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2012 Best Tamil Movies List  

Rajwant Dhaliwal
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Vote for your favorite Tamil movies of 2012. The Indian cinema industry produced many wonderful Tamil language films in 2012 - from the coming-of-age romantic drama film 3, to the action film Thuppakki, and the Tamil thriller movie Naan. Indian producers have long been working to make impressive Tamil movies. 2012 was no different. These hit films are all wonderful, so help us choose the top 10 and vote!
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Thuppakki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Vijay, Kajal Aggarwal, Jayaram
Thuppakki is a 2012 Indian Tamil action film written and directed by AR Murugadoss. It features Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles, Vidyut Jamwal as main antagonist, as well as Jayaram ...more
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Nanban is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Vijay, Ileana D'Cruz, Manobala
Nanban is a 2012 Indian Tamil coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Shankar. It was a remake of Rajkumar Hirani's 3 Idiots, which itself was adapted from the novel Five Point Someone – ...more
3
Naan Ee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Naan Ee Sudeep, Nani, Samanatha Ruth Prabhu
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Pizza is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Vijay Sethupathi, Remya Nambeesan
Pizza is a 2012 Indian Tamil suspense supernatural thriller film, written and directed by debutant Karthik Subbaraj. The film features Vijay Sethupathi and Remya Nambeesan in lead roles, while ...more
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Kumki is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Lakshmi Menon, Vikram Prabhu, Thambi Ramaiah
Kumki is a 2012 Tamil romantic drama film directed by Prabhu Solomon. The film marked the debut of Vikram Prabhu. The story revolves around a mahout and his trained elephant. The film was ...more
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Kalakalappu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Anjali, N. Santhanam, Manobala
Kalakalappu is a 2012 Indian Tamil comedy film co-written co-produced and directed by Sundar C. and produced by his wife Kushboo Sundar. It features Vimal, Shiva, Anjali, Oviya and Santhanam in ...more
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Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaano... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Vijay Sethupathi, Gayathrie Shankar
Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom is a 2012 Indian Tamil Black Comedy film directorial debut for Balaji Tharaneetharan. Featuring Vijay Sethupathi and Gayathrie Shankar in the lead roles, The plot ...more
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Sundarapandian is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Sundarapandian M. Sasikumar, Lakshmi Menon, Vijay Sethupathi
Sundarapandian is a 2012 Indian Tamil comedy drama film directed by debutant S. R. Prabhakaran, a former associate of M. Sasikumar. Sasikumar himself played the titular character, besides ...more
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Oru Kal Oru Kannadi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Hansika Motwani, Arya, Sneha
Oru Kal Oru Kannadi abbreviated as OKOK is an Indian Tamil romantic comedy film written and directed by M. Rajesh. It stars producer Udhayanidhi Stalin, in his acting debut, Hansika Motwani and ...more
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Naan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Vijay Antony, Anuya Bhagvath, Vibha Natarajan
Naan is a 2012 Tamil crime thriller film directed by Jeeva Shankar is inspired by Hollywood flick The talented Mr.Ripley. It has composer Vijay Antony in the lead role as a psychopath killer, ...more
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Vazhakku Enn 18/9 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Senthil, Manisha Yadav, Urmila Mahanta
Vazhakku Enn 18/9 is a 2012 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by Balaji Sakthivel, starring newcomers Mithun Murali, Sri, Urmila Mahanta and Manisha Yadav in the lead roles. ...more
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Saattai is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Saattai Samuthirakani
Saattai is a 2012 Indian Tamil drama film written and directed by M. Anbazhagan. The film features Samuthirakani and Thambi Ramaiah in pivotal roles. The film's soundtrack and background score ...more
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Dhoni is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Prakash Raj, Radhika Apte
Dhoni is a 2012 Indian drama film written and directed by Prakash Raj. A bilingual, simultaneously made in Tamil and Telugu languages, it features Prakash Raj in the lead role, along with Aakash ...more
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Thaandavam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Anushka Shetty, Vikram, Amy Jackson
Thaandavam is a 2012 Indian Tamil action thriller film written and directed by A. L. Vijay, starring Vikram, Jagapati Babu, Anushka Shetty, Amy Jackson and Lakshmi Rai. It is produced by UTV ...more
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Kazhugu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Karunas, Bindu Madhavi, Jiiva
Kazhugu is a 2012 Indian Tamil-language comedy-thriller film written and directed by newcomer Sathyasiva, starring Krishna Sekhar and Bindu Madhavi in lead roles. The film, produced by Krishna's ...more
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Vettai is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Amala Paul, Arya, Sameera Reddy
Vettai is a 2012 Tamil action-masala film written and directed by N. Linguswamy. The film star Arya, R. Madhavan, Sameera Reddy and Amala Paul in the lead roles while Ashutosh Rana, Thambi ...more
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Attakathi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Nandita, Iyshwarya Rajesh, Attakathi Dinesh
Attakathi is a 2012 Indian Tamil romantic comedy film written and directed by Pa. Ranjith, a former assistant of Venkat Prabhu. Produced by Thirukumaran Entertainment and distributed by Studio ...more
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3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Shruti Haasan, Dhanush, Prabhu
3 is a 2012 Indian Tamil romantic psychological thriller film written and directed by Aishwarya R. Dhanush who made her directorial debut with the film. It stars Dhanush, who himself co-produced ...more
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Marina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Sneha, Oviya, Sivakarthikeyan
Marina is a Tamil film directed by Pandiraj starring Siva Karthikeyan, in his feature film debut and Oviya in the lead roles. The movie released on February 3, 2012. It received mixed reviews.
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Neerparavai is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Nandita Das, Sunaina, Anupama Kumar
Neerparavai is a 2012 Tamil drama film directed by Seenu Ramasamy and produced by Udhayanidhi Stalin. It stars Vishnu and Sunaina in the lead roles. The movie released on 30 November 2012 to ...more
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Love Failure is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Amala Paul, Siddharth
Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi is a 2012 Indian romantic comedy film based on the same-titled short film directed by debutant Balaji Mohan. It was simultaneously shot in Tamil and Telugu ...more
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Thadaiyara Thaakka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
Mamta Mohandas, Rakul Preet Singh, Arun Vijay
Thadaiyara Thaakka is a 2012 Tamil action thriller film directed by Magizh Thirumeni who earlier directed Mundhinam Paartheney. The film stars Arun Vijay and Mamta Mohandas. The film released on ...more
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Leelai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 2012 Best Tamil Movies List
N. Santhanam, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Maya
Leelai is a 2012 Tamil romantic comedy film directed by Andrew Louis and produced by Ramesh Babu. It stars débutantes Shiv Pandit and Manasi Parekh in lead roles along with Santhanam and ...more