Highest grossing Tamil movies

by Beast_incarnate | created - 26 Apr 2016 | updated - 24 Dec 2017 | Public

this list is on highest grosser(World Wide Gross) in kollywood including all dubbed versions. Baahubali was not included due to some complications which grossed 513 Cr world wide including all language versions and approximately 80 Cr in Tamil world wide. NOTE : As there is no official box office source for kollywood this collections are complied using various induvidual territory sources. Some figures here are not accurate and may vary a little.

here is the link for top 10 highest grosser considering only tamil world wide collection. http://www.imdb.com/list/ls038885494

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1. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)

Not Rated | 167 min | Action, Drama

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

Director: S.S. Rajamouli | Stars: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia

Votes: 64,841 | Gross: $20.19M

WW Gross Tamil version only - 300+ Cr Final Overall Verdict - Blockbuster Territory wise break up yet to be updated

2. Kabali (2016)

TV-MA | 153 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Returning from prison, aged gangster Kabali confronts those who had destroyed his life. While doing so, he learns about what had happened to his family when he was gone.

Director: Pa. Ranjith | Stars: Rajinikanth, Winston Chao, Radhika Apte, Dhansika

Votes: 10,372

TN - est 70 Cr KA(Tamil+Telungu) - est 25 Cr Kerala - 16.08 Cr AP/TG(Telungu) - 33.5 Cr ROI(Hindi) - 33.5 Cr ROI(Tamil+Telungu) - 4.8 Cr Overseas(Tamil+Telungu) - approx 100 Cr WW gross including all versions - 285 Cr

3. Enthiran (2010)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Sci-Fi

A brilliant scientist builds a humanoid robot to protect mankind, but things go awry when human emotions are programmed and inner turmoil causes the robot to act against him.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa, Santhanam

Votes: 22,900 | Gross: $4.37M

Tamil gross: TN- 105 Cr KA- 11.4 Cr Kerala- 15 Cr ROI- 3.4 Cr Overseas- 54 Cr Total WW gross in Tamil - 190 Cr Total WW gross in Telungu - 62 Cr Total WW gross in Hindi - 31 Cr WW gross including all version - 283 Cr Final overall verdict - All time Blockbuster

4. Mersal (2017)

Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Thriller

A magician and a doctor attempt to expose the corruption at the heart of India's medical industry.

Director: Atlee Kumar | Stars: Joseph Vijay, S.J. Surya, Kajal Aggarwal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Votes: 21,821

Tamil gross: TN- 125 Cr approx KA- 15 Cr approx Kerala- 21+ Cr AP/TG - 1.15 Cr ROI- 3 Cr est Overseas- 77 Cr Total WW gross in Tamil - 242+ Cr Total WW gross in Telungu - 9.5 Cr WW Gross including all versions - 251+ Cr Final Overall Verdict - Blockbuster

5. I (2015)

Not Rated | 188 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A simple body builder's life took an unexpected turn when he became a model by his beloved . When five men made his life 'better from hell' then story proceeds by how a disabled man took revenge from them in a very gore ways.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Vikram, Amy Jackson, Suresh Gopi, Upen Patel

Votes: 17,296

Kerala,KA,ROI,Overseas grosses are including all versions TN - 76.7 Cr KA - 15.8 Cr Kerala - 19.5 Cr ROI - 3.9 Cr AP/TG(Telungu) - 41 Cr North India(Hindi) - 14.3 Cr Overseas - 55.6 Cr WW gross in Tamil - 153 Cr WW gross including all versions - 227 Cr Final Verdict in Tamil - Super Hit Flop in both Telungu and Hindi

6. Theri (2016)

Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Drama

When his daughter's life is endangered by a local gang, Joseph Kuruvilla will do whatever it takes to stop them. However, at the same time, his dangerous past slowly resurfaces.

