Top grossers in tamil cinema history till 2011

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1. Enthiran (2010)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Dr. Vasi, a brilliant scientist, builds Chitti, a unique robot, who is programmed to protect mankind and also feel human emotions. Problems arise when Chitti falls in love with Dr. Vasi's girlfriend.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa, Santhanam

Votes: 20,921 | Gross: $4.37M

GROSS-375-405 CRORES(app) source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enthiran

2. Dasavatharam (2008)

Not Rated | 189 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
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After realizing the danger of a bio-weapon, a scientist wants to protect it from being misused. The vial accidentally reaches India, and he must race against time to prevent a potential disaster.

Director: K.S. Ravikumar | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Asin, Mallika Sherawat, Napolean

Votes: 7,227

GROSS-200-250 CRORES(app) source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dasavathaaram

3. Mankatha (2011)

155 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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A ruthless cop has to win a game to save an amount of 500 crore from a corrupt politician and a local gang

Director: Venkat Prabhu | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Arjun, Trisha Krishnan, Premgi Amaren

Votes: 10,602

GROSS- 130CRORES source: www.twitter.com/#!/SunPictures_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mankatha

4. Sivaji (2007)

188 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A software engineer comes to India to serve the nation and invest in nation's welfare. A few corrupt officials and politicians try to stop him but he overcomes all obstacles.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Shriya Saran, Suman, Vivek

Votes: 13,497

GROSS-124-128 CRORES(app) source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sivaji_%28film%29 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0479751/business

5. 7 Aum Arivu (2011)

160 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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A genetic engineering student tries to bring back the skills of a legend of the past and use his skills to save India from a deadly virus attack by China.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Suriya, Shruti Haasan, Johnny Nguyen, Abhinaya

Votes: 8,286

GROSS-79.4CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7am_Arivu#cite_note-1

6. Billa (2007)

Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

7.3
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A cop chases international gangster Billa and happens to be the only one to see him die. He places Velu, Billa's lookalike, inside the gang to get information. But Velu is framed for killing the cop.

Director: Vishnuvardhan | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Nayanthara, Rahman, Namitha

Votes: 5,231

GROSS-72 CRORES source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0920457/business

7. Velayudham (2011)

Not Rated | 160 min | Action, Adventure

6.5
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A group of Pakistani terrorists kidnap the Home Minister of Tamil Nadu to spread terrorism. A journalist, Bharathi decides to take them on by creating a fictional character called Velayudham.

Director: M. Raja | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Genelia D'Souza, Hansika Motwani, Saranya Mohan

Votes: 9,392

GROSS-65CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velayutham

8. Chandramukhi (2005)

166 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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Creepy happenings in an abandoned mansion are attributed to the ghost of an ancient courtesan, back for revenge

Director: P. Vasu | Stars: Rajinikanth, Prabhu, Jyothika, Vadivelu

Votes: 4,038

GROSS-60 CRORES source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0449869/business

9. Anniyan (2005)

181 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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A disillusioned everyman, frustrated with the corruption he sees all around him, develops multiple personalities in order to restore justice.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Vikram, Sada, Prakash Raj, Vivek

Votes: 9,793

GROSS:60 CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anniyan

10. Varalaaru (2006)

Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Drama, Musical

7.1
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Relationships become entangled in an emotional web.

Director: K.S. Ravikumar | Stars: Ajith Kumar, Asin, Kanika, Vijayan

Votes: 1,986

GROSS-55CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varalaru_%28film%29

11. Ayan (2009)

162 min | Action

7.3
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A young man's smuggling lifestyle takes a serious turn, when a fierce rival tries to eliminate him from the business.

Director: Anand K.V. | Stars: Suriya, Tamannaah Bhatia, Prabhu, Jagan

Votes: 6,367

GROSS-55CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayan_%28film%29

12. Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (2006)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.0
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A Police Officer investigates a series of brutal rapes and murders, with the culprits seeming to cover more than one country.

Director: Gautham Menon | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Jyothika, Prakash Raj, Daniel Balaji

Votes: 4,908

GROSS-50 CRORES soutce: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anniyan

13. Vettaikaran (2009)

150 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

4.8
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Police-Ravi is a student aspiring to become a police officer,becomes hunted when he helps his friend out of trouble.The hunted becomes the Hunter to secure his future.

Director: Babu Sivan | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Anushka Shetty, Salim Ghouse, P. Ravi Shankar

Votes: 2,829

GROSS-50CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vettaikaaran_%282009_film%29

14. Ko (2011)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Thriller

7.8
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Ashwin, a photojournalist, finds out that his classmate and a famous politician, Vasanthan, has links with the Naxalites. Will he manage to expose Vasanthan's treacherous motive as a politician?

Director: Anand K.V. | Stars: Jiiva, Ajmal Ameer, Karthika Nair, Piaa Bajpai

Votes: 4,231

GROSS-50CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ko_%28film%29

15. Kaavalan (2011)

Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Bhoominathan aka Bhoomi is introduced to us as a person who gets into many local fights. Worried about his future, his family sends him to Muthuramalingam (Raj Kiran), a much respected ... See full summary »

Director: Siddique | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Asin, Raj Kiran, Vadivelu

Votes: 3,718

GROSS-45CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaavalan

16. Singam (2010)

Unrated | 160 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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Honest police officer Durai Singam locks horns with big-time extortionist Mayil Vaaganam.

Director: Hari | Stars: Suriya, Anushka Shetty, Prakash Raj, Vivek

Votes: 4,184

GROSS-42CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singam