Bollywood The Best Movies Directed by Bharathiraja  

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List of all movies directed by Bharathiraja ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Bharathiraja are listed here and include movie posters and Bharathiraja movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Bharathiraja as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Bharathiraja movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Bharathiraja film is can be factored into this list.

From Bharathiraja's studio films to Bharathiraja's independent films, this Bharathiraja filmography keeps tabs on all Bharathiraja movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Movies on this list include Muthal Mariyathai and Alaigal Oivathillai.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Bharathiraja direct?” or “who is Bharathiraja?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Bharathiraja?” and “what's a good selection of good Bharathiraja movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Bharathiraja films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Bharathiraja works.

All Bharathiraja director credits are included. This list of every movie that Bharathiraja has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Bharathiraja movie is and which actors starred in the Bharathiraja film.

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Kamal Haasan and Vikram have both worked on a Bharathiraja directed movie, as have many other great actors.

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Sivaji Ganesan, Radha, Janagaraj Mudhal Mariyadhai is a 1985 Tamil feature film directed by P. Bharathiraja. It starred Sivaji Ganesan and Radha in the lead with Vadivukkarasi, Ranjani, Aruna Mucherla, A. K. Veerasamy and ...more

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Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Sridevi 16 Vayathinile is a 1977 Tamil feature film directed by Bharathiraja. The film stars Kamal Haasan, Sridevi and Rajinikanth. The film also marks the debut of the famous South Indian comedian ...more

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Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, K. Bhagyaraj Sigappu Rojakkal is a 1978 Tamil thriller film starring Kamal Haasan and Sridevi. Directed by P. Bharathiraja, music by Ilaiyaraaja and cinematography by P. S. Nivas In an era of over-dramatised ...more

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Rekha Mallick, Janagaraj, Sathyaraj Kadalora Kavithaigal is a 1986 Indian Tamil language film starring Satyaraj, Rekha, Raja, Janagaraj and Kamala Kamesh and The film was remade into Telugu as Aradhana with Chiranjeevi and ...more

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Karthik, Goundamani, Silk Smitha Alaigal Oyivathillai is a 1981 Indian Tamil language film directed by P. Bharathiraja. The film stars debutant actors Karthik and Radha in the lead roles. The movie was a blockbuster and ...more

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Kamal Haasan, Madhavi, Sarika Tik! Tik! Tik! is a 1981 Tamil-language Indian Murder Mystery Film directed by P. Bharathiraja for producer Prakash R.C, starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role supported by Madhavi, Swapna and

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Kamal Haasan, Revathi, Radha Oru Kadhiyin Diary is a 1984 crime, drama, thriller film written by Bhagyaraj and G.M. Kumar and directed by Bharathi Rajaa.

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Revathi, Vinu Chakravarthy, Y. Vijaya Mann Vasanai is a 1983 Indian Tamil language film starring Revathi, Pandiyan, Vinu Chakravarthy, Kantimathi, and Y. Vijaya. It was remade as Mangammagari Manavadu in 1984 directed by Kodi ...more

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Pasumpon Radhika Sarathkumar, Vadivelu, Prabhu Pasumpon is a 1995 Indian Tamil drama film, directed by P. Bharathiraja, starring Prabhu, Sivaji Ganesan, Sivakumar, Raadhika Sarathkumar and Saranya Ponvannan in lead roles. The film, produced ...more

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Saranya Ponvannan, Raja, Maheswari Karuthamma is a Tamil feature film directed by Bharathiraja. The film's score and soundtrack are composed by A. R. Rahman. The film met with critical acclaim upon release and received

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Saritha, Janagaraj, Amala Akkineni Vedham Pudhithu, starring Sathyaraj and Amala is a critically acclaimed Tamil movie, directed by Bharathiraja. Charuhasan, Saritha, Raja and 'Nizhalgal' Ravi played supporting roles in the ...more

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Radhika Sarathkumar, Vadivelu, Vijayakumar Kizhakku Cheemayile is a 1993 Tamil film directed by Bharathiraaja. It has music composed by A. R. Rahman. The film involves a touching sentimental story between a brother and a sister. Radhika ...more

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Karthik, Ranjitha, Napoleon Nadodi Thendral was a 1992 Tamil language film directed by Bharathiraja and written by Sujatha Rangarajan. It starred Karthik and Ranjitha in the lead roles. The music was provided by ...more

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Thennavan En Uyir Thozhan is a Tamil language film directed by Bharathiraja. The film was released in Feb 16 1990. The music was composed by Ilayaraja and lyrics by Gangai amaran. The film revolves around ...more

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Ilayaraja, Chandrashekhar, Manivannan Nizhalgal is a 1980 Indian Tamil film directed by Bharathiraja and written by Manivannan, starring Nizhalgal Ravi, in his debut venture, Rohini, Chandrasekhar and Rajasekar. The film failed at ...more

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Revathi, Janagaraj, Pratap K. Pothen Pudhumai Penn is a Tamil film directed by Bharathiraja starring Pandiyan and Revathi.

