As 2015 is nearing its dusk, it is time for us to look back at this wonderful year, in terms of Tamil movies (Kollywood). First up, let's check out how Tamil films fared at the box office in 2015 and that's precisely why we bring to you the top 20 highest grossing movies of 2015 (top 10 in the slides).
Before we get to the actual purpose of this article, it is important for you to know that we will be publishing similar articles throughout this month (December). Also, the box office numbers mentioned are approximate and subjected to change.
Placed at the 20th position, Karthi's Komban did surprisingly well at the box office this year. The village based action entertainer has grossed 19 Crore rupees from all over the world.
There are only two woman-centric movies in this list of highest grossing movies and Jyothika's 36 Vayadhinile is one among them. The Chandramukhi actress struck gold on her comeback as this movie collected 20 Crores at the box office.
The Jayam Ravi-Hansika starrer takes the 18th place as the rom-com collected 22 Crores at the box office, worldwide.
Simbu's Vaalu is placed right after Romeo Juliet. The movie which was released after a substantial delay collected 28 Crores.
Vikram's 10 Endrathukulla was made with a budget of 42 Crores (approx), but the movie collected a mere 35 Crores and was termed 'a disaster' at the box office.
Dhanush's Maari takes the 15th position as the film collected 38 Crores worldwide.
OK Kanmani turned out to become one of the most profitable films in 2015. This Mani Ratnam's flick collected a whopping 40 Crores.
Like 10 Endrathukulla, Uttama Villain couldn't collect enough at the box office that would've otherwise made the project a profitable one. It ended up amassing 45 Crores.
Nayantara's Maya was an extremely successful project. The horror-thriller collected 48 Crores.
By collecting 50 Crore rupees, Sivakarthikeyan's Kaaki Sattai grabs the 11th spot in this list.
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Massu Engira Masilamani aka Masss
Suriya's Masss collected 52 Crore rupees at the worldwide box office. The film was produced by Studio Green and directed by Venkat Prabhu. Masss joined the long list of horror-comedy flicks that worked at the box office, this year.
Dhanush's Anegan takes the 9th place as the much anticipated film managed to collect 53.47 Crores. It was directed by KV Anand and produced by Kalpathi S Aghoram, Kalpathi S Ganesh and Kalpathi S Suresh of AGS Entertainment.
Naanum Rowdydhaan is yet another film that falls under the most profitable category in 2015. The Vijay Sethupathi-Nayantara starrer collected a whopping 57.78 Crores. Directed by Vignesh Shivan, it was produced by Dhanush under his home banner.
Papanasam collected an impressive 57.83 Crore rupees at the box office, all over the world. An official remake of a Malayalam film, this Kamal Haasan starrer was directed by Jeethu Joseph and produced by Suresh Balaje, George Pius, Rajkumar Sethupathi and Sripriya.
Ilayathalapathy Vijay's Puli takes the 6th position. Though it collected 74.62 Crore rupees, the movie was termed as a flop at the box office as the budget of Puli was more than 100 Crores. It was jointly produced by Shibu Thameens and PT Selvakumar and directed by Chimbu Deven.
Jayam Ravi's Thani Oruvan is one among the most profitable flicks. It collected a massive 75.17 Crore rupees at the worldwide box office. Directed by M Raja, this action-thriller was produced by AGS Entertainment.
Thala Ajith's Yennai Arindhaal takes the 4th slot as the Gautham Menon directorial grossed 87.1 Crore rupees at the worldwide box office. It was produced by AM Rathnam.
Raghava Lawrence's Kanchana 2 takes the third spot. By amassing a whopping 112.20 Crore rupees, this horror-comedy is one among the few Tamil movies that joined the 100 Crore club, this year.
Yet again produced by AM Rathnam, Thala Ajith's Vedalam is the latest movie to have entered the elite 100 Crore club, thanks to its humongous opening. It collected a massive 119.22 Crore rupees.
Vikram's I tops the list of highest grossing Tamil films for the year 2015. Made with a budget of 110 Crores, this revenge drama gathered a whopping 203.29 Crores at the worldwide box office.