Tulu film industry is a part of Indian cinema. Tulu film Industry also called as Coastalwood. It produces 2 to 3 films annually. The first film being Enna Thangadi released in 1971. Usually earlier these films were released in theatres across the Tulu Nadu region and on DVD. But Currently Tulu film Industry grown to the level where films are releasing simultaneously in Mangalore, Udupi and Mumbai, Bangalore and Gulf Countries. K.N.Taylor has become First Super Star of Tulu film Industry who acted, Directed and Produced 9 films. The critically acclaimed Tulu Film Suddha, won the award for the best Indian Film at the Osian film festival held at New Delhi in the year 2006. During the year 2011 Tulu Film Industry got second life by release of film called Oriyardori Asal. The film turned out to be the biggest hit in Tulu film history till date.
- The first Tulu film is Enna Thangadi released in 1971.
- Dareda Budedi produced by K.N. Taylor was the second feature film released in 1971.
- Koti Chennaya (1973) directed by Vishu Kumar was the first history-based Tulu cinema.
- The first Tulu colour film Kariyani Kattandi Kandani was produced in 1978 by Aroor Bhimarao.
- Bisatti Babu produced in 1972 was the first film to receive the State government award as the best Tulu film.
- Bangar Patler produced in 1993 by Richard Castelino has bagged the highest national and international awards.
- September 8, directed by Richard Castelino, starring Kannada actor Sunil and Kannada writer, Dr. K Shivaram Karanth was shot in 24 hours entirely in Mangalore, a record in the world cinema.
- Sudda won the award for the best Indian film at the eighth Asian Film Festival "Ocean - Cinefan"
- Nirel directed by Ranjith Bajpe, produced by Shodhan Prasad and co produced by San Poojary will be the first Tulu movie totally produced overseas.
List of Tulu language films
- 1. Enna Tangadi (My Sister)
- 2. Daredha Budedhi(Official wife)
- 3. Pagetta Puge (Fume of Hate)
- 4. Bisatti Babu (Knife Babu)
- 6. Kaasdaya Kandane (Money is honey)
- 7. Udalda Tudar(flame Of Heart)
- 8. Yaan Sanyasi Aape (I will be a Saint)
- 9. Bayya Mallige (Evening Jasmine)
- 10. Yer Malthina Tappu (Who the wrong)
- 11. Saaviradorti Saavithri (Saavithri - The one in Thousand)
- 13. Tulu Naada Siri (Wealth of Tulunad)
- 14. Sangama Saakshi (Witness of Union)
- 15. Nyaayogaad Enna Baduku (life for Justice)
- 16. Bollidota(Silver Garden)
- 17. Kariyani Kattandi Kandani(unofficial husband)
- 18. Bhagyavantedi (Fortune Lady)
- 19. Badkere Budle (Let me live)
- 20. Daareda Seere(The wedding saree)
- 21. Raathri Pagel (The Night and Day)
- 22. Pettayi Pili (Wounded Tiger)
- 23. Badkonji Kabite (Life is poet)
- 24. Satya Olundu (Where is Truth)
- 26. Badk Da Bile (The life value)
- 29. Maari Bale (Mari bale-The fishing net)
- 30. Onthe Edjast Malpi (Just adjust)
- 36. Aamait Asal-Eemait Kusal (Edge of gentle-edge of mischief)
- 40. Koti Chennaya This film has bagged the first ever National Award for best Tulu Film in 54th National Film Awards, and The best supporting actress award by Govt. of Karnataka.
- 42. Gaggara (The Anklets) directed by Shivadhwaj shetty winning the Rajath Kamal for the Best Tulu film in each of the languages other than those specified in Schedule VIII of the Constitution category for its attempt to preserve traditional folk forms in the 56th National Film Awards.
- 44. Pakkilu Mooji(Three birds)
- 45. Barke-Kudlada Pilikulena Kathe(Barke- The saga of Manglore rowdism)
- 48. Barke 2-Kudlada Pilikulena Kathe(Barke 2 sequel)
- 53. Ini Athnda Elle(Today Nor Tomorrow)
- 55. Mullabeli(Compound of Thorn)
- 58. Rangdha Dibbana(colourful Marry)
- 59. Madme Onji Avodattha(Would like to Marry)
- 60. Beere Devu Poonje(The Hero- Devu poonja)
- 61. Super Marmaye(Super Son-in-Law)*
- 62. Rambaroti(The Mesh Up )
- 63." Right Bokka Left"-Nadutu Kudonji (One more between right and left)
- 64." Rangolu "
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