The ever-growing craze of south Indian films has attracted quite a huge audience. Although, you might get confused about what to watch. Moreover, there are so many movies and genres to select from. That puts you in quite a dilemma. To help you figure out what to watch here’s a list of 15 Tamil movies available to watch online.

1. Baahubali 1 and 2

Well-known director S. S. Rajamouli directed the two sequels of Baahubali. The movie broke many records and became the highest-grossing Indian Tamil film. Baahubali: The Beginning, set a record at the box office which was then surpassed by its sequel, Baahubali: The Conclusion.

The story revolves around a playful boy Mahendra Baahubali (Prabhas), who always thought that he didn’t belong in the village. As the story unfolds he is in fact the crowned prince of the kingdom Mahishmati. Later on, the movie introduces many characters. The cast includes Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Rana Dagubatti and Ramya Krishna.

The movie won many awards for best film, best director and best supporting role. It is considered the biggest budget movie ever made!

IMDB Rating: 8/10

Baahubali poster

2. Visaranai

Visaranai is an Indian Tamil language crime drama film. The movie is based on the novel Lock-Up. The literal translation of the word Visaranai is interrogation. The film features Dinesh, Anandhi, Samuthirakani and Aadukalam Murugadoss in lead roles. The story involves four labourers who are wrongly convicted for a high profile robbery case.

Although they are brutally tortured by the police to confess the whole plot changes when they are in court. The labourers instead of confessing tell the actual events. Moreover, what’s interesting is that the author of the novel Lock-up was actually an autorickshaw driver in Coimbatore. If you are into crime drama this movie is an absolute watch Tamil movies.

IMDB Rating: 8.5/10

3. Oththa Seruppu Size 7

Oththa Seruppu Size 7 is an Indian thriller movie. The literal translation is (Single Slipper size 7). The movie is a genius work with creative writing and lots of suspense. Moreover, the film entered the Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records for having a single person writing, directing, solo acting and producing a film.

The film stars Parthiepan himself as the only character. The movie was dubbed in Hindi starring Abhishek Bachchan and also remade in Indonesia.

IMDB Rating: 8.4/10

4. KD

KD is an Indian Tamil language comedy-drama. The movie is a total package of comedy, drama and tragedy. The lead cast includes Mu Ramaswamy (KD) and Naga Vishal (Kutty). The story revolves around KD an 80-year-old man and an 8-year-old Kutty is an orphan.

The movie starts off with KD who is in a coma for the past three months. However, when he wakes up, he hears that his family is planning to kill him. He leaves the house, clearly stressed nowhere to go and meets Kutty. Kutty is an orphan who has never known a family of his own. Although he is quite opposite to KD and full of life. The story unfolds as the two spend some time together.

IMDB Rating: 8.5/10

5. Mandela

Mandela is an Indian Tamil language political satire movie. The movie stars Yogi Babu and Sheela Rajkumar in the lead role. The movie is set in the backdrop of a village panchayat election where the local barber’s vote determines the election result. In the process, Mandela gets the two contenders to improve the village by laying a road, building a school etc. with their wealth.

Netflix released the movie in 2021 during the pandemic. The movie is quite entertaining on many levels and absolutely worth a try.

IMDB Rating:8.4/10

tamil film Mandela

6. Super Deluxe

This Tamil-language movie features multiple stories of people from different walks of life. Firstly the movie talks about a corrupt officer and his failed marriage. Secondly, the movie talks about a transgender Shilpa who is married and has a son. Although she cannot live with her family because of the social norms. Another story talks about four friends and the last one is about a pornstar. It talks about the problems faced by her in order to survive.

Beautiful narration and expression of the story are the key characteristics of the film. The movie is one of the best Tamil films ever!

IMDB Rating: 8.4/10

7. Paava Kadhaigal

Paava Kadhaigal is a Tamil comedy-drama. The anthology has an ensemble cast including Kalidas Jayaram, Shantanu, Bhavani Sre, Padam Kumar, Simran, Gautham Menon and Sai Pallavi. Moreover, the film features four unique stories which talk about how different virtues affect our relationships. Netflix released the film on its platform available for all the viewers.

The movie is a must-see and will make you emotional in the end!

IMDB Rating: 8.4/10

8. Mersal

Mersal is a Tamil action thriller film. The cast includes south actor Vijay in a triple role and S. J. Suryah as Daniel Arockiyaraj. The story is about two brothers one is a magician and the other a doctor. The two brothers come together to avenge their father’s murderer. Overall the movie is full of action and drama and would not disappoint you.

IMDB Rating: 7.8/10

Metal Tamil movie

9. Andhaghaaram

Andhaghaaram is an Indian Tamil supernatural horror film. The story follows a doctor, a blind man and a coach in Chennai who are connected to each other because of the mishappenings in their lives. Netflix released the movie on its platform without a theatrical release due to the pandemic. But if you are a horror movie fan this is definitely for you!

IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

10. KGF

KGF is an Indian Tamil language action film. The film received mixed reviews from critics; however, it performed well commercially and collected ₹250 crore in its entire theatrical run, becoming the highest-grossing Kannada film.

The film features actor Yash (Rocky) and his love interest Srinidhi Shetty (Reena). The movie was a big hug since its release and will definitely be worthwhile.

IMDB Rating: 8.9/10

KGF Tamil movie
tamil film KGF

11. Sillu Karupatti

Sillu Karupatti is a Tamil romance drama film. It is an anthology of four different stories. The movie beautifully expressed the meaning of love in different walks of life.

Moreover, beautiful music and cast makes the movie worth the time. The movie is available on Netflix. And a must watch Tamil movies.

IMDB Rating: 8/10

12. Petta

Petta is a Tamil action drama film. Mainly if you are a Rajnikanth fan you should absolutely watch this. The film revolves around a hostel warden –Kaali (played by Rajinikanth ), who becomes the target of a dreaded politician, but he does not let them succeed.

And the movie has some of the best dialogue delivery by Rajnikanth.

IMDB Rating: 7.3/10

Petta movie on Netflix
Petta starring Rajnikanth

13. Pa Paandi

Pa Paandi is a Tamil romance drama starring famous actor and director Dhansuh. The movie concentrates on the life of Pa Paandi (played by Rajkiran), a retired stunt master who travels to Hyderabad to meet his old love of life.

The movie beautifully showcases the beauty of love. It is absolutely a must watch Tamil movies.

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

Tamil film Pa Paandi

14. Game Over

Game over is a psychological thriller film starring Tapsee Pannu as the lead. The story concentrates on the life of a woman, Swapna (Taapsee Pannu), who is suffering from PTSD and the ordeals faced by her in order to protect her home from mysterious intruders.

The movie is an absolute game changer and one of the best Tamil movies!

IMDB Rating: 7.1/10

Game over a Tamil movie
Game over starring Tapsee Pannu

15. 96

96 is a Tamil romance drama film. The story revolves around K Ramachandran, a photographer who gets nostalgic after he visits his school in his hometown. During a reunion with his classmates, he meets Janaki, his childhood sweetheart.

The movie is currently available on Amazon Prime Video.

IMDB Rating: 8.4/10

96 a Tamil movie
A still from Tamil film 96

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Last Update: May 13, 2022