Best Movies of Arjun Sarja

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Arjun Sarja also known as Arjun is an Indian actor, who works in Tamil, Kannada and Telugu Movies. He is also known as "Action King", because of his Stunt Sequences. He has been dominating as an Actor for the past 3 Decades. Here is the list of his Best...

The Top Ten

1 Mudhalvan Mudhalvan

Starring: Arjun, Raghuvaran, Manisha Koirala, Vadivelu, Manivannan
Direction: Shankar
Year: 1999
Genre: Political Thriller
Verdict: Blockbuster
The film ran for over 100 days in theaters
Mudhalvan was one of the Top grossing Tamil film of 1999.
Remade in Hindi as Nayak (2001) starring Anil Kapoor (2007) and in Bengali as Minister Fatakeshto with Mithun Chakraborty in lead roles.
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards:
The film won 3 Tamilnadu State film Award and 3 Filmfare awards
*Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor - Arjun Sarja
*Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Villain - Raghuvaran
*Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Music Director - A. R. Rahman
Nominated - Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Comedian- Vadivelu

*Filmfare Best Music Director Award - A. R. Rahman
*Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer " Tamil - Vasundhara Das for "Shakalaka Baby song"
*Filmfare Award for Best Dance Choreographer - South - ...more - mpKarthik

2 Rhythm (2000) Rhythm (2000)

Starring: Arjun, Meena, Jyothika, Ramesh Aravind, Nagesh, Lakshmi
Direction: Vasanth
Year: 2000
Genre: Musical Drama
Verdict: Blockbuster
Critics: Highly Positive Reviews
Awards:
*Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Audiographer - Shivakumar
*Cinema Express Awards - Best Actress - Meena - mpKarthik

3 Jai Hind (1994) Jai Hind (1994)

Starring: Arjun, Ranjitha, Goundamani, Senthil, Manorama
Direction: Arjun
Year: 1994
Genre: Action
Verdict: Blockbuster
A sequel titled Jai Hind 2 was released in 2014.
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

4 Karna (1995) Karna (1995)

Starring: Arjun, Ranjtha, Vineetha, Goundamani, Senthil, Ravichandran
Direction: Selva
Year: 1995
Genre: Action
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews
The song Malare Mounama set to raaga Darbari Kanada became an evergreen hit - mpKarthik

5 Sri Manjunatha Sri Manjunatha

Starring: Chiranjeevi, Ambareesh, Arjun, Soundarya, Meena, Brahmanandham
Direction: K. Raghavendra Rao
Year: 2001
Genre: Biographical (The film is based on the life of the Saivam devotee, Bhakta Manjunatha of the Kotilingeshwara Temple)
Language: Kannada & Telugu
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews
Accolades:
The Kannada version was screened in the International Film Festival of India - mpKarthik

6 Gentleman (1993) Gentleman (1993)

Starring: Arjun, Goundamani, Madhoo, Senthil, Charan Raj, Shubasri
Direction: Shankar
Year: 1993
Genre: Vigilante-Heist
Verdict: Blockbuster
Remade in Hindi as The Gentleman in 1994 by Mahesh Bhatt starring Chiranjeevi.
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards:
1993 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
*Best Actor - Arjun Sarja
*Best Director - Shankar
*Best Music Director - A. R. Rahman
*Best Female Playback Singer - Sujatha - "En Veetu Thotathil"

41st Filmfare Awards South
*Best Film - K. T. Kunjumon
*Best Director - Shankar
*Best Music Director - A. R. Rahman - mpKarthik

7 Shankar Guru (1987) Shankar Guru (1987)

Starring: Arjun, Seetha, Sasikala, Baby Shalini
Direction: Raja
Year: 1987
Genre: Action
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

8 Prasad (2012) Prasad (2012)

Starring: Arjun, Madhuri Bhattacharaya, Shankalp, Ramakrishna, Ramesh Bhatt
Direction: Manoj Sati
Year: 2012
Language: Kannada
Genre: Drama
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards & Accolades:
Kannada State Film Award - Best Actor - Arjun
The film was screened at the Berlin Film Festival, along with fellow Indian film Don 2 - mpKarthik

9 Thaimel Aanai Thaimel Aanai

Starring: Arjun, Saroja Devi, Raghuvaran, Ranjini, Madhuri, C. L. Anandan
Direction: L. Raja
Year: 1988
Genre: Action Drama
Verdict: Blockbuster
Remade in Telugu as Raktha Tilakam (1988) starring Venkatesh and Amala and in Hindi as Pratikar (1991) starring Anil Kapoor & Madhuri Dixit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

