The year 2012 has been a nightmare for many top actors as their much-expected films bombed at the Box Office. Like every year, there were many surprise winners, which were low-budget flicks without any expectation but won the hearts of the audience.
Nanban and Vettai started the year 2012 on the
positive note as these films did good business at Tamil Box Office.
In February, Siddharth's low-budget film Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu
Yeppadi emerged as hit of the month and the success of the
movie gave hope for many young directors to concentrate on content
than other factors.
However, in the next few months, a couple of small-budget film
got thumbs up from audience and critics. But A-list actors had a
tough time to impress cine-goers. Dhanush's 3, Ajith Kumar's
Billa 2, Karthi's Saguni and Vikram's
Thaandavam failed to meet the expectation of the audience.
Jeeva's Mugamoodi and Surya's Maattraan had mixed
Here, we are giving an opportunity for our readers to choose the
best Tamil movie of the year 2012 from the list. Follow the
slideshow to see the list and the poll is in the last
Note: Remakes are excluded from the list.
The story of the film revolves around two brothers. The elder is
sensitive to violence, while the younger is a jobless rogue. It
starred Madhavan, Arya, Sameera Reddy and Amala Paul. The film was
directed by N Lingusamy and produced by UTV Motion
Kadhalil Sodhapuvathu Yeppadi
Kadhalil Sodhapuvathu Yeppadi is about love and the
many shades of love and the many ages of love. The film starred
Siddharth and Amala Paul in the lead roles. It was directed by
Balaji Mohan and produced by Sasikanth Sivaji, Siddharth and Nirav
Oru Kal Oru Kannadi
Oru Kal Oru Kannadi stars Udhayanidhi Stalin, Hansika
Motwani and Santhanam in the lead roles. It is a comedy film
written and directed by M Rajesh.
Naan Ee is a graphical-extravaganza flick, which tells
the story of a fly seeking revenge on the villain in its
reincarnated form. The movie was directed by SS Rajamouli and it
starred Sudeep, Samantha and Nani in the lead roles.
Kalakalappu is a comedy entertainer directed by Sundar
C and produced by his wife Kushboo Sundar. Vimal, Shiva, Anjali,
Santhanam and others are in the cast.
Sundarapandian is about friendship, betrayal and
romance and the film has plenty of comedy. The film stars M
Sasikumar, Lakshmi Menon and Vijay Sethupathi. It is directed by SR
Prabhakaran and produced by M Sasikumar.
Pizza is a thriller flick directed by Karthik Subbaraj.
It starred Vijay Sethupati and Remya Nambeesan, and it was produced
by CV Kumar. The film tells the story of a pizza delivery boy, who
lands in a trouble when he visits a customer's house to deliver
pizza. Now, it is being remade in Telugu and Kannada.
Naan is a crime-thriller that revolves around psyche of
a studious boy wronged by his own family. Jeeva Sankar directorial
film features Vijay Anthony, Siddharth Venugopal and Rupa
Vazhakku Enn 18/9
Vazhakku Enn 18/9 is a teen-crime thriller directed by
Balaji Sakthivel. Sri, Mithun Murali, Urmila Mahanta, Manisha
Yadav, Muthuraman and others are in the cast.
Thuppakki tells the story of an army officer, who
returns to Mumbai on a vacation and finds out about a dreaded
terrorist group who are executing bombs in the city. How he fights
against the evil force forms the crux of the story. Vijay, Kajal
Aggarwal and Vidyut Jamwal starrer film directed by AR Murugadoss
is the highest grosser of 2012.