Kollywood consistently delivers with their films, including the remakes. Here is the list of the Top 10 best remakes in Kollywood.
The 1981 comedy Thillu Mullu was filmed in Tamil, directed by K. Balachander, and written by Visu. Rajinikanth plays the lead in this adaptation of the 1979 Hindi film Gol Maal, which also stars Nagesh,
, and Poornam Viswanathan, Madhavi, and
A 1992 masala film in the Tamil language from India, Annamalai was directed by
and made by Kavithalayaa Productions. The 1979 novel Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer served as the basis for the 1987 Hindi film Khudgarz, which starred Rajinikanth, Khushbu, and
, and Manorama in supporting parts.
co-produced and wrote the action thriller Kuruthipunal, filmed and directed by P. C. Sreeram in 1995. A remake of the 1994 Hindi film Drohkaal, the movie stars Kamal Haasan, Arjun, Nassar, Gautami, and Geetha and centres on two police officials trying to put a stop to a terrorist organisation.
4. Vasool Raja MBBS:
The 2004 Indian comic drama film Vasool Raja MBBS, was directed by Saran. It is a remake of Munna Bhai MBBS from 2003 in Hindi. Kamal Haasan plays the lead character in the movie; supporting actors include Prabhu, Sneha,
, Jayasurya, Malavika,
, Lakshmi Bhaskaran, and Karunas.
Shankar directed the coming-of-age comedic drama Nanban, which was released in 2012 in the Indian Tamil language. It is a remake of the Hindi film 3 Idiots by
(2009). A large ensemble cast, including Vijay, Jiiva, Sathyaraj, Srikanth, Ileana D'Cruz, and Sathyan, is featured in the movie.
Ghilli is a 2004 romantic action movie in Tamil that was made in India by A. M. Rathnam and directed by Dharani. It's a remake of the Telugu movie Okkadu (2003).
, Dhamu, Mayilsamy, and
play supporting roles alongside Vijay, Trisha, and Prakash Raj in the film.
Prabhu Deva's 2007 action movie Pokkiri is an Indian Tamil-language production. It is a Tamil adaptation of Mahesh Babu's 2006 Telugu film Pokiri. In addition to Nassar, Prakash Raj,
, Vadivelu, Sriman, and Napoleon playing supporting parts, the movie stars Vijay and Asin.
An adaptation of his 2013 Malayalam film Drishyam, which featured Mohanlal, Jeethu Joseph's 2015 Indian Tamil-language murder drama, Papanasam, was produced.
and Suresh Balaji worked together to produce the movie. Along with Gautami and Kamal Haasan, it also has
in their original roles.
9. Kadhalukku Mariyadhai:
Fazil directed the 1997 Tamil-language musical love drama film Kadhalukku Mariyadhai in India. It is a Tamil adaptation of Aniyathipraavu, a movie directed by Fazil. In addition to Sivakumar, Srividya, Manivannan, Dhamu, Charle,
, and Radha Ravi playing supporting parts, the film stars Vijay and Shalini.
Rajesh M. Selva is the director of the 2015 Indian action thriller movie Thoongaa Vanam.
, Asha Sharath,
, and Jagan play supporting parts in the movie, which also stars Kamal Haasan, Trisha, Prakash Raj,
, Kishore, and
. It is a translation of the French film Sleepless Night.