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The Best Vijaykanth Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 8.2k votes 1.9k voters 93.8k views46 items

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

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

This list is made up of films like Maayavi and Ezhai Jaathi.

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  • 1

    Paattukku Oru Thalaivan

    Shobana, Vijayakumar
    337
    28

    Released1989

    Paattukku Oru Thalaivan is a South Indian Tamil film released in 1989....  more
  • 2

    Ezhai Jaathi

    Jaya Prada, Vadivelu
    319
    28

    Released1993

    Directed byLiyakath Ali Khan

    Ezhai Jaathi is a Tamil Political drama starring Vijayakanth and Jayaprada in the lead roles. Prabhu Deva appears for a dance sequence along with Vijayakanth....  more
  • 3

    Sivappu Malli

    Vijayakanth, Aruna Mucherla
    184
    21

    Released1981

    Directed byRama Narayanan

    Sivappu Malli is a 1981 Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by Rama Narayanan for AVM Productions, starring Vijayakanth, Chandrashekar, Shanthi Krishna, Aruna and S.S. Chandran....  more
  • 4

    Thennavan

    Nassar, V. Ravichandran
    175
    21

    Released2003

    Thennavan is a 2003 Indian Tamil action film written and directed by newcomer M. Nandakumaran and produced by Vijayakanth, who played the title role Thennavan IAS, in-charge as the Chief Election...  more
  • 5

    Dharma Chakkaram

    Rambha, Manivannan
    189
    28

    Released1997

    Directed byK. S. Ravikumar

    Dharma Chakkaram is a 1997 Tamil drama film, directed by K. S. Ravikumar, starring Vijayakanth, Rambha, Deepti Bhatnagar in lead roles. The film, produced by Lakshmi Movie Makers and had musical...  more
  • 6

    Simhasanam

    Jaya Prada, Amjad Khan
    146
    14

    Released1986

    Directed byKrishna

    Simhasanam or Simhaasanam is a South Indian Telugu film released in 1986 with double action by super star Krishna, who also directed the film. The film was simultaneously made in Hindi as Singhasan....  more
  • 7

    Devan

    Vivek, Meena
    146
    18

    Released2002

    Directed byArun Pandian

    Devan is a 2002 Tamil action film directed by Arun Pandian making his debut as director, the film stars himself in title role being his 100th project as actor with Meena and Kausalya in the lead...  more
  • 8

    Mariyadhai

    Meera Jasmine, Meena
    133
    12

    Released2009

    Directed byVikraman

    Mariyadhai is an Indian Tamil film that stars Vijayakanth, who performs two roles, while Meena plays the lead heroine. Meera Jasmine plays another heroine character while Ambika also plays a...  more
  • 9

    Vasantha Raagam

    Vijay, Kovai Sarala
    183
    40

    Released1986

    Directed byS. A. Chandrasekhar

    Vasantha Raagam is a Tamil film, released in 1986 directed by S. A. Chandrasekhar. The cast for the film include Vijaykanth, Sudha Chandran, Vijay,Vijaya Kumari, Kovai Sarala and Senthil....  more
  • 10

    Captain Prabhakaran

    R. Sarathkumar, Ramya Krishnan
    194
    47

    Released1991

    Directed byR. K. Selvamani

    Captain Prabhakaran is a 1991 action film written by R.K. Selvamoni and Liyakath Ali Khan and directed by R.K. Selvamoni....  more
  • 11

    Nooravathu Naal

    Sathyaraj, Vijayakanth
    141
    19

    Released1985

    Directed byManivannan

    Nooravathu Naal is a 1984 Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by Manivannan, starring Vijayakanth, Mohan, Nalini and Sathyaraj. Dubbed into Telugu as Nooru Rojulu. Remade in Hindi as 100 Days....  more
  • 12

    Sathriyan

    Revathi, Thilakan
    177
    39

    Released1990

    Directed byK. Subhash

    Sathriyan is a 1990 Indian Tamil film written and produced by Mani Ratnam, and directed by K. Subash, assistant of Mani Ratnam. The film stars Vijayakanth, Bhanupriya and Revathi in the lead roles....  more
  • 13

