Tamil New Movies: Kollywood’s Must-Watch List In 2018

The beauty of Tamil movies lies in the variety that it offers. Whether it is love stories or out-of-the-box thrillers, these films never cease to impress. Additionally, the super-stardom of legends like Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan contribute towards this thriving film industry. Let’s take a look at some of 2018’s Tamil new movies.

1. Vishwaroopam 2

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High on thrill and action, Vishwaroopam 2 was a continuation of the 2013 action-spy-thriller film Vishwaroopam. Starring Kamal Haasan in the role of RAW agent Major Wisam Ahmad Kashmiri,  the film also featured Rahul Bose as the antagonist. The plot covered RAW’s new mission to prevent a terrorist attack targeting New York City. Interestingly, the film was more of a circumquel  instead of a sequel to the 2013 release. While some part of the story was placed after the events of the previous film, other parts were set before it.

2. U-Turn

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U-Turn is the remake of the 2016 Kannada movie of the same name. Through a journey of solving crimes and murder mysteries, the film takes you on an edge-of-the-seat adventure, ending in a way you would never see coming!

3. Saamy Square

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Saamy Square is the sequel to the 2003 movie Saamy. The film stars Vikram and Keerthy Suresh in the lead. Partly set in the deserts, the film was a revenge saga loaded with action sequences, intense dialogues and memorable punchlines.

4. Kadaikutty Singam

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Set in a village backdrop, Kadaikutty Singam was a social drama to its core. In addition to being loaded with family sentiments, the film also has occasional comic elements. Moreover, National Award winner Pandiraj rendered his prowess as director as well as writer for the movie.

5. Chekka Chivantha Vaanam

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This multi-starrer crime-thriller marks the return of master filmmaker Mani Ratnam. A story of four warring brothers, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam also has a political angle attached to it. In addition to that, it also reflects Mani Ratnam’s classic filmmaking expertise in more ways than one.

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6. Pariyerum Perumal

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A Maari Selvaraj directorial, Pariyerum Perumal  narrates the story of a young man battling against an oppressive caste system. While the movie focuses on the poignant issues of the society, it also highlights how innocent animals may also suffer because of these evils.

7. Kaala

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Rajinikanth- starrer Kaala was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2018. It tells the story of a runaway child Kaala aka Karikaalan who grows up to be a powerful don. Written and directed by Pa. Ranjith, Kaala is full of intriguing twists and impressive dialogues. Also, it marked Huma Qureshi’s debut in the Tamil film industry.


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This gripping political thriller marks the Tamil debut of Tollywood star Vijay Deverakonda. The film also stars Mehreen Pirzada in the lead. Complete with powerful dialogues and a story that keeps you on edge, the film is a complete package of entertainment for those looking for the best Tamil new movies.

9. 96

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96 is a refreshing romance that breaks free from the usual romance-drama stereotypes. At the same time, the narrative also takes you on a nostalgic trip to high-school love stories and rekindling of old sparks. Heartwarming conversations, simplistic music and a smooth narration together make 96 a must-watch.

10. 2.0

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The much awaited sequel to the 2010 blockbuster Enthiran is one of the most awaited Tamil new movies. Not only will it have Akshay Kumar play the antagonist for the first time but also, mark his Kollywood debut. 2.0 also stars Amy Jackson and has already created a lot of buzz. Moreover, the fascinating duo of superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar is going to be pure delight for the fans.

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