Over the years, the Tamil film industry has thrived, producing some of the most entertaining and thought-provoking films in Indian cinema. Tamil films have seen considerable transformations in recent years with evolving storytelling styles. In addition to that, 2023 is projected to be an exciting year for Tamil cinema, with a slate of films that will delight, engage, and enthrall spectators.
Tamil movies released in 2023 are expected to feature a wide range of genres, from the latest horror-comedy movie Ghosty to comedies like Kasethan Kadavulada. Here are some of the latest Tamil films of 2023:
Kajal Aggarwal made a comeback to the film industry with Ghosty. The makers of Ghosty have unveiled the film’s trailer, which promises a fun ride. Ghosty’s trailer seems hilarious, and the film is expected to have an entertaining twist. Kajal plays dual characters, while Yogi Babu plays a don. The Aggarwal and Yogi starrer film has a hilarious plot and is slated to premiere on ZEE5 on April 14, 2023.
- Pathu Thala
Pathu Thala is a gangster noir thriller Tamil film. Gautham Karthik, the son of well-known Tamil hero Karthik, and “ATMAN” Silambarasan TR (STR) play significant roles in the movie. Obeli N. Krishna wrote and directed Pathu Thala. It is an adaptation of the Kannada film Mufti, released in 2017. It also includes a big ensemble cast, with key roles played by Gautham Vasudev Menon, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Anu Sithara, Teejay Arunasalam, Kalaiyarasan, and Redin Kingsley.
- Vidhuthalai Part 1
Soori plays the lead role in the Vetri Maaran-directed film. The movie stars Vijay Sethupathi, Gautham Menon, and Bhavani Sre as a sincere cop who encounters a string of unexpected situations in his profession. The rest of the story is about how he stands up in the face of adversity.
Vaathi was released in theaters on February 17, 2023. Venky Atluri directed the action drama, which starred Dhanush, Samyuktha Menon, Sai Kumar, and Tanikella Bharani, among others, in key roles. It is the story of a young man going through a terrible time as he fights against school privatization. The film is produced by Naga Vamsi S and Sai Soujanya under the Sithara Entertainment-Fortune Four Cinemas banner.
- Ponniyin Selvan: 2
The much-anticipated Kollywood sequel dives into the unforeseen fate that awaits Vanthiyathevan (Karthi) and Arulmozhi Varman (Jayam Ravi). The Chola dynasty’s new ruler, Aditha Karikalan (Vikram), is anticipated to be crowned soon. On the other hand, Nandini (Aishwarya Rai) is devising a deadly plan. The Mani Ratnam-directed film will be released on April 28, 2023.
Thiagarajan’s black comedy crime thriller is an adaptation of the 2018 Hindi film Andhadhun, and it stars Prashanth, Karthik, Simran, Priya Anand, and Samuthirakani in significant roles. Like the original, the film focuses on a blind pianist who unwittingly becomes a witness to a murder.
The Tamil heist comedy is a remake of the same-named 1972 film. Kasethan Kadavulada stars Shiva, Priya Anand, and Yogi Babu, with Urvashi, Karunakaran, Sivaangi Thalaivasal Vijay, Krishnakumar, Pugazh, and Manobala in supporting roles. The plot revolves around a man attempting to steal money from his stepmother with the help of two others.