    Ramanaa

    V. Ravichandran, Simran
    288
    100

    Released2002

    Directed byA.R. Murugadoss

    Ramanaa, also known as Ramana, is a 2002 Indian Tamil-language vigilante film written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss, starring Vijayakanth, Simran and Ashima Bhalla. The film is about a man named...  more
  • 14

    Neranja Manasu

    Nassar, Venkat Prabhu
    131
    17

    Released2004

    Directed bySamuthirakani

    Neranja Manasu is a 2004 Tamil film written and directed by Samuthirakani. It stars Vijayakanth, Susan, Sampath Raj, Manorama, Vinu Chakravarthy in lead. The film score is composed by Karthik Raja,...  more
  • 15

    Thai Mozhi

    R. Sarathkumar, Gemini Ganesan
    135
    20

    Released1992

    Thai Mozhi ) is a Tamil language film directed by R. R. Ilavarasan, starring Sarath Kumar, with Vijayakanth in a guest appearance....  more
  • 16

    Sabari

    Malavika, Jyothirmayi
    119
    14

    Released2007

    Directed bySuresh

    Sabari is a Kollywood film directed by A. R. Suresh. It stars Vijayakanth in the lead role and Malavika, Jyothirmayi Nishanth, Pradeep Rawat in supporting roles. Shooting for the film was done at...  more
  • 17

    Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran

    Radhika Sarathkumar, Senthil
    164
    39

    Released1988

    Directed bySenthilnathan

    Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran (English: The guard of the flower garden) is a 1988 Tamil drama film directed by Senthilnathan, making his directorial debut. The film features Vijayakanth, Raadhika, Anand,...  more
  • 18

    Gajendra

    Ramesh Khanna, Laya
    140
    26

    Released2004

    Directed bySuresh Krissna

    Gajendra is a 2004 Tamil action film directed by Suresh Krishna. The film features Vijayakanth, Flora and Laya in lead roles. The film, produced by V. A. Durai, had musical score by Deva and was...  more
  • 19

    Engal Aasan

    Vijayakanth, Ilavarasu
    122
    16

    Released2009

    Directed byP. Kalaimani

    Engal Aasan is a 2009 Tamil-language film directed by film director, Kalaimani starring Vijayakanth in the lead role, and Vikranth plays a supporting role. It began its first schedule on 12 March...  more
  • 20

    Sudesi

    Karunas, Sayaji Shinde
    120
    17

    Released2005

    Directed byJeppi

    Sudesi is a South Indian Action Tamil film released in 2006. It star Vijaykanth and Ashima Bhalla in the lead roles. The film was a successful and was dubbed in hindi as Mr.Hindustani....  more
  • 21

    Puthiya Sagaptham

    Karthik, Ambika
    143
    40

    Released1985

    Directed byVisu

    Puthiya Sagaptham is a 1985 Indian Tamil drama film directed by Visu. The film features Vijayakanth, Ambika and Visu in lead roles. The film, produced by K. Gopinathan, had musical score by Gangai...  more
  • 22

    Maanagara Kaaval

    Nassar, Lakshmi
    129
    35

    Released1991

    Directed byThiagarajan

    Maanagara Kaaval is a 1991 Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by M. Thiyagarajan who made vetri mel vetri with actor prabhu ganesan . It is loosely based on Mammootty starrer August 1....  more
  • 23

    Chokka Thangam

    Prakash Raj, Soundarya
    100
    18

    Released2003

    Directed byK. Bhagyaraj

    Chokka Thangam is a Tamil film released in 2003....  more
  • 24

    Engal Anna

    Namitha, Vadivelu
    90
    18

    Released2004

    Directed bySiddique

    Engal Anna is a 2004 Tamil romantic comedy drama film. It is the Tamil version of the Malayalam film Chronic Bachelor. The film was released to positive reviews and was declared a successful film and...  more
  • 25

    Pudhu Padagan

    R. Sarathkumar, Amala Akkineni
    138
    56

    Released1990

    Directed byKalaipuli S. Thanu

    Pudhu Padagan is a 1990 Indian Tamil drama film directed by S. Thanu. The film features Vijayakanth and Amala in lead roles. The film, produced and had musical score by S. Thanu, was released on 14...  more