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Tamil Movies 2021

Tamil Movies 2021

List of Tamil films of 2021

Movie NameRelease DateGenre
Maara8th JanuaryRomantic, Drama
Master13th JanuaryAction, Thriller
Eeswaran14th JanuaryAction, Drama
Bhoomi14th JanuaryAction, Drama
Kabadadaari28th JanuaryCrime, Thriller
Kalathil Santhippom5th FebruarySports, Drama
Trip5th FebruaryHorror, SciFi, Thriller
C/O Kaadhal12th February
Kutty Story12th February
Parris Jeyaraj12th FebruaryDrama
Naanum Single Thaan12th FebruaryRomantic, Drama
Kamali From Nadukkaveri19th FebruaryDrama
Chakra19th FebruaryAction, Thriller
Sangathalaivan26th FebruaryDrama
Vettai Naai26th FebruaryDrama
Calls26th FebruaryDrama
Aelay28th FebruaryComedy, Drama
Nenjam Marappathillai5th MarchHorror, Thriller
Mirugaa5th MarchAction, Thriller
Theethum Nandrum12th MarchAction
Teddy12th MarchAction, Drama
Thaen19th MarchDrama
Kaadan26th MarchAction, Drama
Sulthan2nd AprilAction
Mandela4th AprilPolitical Satire
Karnan9th AprilAction, Drama
Chasing16th AprilAction, Crime
Nayae Peyae23rd AprilDrama

Among the languages in which movies are made in India, Hindi and Tamil movies are the most popular. These days, South Indian cinema, especially Tamil cinema, is gaining popularity in the country and worldwide. Above is a list of Tamil movies released this year i.e. in 2021 and out of all these movies, the top 10 Tamil movies in 2021 according to IMDb rating were discussed below.

1. Kaadan

Kaadan Movie Info

  • Movie Name: Kaadan
  • Director: Prabhu Solomon
  • Genre: Drama, Action
  • Release Date: 26th March 2021
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • IMDb Rating: 9.1

Kaadan Movie Cast

  • Rana Daggubati
  • Vishnu Vishal
  • Pulkit Samrat
  • Shriya Pilgaonkar
  • Zoya Hussain

Kaadan Movie Trailer

Kaadan Movie Plot

The main character of the movie is Bandev, he is a jungle man and he loves elephants and knows how to manage them. Bandev has a pet elephant named Manickam. Bandev and his pet elephant Manickam were called in to handle the situation once other elephants were rampant in a nearby village.

2. Mandela

Mandela Movie Info

  • Movie Name: Mandela
  • Director: Madonne Ashwin
  • Genre: Drama, Politics
  • Release Date: 4th April 2019
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • IMDb Rating: 8.5

Mandela Movie Cast

  • Yogi Babu
  • Sheela Rajkumar
  • Sangili Murugan
  • G M Sundar

Mandela Movie Trailer

Mandela Movie Plot

In a small village called Soorangudi in the state of Tamil Nadu, the two parties clashed over winning a local vote. After the vote, both the parties got equal votes and only one barber named Mandela of the village is yet to vote, whichever party he votes for will win. In this situation, the barber continues to take advantage of both parties.

3. Karnan

Karnan Movie Info

  • Movie Name: Karnan
  • Director: Mari Selvaraj
  • Genre: Action, Drama
  • Release Date: 9th April 2020
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • IMDb Rating: 8.3

Karnan Movie Cast

  • Dhanush
  • Rajisha Vijayan
  • Lal
  • Yogi Babu
  • Natarajan Subramaniam

Karnan Movie Trailer

Karnan Movie Plot

In this Tamil movie, Karnan is a brave young boy, here Dhanush plays the role of Karnan. The story shows a long-running dispute between two villages, which only Karnan can resolve.

4. Master

Master Movie Info

  • Movie Name: Master
  • Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj
  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Release Date: 13th January 2021
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • IMDb Rating: 7.9

Master Movie Cast

  • Vijay
  • Malavika Mohanan
  • Vijay Sethupathi
  • Arjun Das
  • Shanthanu Bhagyaraj
  • Andrea Jeremiah
  • Nassar

Master Movie Trailer

Master Movie Plot

JD (Thalapathy Vijay), the lead actor of this Tamil movie 2021, is an alcoholic teacher of a juvenile reform centre. None of the management team at the centre liked JD, because they all thought no sign in him made him look like a master. After all, JD almost always drank, his eyes were red, and so on. But one day he proved everyone wrong by protesting injustice.

5. Maara

Maara Movie Info

  • Movie Name: Maara
  • Director: Dhilip Kumar
  • Genre: Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 8th January 2021
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • IMDb Rating: 7.7

Maara Movie Cast

  • Madhavan
  • Shraddha Srinath
  • Sshivada
  • Abhirami
  • Moulee

Maara Movie Trailer

Maara Movie Plot

It is a Tamil romantic movie 2021, where Madhavan and Shraddha Srinath have acted opposite each other. One day, Paaru (Shraddha Srinath) saw a fairy tale painting on the wall of a coastal town and remembered that he had heard it in his childhood. From the day she started looking for the painter of that painting.

