2014 has been a very special year for Tamil cinema and it has seen a lot of astonishing moments in the box office.
Unexpected hits, expected movies turning out to be a disappointment and newcomers surprising us vividly…. This is a list of movies that has profited everyone in the trade circle.
(The listing order is not based on ranking, but common.)
1. Goli Soda – The film opened in the month of January along with Vijay’s Jilla and Ajith Kumar’s Veeram, but made a storming surprise. Cinematographer Vijay Milton directed this film starring young boys in lead role.
2. Thegidi – The film is directed by debutant Ramesh starring Ashok Selvan and Janani Iyer in lead roles.
3. Jigarthanda – Following the grand success of Pizza, Karthik Subbaraj made this film Jigarthanda that starred Siddarth, Bobby Simha and Lakshmi Menon in lead roles. Karunakaran played the comedian and others in the cast were impressive.
4. Kaththi – Starring Vijay, Samantha and Neil Nitin Mukesh in lead roles, the film is directed by AR Murugadoss. Despites many controversies, the film had a big bang victory in box office.
5. Manja Pai – This is indeed a surprise winner in box office as Vemal previous movies didn’t perform well in box office. The film showcased the importance of relationship in family. Raj Kiran and Lakshmi Menon were others in the cast.
6. Sathuranga Vettai – Thirrupathi Brothers made it a point of marketing it vigorously on the same method of Manja Pai and Goli Soda. The film had a toast of comedy and thrill elements.
7. Yaamirukka Bayamey – Laced with humour and horror, Kreshna, Oviya, Rupa Manjari and Karunakaran played the lead roles. The film clicked in all centres of multiplexes and single screens.
8. Mundasupatti – Set in the backdrops of a fictional village in late 80s, the film centered on a superstitious belief of village, where everyone believes a photo clicked would cost their lives. Vishnu Vishal and Nanditha played the lead roles.
9. Naaigal Jaakirathai – An unexpected triumph and promising comeback by Sibiraj who didn’t have any major hit from the time, he made his debut. The film spanned huge collections in the box office.
10. Velai Illa Pattadhaari – Although, this box office collection report is not based on the rating, Dhanush’s Velai Illa Pattadhaari happens to be the most stunning blockbuster of this year with everyone in the trade circle benefitting with the profit.