Tamil Upcoming Movies: List of Tamil Movies 2020

Based in Kodambakkam, Chennai, the Tamil film industry has managed to establish a substantial stand in the movie biz. From 1918 to the present era, this industry has provided several gems to the cinema.

Not to forget, the way Tamil actors are being recognized across the globe is a feeling of pride for the entire country. Just like every year, 2020 is filled with several movies from here. Let’s have a look at the upcoming Tamil movies that are ready to go on the floor in 2020.

Vaanam Kottattum:

Vaanam-Kottattum Tamil

The story revolves around the life of a father. His one mistake takes him away from his family. Even when he manages to get in touch with his family after years, the same mistake comes again to haunt him in a different way.

Actors: Vikram Prabhu, Aishwarya Rajesh, Madonna Sebastian, Sarathkumar, Raadhika Sarathkumar, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj, Amitash, Balaji Sakthivel, Madhusudhan Rao, Shyam Fernando

Director: Dhana Sekaran

Producer: Mani Ratnam

Release Date: 7 February 2020

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Naan Sirithal:

Naan-Sirithal Tamil Movie

Another one in the list of Tamil movies is Naan Sirithal. This movie comes from a comedy genre and revolves around an IT guy who is dealing with a Pseudobulbar affect. Owing to this, he laughs uncontrollably during tense and stressful moments. And thus, he is taken to a temple of Shiva and is tied with a divine ornament.

Actors: Hiphop Tamizha Adhi, Iswarya Menon, K.S. Ravikumar, Badava Gopi, Sujatha Sivakumar, Shah Ra, Pandiarajan, Munishkanth Ramdoss, Ravi Mariya

Director: Raana

Producer: Sundar C., N. Manivannan

Release Date: 14 February 2020

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Oh My Kadavule:

Oh-My-Kadavule Tamil

Most of you would be dreaming of marrying your best friends and living a happily-ever-after fairytale, isn’t it? While that is the kind of perception people live with, what if the reality turns out to be something different? This upcoming Tamil movie says the same. It would be fun watching it.

Actors: Ashok Selvan, Ritika Singh, Vani Bhojan, Vijay Sethupathi, Sha Ra, M. S. Bhaskar, Ramesh Thilak, Gautham Menon

Director: Ashwath Marimuthu

Producer: Ashok Selvan, Abhinaya Selvan, Dilli Babu

Release Date: 14 February 2020

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Joshua: Imai Pol Kaka:

Joshua-Imai-Pol-Kaka Tamil

If you are a thriller fan, this upcoming Tamil movie is for you. Joshua depicts the tale of a bodyguard who has got the responsibility to look after a high-profile woman who came from London to Chennai. Full of suspense and thrill, the movie is a much-awaited one.

Actors: Varun, Raahei

Director: Gautham Menon

Producer: Ishari K. Ganesh

Release Date: 14 February 2020

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Pon Manickavel:

Pon-Manickavel Tamil

A fearless and honest IPS officer who is working diligently for public welfare is what the storyline of this movie covers. However, suddenly, the cop gets to crack a murder case before any more life gets on stake.

Actors: Prabhu Deva, Nivetha Pethuraj, Suresh Chandra Menon, J. Mahendran, Soori, Prabhakar

Director: A.C. Mugil Chellappan

Producer: Nemichand Jhabak, Hitesh Jhabhak

Release Date: 21 February 2020

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Mafia: Chapter 1:

Mafia Chapter1 Tamil

This movie is a high gangster drama that is set in the streets of Chennai. The movie portrays a run and catches a game between two substantial characters. With gritty and captivating narrative, the movie is meant to keep you hooked till last.

Actors: Arun Vijay, Prasanna, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Sathish, Robo Shankar

Director: Karthick Naren

Producer: Allirajah Subaskaran, Atun Vijay, Parasanna, Priya Bhavani Shankar

Release Date: 21 February 2020

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Soorarai Pottru:

Soorarai-Pottru Tamil

Another upcoming Tamil language movie is Soorarai Pottru. This action drama flick is based on the life of an Air Deccan founder captain and the incidents that happen with him.

Actors: Suriya, Aparna Balamurali, Urvashi, Karunas, Jackie Shroff, Mohan Babu, Paresh Rawal, Sampath Raj, Achyuth Kumar, Vivek Prasanna, Krishnakumar Balasubramanian, Kaali Venkat

Director: Sudha Kongra

Producer: Suriya, Guneet Monga

Release Date: 9 April 2020

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Thalaiva Tamil

This is one of the much-awaited movies of 2020. Based on the life of Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister – Late J. Jayalalithaa – the movie depicts her journey from an ordinary woman to the one in power.

Actors: Kangana Ranaut, Arvind Swami, Priyamani, Prakash Raj

Director: A.L. Vijay

Producer: Vishnu Vardhan Induri, Shailesh R. Singh

Release Date: 26 June 2020

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11 Blockbuster Tamil Movies of 2019

11. Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi- New Tamil Movie Release 2019 (25th January) 

Director: Kangana Ranaut, Radha Krishna, Jagarlamudi
Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Atul Kulkarni, Jisshu Sengupta
Release Date: 25th January, 2019

Manikarnika is a biographical movie based on the life of Queen Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi who fought for India’s independence in 1857. With Kangana in the lead role, this movie is sure to impress you with her skilful acting. The movie throws light on the plight of India when it was ruled by the British East India Company and the bravery shown by our freedom fighters.