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Riya Sen, Revathi, Radhika Sarathkumar Taj Mahal is a 1999 Tamil film directed by Bharathiraja. The film featured the director's son, Manoj, alongside fellow debutant Riya Sen in the lead roles, with an ensemble supporting cast ...more

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Radhika Sarathkumar, K. Bhagyaraj, Goundamani Kizhake Pogum Rail is a 1978 Indian Tamil film, directed by P. Bharathiraja, starring newcomers Betha Sudhakar and Raadhika Sarathkumar in lead roles. The film had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja ...more

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Kajal Aggarwal, Nana Patekar, Vivek Bommalattam is a Tamil film directed by the Bharathiraja starring Arjun Sarja and Nana Patekar in the lead roles. The film was dubbed and released in Hindi as Cinema and in Telugu as Rana. This ...more

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Jayasudha, Vijayakumar, Sanghavi Anthimanthaarai is a period arthouse Tamil language film released in 1996. The film has Vijayakumar, Jayasudha in lead roles. It is produced by Chandraleela Bharathiraja and Thilaka Ganesh The ...more

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Napoleon, Sukanya, Ponvannan Pudhu Nellu Pudhu Naathu is a Tamil film directed by P. Bharathiraja.

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Rajesh Khanna, Poonam Dhillon Red Rose is a 1980 Hindi thriller film starring Rajesh Khanna and Poonam Dhillon. It was remake of Tamil Movie Sigappu Rojakkal meaning 'Red Roses' which had Kamal Haasan and Sridevi in the lead ...more

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Rati Agnihotri, Betha Sudhakar, Vijayan Niram Maaratha Pookkal is a Tamil film directed by P. Bharathiraja. It stars Sudhakar and Raadhika Sarathkumar in the lead roles and released on 31 August 1979.

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Rati Agnihotri, K. Bhagyaraj, Manorama Puthiya Vaarpugal is a Tamil film directed by P. Bharathiraja. K. Bhagyaraj and Rati Agnihotri did the lead role in this film. The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja The film marked the debut of ...more

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Kadal Pookkal Janagaraj, Sindhu Menon, Vaiyapuri Kadal Pookkal is a 2001 Tamil drama film directed by Bharathiraja which stars Murali and Manoj in the leading roles, with Sindhu Menon, Pratyusha and Uma in supporting roles. The film was ...more

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Kaadhal Oviyam Goundamani, Manivannan, Radha Kadhal Oviyam is a 1982 Tamil film directed by P. Bharathiraja. The film went on to receive critical acclaim, became successful at the box office.

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Prem Chopra, Shreeram Lagoo, Satyendra Kapoor Saveray Wali Gaadi is an Indian drama film directed by Bharathi Rajaa and released in 1986. The movie stars Sunny Deol, Poonam Dhillon, Prem Chopra, Shreeram Lagoo.

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Tamizh Selvan Vadivelu, Manivannan, Roja Tamizh Selvan is a Tamil film directed by P. Bharathiraja. Vijayakanth as an IAS officer in this film. The movie deals the struggles of a Govt:Officer. The film was flop at box-office.

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Chiranjeevi, Suhasini Maniratnam, Radhika Sarathkumar Aaradhana 1987 is an Indian romance film directed by Bharathiraja. It stars Chiranjeevi, Suhasini, Rajasekhar, and Radhika in important roles. Music was scored by Ilayaraja. Allu Aravind ...more

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Captain Magal Khushboo, Raja Captain Magal is a Tamil film directed by Bharathiraja.

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Eera Nilam Suhasini Maniratnam, Vadivelu, Ilavarasu Eera Nilam is a Tamil film directed by P. Bharathiraja.

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Kotha Jeevithalu Suhasini Maniratnam, Gummadi Venkateswara Rao, Hari Prasad Kotha Jeevithalu is a Telugu film directed by Bharathiraja. The film was a remake of director's own tamil film Puthiya Vaarpugal.

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Yuvadharam Pilicindi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Bharathiraja
Yuvadharam Pilicindi Yuvadharam Pilicindi is a Telugu film directed by P. Bharathiraja.

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Ali, Karthik, Silk Smitha Seethakoka Chilaka is a 1981 romantic musical film written by Jandhyala, Bharathi Rajaa and directed by Bharathi Rajaa.

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Garuda Dhwaja Ambareesh, Ramesh Aravind, Avinash Garuda Dhwaja is a Kannada film directed by N. S. Raj Bharath. starring Ambareesh, Ramesh Aravind and Avinash.

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Karthika Nair, R. Parthiepan, Ameer Annakodi is a 2013 Tamil film directed and written by Bharathiraja. It features Lakshman Narayan, Karthika Nair and Manoj Bharathiraja in the lead roles. The film has music by G. V. Prakash ...more

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Rajinikanth, Manivannan, Janagaraj Kodi Parakuthu is a 1988 Tamil drama film is directed by P. Bharathiraja. The film starred Rajinikanth, who worked with Bharathiraja nearly a decade after their last film 16 Vayathinile. The ...more

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Kamal Haasan, Sridevi Yerra Gulabi is a 1979 thriller drama film directed by Bharathi Rajaa.

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Priyamani, Ilavarasu, Jai Akash Kangalal Kaidhu Sei is a 2004 Tamil language film, written and directed by Bharathiraja. It stars Vaseegaran in the protagonist's role and marks actress Priyamani's debut in the Tamil film ...more

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Valibamey Vaa Vaa Karthik, Goundamani, Radha Valibamey Vaa Vaa is a Tamil film directed by Bharathiraja.

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Sridevi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Amol Palekar Solva Sawan is a 1979 Bollywood film directed by Bharathi Rajaa. Music by Jayadev Verma and cinematography by P. S. Nivas. It is a remake of the Tamil hit 16 Vayathinile which starred Kamal ...more