7 Finest Tamil Films Ever Made

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Vaagai Sooda Vaa (2011) - N/A

This Tamil romance film is a period piece set in the 1960s in a remote village. Winning the hearts of several viewers and critics, it perfectly captures the essence of the time and place it is set in.

Vazhakku Enn 18/9 (2012) - Disney+ Hotstar

Directed by Balaji Sakthivel, the film deals with the teenage love story along with a parallel crime scene investigation of a boy who gets accused for murder. This heartfelt piece with its tightly spun screenplay offers an impactful love story drama.

Visaranai (2015) - Netflix

One of the perfect examples of Thrillers done right, Visarania is based on the novel Lock Up by M. Chandrakumar. The film deals with the lives of two men detained and tortured by the police, to admit to a crime they did not commit. Although the film was criticised for its unconventional ways of shooting, it gives its viewers an unforgettable experience.

To Let (2017) - N/A

When a family of three receive an ultimatum to vacate their house, To Let showcases a deeply moving tale of the family and the struggles they go through. To Let talks about a class that isn't much explored in Tamil Cinema and beautifully manages to capture its authenticity

Asuran (2019) - Prime Video

Adapted from the book Vekkai, Vetrimaaran weaves the magic of his storytelling which revolves around class divisions in the society at its core. Dhanush playing the son of a farmer, who is deeply blinded by vengeance, delivers a hard-hitting performance.

Baaram (2018) - Prime Video

Priya Krishnasamy's debut Tamil film deals with the story of a watchman who gets involved in a hit-and-run accident and mysteriously dies 8 days later. Even though the film the conventional cinematic elements that most films do, it makes sure that all its viewers leaves in the end with a lot of thoughts and baaram (burden).

Ratsasan (2018) - Disney+ Hotstar

This dark psychological crime thriller is neatly packed with violence, mystery and a long runtime. Yet it manages to keep its viewers hooked till the last minute. The film takes us through the journey of a failed filmmaker turned police officer, who attempts to track down a serial killer who targets schoolgirls.

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