Director: Atlee Kumar | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Amy Jackson, Baby Nainika

Votes: 11,140

Tamil gross TN - est 72 Cr KA - 9.5+ Cr Kerala - 16.34 Cr ROI - est. 2.2 Cr Overseas - 46 Cr WW gross in Tamil - 147 Cr AP/TG (Telungu) - est. 4 Cr WW gross including all versions - 151 Cr approx overall verdict - Blockbuster

7. Sivaji (2007)

Not Rated | 188 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A software engineer comes to India to serve the nation and invest in nation's welfare. A few corrupt officials and politicians try to stop him but he overcomes all obstacles.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Shriya Saran, Suman, Vivek

Votes: 15,461

Tamil gross TN - 70 Cr KA - 7.9 Cr Kerala - 9.4 Cr ROI - 2.65 Cr Overseas - 33 Cr WW gross in Tamil - 123 Cr AP/TG (Telungu) - 24.6 Cr WW gross including all versions - 148 Cr Final overall verdict - All time Blockbuster

8. Lingaa (2014)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Drama

A small-time thief reforms after learning about the role played by his grandfather in building a dam.

Director: K.S. Ravikumar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Anushka Shetty, Sonakshi Sinha, Jagapathi Babu

Votes: 4,468

Tamil gross TN - est. 42.1 Cr KA - 10.25 Cr Kerala - 4.75 Cr ROI - 2.8 Cr Overseas - 40.5 Cr WW gross in Tamil - 101 WW gross in Telungu - 24.1 Cr WW gross in Hindi - 5.2 Cr WW gross including all versions - 130.3 Cr Final overall verdict - Disaster

9. Kaththi (2014)

Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Drama

Jeevanandham is a social activist who fights against a monstrous MNC company to restore farming. Because of destiny, Kathiresan impersonates Jeevanandham and leads the war.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Tota Roy Chowdhury

Votes: 15,477

Tamil gross TN - 65 Cr approx KA - 10.3 Cr Kerala - 10.5 Cr ROI - 2.65 Cr Overseas - 38.3 WW gross in Tamil - 127 approx No telungu release Final overall verdict - Super Hit

10. Thuppakki (2012)

Not Rated | 165 min | Action, Thriller

An army captain is on a mission to track down and destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeper cells under its command.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Kajal Aggarwal, Vidyut Jammwal, Sathyan

Votes: 21,227

Tamil gross TN - 72 Cr KA - 7.21 Kerala - 10.7 ROI - 2.65 Overseas - 25 WW gross in Tamil - 117.5 AP/TG (Telungu) - 6.6 Cr WW gross including all versions - 124.1 Cr Final overall verdict - Blockbuster

11. Singam 2 (2013)

Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Thriller

Tough cop Durai Singam performs an undercover operation and identifies some nefarious activities in the seas around the coastal town.

Director: Hari | Stars: Suriya, Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Vivek

Votes: 4,987

Tamil gross TN - 61 Cr KA - 7.65 Cr Kerala - 8.3 Cr ROI - 2.14 Cr Overseas - 27 Cr WW gross in Tamil - 106 Cr AP/TG (Telungu) - 15.4 Cr KA (Telungu) - 1.15 Cr WW gross including all versions - 122.5 Cr Final overall verdict - Blockbuster

12. Vedalam (2015)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Drama

A doting brother who works as a cab driver tries to hunt down three notorious criminals in Kolkata who had harmed his sister.

Director: Siva | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Shruti Haasan, Lakshmi Menon, Soori

Votes: 5,168

Tamil gross TN - 69 Cr approx KA - 7.7 Cr Kerala - 5.42 Cr ROI - 1.7 Cr Overseas - 31.3 Cr WW gross in Tamil - 115 Cr approx No telungu release Final overall verdict - Blockbuster

13. Bairavaa (2017)

Not Rated | 169 min | Action

Bairavaa, a gallant debt collector, takes on a violent criminal masquerading as a philanthropist in the education field.

Director: Bharathan | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Keerthi Suresh, Jagapathi Babu, Daniel Balaji

Votes: 6,853

TN - 63 Cr approx KL - 9.92 Cr KA - 5.5 Cr ROI - 1 Cr est OS- 29.5 Cr WW Gross including all versions - 109 Cr Final Overall Verdict - Disaster

14. 7 Aum Arivu (2011)

168 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A genetic engineering student tries to bring back the skills of a legend of the past and use his skills to save India from a deadly virus attack by China.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Suriya, Shruti Haasan, Johnny Nguyen, Abhinaya

Votes: 8,831

Tamil Gross TN - 55 Cr KA - 3.1 Cr Kerala - 5.85 Cr ROI - 1.5 Cr OS - 19 Cr WW Gross in Tamil - 84.5 Cr AP/TG - 22.2 WW gross includung all versions - 107 Cr Final overall verdict - Above Average

15. Kanchana 2 (2015)

Not Rated | 166 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

A couple of revenge seeking ghosts haunts an innocent man, and the people surrounding him, to get justice for their murders.

