List Of Upcoming Tamil Movies Of 2018 To Look Out For

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Written by Heenal Shah

The year 2017 saw Tamil Cinema provide us with beautiful content in the form of meaningful and realistic films. It was not only a year of fresh faces but also several new directors who amazed us with genuine performances and movies. As difficult it is for movies to live up to the audiences’ expectations, there were a select few that performed impeccably last year. Maanagaram, Vikram Vedha, Oru Kidayin Karunai Manu, Aruvi, etc. to name a few.

Last year was undoubtedly a blockbuster one but 2018 surely looks promising for the Tamil Film industry. Some of the upcoming Tamil movies have been highly anticipated by the fans. This year seems to be dominated by thrillers, dramas, and most-awaited sequels. Dhanush and Vikram are giving their fans more than one reason to rejoice.
These new Tamil movies have your entertainment quota covered for the summer. Here is a list of upcoming Tamil movies in 2018 that you should definitely look forward to.

1. Enai Noki Paayum Thota

Release Date: 30 October 2018

Fans of Dhanush are in for a pleasant surprise as this tamil romantic thriller has Dhanush in an avatar like never before. Directed by Gautham Menon, the movie stars Dhanush and Megha Akash in lead roles.

2. Bhaskar Oru Rascal

Expected Release Date: December 2018

It is a heartfelt tale of two kids trying to set up their diametrically opposite parents and dreaming of living together as the perfect family. A fresh pairing, this movie sees Arvind Swamy and Amala Paul in lead roles as single parents. The tamil movie is directed by Siddique of ‘Kaavalam’ fame and stars Baby Nainika in an important role.

3. Saamy Square

Release Date: 14 June 2018

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Saamy Square is a much-awaited sequel to the super hit action movie, ‘Saamy’ and is finally set to hit the screens this March. An action cop movie, it is both written and directed by Hari. The movie has Chiyaan Vikram and Keerthy Suresh in lead roles.

4. Mercury

Release Date: 13 April 2018

Tamil movie Mercury poster

For the first time, the audience will witness Prabhu Deva as the bad guy. Mercury, a Tamil silent thriller movie, has been directed by Karthik Subbaraj. It stars Prabhu Deva and Sananth Reddy in lead roles.

5. Garuda

Expected Release Date: March 2018

An action thriller, the film was reportedly set to wrap up their shoot in 60 days. Garuda is directed by Thiru of ‘Naan Sigappu Manithan’ fame and has Chiyaan Vikram and Kajal Aggarwal in lead roles.

6. Kaala

Release Date: 27 April 2018

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Kaala is definitely one of the most awaited Tamil movies this summer. It is directed by Pa Ranjith and the cast includes superstar Rajnikanth and Huma Qureshi in lead roles. The movie revolves around a guy, who runs away from Tirunelveli as a child and comes to Mumbai. He eventually grows up to become a powerful don living in the slums of Dharavi.

7. Maari 2

Expected Release Date: April 2018

Dhanush in Maari 2

A sequel to Dhanush’s highly received Maari, this movie is directed by Balaji Mohan. The movie has been simultaneously shot in Tamil and Telegu as a bilingual. Sai Pallavi will play the female lead opposite Dhanush.

8. Dhruva Natchathiram

Release Date: 11 October 2018

Adding one more to the list of thrillers packed with high voltage action, Dhruva Natchathiram is directed by Gautham Menon. It has Vikram and Ritu Varma in lead roles. The movie is touted to be a spy thriller very much on the lines of the Bourne movies.

9. Vishwaroopam 2

Expected Release Date: April 2018

Vishwaroopam 2

An Indian spy-thriller, it is both written and directed by Kamal Hassan. The movie stars Kamal Hassan, Rahul Bose, Pooja Kumar and Andrea Jeremiah in lead roles. Kamal Hassan had stated earlier that the second part will be entwined with a strong mother-son sentiment. Vishwaroopam 2 is one upcoming Tamil movie that a lot of fans have been looking forward to.

10. Mr. Chandramouli

Release Date: 23 March 2018

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This upcoming action thriller borrows its name from a dialogue spoken by Karthik in Mouna Ragam (1986). This film features Karthik, his son Gautam Karthik , Regina Cassandra and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in pivotal roles. This movie would be directed by Thiru.

11. Irambu Thirai

Release Date: 27 April 2018

A techno thriller awaits all sci-fi fanatics! Directed by P. S. Mithran, the movie features Vishal and Arjun in lead roles. A fresh romantic pairing will also be witnessed in the movie as Samantha Akkineni would be romancing Vishal.

12. Tik Tik Tik

Expected Release Date: June 2018

Starring Jayam Ravi and and Nivetha Pethuraj, Tik Tik Tik is India’s first space film. The movie is written and directed by Shakti Soundar Rajan. Space aficionados, get ready for an outer space visual splendour filled with meteorites, satellites and asteroids.

13. Mohini

Expected Release Date: June 2018

Starring Trisha Krishnan and Jackky Bhagnani, this horror thriller will definitely give you goosebumps. This horror flick shot across London,is written and directed by Ramana Madhesh.

14. Komaali

Expected Release Date: May 2018

If you’ve been waiting for a Maniratnam movie with a soundtrack by musical maestro A.R. Rahman, here is it. This movie would have Karthi and Dulquer Salman in lead roles.

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