TOP ACTION HEROES OF TAMIL FROM THE 21ST CENTURY

Thursday, January 19th, 2023

Tamil cinema is very famous for its high-intensity and raw-energy films in India. The Tamil film industry is known as Kollywood cinema and has given many of the finest action heroes. When it comes to south Indian movies, action heroes are the ones who have ruled over the box office. Tamil cinema has given many action heroes like Kamal Hassan, Rajinikanth, Vijay, and many more. The industry has showcased many culturally technically and brilliant themes in Indian cinema. In the 21st century, we have encountered many talented heroes in Tamil cinema. Check out the list of the top 10 action heroes from the 21st century.

1. Rajinikanth

No one is there who doesn’t know this great superstar of Tamil cinema. He was born on 12 December 1950 and debuted in the Tamil drama Apoorva Raagangal in 1975. Apart from being a great actor, Rajinikanth is a film producer and screenwriter and has won several awards. Before starting his acting career, he was just a bus conductor, and his passion for acting led him to the Madras film Institute.

2. Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan was born on 7 November 1954 and is one of the finest actors ever seen in India. He is well known for his versatility in film roles but also become the best action hero in the 21st century. He started his acting career as a child artist in the Tamil film Kalathur Kannamma. He has won many awards, including twenty Filmfare Awards and four National Film Awards.

3. Vijay

Vijay was born on 22 June 1974 and is a great actor and dancer known worldwide. His actual name is Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar began his acting career at ten years of age in Vetri, a Tamil drama. Many fans go crazy for his action scenes, impeccable comic timing, and dance. He mainly works in Tamil cinema and has won several awards for his performance. 

4. Suriya

Suriya is an Indian actor, film producer, and television personality and is one of the legendary Tamil actors, Sivakumar. He was born on 23 July 1975, and his real name is Saravanan Sivakumar. He has won many awards, including four Filmfare Awards South, two National Film Awards, and three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. He debuted in 1997 with the film Nerukku Ner and acclaimed commercial success with the Tamil action thrillerKaakha Kaakha.

5. Vikram

Kennedy John Victor is popularly known by his stage name Vikram and was born on 17 April 1966 in Paramakudi. He is one of the finest actors who appeared in many top-grossed Tamil films and is a versatile actor. Vikram first appeared in the Tamil film En Kadhal Kanmani and achieved further success with films like Anniyan, Raavanan, Iru Mugan, and more. He has seven Filmfare Awards South, a National Film Award, and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award.

6. Arya

Arya was born on 11 December 1980, and his real name is Jamshad Cethirakath. He is an Indian actor and film producer and has won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. His first appearance was in the film Arinthum Ariyamalum as the lead character. He later gains commercial success with films like Vettai, Arrambam, Sarpatta Parambarai, and more.

7. Dhanush

Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja is known by his stage name Dhanush and mainly works in Tamil cinema. He won numerous accolades, including four National Film Awards, nine Vijay Awards, and seven Filmfare Awards South. Dhanush began his acting debut in the film Thulluvadho Ilamai in 2002. He then appeared in many successful films, including Polladhavan, Maryan, Anegan, and more.

8. Karthi

Karthik Sivakumar was born on 25 May 1977 and is the youngest son of Sivakumar and brother of Suriya. His real name is Karthik Sivakumar, and his awards are three Filmfare Awards South, an Edison Award, and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. He starred in successful films, including Naan Mahaan Alla, Siruthai, Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru, and Kadaikutty Singam.

9. Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar is an Indian actor and also a racing driver who was born on 1 May 1971. He has starred in over 60 films and won numerous awards, including four Vijay Awards, three Cinema Express Awards, three Filmfare Awards South, and more. He debuted first in a small role in the film En Veedu En Kanavar.

10. Sivakarthikeyan

Sivakarthikeyan was born on 17 February 1985 and is also called SK in Tamil cinema. He is an Indian actor, singer, film producer, and television presenter and has his own production company. He first appeared as a supporting character along with Dhanush in film 3. He won one Tamil Nadu State Film Award, four Edison Awards, three SIIMA Awards, and more.

Conclusions

We may say that these are the top action heroes of Tamil from the 21st century.