Director: Lawrence Raghavendra | Stars: Lawrence Raghavendra, Tapsee Pannu, Kovai Sarala, Nithya Menon

Votes: 1,075

Tamil Gross TN - 52 Cr KA - 4.7 Cr Kerala - 5.37 Cr ROI - est 1 Cr OS - 15 Cr WW Gross in Tamil - 78 Cr AP/TG - 29 Cr WW Gross including all versions - 107 Cr Final overall verdict - Blockbuster

16. Singam 3 (2017)

Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Thriller

Uncompromising police chief Durai Singam battles against a criminal operation dealing in deadly toxic waste.

Director: Hari | Stars: Suriya, Anushka Shetty, Shruti Haasan, Thakur Anoop Singh

Votes: 4,676

WW Gross including all versions - 105-110 Cr Final Overall Verdict - Disaster Territory wise break up yet to be updated

17. Vivegam (2017)

Not Rated | 149 min | Action, Thriller

An Interpol agent betrayed by his friends sets out to take revenge against the friends who work for a secret agency.

Director: Siva | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Vivek Oberoi, Kajal Aggarwal, Akshara Haasan

Votes: 9,867

WW Gross including all versions - 105-110 Cr Final Overall Verdict - Disaster Territory wise break up yet to be updated

18. 24 (I) (2016)

164 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A scientist invents a time machine, which leads to a bitter battle between his evil twin brother and his son.

Director: Vikram K. Kumar | Stars: Suriya, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nithya Menon, Saranya Ponvannan

Votes: 14,502

Tamil gross TN - 31.5 Cr KA - 6 Cr approx Kerala - 10.32 Cr ROI - est 1 Cr Overseas(Tamil+Telungu) - 31 Cr AP/TG (Telungu) - 23.5 Cr WW gross including all versions - 103 Cr Final overall verdict - Below average

19. Puli (2015)

Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A virtuous soldier tries to save people from an evil queen and a throne-seeking commander.

Director: Chimbudeven | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Sridevi, Sudeep, Prabhu

Votes: 6,740

Tamil Gross TN - 48.15 Cr KA - 6.1 Cr Kerala - 5.4 Cr ROI - 6.5 Cr AP/TG - 6.6 Cr OS - 23 Cr WW Gross including all versions - 96 Cr Final overall verdict - Disaster

20. Jilla (2014)

Not Rated | 185 min | Action, Drama

A looming gangster after witnessing a bone chilling event, stands up against his father's prejudice.

Director: R.T. Neason | Stars: Mohanlal, Joseph Vijay, Kajal Aggarwal, Sampath Raj

Votes: 8,974 | Gross: $0.23M

TN - 49.5 Cr KA - 5 Cr KL - 8.7 Cr AP/TG - 4.2 Cr ROI - est 1.5 Cr OS - 22.1 Cr WW Gross including all versions - 91 Cr Final Overall Verdict - Average

21. Arrambam (2013)

Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

A mysterious man along with a young computer hacker tries to unveil a major government conspiracy which resulted in several bloody deaths.

Director: Vishnuvardhan | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Arya, Nayanthara, Tapsee Pannu

Votes: 8,033

TN - 49.7 Cr KL - 4.85 Cr KA - 3.3 Cr AP/TG - 4.5 Cr ROI - 1.3 Cr OS - 26.6 Cr WW Gross including all versions - 90.3 Cr Final Overall verdict - Above Average

22. Yennai Arindhaal (2015)

Not Rated | 168 min | Action, Thriller

Sathyadev, a sincere police officer, tries to stop an organ trafficking racket. But he is unaware that the man performing the illegal trade is the same person who killed his beloved.

Director: Gautham Menon | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Arun Vijay, Trisha Krishnan, Anushka Shetty

Votes: 7,210

TN - 46 Cr KL - 5.22 Cr KA - 3.3 Cr AP/TG - 3 Cr ROI - 1.2 Cr OS- 27.72 Cr WW Gross including all versions - 86.7 Cr Final Overall Verdict - Above Average



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