Top 10 Tamil Romantic Movies Of All time

Top 10 Tamil Romantic Movies of all time


If you are looking for the Best Tamil Romantic movies of all time then here goes the list.The list is based on the Critical reviews and box office collections.Most of the movies listed here are timeless love stories which garnered tons of publicity and Good reviews from movie goers.

The list is not in any specific order

1.Alaipayuthey (2000)


One of the best of  Top 10 Mani Ratnam movies,telling the love story between Karthik(Madhavan) and  
Shakti (Shalini),before and after marriage.One of the most viewed Tamil romantic movie of all time.The movie  features Popular songs like Pachchai Nirame..,Snehithane..,composed by music maestro  A. R. Rahman.

Director   Mani Ratnam
Cast : R. Madhavan,Shalini
Music : A. R. Rahman


Movie trivia
The song "Yaro Yarodi" in Alaipayuthey later appeared in Hollywood movie titled Accidental Husband, released in 2008.
Singer Vasundhara Das was initially considered for the role of Shakti which later later went to Shalini.

2.Kadhalan (1994)



One of the best Tamil movies of 90's written and directed by S. Shankar.The movie holds the record of  The biggest and the most collected movie of 90's.The film tells the love story of Prabhu (Prabhu Deva), a college student and Shruthi (Nagma),Bharatha Natyam dancer.The movie features two most popular Tamil songs of all time,Urvasi Urvasi and Mukkabla,composed by A. R. Rahman.

Director: S. Shankar
Lead roles: Prabhu Deva,Nagma
Music: A. R. Rahman


Movie trivia


Before the release the Movie experts predicted the movie will be a failure because it lacks big star cast.Despite all predictions the movie became the biggest blockbuster of the decade.
Prabhu Deva's Voice is Dubbed by actor Vikram

3.Sillunu Oru Kaadhal (2006)


The movie tells a college campus Love story and a love story between a husband-wife. Starring Surya and Jyothika in lead roles who later become husband and wife in real life too.The songs like "Munbe Vaa" and "New York Nagaram" became the biggest hit songs of that year. 

Director:N. Krishna
Cast:Surya,Jyothika,Bhumika 
Music:A. R. Rahman


4.Kadhal Konden


Cast:Dhanush,Sonia Agarwal
Directed by:Selvaraghavan
Music:Yuvan Shankar Raja


5.Minnale (2001)



A love triangle story starring Madhavan,Reemma Sen and Abbas in lead roles.It is  the debutante work of the director Gautham Menon and the music director Harris Jayaraj. 

Director : Gautham Menon
Cast :Madhavan,Abbas,Reema Sen
Music: Harris Jayaraj

6.Alaigal Oivathillai (1980)


A timeless love story directed by Bharathiraja.

Director: Bharathiraja
Lead roles: Karthik Muthuraman,Radha,
Music :Ilaiyaraaja

7.Thulladha Manamum Thullum (1999)


The biggest blockbuster of that year and the best out of top 10 Super hit movies of Vijay.The movie tells the love story between Kutty (Vijay) who wants to became a singer and a college student named ' Rukmani '.The movie got popular songs like Innisai Paadivarum,Iruvathu Kodi,Megamai Vanthu composed by S.A.Rajkumar

Director: Ezhil
Lead roles: Vijay,Simran
Music: S.A.Rajkumar

8.Vinnaithandi Varuvaya



The love story between Karthik (Simbu) who dreams of becoming a film director and  Jessy (Trisha), a Malayalee Christian girl .The theme was discussed most for the complex relationship between  Karthik and Jessy and most people claimed it was like watching their own love experiences on screen

Directed by:Gautham Menon
Cast :Silambarasan,Trisha Krishnan
Music:A R Rahman

9.Mouna ragam (1986)


Director: Mani Ratnam
Lead roles :Revathi,Mohan,Karthik 
Music :Ilaiyaraaja

10.Ghajini (2005)


The movie partially inspired from the Hollywood movie Memento with an added love story.The story is about  Sanjay Ramaswami(Suriya),a business man falling in love with an ad film actress Kalpana (Asin).The movie also referred to be a psychological thriller film with an idea of short term memory loss which is borrowed from
'Memento'.

Director:A. R. Murugadoss
Lead roles:Surya,Asin Thottumkal,Nayantara


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