10 Vaathiyar Vaathiyar

Starring: Arjun, Vadivelu, Malika Kapoor, Prakash Raj, Manivannan
Direction: A. Venkatesh
Year: 2006
Genre: Action
Verdict: Above Average
Critics: Positive to Mixed Reviews - mpKarthik

The Contenders

11 Maa Pallelo Gopaludu Maa Pallelo Gopaludu

Starring: Arjun, Poornima
Direction: Kodi Ramakrishna
Year: 1985
Verdict: Blockbuster
The film ran for 365 days in 3 centres
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

12 Hanuman Junction Hanuman Junction

Starring: Arjun, Jagapati Babu, Laya, Sneha, Venu Thottempudi
Direction: Mohan Raja
Year: 2001
Genre: Action Comedy
Verdict: Blockbuster
Remake of the Malayalam blockbuster Thenkasipattanam (2000)
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

13 Subhavaartha

Starring: Arjun, Soundarya
Direction: P. N. Ramachandra Rao
Year: 1998
Genre: Romantic Drama
Language: Telugu
Verdict: Super Hit
Remade into Tamil as "Mannavaru Chinnavaru" which also had Arjun & Soundarya in lead roles.
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

14 Yaar? Yaar?

Starring: Arjun, Jai Shankar, Nalini, J. V. Somayajulu, Rajinikanth (Cameo)
Direction: Shakthi-Kannan
Year: 1985
Genre: Horror
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

15 Simhada Mari Sainya Simhada Mari Sainya

Starring: Arjun, Amrish Puri
Direction: Rajendra Singh Babu
Year: 1982
Genre: Action Drama
Language: Kannada
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews
Simhada Mari Sainya was Arjun's debut film.
Awards:
1981"82 Karnataka State Film Awards:
*Best Editor (K. Balu)
*Best Female Child Actor (Baby Rekha) - mpKarthik

16 Ezhumalai Ezhumalai

Starring: Arjun, Simran, Gajala, Mumtaj, Asish Vidyarthi
Direction: Arjun
Year: 2002
Genre: Action Drama
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Mixed Reviews
Despite citing mixed reviews at the time of release, this movie ran well and had good box office collections.It completed 200 days theatrical run.
It is the remake of Telugu Blockbuster Narasimha Naidu (2001) starring Balakrishna. - mpKarthik

17 Marudhamalai Marudhamalai

Starring: Arjun, Vadivelu, Nila, Lal
Direction: Suraj
Year: 2007
Genre: Action Comedy Masala
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

18 Zulm-O-sitam Zulm-O-sitam

Starring: Arjun, Madhoo, Dharmendra, Shatrughan Sinha, Jayaprada
Direction: K. C. Bokadia
Year: 1998
Genre: Action
Verdict: Flop
IMDb Ratings: 7.7/10 - mpKarthik

19 Puttintiki Ra Chelli Puttintiki Ra Chelli

Starring: Arjun, Meena
Direction: Kodi Ramakrishna
Year: 2004
Genre: Drama
Verdict: Hit
The film ran for 100 days in six centres
Critics: Positive to Mixed Reviews - mpKarthik

20 Prema Baraha/Sollividava Prema Baraha/Sollividava

Starring: Chandan Kumar, Aishwarya Arjun
Direction: Arjun
Year: 2018
Genre: Romantic Drama
Verdict (Karnataka): Super Hit
Critics (Karnataka): Positive Reviews
Verdict (Tamilnadu): Flop
Critics (Tamilnadu): Negative Reviews - mpKarthik

21 Periya Idathu Pillai Periya Idathu Pillai
22 Vettaiyadu Vilayadu (1989)
23 Irumbuthirai Irumbuthirai

Starring: Arjun, Vishal, Samantha
Direction: P. S. Mithran
Year: 2018
Genre: Action Thriller
Verdict: Blockbuster
Critics: Positive Reviews
Dubbed in Telugu as Abhimanyudu - mpKarthik

24 Bommalattam (2008) Bommalattam (2008)

Starring: Arjun, Nana Patekar, Kajal Aggarwal, Rukmini Vijayakumar, Manivannan, Vivek
Direction: Bharathiraja
Year: 2008
Genre: Thriller
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

