Tamil Top 10 Thriller Movies Must Watch

Tamil Top 10 Thriller Movies Must Watch

June 27, 2020 Off By admin




Kaniyan, a detective from Visakhapatnam, is approached by a child to investigate the mystery behind his pet dog’s death. However, it leads Kaniyan to a larger conspiracy involving a deadly assassin.
Release date: 14 September 2017 (India)
Director: Mysskin
Music director: Arrol Corelli
Featured song: Ivan Thupparivaalan
Producer: Vishal


Kuttram 23

ACP Vetrimaaran unravels a crime racket involving medical professionals. However, his task becomes harder every day as the case becomes murkier and complex.
Release date: 2 March 2017 (India)
Director: Arivazhagan Venkatachalam
Based on: Enni Ettavathu Naal Novel by Rajesh Kumar
Music director: Vishal Chandrasekhar

Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru

A couple dies under mysterious circumstances and Inspector Deepak is assigned the case. However, he loses his leg in a confrontation during the investigation, which leads to the end of his career.
Release date: 29 December 2016 (India)
Director: Karthick Naren
Producer: Karthick Naren
Awards: IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Story – Tamil
Languages: Tamil, Hindi, Telugu


Arun gives up on his dream of becoming a filmmaker and takes up the job of a police officer after his father’s death. He then attempts to track down a psycho killer.
Release date: 5 October 2018 (India)
Director: Ram Kumar
Music director: M. Ghibran
Box office: ₹23 cr

Imaikkaa Nodigal


Anjali Vikramadithyan, a CBI officer, sets out to track down a serial killer who the police claim to have killed years ago. However, the investigation becomes personal when he targets her family.
Initial release: 29 August 2018
Director: R. Ajay Gnanamuthu
Music director: Hiphop Tamizha
Budget: 20 crores INR


A young detective is asked to keep an eye on a certain number of people and collect information on them. However, his subjects start dying mysteriously.
Release date: 28 February 2014 (India)
Director: P.Ramesh
Music director: Nivas K. Prasanna
Box office: est.₹10 crore (US$1.4 million)

Vikram Vedha

Vikram, a pragmatic policeman, and his partner Simon are on the hunt to capture Vedha. When Vedha voluntarily surrenders, he offers to tell Vikram a story, throwing Vikram’s life into disarray.
Release date: 21 July 2017 (India)
Directors: Pushkar, Gayatri
Music director: Sam C. S.
Box office: 60 crores INR

Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru

Theeran, a dedicated police officer, pays the price for his honesty and faces hardships when he tries to investigate the illegal activities conducted by a powerful gangster.
Release date: 17 November 2017 (India)
Director: H. Vinoth
Based on: Operation Bawaria
Music director: M. Ghibran


Dilli, an ex-convict, endeavours to meet his daughter for the first time after leaving prison. However, his attempts are interrupted due to a drug raid planned by Inspector Bejoy.
Release date: 25 October 2019 (India)
Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj
Music director: Sam C. S.
Box office: 105 crores INR

Aaranya Kaandam


Singaperumal still feels mighty though he has turned older. However, when he tries to beat his arch-enemy Gajendran with a perfect plan, a series of incidents lead to a dog-eat-dog situation.
Release date: 10 June 2011 (India)
Director: Thiagarajan Kumararaja
Music director: Yuvan Shankar Raja
Screenplay: Thiagarajan Kumararaja
Awards: Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director, MORE
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