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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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V. Ravichandran, Nagesh, T. S. Balaiah
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 ...more
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Nagesh, Manorama, Savitri
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 ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Nassar, Meena
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 ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Jayasurya, Prakash Raj
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 ...more
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Jayalalithaa, Nagesh, Manorama
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, ...more
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Nagesh, Gemini Ganesan, Jaishankar
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, ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Nassar, Srividya
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
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Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Srividya
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 ...more
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Nagesh, T. S. Balaiah, Kanchana
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
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Kamal Haasan, Nassar, Urvashi
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 ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Mallika Sherawat, Asin
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. ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Jayaram, Urvashi
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
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Meena, Jyothika, Nagesh
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. ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Cochin Haneefa, Srividya
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 ...more
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Silambarasan, Prakash Raj, Vivek
Saravana is a 2006 Tamil action drama film directed by K. S. Ravikumar. It is a love story set in the backdrop of a village war starring Silambarasan, Jyothika, Prakash Raj, Vivek, Radha Ravi, ...more
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Meera Jasmine, Thilakan, Nagesh
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 ...more
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Rajinikanth, Mammootty, Amrish Puri
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 ...more
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R. Madhavan, Vivek, Nagesh
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
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Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Madhavi
Thillu Mullu is a 1981 Tamil comedy film directed by K. Balachander. The film features Rajinikanth, Madhavi in lead roles while 'Thengai' Srinivasan, Nagesh, and Sowkar Janaki play supporting ...more
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Nagesh, K. R. Vijaya , R. Muthuraaman
Server Sundaram is a 1964 Indian Tamil language comedy film produced by A. V. Meiyappan and directed by Krishnan-Panju. The film stars Nagesh in the titular character as a waiter, along with R. ...more
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Nagesh, Manorama, Gemini Ganesan
Saraswati Sabatham is a 1966 Indian Tamil mythological film written and directed by A. P. Nagarajan. It stars Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan, Savitri, Devika, Padmini, K. R. Vijaya, Manorama and ...more
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Dhanush, Nagesh, Srikanth
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
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Nassar, Vadivelu, Nagesh
Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikecei is a 2006 Indian Tamil historical comedy film written and directed by Chimbu Deven. The film stars Vadivelu in his debut as a lead actor. Monica and Tejashree play ...more
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Vijay, Sukumari, Nagesh
Poove Unakkaga is a 1996 Tamil romantic film starring Vijay and Sangita in the lead roles. It was the first blockbuster in Vijay's career and a major breakthrough. The film was remade in Telugu ...more
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Rajinikanth, Nagesh, Vijayakumar
Maaveeran was the first and only Tamil film to be released with wide high-resolution 70 mm and directed by Rajasekhar. It was a remake of the 1985 superhit Hindi film Mard. Ambika appeared in a ...more