25 Padicha Pulla Padicha Pulla

Starring: Arjun, Seetha, Goundamani
Direction: Senthilnathan
Year: 1989
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

26 Giri

Starring: Arjun, Vadivelu, Reema Sen, Ramya, Devyani, Prakash Raj
Direction: Sundar. C
Year: 2004
Genre: Action Comedy
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

27 Sadhu (1994) Sadhu (1994)

Starring: Arjun, Raveena Tandoon, Vijayakumar, Goundamani
Direction: P. Vasu
Year: 1994
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

28 Ottran Ottran

Starring: Arjun, Simran, Vadivelu
Direction: Ilakannan
Year: 2003
Genre: Action Drama
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

29 Sri Anjaneyam Sri Anjaneyam

Starring: Arjun, Nithin, Charmi
Direction: Krishna Vamsi
Year: 2004
Genre: Devotional
Verdict: Average
Remade in Oriya as Chhati Chiri Dele Tu directed by S.K. Muralidharan starring Anubhav Mohanty & Sidhant Mohapatra.
Critics: Mixed Reviews - mpKarthik

30 Subash (Tamil Movie) Subash (Tamil Movie)

Starring: Arjun, Ravathi, Prakash Raj, Siddique
Direction: R. V. Udhayakumar
Year: 1996
Genre: Action
Verdict: Average
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

31 Vandae Maatharam Vandae Maatharam

Starring: Mammootty, Arjun, Sneha
Direction: T. Aravind
Year: 2010
Genre: Action
Verdict: Flop
Critics: Mixed to Negative Reviews - mpKarthik

32 Lie (2017) Lie (2017)

Starring: Nithiin, Mega Akash, Arjun, Srikanth
Direction: Hanu Raghavapudi
Year: 2017
Genre: Action Thriller
Verdict: Average
Critics: Positive to Mixed Reviews - mpKarthik

33 En Thangai En Thangai
34 Alimayya Alimayya

Starring: Arjun, Shruthi, Lokesh
Direction: Kishore Sarja
Year: 1993
Genre: Romantic Drama
Verdict: Super Hit
The film is a remake of 1987 Tamil film Kalyana Kacheri which was also an Arjun Sarja starrer
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

35 Kurudhipunal Kurudhipunal

Starring: Kamal Hassan, Arjun, Nassar, Gouthami
Direction: P. C. Sreeram
Year: 1995
Genre: Neo Noir Action Thriller
Verdict: Super Hit
The story is a remake of Govind Nihalani's Hindi film Drohkaal (1994)
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards & Accolades:
The film was India's official entry for the 68th Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film category, but was not nominated.
*Cinema Express Award for Best Film " Tamil
*Filmfare Award for Best Actor " Tamil - Kamal Haasan
*The film was featured as part of a retrospective to Kamal Haasan under the category "Director in Focus" at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. - mpKarthik

36 Sevagan Sevagan

Starring: Arjun, Kushboo, Captain Raju, Nasser
Direction: Arjun
Year: 1992
Genre: Crime
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Mixed Reviews - mpKarthik

37 Ayudha Poojai Ayudha Poojai

Starring: Arjun, Urvashi, Roja, Goundamani
Direction: C. Sivakumar
Year: 1995
Genre: Action
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive to Mixed Reviews - mpKarthik

38 Abhimanyu/Jaihind 2 (2014) Abhimanyu/Jaihind 2 (2014)

Starring: Arjun, Surveen Chawla, Rahul Dev
Direction: Arjun
Year: 2014
Genre: Action Masala
Verdict (Karnataka): Blockbuster
Critics (Karnataka): Positive Reviews
Verdict (Tamilnadu): Flop
Critics (Tamilnadu): Mixed to Negative Reviews
Awards:
*Karnataka State Film Award - Best Film (Second Prize) - mpKarthik

39 Attahasa Attahasa

Starring: Arjun, Kishore, Vijayalakshmi, Lakshmi Rai
Direction: A. M. R. Ramesh
Year: 2013
Genre: Biographical Action
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards:
ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards - AIFFA Award - Best Foriegn Film
Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actor
Note:
Veerapan's wife Muthulakshmi had filed a case against to ban the film as she feel that her husband has been portrayed in bad light. The Supreme court of India asked the producers to pay Rs. 2.5 million to the widow. The film was then released during the course of the day.
This movie was bilingual, released in Tamil as Vanaa Yuddham - mpKarthik

