannot get bored of enjoying often. Definitely the best movie and performance by Stylish Star of 2020 for Tollywood, after coming from long two years break.
• Murli Sharma in Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo (Telugu)
Murli Sharma played a role of Valmiki a middle class father, who is greedy man yet lame from one leg is hilarious yet stunning with his attitude and aggression. Usually there is no villain in this film unlike any other movie has, but if the question comes that who is the villain of this film? Then somewhere we can call Valmiki, to know watch the film. As Murli has came up with yet another impressive role which is disparate from his previous films.
• Nithya Menen in Psycho (Tamil)
Directed by Mysskin, starring Nithya Menen as Kamala released in January is based on the Buddhist tale of Angulimala (Rajkumar Pitchumani). Nithya is funny and unpredictable as a foul-mouthed cop on a wheelchair, in this dark serial killer film.
• Fahadh Faasil in Trance (Malayalam)
Directed by Anwar Rasheed released in February. Viju (Fahadh) is a motivational speaker by profession who is later spotted by one man and makes him enter into the religious scam. Fahadh Faasil is the actor where he don’t talk anything yet his eyes speak a lot, that aggression/emotions come through his eyes itself. That loud voice when he shouts to influence people and grab under him is just terrifying, how can one drag his tone so long in loud voice. The scene when he claps without touching his both hands is yet staggering. After different role played in Athiran (2019) this film bought yet another fact of Fahadh is perfect to be called as versatile actor.
• Prithviraj Sukumaran in Ayyappanum Koshiyum (Malayalam)
Directed by Sachy, starring Biju Menon as Ayyappan and Prithviraj Sukumaran as Koshi in the lead, released in February month. Koshi leaves in the attitude of his father’s name the story unturns when he gets into the fight with polic officer Ayyappan. After delivery a grey shade character in Driving License (2019), yet he came for the second time in the same negative role is just staggering to watch him. His attitude, fights, aggression, proves how amazing actor he has been throughout his film career.
And no doubt Biju Menon was also equally tough actor as Prithvi had been in the film. Yes, Ayyappan’s role was equally appreciated after Koshi’s.
• Aishwarya Rajesh in Ka Pae Ranasingam (Tamil)
Directed by Virumandi, starring Aishwarya Rajesh as Ariyanachi alongside Vijay Sethupathi as Ranasingam as his wife, released in October. Ariyanachi’s husband met with an accident in abroad and she fights to bring his dead body to the coutry. Despite of there being a actor like Vijay we cannot take our eyes off from Aishwarya, who has shoulder up the entire film with her emotions who can make any person fall into tears. One of the top natural actress from Kollywood Industry, who’s complexion as never been a barrier to prove that now fabulous actor she is.
• Keerthy Suresh in Penguin (Tamil) and Miss India (Telugu)
Penguin directed by Eashvar Karthic, starring National Award winner Keerthy Suresh as Rhythm in the lead, released in June. Rhythm, a pregnant mom gets on to the road in finding for his first son who goes missing. Fighting the one who is in her hands plus the one who is in her womb, though the film didn’t go well among the audience mostly due to the unskillful performance of the rest of the cast but we can’t deny the fact that Keerthy was impressive in her role.
Miss India is directed by Narendra Nath, a film is shoulder up with Keerthy Suresh as Manasa, released in November. A girl who wants to study MBA and setup her own business to become successful. Latter many people tries to drag her down but she goes against such stereotypical thoughts of that girl cannot be a businesswoman. Career being first before marriage, style, attitude, dialogue delivery is so impressive side of Keerthy. Previously whom we saw in bubbly roles who is all cute in her weight to watch but through Miss India she broke the fact that she can perform attitude roles too and we saw her loosing so much of weight.
• Sai Pallavi in Paava Kadhaigal (Tamil)
Released in December, a series of four short films. In this anthology film revolving around the misplaced and casteist notions about ‘honor’, Sai Pallavi as Sumathi plays a pregnant woman who marries with a guy without knowing his family and also her family being angry on her. But later she goes back to her home for baby shower rituals in bidding of her father. She will grab your all attention at her role in the end, how she pleads her dad.
Last saw her in Athiran (2019) without uttering a single word she blown us just with her acting of expressions being an abnormal or a psycho patient. Yet again Paava Kadhaigal stands out impartially not with a long running time role? But just within a short span of time.
• Simran in Paava Kadhaigal (Tamil)
Simran as Mathi (a mother) is worth watching when a mom turn-around from her conservative stance made for a compelling watch. Her wide eyes did not deny a fact that she’s well trained classical dancer, so expressive stunned us impressive!
One of the top face actresses in the Indian cinema, who worked in all four South Indian languages including Hindi.