Top grossers in tamil cinema history till 2011by sharma-rahulsharma-rahul | created - 02 Nov 2011 | updated - 10 Jan 2012 | Public
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1. Enthiran (2010)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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.
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
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.
GROSS-200-250 CRORES(app) source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dasavathaaram
3. Mankatha (2011)
155 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A ruthless cop has to win a game to save an amount of 500 crore from a corrupt politician and a local gang
GROSS- 130CRORES source: www.twitter.com/#!/SunPictures_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mankatha
4. Sivaji (2007)
188 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
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
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.
GROSS-79.4CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7am_Arivu#cite_note-1
6. Billa (2007)
Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Romance, Thriller
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.
GROSS-72 CRORES source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0920457/business
7. Velayudham (2011)
Not Rated | 160 min | Action, Adventure
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.
GROSS-65CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velayutham
8. Chandramukhi (2005)
166 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Creepy happenings in an abandoned mansion are attributed to the ghost of an ancient courtesan, back for revenge
GROSS-60 CRORES source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0449869/business
9. Anniyan (2005)
181 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A disillusioned everyman, frustrated with the corruption he sees all around him, develops multiple personalities in order to restore justice.
GROSS:60 CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anniyan
10. Varalaaru (2006)
Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Drama, Musical
Relationships become entangled in an emotional web.
GROSS-55CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varalaru_%28film%29
11. Ayan (2009)
162 min | Action
A young man's smuggling lifestyle takes a serious turn, when a fierce rival tries to eliminate him from the business.
GROSS-55CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayan_%28film%29
12. Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (2006)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A Police Officer investigates a series of brutal rapes and murders, with the culprits seeming to cover more than one country.
GROSS-50 CRORES soutce: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anniyan
13. Vettaikaran (2009)
150 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
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.
GROSS-50CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vettaikaaran_%282009_film%29
14. Ko (2011)
Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Thriller
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?
GROSS-50CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ko_%28film%29
15. Kaavalan (2011)
Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Drama, Romance
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 »
GROSS-45CRORES source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaavalan