In 2019, many good movies from all the leading stars & Superstars like Rajinikanth, Manmootty, Arun Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, also from the new directors were seen in Kollywood box office. This was very tough to find out the top Tamil movies of 2019. However, still, for you, we have listed here with the best Tamil movies of 2019 based on audience and critics reviews. There are many movies from all the leading stars and superstars like Rajnikanth, Manmootty, Arun Vijay in 2019. Let’s find out the best out there.
Top 7 Tamil Movies of 2019 – Kollywood Box Office
1. To let (IMDB Rating – 8/10)
To Let is a Tamil drama movie written and directed by R Chezhiyan. This movie is on top of our list of best Tamil movies of 2019 because of the story. It was released on 21 Feb 2019 and got National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. The film star cast includes Santhosh Sreeram, Suseela, and Dharun in the lead roles. The performance of all these three actors was flawless.
The film brought us back to the starting stage of the boom in the IT sector which also impacted employees’ lives in other sectors as the house rent hit the roof as well. To Let also depicted the aspiring filmmakers and their family’s struggles. In this movie, we saw the struggle of a family of three as they search for a house to rent after they have been given an ultimatum to vacate their house by their landlady. It is available on Amazon Prime Video.
2. Peranbu (IMDB Rating – 9/10)
Peranbu is directed by Ram and it was released on 1 February 2019. The movie has Malayalam superstar Mammootty, Anjali and Sadhana in the lead roles.
The movie revolves around a single father (Amudhavan played by Manmootty) who tries to raise his daughter and she has cerebral palsy. Slowly, he gets to know the fact that his daughter is no longer a little girl, he thought she was as she get into puberty. Peranbu’s first half is set in the middle of nowhere, and in the middle of Nature. The film moves away from this Eden in the second half, to the city. Paradise is always lost and this is wonderfully expressed by filmmaking. Ram’s movies have always shown love for its protagonists. We feel a lot of love for the medium in Peranbu too.
In case if you missed the film in theatres, it’s available on Amazon Prime Video.
3. Thadam (IMDB Rating – 8.2/10)
I’m glad that Tamil film makers have started exploring the thrillers of crime again as in the 80s and this is the reason why it is in the top three in our list of best Tamil movies of 2019. It was beautifully written and directed by Magizh Thirumeni and released on 1 March 2019. The film worked out due to Arun Vijay’s powerful performance and ably assisted by Vidya Pradeep and FEFSI Vijayan.
A youngster’s killing causes confusion among police when they notice that the killer has a lookalike (Ezhil and Kavin, double role played by Arun Vijay). Who is the culprit? What is the reason for murder? Sound’s interesting? Go and watch on Amazon Prime Video.
4. Super Deluxe (IMDB Rating – 8.4/10)
This is also thriller Tamil movie written and directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja. It was released on 29 March 2019. You will Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil in lead roles, while Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Mysskin play important roles.
The movie has four closely connected stories which revolves around how a strange/surprising event turns the life of an unhappily married woman upside down. When the film continues, without being judgmental, it focuses on sexual desires, making it a special experience for the viewer. It is available on Netflix.
5. Sillu Karuppatti (IMDB Rating – 8.3/10)
Sillu Karuppatti is a Tamil cinema’s Modern love written and directed by Halitha Shameem. The movie was released on 27 December 2019. The film stars Samuthirakani, Sunainaa, Manikandan K, Nivedhithaa Sathish, Kravmaga Sreeram, Leela Samson, Sara Arjun, and Rahul in the lead roles.
The film portrays four modern love stories of people in different moments of their lives which Halitha Shameem creates wonderfully. The brilliant writing is what makes the film unique, and some of the dialogs will instantly make you smile, laugh and get into applause. The most important thing about the film is, it doesn’t overdo any of the emotions — whether it’s affection, passion, rage or sorrow. They are exactly like the way they should be there. If you want to smile and pass your day happily, you should watch this movie. You will also get to know why this movie is one of the best tamil movies of 2019. It is available on Netflix.
6. Asuran (IMDB Rating – 8.6/10)
Asuran is a Tamil action drama film written and directed by Vetrimaaran and is based on the novel Vekkai. It was released on 4 October 2019. You will see film star Dhanush in the main lead dual roles of the father (Maridhevan) and son (Kaali). Malayalam actress Manju Warrior is making her Tamil industry debut with this film.
Shivasaamy (Dhanush), a farmer, leads a happy life with his wife Pachammal (Manju Warrier), two sons, a daughter, and Murugesan (Pasupathi), his brother-in – law. Yet, a few issues that emerge between his family and a wealthy village landlord called Vadakooran (Aadukalam Nareyn), turn their lives upside down, leading to a series of unpleasant incidents. It is available on Amazon Prime Video.
7. Petta (IMDB Rating – 7.3/10)
Petta is a Tamil action film written and directed by Jigarthanda fame Karthik Subbaraj and produced by Kalanithi Maran. The movie was released on 10 January 2019. Rajinikanth and Vijay Sethupathi are in the leading roles.
Petta’s story revolves around a person named Kaali, who works as a Hostel warden. Through helping out the students in several ways, he earns the student’s love. Things take an interesting turn when Kaali’s path crosses with a group of dreaded gangsters. You will find this movie interesting and hence we put this on our list of top Tamil movies of 2019. You will find the movie on Netflix.
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