6. Kamali From Nadukkaveri

Kamali From Nadukkaveri Movie Info

  • Movie Name: Kamali From Nadukkaveri
  • Director: Rajasekar Duraisamy
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 19th February 2021
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • IMDb Rating: 7.7

Kamali From Nadukkaveri Movie Cast

  • Anandhi
  • Rohit Suresh Saraf
  • Prathap Pothen
  • Abitha Venkat
  • Azhagam Perumal

Kamali From Nadukkaveri Movie Trailer

Kamali From Nadukkaveri Movie Plot

Kamali, a smiling happy girl from a small village called Nadukkaveri. She studied at a Tamil medium state school. A boy named Ashwin once got first in the CBSE board exam and got admitted to Madras IIT and since then Kamali fell in love with Ashwin and she herself started dreaming of getting admission in Madras IIT.

7. Chakra

Chakra Movie Info

  • Movie Name: Chakra
  • Director: MS Anandan
  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Release Date: 19th February 2021
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • IMDb Rating: 7.0

Chakra Movie Cast

  • Vishal
  • Shraddha Srinath
  • Regina Cassandra
  • Srushti Dange
  • Robo Shankar
  • Nassar

Chakra Movie Trailer

Chakra Movie Plot

On the day of Independence Day on August 15, when the city of Chennai was under tight surveillance, a total of 49 robberies took place in the city. But ACP Gayathri believed that 50 places were robbed that day and the 50th place belonged to Major Chandru. So Major Chandru continued to punish the people involved in this incident at his own risk.

8. Teddy

Teddy Movie Info

  • Movie Name: Teddy
  • Director: S S Rajan
  • Genre: Action, Drama, Animation
  • Release Date: 12th March 2021
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • IMDb Rating: 6.7

Teddy Movie Cast

  • Arya
  • Sayyeshaa
  • Sakshi Agarwal
  • Magizh Thirumeni
  • Sathish

Teddy Movie Trailer

Teddy Movie Plot

This Tamil movie 2021 Teddy is the story of Srividya and Shiva. Once Srividya went to the hospital for some reason and was abducted from there and artificially put in a coma because she had to undergo surgery later. The story of this Tamil movie has taken another turn ever since Srividya was put in a coma and his soul entered into a teddy bear.

9. Nenjam Marappathillai

Nenjam Marappathillai Movie Info

  • Movie Name: Nenjam Marappathillai
  • Director: Selvaraghavan
  • Genre: Horror, Thriller
  • Release Date: 5th March 2021
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • IMDb Rating: 6.4

Nenjam Marappathillai Movie Cast

  • S J Suryah
  • Nandita Swetha
  • Regina Cassandra

Nenjam Marappathillai Movie Trailer

Nenjam Marappathillai Movie Plot

It is a horror Tamil movie, where an orphaned girl named Maryam grew up in a Christian orphanage from an early age and later joined a wealthy family where she had to look after a little boy named Rishi. But Mariam’s life was not happy because her boss Ramsay was sexually harassing her. When Mariam is killed, she returns as a ghost to avenge the injustice that happened to her.

10. Sulthan

Sulthan Movie Info

  • Movie Name: Sulthan
  • Director: B Kannan
  • Genre: Action
  • Release Date: 2nd April 2021
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • IMDb Rating: 6.4

Sulthan Movie Cast

  • Karthi
  • Rashmika Mandanna
  • Napoleon
  • Lal
  • Ramachandra Raju

Sulthan Movie Trailer

Sulthan Movie Plot

Sultan (Karthi), the lead actor of this 2021 Tamil movie, is a motherless child, who grew up with 100 criminals who were followers of his father Sethupathi (Napoleon). Sultan loved those 100 people like his brother but he hated their criminal mentality or activities. After the death of the Sultan’s father Sethupathi, the responsibility of those 100 people fell on him. Then Sulthan tried to make his brothers or followers like the common people of the village.

What are the Tamil movies released in 2021?

The list of Tamil movies released in 2021 is given at the beginning of this post. However, for your convenience, the names of all the movies are listed below again.

  • Maara
  • Master
  • Eeswaran
  • Bhoomi
  • Kabadadaari
  • Kalathil Santhippom
  • Trip
  • C/O Kaadhal
  • Kutty Story
  • Parris Jeyaraj
  • Naanum Single Thaan
  • Kamali From Nadukkaveri
  • Chakra
  • Sangathalaivan
  • Vettai Naai
  • Calls
  • Aelay
  • Nenjam Marappathillai
  • Mirugaa
  • Theethum Nandrum
  • Teddy
  • Thaen
  • Kaadan
  • Sulthan
  • Mandela
  • Karnan
  • Chasing
  • Nayae Peyae

Which is the No 1 movie in Tamil?

Baahubali 2:The Conclusion movie is still the number one Tamil movie in terms of box office earnings. Below are the names of the top 10 Tamil movies so far based entirely on box office income.

  • Baahubali 2:The Conclusion
  • 2.0
  • Baahubali: The Beginning
  • Saaho
  • Master
  • Bigil
  • Enthiran
  • Kabali
  • Mersal
  • Sarkar

Who is the number one actor in Tamil cinema 2021?

According to the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in Tamil cinema, Kamal Hasan has received this award the most number of times. The names of some of the best actors according to this award are given in the list below.

  • Kamal Haasan
  • Vikram
  • Karthik
  • Dhanush
  • Suriya Sivakumar

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