Tamil cinema has grown it’s genre considerably in 2017, where one could see content driven films becoming superhits and superstars re-inventing themselves. Debut directors and their stories shined through the hearts of Tamil and Telugu viewers while some stars were shown that if they bring new screenplays, films won’t work. A cult classic that has emerged from Tamil cinema this year would be Vikram Vedha. Starring Madhavan and Vijay Sethupati in the lead roles, the film brought some new light into the concept of right from wrong using the folklore behavior of Vikram and Betal. Screenplay of the film should be preserved in a golden wall as it’s brilliance in incomprehensible and audience made that film R. Madhavan’s career biggest hit.
Vikram Vedha has topped the list of IMDB best Indian film of the year followed swiftly by Baahubali and Arjun Reddy. Actor Siddharth produce and star in bilingual horror classic Aval, which was able to scare the daylights out of people. Aval was released in Hindi as The House Next Door and Gruham in Telugu. Aval managed to entertain and please audience nationwide and also did incredible business in overseas when it comes to return of investment. Film was so successful and appreciated that everyone is waiting for Siddharth to announce part two.
Mersal starring Thalapathy Vijay became the film of year when it comes to box-office and emerged to become the highest grossing film of Vijay’s career. Mersal plays on the old formula of twin brothers meeting each ther in a brawl but director Atlee was able to show it in a modern form. Mersal had music of the year from Maestro A.R. Rahman, who touched hearts and pumped charts with one single album. Made by none other than Mani Ratnam, Kaatru Veliyidai starring Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari was able to impress audience enough to pour out one of the most epic love story of all time. Karthi as a debutant was outstanding and blissful was Rahman’s soundtrack and background score.