A highly successful year for the Tamil film industry, a number of films including the actors who had starred in them went on to taste massive success. 2018 has been the year where we were treated to some of the most adventurous films in recent times with top class and path-breaking performances from those at the top of the league. Here are the top actors of the year:

1. RAJINIKANTH - Kaala and 2.0


Thalaivar Superstar in 2.0 2 Point 0

2. VIJAY - Sarkar


Thalapathy Vijay in Sarkar

3. VIJAY SETHUPATHI - 96, Seethakaathi and Chekka Chivantha Vaanam


Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi in Chekka Chivantha Vaanam CCV

4. KARTHI - Kadaikutty Singam


Karthi in Kadaikutty Singam

5. JAYAM RAVI - Tik Tik Tik and Adanga Maru


Jayam Ravi in Adanga Maru

6. DHANUSH - Vada Chennai and Maari 2


Dhanush in Vada Chennai

7. VISHAL - Irumbu Thirai and Sandakozhi 2


Vishal in Irumbu Thirai

8. STR - Chekka Chivantha Vaanam


STR Simbu in Chekka Chivantha Vaanam CCV

9. VISHNU VISHAL - Ratsasan and Silukkuvarupatti Singam


Vishnu Vishal in Ratsasan

10. SHIVA - Tamizh Padam 2.0 and Kalakalappu 2


Shiva in Tamizh Padam 2.0