The Best Nagesh Movies

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List of the best Nagesh movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Nagesh's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Nagesh movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Nagesh movies will be at the top of the list. Nagesh has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Nagesh movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Nagesh films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Nagesh role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Nagesh performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing contains films like Uzaikkum Karangal and Kadhal Kondein.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Nagesh movies?" and "What are the greatest Nagesh roles of all time?"

Nagesh worked with many famous directors, including big names like M. G. Ramachandran and K. Balachander.

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  • Galatta Kalyanam is a 1968 Indian Tamil-language film starring Sivaji Ganesan, Jayalalitha, K. A. Thangavelu, Cho Ramaswamy, A. V. M. Rajan, Nagesh, V. Gopalakrishnan, VS Raghavan, Senthamarai, Sachu ...more
  • Apoorva Raagangal is a 1975 Indian Tamil social drama film directed by K. Balachander. The film features Kamal Haasan, Srividya in lead roles while Rajinikanth, Jayasudha, Nagesh, Major Sundarrajan ...more
  • Panchathantiram is a 2002 Tamil comedy film directed by K. S. Ravikumar and written by Crazy Mohan. The film features Kamal Haasan, Simran and Ramya Krishnan in the lead roles, with a large ...more
  • Thiruvilaiyadal is a 1965 Indian Tamil devotional mythological film written, directed, produced and distributed by A. P. Nagarajan. The film features Sivaji Ganesan and Savitri in the lead roles with ...more
  • Michael Madhana Kama Rajan is a 1990 Tamil comedy film directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao and written by Kamal Haasan, with Crazy Mohan penning the dialogues. The film also feature large ensemble ...more
  • Bama Vijayam is a 1967 Tamil film directed by K. Balachander. It is a family story narrated as a full-length comedy. The film features an ensemble cast including Rajasree, T. S. Balaiah, Nagesh, ...more
  • Rhythm is a 2000 Tamil film written and directed by Vasanth and produced by V. Natarajan. The film stars Arjun and Meena in lead roles with Lakshmi, Nagesh and Manivannan in supporting ones. Jyothika ...more
  • Dasavathaaram is a 2008 Indian Tamil science fiction disaster film, directed by K. S. Ravikumar. It stars Kamal Haasan, who wrote the screenplay and story of the film, in ten distinct roles. Asin ...more
  • Kadhalikka Neramillai is a 1964 Indian Tamil-language romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by C. V. Sridhar. The film was conceived, scripted and co-written by Chitralaya Gopu, a close ...more
  • Avvai Shanmugi is a 1996 Tamil comedy film, directed by K. S. Ravikumar and written by Crazy Mohan, which is an Indian adaptation of the American comedy film, Mrs. Doubtfire. The film features Kamal ...more
  • Kaadhal Kondein is a 2003 Indian Tamil psychological thriller film written and directed by Selvaraghavan, starring his brother Dhanush and newcomer Sonia Agarwal in lead roles, whilst newcomers ...more
  • Poova Thalaiya is a 1969 Tamil language drama film directed by K. Balachander. The film features Gemini Ganesan and Jaishankar in lead roles. The film, produced by M. L. A. Rama. Arangakannal, had ...more
  • Apoorva Sagodharargal is a 1989 Tamil dramedy film directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao. It starred Kamal Hassan in three roles, as a mechanic, a circus clown who is a dwarf and a police officer, ...more
  • Minnale is a 2001 romantic Tamil film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film featured Madhavan, Abbas and Reemma Sen, with Vivek and Nagesh also appearing in pivotal roles. The film's ...more
  • Kaathala Kaathala is a 1998 Indian Tamil comedy film directed by Singeetham Srinivasa Rao and produced by P. L. Thenappan. The film stars Kamal Haasan, Prabhu Deva, Soundarya and Rambha in the lead ...more
  • Thalapathi is a 1991 Indian Tamil drama film written and directed by Mani Ratnam and produced by G. Venkateswaran under the banner of G. V. Films. It stars Rajinikanth, Mammootty and Shobana in the ...more
  • Pattanathil Bhootham is a 1967 Indian Tamil fantasy film, directed by M. V. Raman and shot in Eastman Color. The plot is a straightforward adaptation of 1964 film The Brass Bottle with a romantic ...more
  • Vasool Raja MBBS is a 2004 Tamil comedy film starring Kamal Haasan and directed by Saran. This film is a remake of Hindi film Munnabhai MBBS. It was the first Kamal film to beat the record set by ...more
  • Nenjil Ore Alayam is a 1962 film directed by C.V. Sridhar.
  • Kadal Meengal is a 1981 Indian Tamil language film starring Kamal Haasan, Sujatha, Nagesh and Thangavelu and was a remake of the Malayalam movie Meen, which was loosely based on the Hindi movie ...more
  • Iru Malargal is a 1967 Indian Tamil romantic drama film directed by A. C. Tirulokchandar. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, Padmini, K. R. Vijaya, Chittor V. Nagaiah, Nagesh, Manoramma, Roja Ramani and ...more
  • Gandeevam is a 1994 Telugu, drama film produced by Satyam Babu, Sampath Kumar on Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Combines banner, directed by Priyadarshan. Starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Nandamuri ...more
  • KUDIYIRUNDHA KOYIL, is a 1968 Indian Tamil film directed by K. Shankar, starring M. G. Ramachandran, J. Jayalalitha, Rajasree, M. N. Nambiar, Nagesh, L. Vijayalakshmi.
  • Aayirathil Oruvan, also spelt as Ayirathil Oruvan, is a 1965 Indian swashbuckling action-adventure film in Tamil language, directed by B.R. Panthulu. Starring M. G. Ramachandran and Jayalalitha in ...more
  • Bala is a 2002 Indian Tamil film starring Shaam and Meera Jasmine in lead roles and Raghuvaran, Thilakan, Nagesh, Rajan P. Dev, Karunas and Sumithra in supporting roles. Music by Yuvan Shankar Raja ...more