Top 10 Tamil Movies 2003

This List shows the Best Tamil Movies of the Year 2003.

The Top Ten

1 Dhool

Vikram semma mass in this film. ENGAL CHIYAN, always number 1!

Starring: Vikram, Jyothika, Vivekh, Sayaji Shinde, Telengana Sakunthala, Pasupathy, Reema Sen, Paravai Muniamma
Direction: Dharani
Year: 2003
Genre: Action Masala
Verdict: Blockbuster
The film successfully ran for 25 weeks (175 Days).
Remade into Telugu as Veede (2003) starring Ravi Teja, in Punjabi as The Lion of Punjab (2011), in Sinhalese as Ranja (2014) and in Bengali as Ghatak (2015)
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards:
Filmfare Awards South
Best Actor- Vikram
Best Actress - Jyothika - Nominated
Best Supporting Actress – Tamil - Reemma Sen - Nominated
Best Comedian – Tamil - Vivek

2 Anbe Sivam Anbe Sivam Product Image

Starring: Kamal Hassan, Madhavan, Kiran Rathod, Nassar, Santhana Bharathi
Direction: Sundar. C
Year: 2003
Genre: Comedy Drama
Verdict: Flop. The film later achieved cult status.
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards & Accolades:
Screened as part of the Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India in 2003.
51st Filmfare Awards South
*Special Jury Award - Won
*Best Film - Nominated
*Best Actor (Kamal Hassan) - Nominated
2003 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards - Best Actor - Madhavan - Won
In the Mid-Later 2010s, Anbe Sivam was considered as the Illuminati (Secret Society) Movie, as this movie predicted the Future Happenings in Tamilnadu and India such as Tsunami in 2004, Narendra Modi as India's PM with Amit Shah, Make In India and Digital India Scheme.

3 Saamy

Starring: Vikram, Trisha, Vivek, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Ramesh Khanna, Vijayakumar
Direction: Hari
Year: 2003
Genre: Action
Verdict: Blockbuster
The film ran for 175 Days.
Remade in Telugu as Lakshmi Narasimha (2004) starring Nandamuri Balakrishna, in Bengali as Barood (2004) starring Mithun Chakraborty, in Kannada as Ayya (2005) starring Darshan and later in Hindi as Policegiri (2013) starring Sanjay Dutt.
Critics: Positive Reviews

4 Kaakha Kaakha Kaakha Kaakha Product Image

Starring: Suriya, Jyothika, Jeevan
Direction: Gautham Vasudev Menon
Year: 2003
Genre: Action Drama
Verdict: Blockbuster
Remade into Telugu as Gharshana (2004) starring Venkatesh, in Hindi as Force (2010) starring John Abraham, in Kannada as Dandam Dashagunam (2011) starring Chiranjeevi Sarja and in Odia as ACP Ranveer (2012)
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards:
Filmfare Awards South - Won-5 Nominated-4
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards - Won-2
ITFA Awards - Won-3

5 Pithamagan

Starring: Vikram, Suriya, Laila, Sangeetha, Karunas, Mano Bala
Direction: Bala
Year: 2003
Genre: Crime Drama
Verdict: Hit
Remade in Kannada as Anatharu (2007) with Upendra and Darshan in the lead roles.
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards:
National Film Awards 2003
Won – Silver Lotus Award for Best Actor – Vikram

Filmfare Awards South

Won – Filmfare Best Film Award (Tamil)
Won – Filmfare Best Director Award – Bala
Won – Filmfare Best Actor – Vikram
Won – Filmfare Best Actress – Laila
Won – Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award – Suriya
Won – Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award – Sangeetha
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

Won – Best Actor – Vikram
Won – Best Actress – Laila
Won – Best Supporting Actress – Sangeetha

6 Vaseegara (Tamil_Film)

Starring: Vijay, Sneha, Vadivelu, Nassar
Direction: K. Selva Bharathy
Year: 2003
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews

7 Iyarkai

Starring: Shaam, Kutty Radhika, Arun Vijay
Direction: S. P. Jananathan
Year: 2003
Genre: Romance
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Highly Positive Reviews
Awards:
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil

8 Parthiban Kannavu (Tamil_Film)

Starring: Srikanth, Sneha, Manivannan
Direction: Karu Pazhaniappan
Year: 2003
Genre: Magical Realism Romantic Drama
Verdict: Super Hit
Remade in Telugu as Ammayi Bagundi (2004) and later in Malayalam as Manju Peyyum Munpe
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards:
Tamil Nadu State Awards-2003
Best Film
Best Director- Karu Palaniappan
Best Actor- Srikanth
Best Comedian (Male) - Vivek
Best Comedian (female) - Devadarshini
Best Lyrics – Kabilan
Best Playback Singer (Female) - Harini

9 Dum (2003)

Starring: Silambarasan, Rakshitha, Ashish Vidyarti, Delhi Ganesh
Direction: A. Venkatesh
Year: 2003
Genre: Action Romantic Comedy
Verdict: Super Hit
Critics: Positive to Mixed Reviews

