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Upcoming Tamil Movies – 16 movies planned for release in 2018

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16 Upcoming Tamil Movies for 2018:

(updated 3/18/2018 by Kollywood.net admin)

Year 2018 seems to be a fantastic year for Kollywood. Many high-budget as well as commercial movies are releasing this year. Both Rajinikanth and Kamal hassan movies are expected to release this year. In fact two Rajini movies are in line up this year. Two Kamal movies are also in the list with one less likely to make it this year. Expectations from fans are soaring high. Let’s see what are the upcoming Tamil movies that’s in store from Kollywood.

1. 2.0 (Robot 2)

Directed by Shankar, this is the most anticipated movie of 2018. Regarded as the sequel of 2010 blockbuster Enthiran, this science-fiction movie is sure to become a blockbuster. Starring Superstar Rajnikanth, Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson, this movie is made with a budget of whopping 450 crore! This movie will have Dr. Vaseegaran reassembling Chitti to save the world from a winged monster. Planned release August 15 2018 , Independence day weekend

2. Dhruva Natchathiram

Touted to release in October, this spy-thriller film is directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon and has Vikram and Aishwarya Rajesh in the leads. It has music composed by Harris Jayaraj. Movie also has debutant Ritu Varma playing an important role

3. Vada Chennai

Directed by Vetrimaaran, this movie has Dhanush, Samuthirakani and Andrea Jeremiah in the leads. Vada Chennai is also a highly expected movie, as the story deals with a gangster in North Chennai. The first look of the movie was released recently and it is made with a budget of 80 crore.

vada chennai dhanush angry look

4. Vijay 62 (Vijay AR Murugadoss unnamed project)

Sun pictures back to Kollywood with a bang producing Vijay’s next film, his third association with director AR Murugadoss. Movie is announced to be a Diwali release, but confirmed release dates will only be known in the next next few months as shoot progress. Currently the team is busy in shooting for the film in various cities in India and also planned for US shoots.

vijay 62 vijay in rolls royce photo shoot

5. Viswasam

Ajith and Siruthai siva join once again for the fourth time after their latest outing Vivegam. Now with the same production house (Sathyajothi films) who also bank rolled vivegam. The release date for the movie is not known yet, it is expected to make its way this year as Ajith’s last one Vivegam did not perform as expected in the box office

upcoming tamil movie viswasam

6. Vishwaroopam 2

Another highly anticipated movie of 2018. It has Kamal Hassan, Rahul Bose, Andrea Jeremiah and Shekar Kapur in the lead roles. It is directed by Kamal Hassan and is expected to release in late April.

upcoming vishwaroopam 2

7. NGK

Actor Suriya joins director Selvaraghavan for the first time. Looks like a political based movie from the first look logo. The movie is gearing up fast for a 2018 release, not sure if it will be this Diwali taking against Vijay 62 or Ajith’s viswasam.


8. Maari 2

This is the sequel of 2015 superhit Maari. Directed by Balaji Mohan, this movie has Dhanush, Tovino Thomas and Sai Pallavi in the leads. This movie is said to follow the life of Maari post the first part.

maari 2 dhanush

9. Kaala

Yet another Superstar Rajnikanth film, first in line for release this year. This movie also has Huma Qureshi and Nana Patekar. Directed by Pa. Ranjith, this movie is said to focus on the lives of Nellai Tamil people staying in Mumbai. Release confirmed for April 27 by the production team (Wunderbar films Dhanush)

Kaala poster

10. Mercury

Karthik Subburaj, who is known for making different movies, is directing this silent thriller film. This movie has Prabhu Deva, Sananth Reddy and Remya Nambeesan in the leads. It is expected to release on April 13th.


11. Ayngaran

Starring G.V.Prakash Kumar and Mahima Nambiar in the leads, this movie is a social drama directed by Ravi Arasu (director of sports based superhit movie Eeti). Expected to release in the month of June.


12. Kanchana 3

Following the success of Muni franchise, Raghava Lawrence is directing the fourth installment. It has Oviya and Vedhika playing the leads along with him. The film began production in October 2017.


13. Naragasooran

Directed by Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru fame Karthick Naren, this movie has Arvind Swamy, Sundeep Kishan, Indrajith Sukumaran and Shriya Saran in the lead roles. It is expected to release on May 4th.

14. Sangamithra

This is a high-budget epic historical fiction film, directed by Sundar. C. It has Jayam Ravi, Arya and Shruthi Hassan in the lead roles, but Shruthi has opted out last year for unknown reasons Disha Patani has replaced Shruthi hassan. A.R.Rahman is composing the music for the film. The budget of the movie is 250 crore. Less likely the movie will even have its trailer released in 2018 but its expected to be still in the queue for this year


15. Saaho

This is a Telugu and Tamil bilingual film, hence included in Kollywood list. This is yet another science-fiction thriller film which has Prabhas, Shraddha Kapoor and Neil Nitin Mukesh in the leads. This movie is made as a trilingual and it has Prabhas playing a cop who uses his father’s science technology to defeat a drug mafia. Directed by Sujeeth, this movie is made with a budget of 150 crore.

16. Checkka Chivantha Vaanam

Manirathnam is back after Kaatru Veliyidai this time with a multi starrer movie that has Simbhu STR, Vijay sethupathi, Arvindswamy, Aishwarya rajesh, Aditi Rao hydari. Aditi is acting in Maniratnam’s movie back to back after Kaatru Veliyidai

str vijay sethupathi arun vijay arvindswamy all seen in chekka chivantha vaanam poster