South Indian films seem to predominate as nine of the ten most popular Indian films on the IMDb list come from southern states, starting with S. S. Rajamouli’s magnum opus ‘RRR’ which took the top spot, followed by ‘The Kashmir Files’ – the only Hindi movie in the list.
Filmmaker Rajamouli said of ‘RRR’ which is the most popular Indian film of 2022 on IMDb, saying “RRR is a story of friendship that everyone can relate to, told in a style inspired by ancient Indian stories and it is a film that I am very close to. to my heart.”
He added: “I am grateful to IMDb for the honor and would like to thank viewers around the world for their love and appreciation. This celebration belongs to the entire cast and crew who have worked relentlessly to create the magical viewers on the screen.”
The third spot on the list was taken by Yash starrer ‘KGF: Chapter 2’ followed by ‘Vikram’ featuring the heavyweights of Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu cinema – Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, Fahad Faasil and Suriya .
The Rishab Shetty starrer surprise super hit ‘Kantara’ is also on the list at the 5th position with R. Madhavan’s directorial debut ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’, a biopic about Indian space scientist Nambi Narayanan, taking the number 6 position.
‘Major’, another biopic on the list, based on Indian army officer – Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who gave his life to the service of the nation during the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai, ranks number 7.
The Dulquer Salmaan, Mrunal Thakur and Rashmika Mandana starrer ‘Sita Ramam’ has landed at the number 8 position with Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus ‘Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1’ at 9th and ‘777 Charlie’ at 10th respectively.
In terms of web series, ‘Panchayat’ is the most popular Indian series according to IMDb, followed by ‘Delhi Crime’, ‘Rocket Boys’ and ‘Human’ at the second, third and fourth spots respectively.