Tamil : Top 10 Period Films of All Time

 
  • Hey Ram is a 2000 Indian drama film simultaneously made in Tamil and Hindi language. The film was written, directed and produced by Kamal Haasan and he also starred as the protagonist in the film. A ...more
  • Vaagai Sooda Vaa is a 2011 Tamil romantic comedy drama film directed by A. Sarkunam, directing his second film after Kalavani. It features Vimal and newcomer Iniya in the lead roles, with Bhagyaraj, ...more
  • Bharathi is a National Film Award-winning 2000 Indian Tamil-language film starring Sayaji Shinde, Devayani and Nizhalgal Ravi. It is a biographical film based on the life of Mahakavi Subramaniya ...more
  • Rajaraja Cholan is a 1973 Tamil film about the life of the Chola king Rajaraja Chola. The film has Sivaji Ganesan playing the title role. This high-budget production was the first CinemaScope film to ...more
  • Aravaan is a 2012 Indian Tamil period film directed by Vasanthabalan, based on Sahitya Academy winning Su. Venkatesan's novel Kaaval Kottam. It stars Aadhi, Dhansika, Malayalam actress Archana Kavi ...more
  • Subramaniapuram is a 2008 Tamil film produced, written, and directed by M. Sasikumar. The low-budget film received critical acclaim for its original script, expert direction, screenplay, editing, ...more
  • Pokkisham is a 2009 Tamil film directed by Cheran. The feature failed at the box office compared to Cheran's previous work, Autograph. Movie dubbed by Meena and Prasanna. This movie's concept is ...more
  • Madrasapattinam is a 2010 Indian Tamil period drama film, written and directed by A. L. Vijay. The film stars Arya and Amy Jackson, while Nassar, Cochin Hanifa and Alexx O'Nell play other prominent ...more
  • Kamaraj is a 2004 Tamil biographical film directed by Balakrishnan made about the life of the Indian politician K. Kamaraj from Tamil Nadu, widely acknowledged as the "Kingmaker" in Indian politics ...more
  • Kappalottiya Thamizhan is a 1961 film directed by B. Ramakrishnaiah Panthulu.
  • Vada Chennai (English title: North Chennai) is a 2018 Indian Tamil language gangster film written and directed by Vetrimaaran.it features Dhanush in the lead role as an amateur carrom player along with Ameer, Andrea Jeremiah and Aishwarya Rajesh in other key roles.

  • Kanchivaram is a 2008 National award winning Tamil drama film directed by Priyadarshan. The film stars Prakash Raj and Shriya Reddy in the lead roles and has the musical score by M. G. Sreekumar, ...more
  • Veerapandiya Kattabomman is a 1959 Indian Tamil historical film directed by B. R. Panthulu. The film's screenplay was written by Ma. Po. Sivagnanam while its story and dialogue were written by Sakthi ...more
  • Sivandha Mann, also spelt as Sivantha Mann, is a 1969 Indian Tamil language film with communistic theme directed by C.V. Sridhar that stars Sivaji Ganesan, Kanchana and M. N. Nambiar in the lead ...more
  • Periyar is a 2007 Tamil biographical film, made about the life of the social reformer and rationalist Periyar E. V. Ramasamy with Sathyaraj who himself is a rationalist in the lead role.
  • 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 Ilayaraja.The ...more
  • Mogamul is a 1995 Tamil language film directed by Gnana Rajasekaran based on a novel written by Thi. Janakiraman. The film features Archana Joglekar, Nedumudi Venu and Abhishek in lead roles whilst ...more
  • Sri Raghavendra is a 1985 Tamil film directed by SP. Muthuraman. The film was Rajinikanth's 100th film. He plays the role of the Hindu saint Raghavendra in this movie. It was produced by Kavithalaya ...more