Love stories have always captured the hearts and imaginations of audiences around the world, and South Indian cinema is no exception. With its emotionally charged storylines and brilliant performances, the South Indian film industry has produced some of the most iconic romantic movies of all time. Let us take a look at the top 10 best romantic South Indian movies with the most emotional love stories that have left a lasting impression on audiences. From the heartwarming “Dia” to the poignant “Color Photo,” these films are a must-watch for anyone who loves a good love story.
Romance/Drama ‧ 2h 37m
“96” is a Tamil romantic film that follows the story of two high school sweethearts who reunite after 22 years. It’s an emotional and heartwarming love story with exceptional performances by Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha.
Romance/Drama ‧ 2h 16m
“Dia” is a Kannada film that explores the intricacies of love through the eyes of three different characters. It’s a beautifully crafted and emotionally charged film with stellar performances and a captivating storyline.
3. Love Mocktail
Drama/Drama ‧ 2h 27m
“Love Mocktail” is a Kannada film that revolves around the love story of Adi and his journey of self-discovery. It’s a relatable and heartwarming film that captures the essence of first love and the struggles that come with it.
4. Color Photo
Romance/Drama . 2h 22m
“Color Photo” is a Telugu film that explores the themes of love, caste, and discrimination. It’s a poignant and moving film that offers a fresh perspective on the complexities of love in a society that’s deeply divided by caste.
5. Raja Rani
Romance/Drama ‧ 2h 39m
“Raja Rani” is a Tamil film that follows the love story of John and Regina, who are forced to marry each. At one point the story unfolds the flashback of each of their past love story. It’s a beautifully crafted film with great performances and a touching storyline.
Romance/Drama ‧ 2h 34m
“Majili” is a Telugu film that follows the love story of Poorna and Anshu, who are separated by fate and reunited after several years. It’s a heartwarming and emotional film with brilliant performances by Naga Chaitanya and Samantha.
7. Dear Comrade
Drama/Romance ‧ 2h 50m
“Dear Comrade” is a Telugu film that follows the love story of Bobby and Lilly, who are deeply committed to each other despite their differences. It’s a powerful and emotional film that explores themes of love, loss, and redemption.
8. Sita Ramam
Romance/Historical drama ‧ 2h 43m
“Sita Ramam” is a Telugu language periodic drama which explores the love story of Lieutenant Ram who receives a letter with unknown name Sita Mahalakshmi. It’s a heartwarming and emotional film with great performances by Dulquer Salmaan and Mrunal Thakur.
Drama/Romance ‧ 2h 25m
“3” is a Tamil film that follows the love story of Ram and Janani, who are deeply in love with each other but face several obstacles in their relationship. It’s a poignant and moving film with great performances by Dhanush and Shruti Haasan.
10. 777 Charlie (Special Mention)
Drama/Adventure ‧ 2h 44m
While all the movies listed above showcase romantic relationships between men and women, this particular movie depicts the pure and unconditional love between a man and a dog.
“777 Charlie” is a Kannada film that follows the journey of a dog named Charlie and his bond with his human companion. It’s a heartwarming and emotional film that explores themes of love, loyalty, and friendship.