40 Vismaya (Nibunan) Vismaya (Nibunan)

Starring: Arjun, Prasanna, Vaibhav, Varalakshmi Sarathkumar, Shruthi Hariaharan
Direction: Arun Vaidhianathan
Year: 2017
Genre: Crime Thriller
Verdict (Karnataka): Super Hit
Critics (Karnataka): Positive Reviews
Verdict (Tamilnadu): Average
Critics (Tamilnadu): Positive to Mixed Reviews
It was Arjun's 150th film - mpKarthik

41 Game (Kannada Movie)

Starring: Arjun, Shaam, Manisha Koirala, Seetha
Direction: A. M. R. Ramesh
Year: 2016
Genre: Crime Thriller
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews
It is an unofficial remake of the 2012 Spanish thriller El Cuerpo also known as The Body - mpKarthik

42 Mettupatti Mirasu

Starring: Sivakumar, Arjun, Radhika
Direction: Anu Mohan
Year: 1994
Genre: Drama
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

43 Rama Rama Krishna Krishna Rama Rama Krishna Krishna

Starring: Ram Pothineni, Arjun, Priya Anand and Bindu Madhavi
Direction: Sriwass
Year: 2010
Genre: Action Drama
Verdict: Average
Critics: Positive to Mixed Reviews - mpKarthik

44 Vaanavil Vaanavil

Starring: Arjun, Prakash Raj, Abhirami, Manivannan
Direction: Manoj Kumar
Year: 2000
Genre: Drama
Verdict: Average
Critics: Mixed Reviews
Awards:
*Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film - Second Prize
*Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Villain - Prakash Raj - mpKarthik

45 Suyamvaram Suyamvaram

Starring: Vijayakumar, Manjula Vijayakumar, Karthik, Prabhu, Bhagyaraj, Sathyaraj, Arjun, Parthiban, Prabhu Deva, Abbas, Pandiyarajan, Napolean, Roja, Kasthuri, Maheswari, Preetha Vijayakumar, Rambha, Suvalakshmi, Kushboo, Heera, Urvashi
Direction: J. Paneer, A. R. Ramesh, Keyaar, E. Ramdoss, Arjun, Guru Dhanapal, Liaquat Ali Khan, R. Sundarrajan, Selva, K. Subash, Sundar C, Siraj, K. S. Ravikumar, P. Vasu
Year: 1999
Genre: Comedy Drama
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews
Accolades:
The film also holds the Guinness World Record for casting the most stars in a film and also for being the quickest ever feature-length film made, with filming being completed in 23 hours and 58 minutes - mpKarthik

46 Kalyana Kacheri Kalyana Kacheri

Starring: Arjun, Ilavarasi
Direction: Manivannan
Year: 1987
Genre: Drama
Remade into Kannada as Alimayya (1993) by Kishore Sarja - mpKarthik

47 Mannavaru Chinnavaru Mannavaru Chinnavaru

Starring: Sivaji Ganesan, Arjun, Soundarya
Direction: P. N. Ramachandra Rao
Year: 1999
Genre: Drama
Mannavaru Chinnavaru is Arjun's 100 th film
It is Remake of Telugu Film Shubavarta (1998), which also starred Arjun and Soundarya.
Critics: Positive to Mixed Reviews - mpKarthik

48 Kondattam Kondattam

Starring: Arjun, Simran, Mantra
Direction: K. S. Ravikumar
Year: 1998
Genre: Mystery Thriller
Verdict: Average
Critics: Positive to Mixed Reviews - mpKarthik

49 Trimurtulu Trimurtulu

Starring: Venkatesh, Arjun, Rajendra Prasad, Shobana, Kushboo and Aswini
Direction: Murali Mohan Rao
Year: 1987
Verdict: Average
Remake of Hindi film Naseeb (1981) starring Amitabh Bachchan & Hemamalini. The movie was also remade in Tamil as Sandhippu (1983) with Sivaji Ganesan, Sri Devi, Prabhu and Radha in lead roles, which was a Blockbuster
Critics: Positive to Mixed Reviews - mpKarthik

50 Vedham Vedham

Starring: Arjun, Sakshi Shivanand, Vineeth, Divya Unni, Goundamani, Senthil
Direction: Arjun
Year: 2001
Genre: Romance
Verdict: Flop
Critics: Mixed to Negative Reviews - mpKarthik

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