Highest Grossing Films In The History Of Tamil Cinema!
Check out the list of movies that created records in the Tamil Nadu box office over the years!
By Lokesh RV | Galatta | December 04, 2018 18:09 PM IST
As Rajinikanth's 2.0 broke all the records to become the highest grossing Tamil movie in the history of Tamil cinema dethroning its prequel Enthiran after 8 years, let's take a look at Kollywood's Top 10 highest grosser of all time.
10. Theri - Rs 155 Crore approx.
Theri written and directed by Atlee was produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu under the banner V Creations. The film features Thalapathy Vijay and Samantha in the lead roles, while Amy Jackson, Mahendran, Prabhu and Raadhika amongst others form an ensemble cast. Featuring music composed by G. V. Prakash Kumar and cinematography handled by George C. Williams. The film had a worldwide release on 14 April 2016.
9. Vivegam - Rs 160 Crore approx.
Vivegam is an action spy film written and directed by Siva. The movie features Ajith Kumar as primary lead, with Vivek Oberoi, Kajal Aggarwal and Akshara Haasan playing the supporting roles. The film's background score and soundtrack were composed by Anirudh Ravichander. The cinematography was performed by Vetri and editing by Anthony L. Ruben. The movie released worldwide on 24 August 2017.
8 - Kaala - Rs 168 Crore approx.
Rajinikanth's Kaala written and directed by Pa. Ranjith and produced by Dhanush under his Wunderbar Films banner. Kaala had Nana Patekar as the antagonist and Eswari Rao, Huma Qureshi, Samuthirakani playing important roles. The film hit the screens on 7 June 2018.
7 - Vishwaroopan - Rs 220 Crore approx.
Vishwaroopam is an action spy thriller film written, directed and co-produced by Kamal Haasan. Kamal Haasan also carried the lead role as Rahul Bose, Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah, and Jaideep Ahlawat played supporting roles. The film features a soundtrack composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. The film released worldwide, excluding Tamil Nadu, on 25 January 2013. Vishwarooman had its Tamil Nadu release on 7 February 2013.
6. I - Rs 240 Crore approx.
I written and directed by Shankar was produced and distributed by V. Ravichandran under his production company Aascar Films. The film features Vikram, Amy Jackson and Suresh Gopi in lead roles while Upen Patel, Santhanam and Ramkumar Ganesan portray pivotal roles. The soundtrack and film score was composed by A. R. Rahman. Production design was handled by T Muthuraj. PC Sreeram was the film's cinematographer and editing was done by Anthony. I was released on 14 January 2015.
4. Sarkar * Rs 260 Crore approx.
Thalapathy Vijay's Sarkar directed by AR Murugadoss released on 6 November 2019 on the special occasion of Diwali. Sarkar has Keerthy Suresh as the female lead and Varalaxmi Sarath Kumar, Yogi Babu, and Radha Ravi in important roles. Sarkar is produced by Kalanithi Maran under the banner Sun Pictures. The dialogues were co-written by Murugadoss and B Jeyamohan.
3. Kabali - Rs 290 Crore approx.
Superstar Rajinikanth's Kabali written and directed by Pa. Ranjith is produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu. Radhika Apte, Dhansika, Dinesh Ravi, Kalaiyarasan, and John Vijay, Nasser, Winston Chao star in pivotal roles. Santhosh Narayanan did the music for the film. The film was released worldwide on 22 July 2016.
2. Enthiran - Rs 290 Crore approx.
Rajinikanth's Enthiran is science fiction action film written and directed by S Shankar. The film stars Aishwarya Rai as the lady lead and Danny Denzongpa, Santhanam and Karunas play supporting roles. The soundtrack album and background score were composed by AR Rahman while the dialogues, cinematography, editing, and art direction were handled by Madhan Karky, R. Rathnavelu, Anthony and Sabu Cyril respectively. The film hit the theaters on 1 October 2017.
1 - 2.0* Rs 450 Crore approx.
2.0 is the sequel of Rajinikanth's Enthiran written and directed by S. Shankar. Produced by Subaskaran under the banner of Lyca Productions. Bollywood star Akshay Kumar plays the antagonist as Amy Jackson. Sudhanshu Pandey, Adil Hussain, Kalabhavan Shajohn, and K. Ganesh appear in supporting roles. The soundtrack is composed by A. R. Rahman, with lyrics written by Madhan Karky and Na. Muthukumar. The film had a big release on 29 November 2019.
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