S. P. Muthuraman
Rajinikanth plays a double role in this movie where he teaches a lesson to his father.
A remake of 1976 Kannada film, Naa Ninna Mareyalare this romantic drama is about two lovers reuniting after many struggles.
S. Ve. Shekhar
S. Ve. Shekar plays a comic hero who lays down nine conditions for marriage.
Saritha won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for best actress.
An extremely sensitive schizophrenic woman marries a theatre director and finds it difficult to separate reality from fiction.
Suhasini won a Filmfare award for her performance in this movie.
Kannada remake of 1974 Tamil movie Aval Oru Thodharkadai featuring Suhasini in the lead role.
A comedy film based on Crazy Mohan's drama Marriage Made in Saloon. Kannada actor Ramakrishna and lyricist Vaali made their acting debut in this movie.
A simple wealthy man and an ambitious poor man decide to trade places. What ensues is the crux of the story.
An action film where Rajinikanth plays the role of a lawyer who outwits a criminal business magnate.
A romance movie set in a college campus launched the acting career Murali in Tamil. It also marks the directorial debut of Ameerjan.
32nd Filmfare Awards South, National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil and Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Film.
A political satire about how an honest man can get seduced by politics and become corrupt.
Kannada remake of K. Balachander's 1968 Tamil movie Iru Kodugal.
A story about a young woman who goes to Mumbai in search of his lover.
A remake of Subhash Ghai's popular Hindi movie Karz.
A story about a group of six young women who live their lives in their own terms. This movie marked the acting debut of Nassar.
A story about a poor farmer and his quest for a bridegroom for his daughter.
Romantic D rama
Saritha received a Filmfare award for her performance
This is a remake of Balachander's 1968 movie Thamarai Nenjam.
Depicts the life story of Hindu Saint Sri Raghavendra.
Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Film
A famous Carnatic singer falls in love with a young woman and jeopardizes his family life.
Tragic Love Story
The tragic story of a young man who tries to shy away from love after a failed love affair.
S. Ve Shekher
A social drama about family dynamics and relationships.
A successful remake of Amitabh Bachchan's most popular movie, Namak Haalal.
A remake of a popular Malayalam movie, this is a story about a man's struggle against the injustice meted to him.
A story of a dedicated nurse and the challenges that she faces in her life. The movie marked the acting debut of comedian Vivek.
A social drama about how a man resolves family problems in the neighbourhood.
The film is a remake of K. Balachander's Telugu movie, Rudraveena. It is a story of a young man who has ideological differences with his father and becomes a social worker.
A story about two childhood friends and how they reunite to find justice for their slain families.
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Second Best Film
A story about fanatical love, doubt, infidelity and complex relationships.
A story about a police informer who falls in love with an inspector's daughter.
A story about two patriarchs and their relationship with their family.
National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues
A film with two distinct storylines that depicts how women are treated in a misogynistic society.
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
A story about a famous music director played by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam.
A romantic drama about two young lovers.
A story about five young people who wish to end their lives for various reasons.
A story of two friends who become bitter enemies due to a misunderstanding.
Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration, Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Film,
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film. A.R. Rahman
The story of a young village girl and her struggle to get her husband released from the clutches of terrorists in Kashmir. This film marked the debut of music maestro A.R. Rahman as a music composer.
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film
A depressed woman meets a taxi driver whose life story makes her realize that everybody has their own share of pains to deal with.
Loosely based on a French film Cyrano de Bergerac, this is a story about two brothers who fall in love with the same girl.
Remade from Malayalam movie Thenmavin Kombath, this is a story about a kind-hearted young man.
A social drama about a singer whose infertility leads to her divorce.
A mature romance between two adults.
This is a story about four unemployed youth who are attracted to the same girl.
Kausalya won the Filmfare Best Actress Award for this movie while Karthik went on to win the Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize
The story of a young couple who pretend to be married for the sake of their family members.
The story of a young man who manages an old age home.
The story of a devout young woman who lives with her brother in a village.
This romantic thriller is a remake of Hindi film Sadak. This is a story about a man who wants to avenge his sister's death.
A devotional film about a woman who is reborn to avenge her killers.
The story of a young couple who are on the verge of a breakup.
This film marked the directorial debut of Vasanthabalan.
The story of a policeman's struggle with corrupt politicians.
A story of a bike mechanic played by Vijay. This movie transformed him from a romantic hero to the leading action hero that he is today.
A story about two landlords and their friendship.
A story about a young woman who seeks to escape her controlling mother.
A remake of popular Malayalam movie Kadha Parayumbol, this is a story about a simple villager whose friendship with a star actor becomes the focus of the entire village.
The story about an upright honest young man who takes on corrupt MLA.