Best Tamil Films 2020: A Top Ten List
Tamil cinema has come a long way since its humble beginnings in the early 20th century, with the first film being produced by Sundar Rao Nadkarni in 1910. These days, Tamil films are distributed all over the world, and there’s no shortage of talented directors, writers, and actors to create new Tamil movies every year. What are some of the best Tamil films from 2020? Read on to find out! In no particular order…
The top ten films in Hindi
1. Bahubali 2 , Baahubali 3,
Gunday, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Sanam Re, Raees,
Singh Is Kinng and Chak De India.
These are the best movies of the year 2020 so far. There’s a lot more to come this year and you’ll have to wait for our next blog post to find out what they are! 10. Mohenjo Daro
The top ten films in Telugu
1. Adangaram – Director Bala Subramaniam’s second film is a village drama that depicts the love, jealousy, and honor that drives its characters.
2. Pattas – A rags-to-riches story about a slum boy who becomes a state-level kabaddi champion, Pattas is an inspiring sports drama.
3. Asuran – Vetrimaaran’s rural action-drama tells the story of two brothers who take very different paths in life.
4. Soorarai Pottru – Sudha Kongara’s film is based on the true story of Air Deccan founder Gopinath, and stars Suriya in the lead role. 5. Iraivi – The comedy-drama from director Karthik Subbaraj tackles sexual abuse, women’s rights, and homophobia with dark humor. 6. Mounam Pesiyadhe – Touted as one of the most important Telugu films ever made by critics and audiences alike, Mounam Pesiyadhe features Amitabh Bachchan as a womanizer who falls for his employee’s wife (Vidya Balan). 7. Oopiri – In this family drama directed by debutant Karthik Raghavendra, Nithya Menen plays opposite Prithviraj in her first Telugu movie after her marriage to actor Naga Chaitanya last year 8. Banjo – Banjo is an out-and-out entertainer starring Mammootty and Kavya Madhavan in the lead roles. 9. Maaya Thandri – Though it had a lackluster box office run, Maniratnam’s Maaya Thandri remains one of the filmmaker’s finest works 10. Avunu Valliddaru Ishtapaddaru
The top ten films in Malayalam
1. புத் வெள்ளை (Puthum Velai)
2. அ (Aa)
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7. பொன் நீ இல (Po Nee Illa)
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The top ten films in Kannada
1. Rajamouli’s Baahubali series is without a doubt the most popular Tamil films of recent years.
2. Karthik Subbaraj’s Pizza was a surprise hit, showing that there can still be fresh and original ideas in the Tamil film industry.
3. Dhanush’s Visaranai was a critical and commercial success, winning several awards.
4. Mysskin’s Anjaan was an underrated gem that didn’t get the attention it deserved.
5. Nalan Kumarasamy’s Soodhu Kavvum was a black comedy that had audiences laughing out loud. 6. Muthuraman’s Ponniyin Selvan is set to release soon and should be on this list too! 7. I have heard good things about director Mani Ratnam’s Kaatru Veliyidai which might make my top ten list too. 8. Here are my top ten favorite Tamil films so far-
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10) Hariharan, Kamal Haasan – Pammal K Sambandham ; 9) Mahendran, Rupini – Avatharam; 8) Bharathiraja, Saritha Rai – Kadhal Kathi; 7) Shankar Ganesh- Kanne Kalaimaane; 6) Balachander, Amala – Moondram Pirai; 5) Vijaykanth – Billa; 4) Bala – Naadodigal; 3) Vetrimaaran – Aadukalam ; 2) Shankar– Enthiran ; 1 ) Rajnikanth- Endhiran
The top ten films in Tamil
1. பூ (Baahubali)
2. கோப்பை (Krrish)
3. கோப் ஆ (Gone with the Wind)
4. บุพเพสันนิวาส (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)
5. life of pi
6. ek tha tiger
7. my name is khan
8. 3 idiots
9. dhoom 3
10. chennai express 11. india’s daughter 12. துணை நிர் (Thunai Nira) 13. chandramukhi 14. padma vietnam 15, anniyan 16 and tamil cinema ‘s legend-karunaaikkaran 17.