There is no denying that the year 2022 was loaded with many exciting and successful movies and managed to force the audience back to the theatres. However, this year there were many ups and downs in the Indian film industry. 2022 demonstrated that viewers no longer care about celebrity power by surprise hits and high-budget failures. Now, they only connect with high-quality content. Additionally, it seems like South Indian movies are outpacing Bollywood in every respect. Google has finally released the list of the world’s and India’s most searched movies of 2022.
1. Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva
Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor play the main characters in Brahmastra. The first part of a trilogy, which is directed by Ayan Mukerji, is the movie. It takes its inspiration from tales found in Hindu mythology. The film mainly centers on Shiva, an orphan with pyrokinetic abilities who learns that he is an Astra. He tries to stop dark forces from gaining control of the Brahmastra. It was released on September 9, 2022, and is now ava watch on Disney+ Hotstar. The production process took eight years to finish. However, it is first on a list by Google for India’s most searched movies list.
2. K.G.F: Chapter 2
The 2018 movie KGF Chapter 1 has a sequel, KGF Chapter 2. Rocky, whose name now inspires dread in the blood-spattered Kolar Gold Fields, is played by Yash. While the government views him as a threat to law and order, his allies look up to him. Rocky must face dangers from all directions if he wants to be undefeated. He is also a hero and a savior to the Narachi people.However, there are several challenges he must overcome to keep his vow to his mother. The movie was out on April 14, 2022, and is now available on Prime Video. It is the highest-grossing Indian film of 2022, and another sequel is also developing.
3. The Kashmir Files
One of the most talked-about movies of 2022 is The Kashmir Files. Darshan Kumar, Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi, and Mithun Chakraborty all had prominent roles in it. The exodus of Kashmiri Pandits during the 1990s insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir is addressed in the movie. According to the movie, there was a silent conspiracy to bury these facts. The movie received a variety of reviews as well. Both the acting and the cinematography were praised as compelling. The plot, however, has drawn criticism for seeking to rewrite accepted history and inciting Islamophobia. The movie, which was out in theatres on March 11, 2022, is available on Zee5. It was third on the list of Google for India’s most searched movies.
India’s freedom warriors, Komaram Bheem and Alluri Seetharama Raju, are the characters of a fictional story of RRR. Ram Charan and Jr. NTR, two A-list actors from Tollywood, portray these two characters. The film is about pre-independence India, and ever since it came out, it has been unstoppable at the box office. Ram Charan, Jr. NTR, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Olivia Morris, Samuthirakani, Ray Stevenson, and Alison are among the film’s impressive cast members. RRR was out in theatres on April 28, 2022, and is now streaming on Netflix. The National Board of Review also named it among the top movies of 2022.
Rishab Shetty is the writer and director of Kantara. Within a few days of its release, the movie gained enormous popularity and skyrocketed at the box office. Rishab Shetty, Sapthami Gowda, and Kishore Kumar G play crucial parts in it. Shetty plays a Kambala champion who is at odds with Murali, a moral forest ranger, in the movie. The movie was extremely successful commercially and became the second-highest-grossing Kannada movie of all time. It was out publicly on September 30, 2022, and is presently available on Prime Video.
6. Pushpa: The Rise
The movie, in which Allu Arjun plays the lead role, also stars Rashmika Mandanna. In addition, Fahadh Faasil, a well-known actor from Malayalam and Tamil films, makes his Telugu film debut. The first two cinematic parts show the rise of a low-wage worker in the red sandalwood smuggling operation. Only in the Seshachalam Hills of the state of Andhra Pradesh does this uncommon wood grow. It was out on December 17, 2021, and is available on Prime Video. It was in the 6th position on the Google list.
Kamal Haasan portrays Arun Kumar in the film Vikram. He is a RAW agent, which is India’s intelligence agency. He can be violent at times and has no sympathy for criminals. In the film, Vijay Sethupathi, a superstar in Tamil, portrays an antagonist. The movie also has Malayalam superstar Fahad Fazil in a significant role. It is a spiritual successor of the same-named film from 1986. The theme song from the 1986 movie is also there in the movie. The film, which premiered on June 3, 2022, is now streaming on Disney+ Hotstar.
8. Laal Singh Chaddha
The official remake of the Tom Hanks-starring Hollywood classic “Forrest Gump” is LSC, and Advait Chandan is the director. Additionally, playing significant roles in the film are Mona Singh, Naga Chaitanya, and Manav Vij. Both veteran actress Kamini Kaushal and superstar Shah Rukh Khan make cameo appearances. Over 100 Indian locations have been used to film Laal Singh Chaddha. The film, which debuted on August 11, 2022, is now accessible on Netflix. LSC was also present on the list by Google.
9. Drishyam 2
In “Drishyam,” Vijay Salgaonkar was successful in keeping his family out of custody by the police. With the case being opened again and Vijay confessing, the sequel adds a fresh twist. However, will he act in the manner depicted in the film? Drishyam 2 began with a critical analysis, praising the cast performances, narrative, cinematography, and editing in particular. The movie has not yet made its OTT debut.
10. Thor: Love and Thunder
Chris Hemsworth, Christian Bale, Natalie Portman, and Tessa Thompson play key roles in Taika Waititi’s film. The movie did incredibly well at the box office. Additionally, it serves as Christian Bale’s Marvel Cinematic Universe debut. Critics gave the movie a diverse range of appreciation while praising its humor and aesthetics. Additionally, Hemsworth, Bale, and Portman’s performances received positive reviews. Meanwhile, the writing and tonal inconsistency faced criticism. On July 8, 2022, the film was out, but it is presently available on Disney+ Hotstar. It was the last on a list by Google for India’s most searched movies.
After nearly two years of isolation, the year 2022 arrived with a bang and brought with it several significant blockbuster movies. The struggling film industry around the world was back by 2022 films. Fans also enjoyed a fantastic theatrical experience as a result of it.