12 Most Expected Kannada Movies with their Probable Release dates

Expected Kannada Movies

Movies are certainly a primary source of Entertainment in India and every language here is enriched with an art of story-telling. Every year we release a record number of movies and each week is filled with the same level of curiosity and enthusiasm. In this context, if we look at the Kannada movies then there are some interesting stories and portraits to watch out for. Come, let’s see what we have in store from KFI in 2017-18. Check out this list of the most expected Kannada Movies that are truly worth your wait.

12 Most Expected Kannada Movies to watch out

Raju Kannada Medium

We all loved the subtle comedy portrayed in the movie ‘First Rank Raju’ and the storyline of this witty movie was too hilarious to handle. Now, the team of First Rank Raju is back with yet another comical story called ‘Raju Kannada Medium.’ Right from its first day of the announcement, this movie is in news for all good reasons. With Kiccha Sudeep joining the party, Raju Kannada Medium has created a lot of expectations in Sandalwood.

Main Cast: Gurunandan, Avantika Shetty, Kiccha Sudeep, Suchendra Prasad.

Expected release date: 13 October 2017.

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Humble Politician Nagaraj

Produced by Rakshit’s Shetty Paramvah Studios, Hemanth M Rao’s Lost and Found films and Pushkara Productions, Humble Politician Nagraj is a political satire movie. The movie features our very own Danish Sait who is a popular RJ, Prankster, Orator and RCB’s Nograj. The trailer of Humble Politician Nograj was trending #1 for 2-3 days on Youtube and was received well across the globe. Personally, I’m waiting for this movie for a long time and the time has come now to witness the wittiness of Danish sait as Humble politician nograj on the silver screen.

Main Cast: Danish Sait, Sruthi Hariharan, Roger Narayan, Vijay Chendoor.

Expected release date: 10 November 2017.

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Gultoo is a new age murder story written and directed by Janardhan Chikkanna. Posters of this movie are so intriguing that it creates a curiosity and an urge to watch out for the movie.

Main Cast: Naveen Shankar, Sonu Gowda, Avinash, Pramod Shetty.

Expected release date: 6 October 2017.

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Huliraaya is an action and mystic story written and directed by Aravind Kaushik. Backed by Rakshith’s shetty’s Paramavah Studios, Huliraaya promises to tell a story which has not been told earlier.

Main Cast: Divya, Balu Nagendra, Kuldeep, and others.

Expected release date: 6 October 2017.

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Starring Century Star Shiv Raj Kumar and Ugram fame Sri Murali, Mufti is one of the most expected movies of the sandalwood. It is an action thriller written and directed by Narthan and produced under Jayanna combines.

Main Cast: Shiv Rajkumar, Sri Murali, Shanvi Srivatsav, Vasishta.

Expected release date: 10 Nov 2017.

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Sathya Harischandra

The most loved combo of Sandalwood is back again with this romantic entertainer written and directed by Dayala Padmanabhan, produced by K Manju. Starring Sharan and Chikkan in lead roles, Sathya Harischandra is going to be another blockbuster for sure.

Main Cast: Sharan, Chikkanna, Sanchitha Padukone

Expected release date: 20 October 2017.

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Upendra Matte Baa

It’s been a long while we haven’t seen Upendra on a silver screen. The actor was last seen in Mukuna Murari which was one of the greatest hits of 2016. Shout to all Upendra fans, brace yourself for Upendra matte baa which is a remake of Telugu movie, Soggade Chinni Nayana.

Main Cast: Upendra, Prema, Sruthi Hariharan, Sadhu Kokila.

Expected release date: 20 October 2017.

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After a roaring success of Rangitaranga, Nirup Bhandari and Avantika Shetty are back with Raaja Ratha. The team has released the first poster of the movie and it is simply intriguing and beautiful. This is a romantic comedy entertainer written and directed by Anup Bhandari.

Main Cast: Nirup Bhandari, Avanthika Shetty, Ravi Shankar, Arya.

Expected release date: Late by November.


After Kaddipudi, Shiv Raj Kumar and Suri are back with this romantic action entertainer called Tagaru. Suri is known as a great story-teller of Sandalwood and with Shiv Raj Kumar in a lead role, Tagaru has created a lot of expectations among their fans.

Main Cast: Shiv Rajkumar, Manvitha Harish, Dhananjay, Vasishta.

Expected release date: 15 December 2017.

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The Villain

There is always a craze for this deadly combo of Shiv Rajkumar and Jogi Prem. With Kiccha Sudeep joining the party, the expectations for this movie has tripled. Right from its first day of the announcement, Villain is in news and fans are in wait.

Main Cast: Shiv Rajkumar, Sudeep, Army Jackson, Sruthi Hariharan.

Expected release date: 14 Jan 2018.

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All the speculations and gossips have taken a new form and shape in case of this movie. The lanes of Gandhinagar has literally become a hot stove cooking variety of stories around it. From gossips of Darshan dropping the project, production team failing to cast Shiv Raj Kumar and Sudeep for the movie to Rana Daggubati playing a character, there are few details about Kurukshetra movie, Darshan Toogudeep’s 50th and undoubtedly the most expensive project of South Indian Film Industry after Baahubali.

Continue ReadingComplete and Final Cast of Kurukshetra

Expected release date: Unknown

Expected Kannada Movies


With all the success stories in the past, now the actor is all set for his new release and the entire Karnataka is waiting to watch their star back on the silver screen. By this time you might have guessed about the movie we are talking about. Yes, it is KGF, the much awaited Kannada movie starring none other than the Rocking star Yash.

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Expected release date: Unknown

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Few Other Movies in the Queue: Avane Sriman Narayana (Rakshith Shetty), Pailwan (Sudeep), College Kumar (Vicky, Samuyukhta Hegde), and Duniya 2.

So, this was the list of most expected Kannada movies to watch out for. If you have anything to share on this topic then please let us know in the comments below.

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