Watch new Kannada movies releasing this year! The Kannada movie industry of late has become more vibrant with many low-budget films being produced. Over the years this sandalwood industry has produced amazing new Kannada movies, which are loved not only in Karnataka but all over India. Some amazing films are lined for release, here’s a list of upcoming Sandalwood movies that one must not miss to watch.

New Kannada Movies & Release Dates

New Kannada MoviesRelease DateDirector 
SRK09-May-18Lakki Gopal
Kavalu Daari25-May-18Hemanth Rao
Kavacha13-Jul-18GVR Vasu
Kempe Gowda 210-Aug-18Roshan Mohan
Phailwan24-Aug-18S Krishna
KGF12-Dec-18Prashanth Neel
Katheyondu Shuruvagide20-Jul-18Senna Hegde
Vaasu Naan Pakka Commercial12-Dec-18Ajithvasan Uggina

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SRK – New Kannada Movie

Director: Lakki Gopal
Cast: Shiva Rajkumar, Amy Jackson
Release Date: 09 May 2018


This new Kannada film releasing in 2018 has raised expectations of many fans. The movie is the directorial debut of Lakki Gopal and Shiva Rajkumar fans are eagerly waiting for the movie to release. The movie is said to be a romantic entertainer and is all set to release in May. We expect this film from the Sandalwood industry to make big waves. Do check out this upcoming Kannada movie once it hits the theatres.

Kavalu Daari – Upcoming Kannada Movie

Director: Hemanth Rao
Cast: Rishi, Ananth Nag, Suman Ranganath
Release Date: 25 May, 2018


Kavalu Daari is a new Kannada movie and is a suspense thriller directed by Godhi Banna Sadharna Mykattu fame Hemanth Rao and jointly produced by Puneeth Rajkumar and Karthik Gowda under KRG Studios banner while Charan Raj scored music for this movie. This new Kannada movie is bound to keep us sitting on the edge of our seats.

Watch this trailer to know more abut this Kannada upcoming movies…

Kavacha – New Kannada Movie

Director: GVR Vasu
Cast: Shivarajkumar, Isha Koppikar
Release Date: 13 July, 2018


This new Kannada movie features Shivarajkumar who is a visually-challenged man and works as a lift operator in an apartment in the city. He has a special ability to sense even the slightest sound, smell, and touch. One day, he witnesses a murder which happens in the apartment, but the real killer escapes and Shivarajkumar get arrested on the basis of circumstantial evidence. How he proves his innocence forms the crux of the story. This new Kannada movie is bound to be a super hit.

Kempe Gowda 2 – Upcoming Kannada Movie

Director: Roshan Mohan
Cast: Komal Kumar
Release Date: 10 Aug, 2018


After the grand success of Sudeep’s Kempe Gowda, Director Roshan Mohan is coming up with a sequel “Kempe Gowda 2”. This latest Kannada film has us all excited. It is jointly produced by Shankar Gowda and Shankar Reddy under S Company production banner. Watch the trailer below to know more about this new Kannada movie.

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Phailwan – Latest Kannada Movie

Director: S Krishna
Cast: Kiccha Sudeep
Release Date: 24 August 2018


Kiccha Sudeep is all set to bring in some action with this film based on wrestling. Surely, it will be a treat for all his fans to see him in a wrestler’s avatar. The trailer has already created a buzz and the storyline seems to be very interesting. Don’t miss out on the release of the much-awaited new Kannada movie from the Sandalwood industry.

Watch this trailer to know more about this upcoming Kannada movies…

KGF – Upcoming Kannada Movie

Director: Prashanth Neel
Cast: Yash, Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty, Ramya Krishnan, Nassar
Release Date: December 2018

Going by the teaser, KGF seems to revolve around the protagonist that leads a war of an oppressed class against its oppressors. Veteran actor Ananth Nag’s voice over tells us that this film narrates a chapter of a war that dates back to 17,000 years. It is about Rocky, a badass and his battle exploits in the 70s and early 80s. Watch the trailer of this new Kannada movie before it releases.

Katheyondu Shuruvagide – New Kannada Movie

Director: Senna Hegde
Cast: Shreya Devariya, Shreya Anchan, Diganth, Prakash Thuminad
Release Date: 20th July 2018

Katheyondu Shuruvagide , the upcoming Kannada movie is a romantic entertainer written and directed by Seena Hegde and jointly produced by Rakshit Shetty and Pushkara Mallikarjunaiah. The new Kannada film is all set to release on 20th July.

Vaasu Naan Pakka Commercial – New Kannada Movie

Director: Ajithvasan Uggina
Cast: Anish Tejashwar, Manjunath Hegde, Aruna Balaraj, Avinash
Release Date: December 2018

Vaasu Naan Pakka Commercial movie is a romantic action entertainer written and directed by debutante Ajitvasan Uggina and produced by Anish Tejeshwarunder Winkwhistle Studios banner while B Ajaneesh Lokanathscored music for this upcoming new Kannada movie.

Anish Tejeshwar and Nishvika Naidu are playing the main lead roles in this movie.

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