Last Friday(12th June) witnessed the release of two Tamil films belonging to the same genre, romantic-comedy. While it is rare to see two similar films release on the same day, it is evenunwonted to realize that both the movies have done well at the box office.
Being a romantic-comedy, it wasn't surprising that both
Juliet and Inimey Ippadithan had managed to
create some buzz before its release. In fact rom-com's have been
people's favorite for quite sometime now, not just here but
throughout our planet.
So what is it with rom-com's that has managed to impress movie
lovers all over the world for such a long time? Wasn't it a master
stroke blending two hot genres into one which ultimately gave rise
Yes, both romance and comedy hold a special place in our hearts
and that's probably the only reason why we all love films which has
a mixture of both these emotions or feelings.
Tamil cinema, in the past decade has produced number of
romantic-comedy films and it is now time for us to judge which
among those were the best.
Check out the below slides for top 10 rom-com Tamil
films in the last 10 years.
Siva Manasula Sakthi(SMS)
Directed by M Rajesh, this movie is about how the lead pair,
played by Jiiva and Anuya, fall in love with each other despite
having tons of differences when it comes to their individual
characters. Supported by Urvashi and Santhanam, Siva Manasula
Sakthi is a fun riot all the way through.
Oru Kal Oru Kannadi(OKOK)
Yet again directed by Rajesh, OKOK is about how an
average guy manages to woo a air hostess, played by Udhayanidhi
Stalin and Hansika respectively. Once again Santhanam as the lead
comedian, OKOK worked majorly because of its comedy
Though Mynaa has a tragic ending, the film is packed
with rib tickling scenes and sensible romantic sequences. Directed
by Prabhu Solomon in the year 2010, Mynaa is about a jail
inmate who escapes prison in order to stop his lover's forced
Starring Jiiva, Trisha, Santhanam and Vinay, Endrendrum
Punnagai is about three friends who decides not to get
married. Eventually two of the three betray their friend by getting
married, leaving the third alone.
Unnale Unnale stars Vinay, Sadha and Tanisha Mukherjee
in lead roles. The film is about a youngster who tries to revive
his lost love in Australia, only to find love through another
woman. It was directed by Jeeva.
Sillunu Oru Kaadhal
Sillunu Oru Kaadhal features Suriya, Jyothika,
Bhumika Chawla, Santhanam and Vadivelu. The film revolves around a
happily married couple when the wife, played by Jyothika, finds out
that her husband, played by Suriya, was married to another girl,
played by Bhumika.
Manmadan Ambu which literally means 'cupid's arrow'
stars Kamal Haasan, Trisha and Madhavan in the lead. The movie is
about a retired army man who takes on the job of spying a rich
businessman's fiancée, only to fall in love with her.
Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai
Directed by Thiru, this movie deals with a rich guy who loves
three women at a time in order to decide whom to marry as he
prefers the best in whatever he gets. It stars Vishal, Neetu
Chandra, Tanushree Dutta and Sarah-Jane Dias in the lead.
Directed by Venkat Prabhu, Goa has Jai, Vaibhav Reddy
and Premji in the lead. It is about three friends who decides to
fall in love and marry foreign nationals in order to escape from
the constraints of their village.
Attakathi was directed by Pa Ranjith. The film
which has Dinesh and Nandita in the lead is about how a college
student gives up on girls after numerous failed attempts, only to
fall in love again.