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10. Rocketry: The Nambi Effect – Upcoming Tamil Movie Releasing on 25th January 2019

Director: R.Madhavan, Anant Mahadevan
Cast: R. Madhavan, Rajeev Ravindranathan
Release Date: 25th January 2019

Rocketry revolves around the life of S. Nambi Narayan who is an Indian scientist and an aerospace engineer. The movie showcases the life of Narayan and how he was charged with espionage in 1994. The case ran for around four years and after the CBI investigation, he was declared not guilty in 1998 by the Supreme Court of India. The movie displays the emotions of a patriotic man who was falsely charged as a traitor.

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9. Pon Manickavel– Upcoming Tamil Movie Release 2019 (February)

Director: A.C. Mugil
Cast: Prabhu Deva, Nivetha Pethuraj, Suresh Menon
Release Date: February 2019

Pon Manickavel is tipped to be a high-octane Tamil action flick which is produced Nemichand Jhabak and Hitesh Jhabak. The music is given by D. Immam K.G. Prabhu Deva plays the lead role as a police officer in the movie for the first time in his career. Although not much is said about the plot of the movie, it is expected to be highly thrilling.

Pon Manickavel– Upcoming Tamil Movie

8. Iruttu – New Tamil Movie 2019 Release (February)

Director: V.Z. Durai
Cast: Sundar C., Sai Dhanshika, Yogi Babu, VTV Ganesh
Release Date: February, 2019

Iruttu in an upcoming Horror Tamil Movie and is shot in Ooty. Yogi Babu and VTV Ganesh play supportive but important roles. The music of the movie is composed by Girish Gopalakrishnan while cinematography is handled by E. Krishnasamy.

7. Kanne Kalaimaane– New Tamil Movie Releasing 1st February 2019

Director: Seenu Ramasamy
Cast: Udhayanidhi Stalin, Tamannaah Bhatia
Release Date: 1st Febraury, 2019

Kanne Kalaimaane is a Tamil drama film written and directed by Seenu Ramasamy. The music is composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja which is sure to make you fall in love with its music. The production company of the movie is Red Giant movies and cinematography is done by Jhalandar Vasan.

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6. Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven – Latest Tamil Movie 2019 Release (January)

Director: Sundar C.
Cast: Silambarasan, Ramya Krishnan, Megha Akash, Prabhu,
Release Date: January 2019

Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven is a Tamil action comedy film which is a remake of a Telugu film ‘Attarintiki Daredi’. The title of this film is inspired from a dialogue in the movie Chekka Chivantha Vaanam delivered by Silambarasan. The shooting of this movie began in 2018 in Georgia which makes it clear that you will get to see a glimpse of Georgia in the movie.

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5. Kanchana 3 – New Tamil Movie Releasing 19th April 2019

Director: Raghava Lawrence
Cast: Raghava Lawrence, Oviya, Vedhika
Release Date: 19th April 2019

Kanchana 3 is the fourth installment to the movie series Kanchana and is a horror-action Tamil film. The movie is gearing up for its release and expectations are that the movie Kanchana will attain the same success as its other three movies released in the past. Sources have indicated that the movie will be a high budget one of this franchise.

Keep your fingers crossed and watch the thrilling trailer of the movie:


4. 100% Kadhal – Upcoming Tamil Movie Release 2019 (14th February)

Director: M.M. Chandramouli
Cast:  G. V. Prakash Kumar, Shalini Pandey, and Sathish
Release Date: 14th February 2019

100% Kadhal is a romantic comedy Tamil film which is the remake of a Telugu movie ‘100% Love’. The movie revolves around a guy and his intense love towards a girl who comes to live with him from a village. In the movie, the boy is studious but his studies get disturbed when he starts living with his dominating lover. The state ranker and his love face several ego clashes but go on to create a beautiful love story.

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3. Dev – Latest Tamil Movie Release 2019 (14th February)

Director: Rajath Ravishankar
Cast: Karthi, Rakul Preet Singh, Prakash Raj
Release Date: 14th February, 2019

Dev is an upcoming thriller adventure Tamil movie which is based on a youngster who fights against all odds to achieve his desires. The movie is based on a road adventure which is written and directed by Rajath Ravishankar. What were those odds? What are his desires? You’ll get all your answers when the movie releases till then watch the trailer of the movie:

2. Kee- New Tamil Movie 2019 Release (16th Match)

Director: Kalees
Cast: Jiiva, Nikki Galrani, Anaika Soti, Govind Padmasoorya.
Release Date: 16th March 2019

Kee is an upcoming Tamil science fiction movie that has a psychological thriller twist to it. The movie addresses an important issue of dangerous online games and cyberbullying. The trailer of the movie promises a psychological-tech thriller with a reference to an online game that was dangerous than the ‘Blue Whale’. If you need more insight, you can watch the trailer of the movie:

1. Saaho- Upcoming Tamil Movie 2019 Releasing 15th August 

Director: Sujeeth
Cast: Prabhas, Shraddha Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh
Release Date: 15th August 2019

Saaho is the most awaited big-budget movie that is being shot simultaneously in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil. The story revolves around the British period and India after independence. Prabhas plays the role of a shady and grey character that will keep you guessing his exact role in the movie until the end. While its plotline is not yet disclosed, keep your guessing game on.

To take a sneak peek into the movie, watch the trailer of this upcoming Tamil movie:


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