Over 120 movies have been released in Tamil industry in 2013 and still counting. Except Rajinikanth and Vikram, all the A-list stars had a release this year. In terms of entertainment, fans enjoyed big banner movies and low-budget films featuring budding stars.
In the first half of the year, Kamal Hassan's Vishwaroopam was in the news for good as well as bad reasons. Despite facing a lot of issues, the movie emerged as a big winner at the Box Office. In the second half, Surya's Singam 2, Vijay's Thalaivaa and Ajith Kumar's Arrambam ruled the collections centres.
Annually, we at Oneindia analyse the year and conduct polls to give an opportunity for our readers to choose the Best Actor, Actress, Movies, Musician, Director, etc., from different industries. After the polls on the Best Actor and Actress, we have now come up with Best Movie (Commercial) of 2013 category. It will give an opportunity for people to cast their vote for their favourite star.
An expert panel from the industry has short-listed six names for the Best Tamil Movie (Commercial) Category. The names has been finalised keeping the commercial success and critical appreciation in mind. Please note that we have considered only the movies that released from January-November.
Kamal Hassan's Vishwaroopam is one of the biggest grosser of 2013. Despite facing a ban from the state government, the Tamil flick managed to win the hearts of the audience. It is a spy-thriller featuring Rahul Bose, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah and other in the cast.
Soodhu Kavvum features Vijay Sethupathi and Sanchita Shetty in the lead roles. The film produced by CV Kumar impressed the audience and made good business. It is a black-comedy written and directed by Nalan Kumarasamy.
Surya's Singam 2 is an action-thriller directed by Hari. The high-voltage action sequences, racy screenplay and the strong presence of the actor impressed the audience.
Despite getting mixed reviews, Thalaivaa made wonderful business at the Box Office. AL Vijay directorial movie also features Amala Paul and Sathyaraj in the key roles.
Arya and Nayantara's movie Raja Rani is a good family and youth entertainer. The engaging content, strong chemistry of the lead pairs and comedy of Santhanam worked well for the Tamil film.
Ajith Kumar's Arrambam is the biggest hit of 2013. The film, which also features Nayantara, Arya and Taapsee Pannu, is a stylish action-thriller directed by Vishnuvardhan.