Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has released the list of the top 10 Popular Indian movies and web series of 2022 so far. In this post. We will specifically talk about the top 10 movies of the year. It is a big surprise that the list is dominated by South movies. Only one Bollywood movie, The Kashmir Files, makes a cut in the list. The Vivek Agnihotri directional was widely appreciated in the country for its harsh and real depiction of the difficulties experienced by Kashmiri Pandits.
Coming to the list, SS Rajamouli’s epic drama RRR is ranked number one and Vivek Agnihotri’s The Kashmir Files took the second spot. The next is a sequel to the 2018 superhit Kannada blockbuster KGF. Despite being a mass entertainer. KGF Chapter 2 has an impeccable IMDB rating of 8.4. The list is based on popularity and not on IMDb rating. IMDb creates the list of the most popular movies and web series using the data of real page views with more than 200 million per month visitors to IMDb.
Here is a list of IMDb’s most popular Indian movies of 2022:
1) RRR (Rise Roar Revolt) (7.9/10)
RRR or Rise Roar Revolt tells a pre-Independence fictional story of two real Indian revolutionaries in the 1920s — Alluri Sitarama Raju (Ram Charan) and Komaram Bheem (N T Rama Rao Jr).
2) The Kashmir Files (8.3/10)
Written and directed by Vivek Agnihotri and based on the life of Kashmiri pandits during the 1990 Kashmir insurgency. The Kashmir Files is based on first-generation video interviews of victims of the Kashmiri massacre.
3) KGF Chapter 2 (8.4/10)
Starring Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, and Srinidhi Shetty, the movie is a sequel to the 2018 movie KGF Chapter 1. KGF Chapter 2 follows the story of Rocky (Yash) who after establishing himself as the kingpin of Kolar Gold Fields, fights against enemies and government officials to retain his supremacy.
4) Vikram (8.4/10)
Vikram is a spiritual successor of the 1986 movie of the same name. It is the second installment in the Lokesh Cinematic Universe (LCU). The plot continues from Kaithi (2019) and follows a secret squad led by Amar (Fahadh Faasil) tracking down masked vigilantes, while he learns of a drug syndicate group called Vetti Vagaiyara, led by Santhanam (Vijay Sethupathi), who wants the missing drugs to be delivered to his boss Rolex (Suriya).
5) Kantara (8.6/10)
Writer, director, and actor Rishab Shetty took the age-old theme of man versus nature and created one of the biggest blockbusters of the year. The movie involves the culture of Kambala and Bhootha Kola.
6) Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (8.8/10)
Starring R. Madhavan, Rocketry is a biopic drama based on the life of the former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan who was falsely accused of being a spy and arrested in 1994. Though free. He is still fighting for justice, with those police officials alleged to have falsely implicated him, still free.
7) Major (8.2/10)
Based on the life of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan who was martyred in the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Major stars Adivi Sesh in the titular role. Adivi received enormous acclaim for doing justice to his character and bringing emotional honesty to the movie.
8) Sita Ramam (8.6/10)
An emotional ride starring Dulquer Salmaan, Mrunal Thakur, and Rashmika Mandanna, Sita Ramam is a sweet, poetic romantic love story.
9) Ponniyin Selvan: Part I (7.9/10)
Based on Kalki Krishnamurthy’s 1955 novel, Mani Ratnam’s epic historical action drama received praise for powerful performance by its lead cast members which include Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, and Trisha.
10) 777 Charlie (8.9/10)
Directed by Kiranraj K, 777 Charlie is a Kannada dramedy starring Rakshit Shetty, Sangeetha Sringeri, Raj B. Shetty, Danish Sait, and Bobby Simha. The movie follows the journey and bonding between a lonely factory worker and a stray labrador dog.