The Best Sarath Kumar Movies

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List of the best Sarath Kumar movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Sarath Kumar'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 Sarath Kumar movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Sarath Kumar movies will be at the top of the list. Sarath Kumar has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Sarath Kumar movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Sarath Kumar films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

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  • Natpukkaga
    Simran, R. Sarathkumar, Manobala
    191 votes
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: K. S. Ravikumar

    In this gripping drama, a wealthy man's son faces life-altering challenges after being disowned by his father. The film became one of the highest-grossing Tamil films of its time, and Sarath Kumar’s intense portrayal of the protagonist won him critical acclaim and catapulted him to stardom.

  • Captain Prabhakaran
    R. Sarathkumar, Ramya Krishnan, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
    41 votes
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: R. K. Selvamani

    This action-packed film revolves around a daring police officer who battles a powerful criminal gang. Captain Prabhakaran was a commercial hit and elevated Sarath Kumar's status as an action hero, thanks to his fearless and electrifying performance.

  • Ayya
    Nayantara, Prakash Raj, Vadivelu
    110 votes
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Hari

    A gritty action-drama focused on a dedicated cop who takes on a powerful politician to bring justice, Ayya garnered both commercial success and critical acclaim upon its release. In this film, Sarath Kumar's portrayal of a fearless police officer remains one of his most memorable characters, showcasing his ability to deliver commanding performances.

  • Pennin Manathai Thottu
    Vivek, R. Sarathkumar, Prabhu Deva
    110 votes
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Ezhil

    In this romantic drama, an honest mechanic falls in love with a young woman and goes to great lengths to prove his love. Audiences and critics alike appreciated the film for its emotional depth and unique story, with Sarath Kumar's endearing portrayal of the mechanic earning him praise for his versatility.

  • Suryavamsam
    Radhika Sarathkumar, Devayani, R. Sarathkumar
    237 votes
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Vikraman

    This family drama focuses on the strained relationship between a father and son, who eventually reconcile their differences. The film enjoyed tremendous commercial success, and Sarath Kumar's convincing portrayal of dual roles – as both father and son – showcased his versatility as an actor.

  • Nattamai
    Meena, Manorama, R. Sarathkumar
    125 votes
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: K. S. Ravikumar

    Set in a rural backdrop, the film tells the story of a respected village head who is torn between his duties and family. Nattamai was a trendsetter for the village-centric films in the Tamil cinema, and Sarath Kumar's layered portrayal of the protagonist garnered critical acclaim for his nuanced performance.