Updated January 2nd, 2024 at 10:57 IST

GOAT to Thalaivar 170 : Most anticipated Tamil films of 2024 unveiled

2024 promises an array of anticipated Tamil films featuring top stars in varied genres including period dramas and action-packed among others.

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Tamil cinema has been on a stellar rise and the upcoming slate for 2024 looks even more promising. If you’re looking to add upcoming Tamil movies to your watchlist, this is the right place. Here's a curated list of top Tamil releases of this year.

Indian 2

Directed by Shankar, this sequel stars Kamal Haasan and Kajal Aggarwal, promising an action-packed drama following the success of its predecessor.

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Lal Salaam

A sports drama helmed by Aishwarya Rajinikanth, this movie features Vishnu Vishal, Vikranth and a cameo by Rajinikanth himself adding an exciting twist to the sports genre.


Siruthai Siva directs this is a 3D action film. Kanguva starring Suriya and Disha Patani is expected to be a colossal release with its fiery storyline.


This one's a science fiction comedy-drama starring Sivakarthikeyan, Rakul Preet Singh, and Isha Koppikar. Ayalaan follows a man's accidental journey to the past.

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Thug Life

Directed by Mani Ratnam, this action thriller features Kamal Haasan, Jayam Ravi, Trisha and Dulquer Salmaan and is a dark crime narrative.


Magizh Thirumeni helms this Ajith Kumar starrer which is shrouded in mystery as it unfolds the tale of a cop infiltrating a criminal network.

Viduthalai 2

This Vetrimaaran's crime thriller with Soori, Vijay Sethupathi, and others in the lead roles is a continuing narrative from its prequel.

Thalaivar 170

This is Rajinikanth's 170th film directed by T. J. Gnanavel and stars Amitabh Bachchan, Fahadh Faasil, Rana Daggubati, and Manju Warrier promising a show-stealing performance.

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Captain Miller

This is Arun Matheswaran's action adventure featuring Dhanush, Priyanka Arul Mohan among others ensemble cast unfolds the tale of a rebel in the 1900s.


Vijay stars in this time-travel film directed by Venkat Prabhu that presents him in a dual role, raising expectations post Leo.

The year 2024 holds immense promise with a diverse range of films spanning across genres, featuring powerhouse performers and intriguing narratives that are sure to captivate Tamil cinema enthusiasts.


Published January 1st, 2024 at 23:51 IST