Kabzaa in Top 10 list of IMDB’s Most Anticipated film 2023; Beats Thalapathy 67 & SRK’s Dunki

Upendra starrer Kabzaa makes it to the IMDB’s list of Top 10 most anticipated films of 2023. Helmed by R. Chandru, the film stands above Thalapathy 67, SRK’s Dunki, and many more.

The rise of the Kannada film industry

The Kannada film industry is now acknowledged in India thanks to last year’s massive hits like KGF: Chapter 2, Kantara, and 777 Charlie. The industry has undoubtedly raised the standards in terms of quality content. It is now almost at par with the Tamil and Telugu industries, in terms of production value and popularity.


Another film now appears to be developing a lot of excitement nationwide, is Kabzaa. With 30 million views in the Kannada version alone, the movie’s teaser has met with an overwhelmingly positive response.

Fans have cited parallels between Kabzaa and KGF 2. Many aspects of this Upendra-starrer have been likened to Yash’s successful movie, including the cinematography and content. If this favorable comparison was not enough as an extra feather on the cap, there is more.

The IMDB’s list

Kabzaa came in seventh on IMDB’s list of the ‘Most Anticipated Indian Movies of 2023’. This shows how much interest the film has garnered.


Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan comes in first on the list, followed by Allu Arjun’s Pushpa 2 in second. The following three movies are Salaar, Adipurush, and Khan’s other film, Jawan. Kabzaa is next to Vijay’s Varisu. The Upendra starrer happens to be the only Kannada film on the IMDB list.

Helmed by R. Chandru, Kabzaa’s production team is currently busy with dubbing and other post-production work, after just wrapping up its filming. As the first Kannada film to be dubbed in seven languages: Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali, Marathi, and Oriya, there is a lot of excitement surrounding the movie.