Best Movies of Jai Shankar

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This List is a collection of Best Movies of Legendary Tamil Actor Jai Shankar.

The Top Ten

1 Nootrukku Nooru Nootrukku Nooru

Starring: Jaishankar, Lakshmi, Nagesh
Direction: K. Balachander
Year: 1971
Genre: Suspense Thriller
Verdict: Blockbuster
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards: 1971 - Film Fans' Association Best Actor Award for Jaishankar - mpKarthik

2 Pattanathil Bhootham Pattanathil Bhootham

Starring: Jaishankar, K. R. Vijaya, Nagesh, Vijaya Lalitha
Direction: M. V. Raman
Year: 1967
Genre: Comic Fantasy
Verdict: All Time Blockbuster
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

3 Kuzhandhaiyum Deivamum Kuzhandhaiyum Deivamum

Starring: Jaishankar, Jamuna, Kutty Padmini
Direction: Krishnanâ€"Panju
Year: 1965
Verdict: Blockbuster
Critics: Positive Reviews

Remade into Telugu as Leta Manasulu (1966), Hindi as Do Kaliyaan (1967), Malayalam as Sethubandhanam (1974) and Kannada as Makkala Bhagya (1976).

Awards:
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil - Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film in 1966. - mpKarthik

4 Poova Thalaiya Poova Thalaiya

Starring: Jaishankar, Gemini Ganesan, S. Varalakshmi, Nagesh, Rajasree, Vennira Aadai Nirmala
Direction: K. Balachander
Year: 1969
Genre: Comedy Drama
Verdict: Blockbuster. It ran for 100 Days in many centres of Tamil Nadu.
Critics: Positive Reviews
Remade into Telugu as Bomma Borusa and in Malayalam as Balapareekshanam. - mpKarthik

5 Yaar Nee? Yaar Nee?

Starring: Jaishankar, Jayalalithaa
Direction: Sathyam
Year: 1966
Genre: Psychological Thriller Mystery
Verdict: Blockbuster
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

6 Vallavan Oruvan Vallavan Oruvan

Starring: Jaishankar, L. Vijayalakshmi, R. S. Manohar
Direction: R. Sundaram
Year: 1966
Genre: Thriller
Verdict: Blockbuster
Critics: Positive Reviews
The film earned Jaishankar a nickname Thenagathu James Bond. The success of this movie, led to a sequel named CID Shankar in 1970. - mpKarthik

7 Akka Thangai Akka Thangai

Starring: Jaishankar, K. R. Vijaya, Sowcar Janaki, Major Sundarrajan
Direction: M. A. Thirumugam
Year: 1969
Genre: Drama
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews
Remade into Telugu as Akka Chellelu (1970).
Awards:
1969 Tamil Nadu State Film Award
Won - Best Film (Second Prize) - M. A. Thirumugam - mpKarthik

8 Ethirkaalam

Starring: Gemini Ganesan, Padmini, Jaishankar and Vanisri
Direction: M. S. Solaimalai
Year: 1970
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

9 Nawab Naarkaali Nawab Naarkaali

Starring: Jaishankar, Lakshmi, Nagesh, V. K. Ramasamy, V. S. Raghavan, Gandhimathi
Direction: C. V. Rajendran
Year: 1972
Genre: Comedy
Verdict: Blockbuster
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

10 Manipu (Tamil_movie) Manipu (Tamil_movie)

Starring: Jaishankar, A. V. M. Rajan, Lakshmi, Vennira Aadai Nirmala
Direction: M. Krishnan Nair
Year: 1969
Genre: Romantic Thriller
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews
Remake of Malayalam film Padunna Puzha. The first Malayalam film that was remade in other language - mpKarthik

The Contenders

11 Neelagiri Express Neelagiri Express

Starring: Jaishankar, Vijaya Nirmala, Cho, Vijaya Lalitha
Direction: Thirumalai-Mahalingam
Year: 1968
Genre: Suspense Thriller
Verdict: Blockbuster
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

12 Iru Vallavargal Iru Vallavargal

Starring: Jaishankar, R. S. Manohar, L. Vijayalakshmi, Thangavelu, Vasantha, S. A. Ashokan
Direction: K. V. Srinivasan
Year: 1966
Genre: Suspense and Action
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

13 Ponnu Mapillai Ponnu Mapillai

Starring: Jai Shankar, Kanchana
Direction: S. Ramanathan
Year: 1969
Genre: Thriller
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

14 Naangu Killadigal Naangu Killadigal

Starring: Jaishankar, R. S. Manohar, Thengai Srinivasan and Suruli Rajan,
Bharathi, Kumari Padmini, C. L. Anandan
Direction: L. Balu
Year: 1969
Genre: Thriller Comedy
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

15 Nee Nee

Starring: Jaishankar, Jayalalithaa, Jayasingh, Nagesh, S. V. Shahsaranamam
Direction: T. R. Ramanna
Year: 1966
Genre: Drama
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

16 Veetukku Veedu Veetukku Veedu

Starring: Jaishankar, Lakshmi, R. Muthuraman Vennira Aadai Nirmala and Nagesh
Direction: C. V. Rajendran
Year: 1970
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews
It was remade in Kannada as Galate Samsara.
It was again remade in Tamil as Viswanathan Ramamoorthy in 2001 - mpKarthik

17 Cid Shankar Cid Shankar
18 Ayeram Poi Ayeram Poi

Starring: Jaishankar, Vanisri, Cho Ramasamy, Manorama, V. K. Ramasamy
Direction: Muktha Srinivasan
Year: 1969
Genre: Comedy Drama
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

19 Athaiya Maamiya Athaiya Maamiya
20 Iravum Pagalum Iravum Pagalum

Starring: Jaishankar, C Vasantha
Direction: Joseph Thaliath Jr.
Year: 1965
Genre: Crime Thriller
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews - mpKarthik

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