Here’s a list of the most anticipated Telugu movies that are set to have a pan-Indian release in 2023Pan-Indian films have always been a staple of commercial cinema in India, but the dubbed versions started to find profitability only after the massive box-office success of SS Rajamouli's directorial Baahubali. The two-part series permanently blurred the linguistic boundaries separating Indian films. More and more films are being dubbed into multiple languages and being released across the country. The term ‘Pan-India' is used for a film that is simultaneously released in multiple languages like Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi. These films cut across language and cultural barriers, appealing to audiences from across the land. Here’s a list of the Top 10 most anticipated Telugu language pan-Indian films set to release in the year 2023:10. MichaelStarring Sundeep Kishan, Vijay Sethupathi and Divyansha Kaushik, ‘Michael’ is touted to be an action-packed romantic-gangster drama which spans three decades from the 1970s to the 1990s. The film is slated for a release on February 3. Shot simultaneously in Telugu and Tamil, it will further be dubbed into Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam. Directed by Ranjit Jeyakodi, the movie is Sundeep Kishan’s first pan-Indian venture. ‘Michael’ is the first Telugu film to have a pan-Indian release in 2023 and will be setting the stage for future releases. 9. Tiger Nageswara RaoStarring Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja in the lead, 'Tiger Nageswara Rao' is the first pan-Indian film in the actor's career and will be releasing in five languages, including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. The film is said to be a biopic of a notorious thief named ‘Nageswara Rao’ in the 1970s Stuartpuram, with Ravi Teja stepping into the role of the bandit. The movie stars Renu Desai, Nupur Sanon, and Gayathri Bharadwaj in crucial roles. Although there is no official release date for the film, it is expected to release in the latter half of 2023. Audiences are excited to see actress Renu Desai return to the silver screen after a two-decade-long sabbatical. 8. AgentAkhil Akkineni is all set to reinvent himself with this upcoming action drama directed by Surender Reddy. The actor impressed fans and audiences alike with his complete physical transformation from a boy-next-door to a six-pack-bearing muscular hunk. The movie, which is being shot in Telugu, will have a pan-Indian release in Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada, and will be the first pan-Indian release for the actor. ‘Agent’ also stars the Malayalam superstar Mammootty, adding to the hype for its release. The movie is reportedly inspired by ‘Jason Bourne’.7. Hanu ManHelmed by Prasanth Varma, ‘Hanu Man’ is a superhero movie that draws inspiration from Indian mythology. Planned as a series, the first film follows the story of Hanuman and features Teja Sajja and Amritha Aiyer in lead roles. Despite not being led by big stars, the movie has generated hype among the audience with its unique concept and impressive execution. Considering the popularity of superhero movies in India, a homegrown superhero franchise based on local culture is the need of the hour. The film will release across the world, dubbed into five major Indian and five foreign languages - Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese.6. DasaraNatural Star Nani is gearing up for the release of his most expensive and ambitious project ‘Dasara’, an action film set against the backdrop of Singareni coal mines. After the unprecedented success of Shyam Singha Roy, the audience is eagerly waiting to witness Nani‘s new avatar. Directed by Srikanth Odela, the movie also stars Keerthy Suresh and Dheekshith Shetty in prominent roles. When the first look of ‘Dasara’ was released close on the heels of Pushpa's success. Netizens started to draw comparisons between the looks of Nani and Allu Arjun in the movies and debated about who did it better. The recently released teaser for the film showcased Nani adding his own spin to the character and has garnered praise from the audience. The Natural Star is confident of the movie's content and has said, “Last year, RRR came from Telugu cinema. KGF and Kantara came from Kannada cinema. I can confidently and with a lot of pride say that Dasara will come from Telugu cinema in 2023.” The plan is to release the movie simultaneously in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi languages. Releasing on March 30, the flick will mark the first pan-Indian project for the actor. 5. AdipurushStarring Prabhas, Kriti Sanon and Saif Ali Khan, this Om Raut directorial is scheduled to release on June 16, 2023. The mythological fantasy movie was simultaneously shot in Hindi and Telugu. It is further dubbed into Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam. The movie is one of the grandest and most expensive adaptations of Ramayana, the epic written by Valmiki. It is also the biggest film in Prabhas's career and will be his first release after Saaho and Radhe Shyam, both of which failed at the box office. Back in October, when the makers released a trailer for the film, they could not have predicted the backlash it received. From the film fraternity to Netizens, everyone was disappointed at the treatment of mythology in the movie, and its subpar graphics irked some fans too. But the makers promised to come back with a better quality film.4. Hari Hara Veera MalluPawan Kalyan, who was last seen in Bheemla Nayak, is set to return to the big screen with this historical action-drama directed by Krish Jagarlamudi. The movie will be dubbed into Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada. The director Krish has already made his mark in Bollywood with the Kangana Ranaut starter historical Manikarnika. Producer AM Rathnam recently talked about how the movie will appeal to the audience in the North because of being set in Aurangazeb’s era of the Mughal period. Bollywood star Bobby Deol has already been roped in to play the emperor's role. All in all, this summer release is one of the most-awaited films this year. 3. #SSMB28Helmed by the ace director Trivikram Srinivas, #SSMB28 will feature Mahesh Babu and Pooja Hegde in the lead roles. The movie will hit the big screens on August 11, 2023, and is plugged to be different from Trivikram’s previous family entertainers. The film is being shot in Telugu with a budget of Rs 200 crore. It is expected to be dubbed into Hindi and Tamil before release in order to break even. Mahesh Babu is one of the biggest stars in the country, and his planned collaboration with Rajamouli has attracted major attention towards the actor's projects.2. SalaarDirected by Prashanth Neel of KGF fame, 'Salaar' is an action thriller set against a violent backdrop with a dark-centric theme. With Prabhas playing the lead, Shruti Haasan, Prithviraj Sukumaran and Jagapati Babu will be seen in pivotal roles in the movie. The untethered popularity of both the actor and director across the nation directly contributes to the hype around the movie. The film will hit the theatre screens on September 28. Shot in Telugu, the film will be dubbed into Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam languages.1. Pushpa: The RuleSequel to the 2021 blockbuster Pushpa: The Rise, the movie directed by Sukumar. where Allu Arjun stepped into the titular role — a red sandalwood smuggler who starts from scratch and becomes the head of a smuggling syndicate — which left the audiences wanting for more, leads this list. The first part was a thumping success at the ticket windows, marking its place at the top of 2021’s highest-grossers in India, and now the sequel is currently in production, and further updates are expected this year. The makers have announced its tentative release date as December 16, 2023.