2014 has been an interesting year as far as Tamil Cinema is concerned. Like every year, 2014 too produced a good number of blockbuster hits and lots of movies have gone down without even being noticed. It also gave birth to many films with different and unique genres.
While big movies like Veeram, Kaththi and Velaiyilla Pattathari fared well at the box office, it was the small
budget movies like Goli Soda, Pulivaal,
Cuckoo and Mundaasupatti that stole the show with both
critics as well as fans appreciating these movies.
It also marked the debut of Yash Raj Films in Kollywood with the
release of Aaha Kalyanam starring Nani and Vaani Kapoor.
The biggest achievement of Kollywood in 2014 in terms of technology
came in the form of Rajinikanth starrer Kochadaiiyaan,
India's first motion capture movie.
Though it is difficult to pick the best movie from a legion of
movies, at the end of it all the best movie of the year has to
emerge and we have decided that nobody else should be given the
luxury of picking the best amongst the best apart from
We have handpicked the nominees for best movies of 2014 based on
the movies popularity and critical recognition. It is the
responsibility of movie lovers to vote for the best so that
Kollywood comes up with more such movies that will ultimately
improve the standard of filmmaking in our country.
Please cast the vote for your favourite movie to make it a
winner against all odds. Also make sure to come back and check if
your favourite movie made it to the top of the list amongst all
other movies. And the nominees are:
The most important aspect of this film is its genre and
tremendous performances by all the actors who have worked in this
movie. Director Vasanthabalan, by directing this movie proved to
everyone that success can be achieved by being bold and by
embracing the willingness to take risks.
Thala Ajith was at his best in this movie unleashing his mass
and stylish look even in a movie that had village as its backdrop.
Combining action with family values, director Siva had produced a
complete entertainer that satisfied millions of movie
Kaththi saw the magical combination of AR Murugadoss
and Ilayathalapathy Vijay. They did not fail to cast their spell on
screen as the movie went on to gross over 100 crore rupees for the
second time after Thuppakki did exactly that earlier when
they worked together.
This musical gangster movie was directed by Karthik Subbaraj of
Pizza fame and it did not take long to impress the
critics. It was officially selected for a competition in South
Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) in New York.
Cinematographer Velraj, who made his debut as a director through
this blockbuster movie managed to satisfy an average movie buff by
mixing romance, action, comedy and sentiment in right proportions
and also received appreciation from critics for producing a
entertaining movie with brilliant technicalities.
This film was directed by debutant H. Vinoth, starring Natarajan
Subramaniam and was a black comedy-heist movie. Apart from being
declared as a box office hit, the film was praised by critics with
Imdb awarding it a 8/10.
This sports drama was directed by Suseenthiran and featured
Vishnu and Sri Divya in the lead. Vishnu, being a sportsperson in
real life had done justice to his character. Apart from faring well
at the box office, the movie was critically acclaimed.
Yet another sports drama directed by Arivazhagan Venkatachalam,
the movie opened up to positive reviews from critics with everyone
unanimously agreeing that it was a refreshing sports film and an
ambitious project. Nakul, the main protagonist had excelled in his
Goli Soda was a different attempt by its
cinematographer-director S.D. Vijay Milton. The movie was declared
a super-hit by traders and also enjoyed critical recognition. Set
against the backdrop of Koyambedu market in Chennai, the film
revolves around the lives of four young boys working as coolies in