10 Thiruda Thirudi

Starring: Dhanush, Chaya Singh, Manikka Vinayagam
Direction: Subramaniya Shiva
Year: 2003
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Verdict: Blockbuster
Remade in Telugu as Donga Dongadi (2004) and in Kannada as Sakha Sakhi (2005).
Critics: Positive Reviews

The Contenders

11 Jayam (Tamil_Film)

Starring: Ravi, Sadha, Gopichand
Direction: M. Raja
Year: 2003
Genre: Romantic Action Drama
Verdict: Super Hit
This film ran for 100 days in 7 centers.
Remake of Telugu Film Jayam (2002) starring Nithiin
Critics: Mixed Reviews

Blockbuster

12 Priyamana Thozhi

Starring: Madhavan, Sreedevi Vijayakumar, Jyothika, Manivannan
Direction: Vikraman
Year: 2003
Genre: Drama
Verdict: Average
Simultaneously made in Telugu as Vasantham (2003) starring Venkatesh. Remade in Kannada as Hoo (2010) with V. Ravichandran
Critics: Mixed Reviews
Awards:
Filmfare Best Tamil Supporting Actress Award - Nominated - Sreedevi Vijayakumar

13 Kadhal Kondein

Starring: Dhanush, Sonia Aggarwal, Nagesh, Sudeep Sarangi
Direction: Selvaraghavan
Year: 2003
Genre: Romantic Thriller
Verdict: Super Hit
Remade in Telugu as Nenu (2004) with Allari Naresh, in Bangladesh as Onno Manush (2004), in Kannada as Ravana (2009), in Bengali as Amanush (2010)
Critics: Positive Reviews
Awards:
2004: Filmfare Best Female Debut (South) - Sonia Agarwal - Won
2004: Filmfare Best Director Award - Selvaraghavan - Nominated

14 Jay Jay (Tamil_film)

Superb film in all time,...and this is my favourite movie,...music is very superb...

Starring: Madhavan, Amoga, Pooja
Direction: Saran
Year: 2003
Genre: Romance
Verdict: Average
Critics: Mixed Reviews

15 Tirumalai (Tamil_Film)

Starring: Vijay, Jyothika, Vivek, Raghuvaran, Kousalya
Direction: Ramana
Year: 2003
Genre: Action
Verdict: Super Hit
Remade into Telugu as Gowri (2004) and in Bangladeshi Bengali as Kotha Dao Sathi Hobe (2017) starring Shakib Khan
This film was a turning point in actor Vijay's career as he transitioned himself into a leading action hero from a romantic hero.
Critics: Negative Reviews

Nice movie .l like Vijay's transformation from romantic hero to action hero

16 Magic Magic 3D (Tamil_Film)

Starring: S.P.Balasubramaniam, Suraj Balajee, Tirlok Malik, Pooja Kumar
Direction: Jose Punnoose
Year: 2003
Genre: Fantasy
Verdict: Hit
National Film Award for Best Special Effects - Won
Critics: Mixed Reviews

17 Paarai

Starring: Sarath Kumar, Jayaram, Ramya Krishnan, Meena
Direction: K.S.Ravikumar
Year: 2003
Genre: Action Drama
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews

18 Whistle (Tamil_movie)

Very very best thriller movie all time

Starring: Sherin, Vikramadhithya, Gayathri Raghuram, Vivek
Direction: J.D & Jerry
Year: 2003
Genre: Slasher
Verdict: Average

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Starring: Tarun Kumar, Trisha, Shriya Saran, Vivek
Direction: Jyothi Krishna
Year: 2003
Genre: Romance
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews

20 Arasu

Starring: Sarath Kumar, Roja, Simran, Vadivelu, Delhi Ganesh
Direction: Suresh
Year: 2003
Genre: Action Masala
Verdict: Super Hit
Remade in Kannada as Indra (2008) with Darshan
Critics: Positive Reviews

21 Lesa Lesa

Starring: Shaam, Trisha, Madhavan, Vivek
Direction: Priyadarshan
Year: 2003
Genre: Romantic Drama
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews

22 Winner (2003)

Starring: Prashanth, Vadivelu, Kiran, M. N. Nambiyar, Riyaz Khan
Direction: Sundar. C
Year: 2003
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Verdict: Blockbuster
Critics: Positive Reviews

23 Nala Damayanthi

Starring: Madhavan, Geetu Mohandas,Shruthika
Direction: Mouli
Year: 2003
Genre: Comedy
Verdict: Hit
Remade in Hindi as Ramji Londonwaley (2005)
Critics: Positive Reviews

24 Bandha Paramasivam

Starring: Prabhu, Abbas, Rambha, Kalabhavan Mani
Direction: T.P.Gajendran
Year: 2003
Genre: Comedy
Verdict: Hit
Critics: Positive Reviews

25 Naam (Tamil_movie)

Starring: Prakash Raj
Direction: Sabha Kailash
Year: 2003
Genre: Drama
Critics: Positive Reviews

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