Suryan Top 15 Kollywood Movies of 2017

Suryan Top 15 Kollywood movies of 2017
Suryan Top 15 Kollywood movies of 2017

As the year 2017 draws to a close, let’s have a quick recap of the top 15 Kollywood movies that won the hearts of audience.

KAVAN

Vijay Sethupathi starrer Kavan movie poster
Vijay Sethupathi starrer Kavan movie poster

Vijay Sethupathi, Madonna Sebastian starrer Kavan is considered to be one of the critically and commercially successful movies of 2017. Directed by KV Anand, Kavan talks about corruption in media system.

MAGALIR MATTUM 

Jyothika starrer Magalir Mattum first look poster
Jyothika starrer Magalir Mattum first look poster

Magalir Mattum, the second movie of actress Jyothika after her comeback in 2015, was released amidst high expectations. The movie which talked about women empowerment had powerful performances of the bubbly actress along with veterans Urvashi, Banu Priya and Saranya. Directed by Bramma, all the lovely ladies in this women-centric film stole the hearts of Tamil audience

 

8 THOTTAKKAL

8 Thottakkal Movie poster
8 Thottakkal Movie poster

Directed by Sri Ganesh, 8 Thottakkal featured Vetri, MS Bhaskar and Aparna Balamurali in the lead roles. The film which is in the lines of a crime drama was successful in grabbing the attention of the audiences. The movie was raved about by all for its tight engaging screenplay. 

KURANGU BOMMAI

Kurangu Bommai Poster
Kurangu Bommai Poster

Kurangu Bommai, the well-made thriller starring Vidharth and veteran director Bharathiraja opened to good reviews, receiving a lot of praise from critics for director Nithilan’s treatment of the story. The movie talks about how a honest driver gets into smuggling for his boss.

PA PANDI

Raj Kiran starrer Pa. Pandi directed by Dhanush.
Raj Kiran starrer Pa. Pandi directed by Dhanush.

Actor Dhanush made his directorial debut with the movie Pa. Pandi. Veteran actor Raj Kiran, who plays the protagonist appears as a former movie stunt master who decides to follow his dreams.

THUPPARIVALAN

Vishal's Thupparivalan movie poster
Vishal’s Thupparivalan movie poster

This Mysskin’s directorial is a crime thriller featuring Vishal in the role of a detective. The director-actor combo gifted a cult classic investigative thriller to Tamil cinema.

VELAIKKARAN

Velaikkaran starring Nayanthara and Sivakarthikeyan to release on December 22.
Velaikkaran starring Nayanthara and Sivakarthikeyan to release on December 22.

The much-hyped Christmas release of 2017, Velaikkaran became the winner of the season opening to positive repsonses. Starring Sivakarthikeyan, Fahadh Faasil and Nayanthara in the lead roles, the movie is directed by Mohan Raja.

AVAL

Aval Movie Poster
Aval Movie Poster

Horror thriller Aval satrring Andrea and Siddharth in the lead roles, marked the return of pure horror genre in Kollywood after Lady Superstar’s 2015 release Maya. Directed by Milind Rau, Aval featured Andrea in a completely new avatar,  that surely left us all enthralled.

MAANAGARAM

Maanagaram Movie Poster
Maanagaram Movie Poster

Maanagaram, the action thriller written and directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj features Sundeep Kishan, Sri and Regina Cassandra in the lead roles. Though there are no big names in the cast, the movie turned out to be hit for its gripping screenplay.

BAAHUBALI: THE CONCLUSION

Baahubali: The Conclusion Movie Poster
Baahubali: The Conclusion Movie Poster

 

This year we finally got to know why Kattapa killed Baahubali. As expected this Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubali: The Conclusion opened to massive responses from across the Nation. The movie which was released several regional languages, collected more than Rs 1700 crore (all versions).

THEERAN ADHIGARAM ONDRU

Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru Poster
Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru Poster

Karthi’s Theeran Adhigaram Ondru is one of the best cop stories of recent times. Helmed by H Vinoth, the well-packed investigative thriller, which is based on a true story, turned out to be a huge hit.

MERSAL

Vijay's Mersal movie poster
Vijay’s Mersal movie poster

Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s much-hyped project Mersal was the second release of Vijay in 2017 after Bairavaa. The movie grossed more than Rs 250 Crore at the worldwide box-office. Apart from the commercial success, this Atlee directorial also won praises from critics.

VIKRAM VEDHA

Vikram Vedha poster
Vikram Vedha poster

Directed by Pushkar and Gayathri, Vikram Vedha explored the grey between the worlds of good and bad. Starring Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi as cop and criminal respectively, the movie proves that both the stars are far more than a pretty face in their thoroughly-committed performance. Vikram Vedha also bagged the first position in the list of Top 10 Indian Movies of 2017 released by IMDB.

ARAMM

Aramm movie poster
Aramm movie poster

Lady Superstar Nayanthara’s district collector role in Aramm directed by Gopi Nainar created waves in Kollywood. It is hard to tell whether this is remarkable acting, or just Nayanthara being herself infront of camera. The movie is about a district collector who fights water scarcity in rural India.

ARUVI

Aruvi Movie Poster
Aruvi Movie Poster

Aruvi, directed by Arun Prabhu featuring Aditi Balan may be high on emotions but the movie ruled the hearts of audience, critics and celebrities alike. Aditi Balan who essayed the bold character, won laurels for her acting prowess. The movie which released on December 15, is continuing its successful run in theatres with fully packed audience.

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