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Best Tamil Movies on Hotstar that will make your day

Disney+Hotstar is a savior when it comes to regional movies. Here’s a list of top Tamil movies you can stream right now on Hotstar. The films are ranked in no particular order.

1.Mookuthi Amman

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The film stars Lady Superstar Nayanthara in a never seen before avatar. She plays a goddess Mookuthi Amman who, with the help of a Tamil family exposes the godman Bhagavathi Baba. The film is a hilarious take on blind and baseless faiths. With its unique storytelling and theme, the film won the hearts of not just Tamil audience but everyone who watched the film.


Kanchivaram is a period drama directed by Priyadarshan and stars Prakash Raj and Shriya Reddy in the lead. The film is a take on the plight of the silk weavers of the town of Kanchipuram and how they rise up for their rights. The film went on to receive several awards and accolades.

3.Kaaka Muttai

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Kaaka Muttai is the story of two young boys from the slums of Chennai who wish to taste a pizza. The film had received rave reviews upon its release for the simple and soulful narrative and performances. The film even went on to bag the 2015 National Film Award for Best Children’s category. The movie is sure to serve as a cathartic experience.



If you have never heard of this film, then you must be protected from all the spoilers. And that’s exactly when you should watch it. You are going to have nightmares! The film is a crime thriller but sets a horror mode throughout the run time. Your adrenaline rush is going to spike up like anything. Ratsasan is one of the best crime thrillers ever made in the history of Indian cinema.

5. Vikram Vedha

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Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathy team up for this exciting action thriller for the first time. The plot is layered and has several factors that make it a must watch. The curiosity that a two hero film creates can’t be under estimated.

6. Pizza

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Pizza is one of the films that paved way for Vijay Sethupathy’s stardom. It is a horror movie but with an exciting and bewitching style of storytelling. Vijay Sethupathy plays Michael Karthikeyan, a pizza delivery boy who experiences paranormal activities on a sporadic delivery day. The mystery is encaptivating and the Kartik Subbaraj magic is so evident in Pizza.

Related : Best Malayalam Horror Movies to Watch


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Rajinikanth sways us with his charming appeal in this Pa. Ranjith action drama movie. Rajinikanth plays Karikalan, the godfather of people living in the slums of Dharavi. He protects the people of Dharavi by fighting against the notorious don Hari Dada, played by Nana Patekar. Huma Qureshi also makes an appearance in Kaala by playing Karikalan’s former love.

8.Cheka Chivantha Vaanam


Apart from the fact that it is a Maniratnam movie, what makes Cheka Chivantha Vaanam even more appealing is the astounding cast. The cast of this film is a treat. There’s Aravind Saamy, Arun Vijay and Simbu playing brothers and Vijay Sethupathy as Aravind Saamy’s cop friend. The film, just like the cast, is very happening.

9. Nanban

Nanban is the Tamil remake of the blockbuster Bollywood film 3 Idiots. Vijay, Jiiva, and Srikanth play the lead in this film. Director Sankar’s films are always happening. They are rich in colors and visuals. The same is the case with Nanban too. Though the story remains the same, there’s an obvious variation in the making, catering primarily to the taste of the Tamil audience.

10.Raja Rani


I can watch this film forever and still not get bored! Atlee’s Raja Rani is a take on life after breakups and failed relationships. Nayanthara and Aarya play the lead while Nazriya and Jai make a brief appearance. John and Regina agree to marry each other out of peer pressure and find t difficult to survive the marriage. How they find love amidst all the jabs and tantrums is what the film all about.

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