In Tamil cinema in 2022, more than 200 movies were released. The majority of the year’s biggest hits were also among the greatest movies produced this year, making it quite simple to compile a list of the very best ones from this vast collection. Anytime the public supports quality film, it’s a positive indicator. Naturally, they did omit a few of the highlights, such as Kadaisi Vivaysayi, which deserved to draw in more theatergoers. The greatest of Kollywood is intended to be included in this list, regardless of how much money they made.
Best Tamil Movies Released in 2022
1. Ponniyin Selvan: I
The Son of Ponni, also known as Ponniyin Selvan: I, is a 2022 legendary traditional action film directed in the Tamil language that was written by Elango Kumaravel and B. Jeyamohan and directed by Mani Ratnam. a joint effort by Ratnam and Subaskaran Allirajah. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, and others are among the ensemble cast members in the movie.
To bring a letter from the heir to the throne Aditha Karikalan, Vandiyathevan departs towards the Chola country. As vassals and minor chieftains plan an assassination of the crown, Kundavai works to bring about political calm.
In the action-thriller Vikram from 2022, Kamal Haasan acts as agent Vikram and Lokesh Kanagaraj, who also authored the script with Rathna Kumar, and Lokesh Kanagaraj also directs. Agent Vikram heads a black-ops team that attempts to take down a narcotics cartel headed by Sandhanam (Vijay Sethupathi). Fahadh Faasil, Kalidas Jayaram, Narain, and Chemban Vinod Jose also appear in the movie, and Suriya makes a brief cameo. It is the second entry in the Lokesh Cinematic Universe after Kaithi, a spiritual successor to the 1986 Tamil film of the same name (2019).
A masked crew of serial killers was involved in a murder that a special agent is looking into. He soon finds Chennai’s drug lord, though, after navigating a confusing maze of clues.
Nelson is the writer and director of the 2022 action movie Beast, which is in the Tamil language. Selvaraghavan, Pooja Hegde, and Vijay all appear in the movie. It centers on an ex-RAW agent’s mission to free hostages held captive by terrorists in a mall.
Early in January 2020, Sun Pictures purchased the production rights to Vijay’s 65th movie, which was slated to somehow be scripted and produced by A. R. Murugadoss. Former RAW agent Veera is taken captive by terrorists in a shopping mall along with other customers and is forced to confront his fears when they demand the return of their leader, who Veera had earlier caught.
A 2022 action thriller movie in the Tamil language titled Valimai (which translates to “Strength”) was written and directed by H. Vinoth and produced by Boney Kapoor under the banner of Bayview Projects LLP with Zee Studios serving as co-producer and distributor. Karthikeya, Huma Qureshi, Gurbani Judge, and Ajith Kumar are the film’s main actors.
The nefarious actions of a renowned cycling club cause the crime rate in a city to increase. Arjun, a policeman, has the responsibility of restoring order whenever issues get out of control.
5. Etharkkum Thunindhavan
Etharkkum Thunindhavan, also known as ET, is a 2022 Indian Tamil-language action thriller movie written and directed by Pandiraj and produced by Sun Pictures. It is subtitled “Daredevil for Anything”. Suriya, Priyanka Arul Mohan, and Vinay Rai all appear in the movie. The main character of the movie is a lawyer who becomes a killer of woman traffickers.
A young woman is rescued by lawyer Kannabiran from Inba, the minister’s son, who is running a pornographic ring. However, Inba makes a threat to publish graphic films of several women, prompting Kannabiran to pursue him.
Thiruchitrambalam is a 2022 romantic comedy-drama movie in the Tamil language that was created by Mithran R. Jawahar, directed by Kalanidhi Maran, and released by Sun Pictures. The lead actors in the movie are Dhanush and Nithya Menen. While Priya Bhavani Shankar, Raashii Khanna, Bharathiraja, and Prakash Raj play supporting parts.
Delivery guy Pazham, who is in terrible relations with his parents and is having a difficult time finding true love, turns to his best buddy Shobana for comfort.
A spy action movie titled Sardar will be released in 2022 in the Indian Tamil language. It was written and directed by P. S. Mithran, and S. Lakshman Kumar is producing it for Prince Pictures. Karthi plays two characters in the movie, and other notable actors include Raashii Khanna, Rajisha Vijayan, Chunky Panday, Laila, Rithvik, Munishkanth, Yugi Sethu, Avinash, and Balaji Sakthivel.
By posing as a theatrical artist in 1985, Sardar secretly works for RAW as a spy and is content to live a happy life with his family. Sardar falls in love with Indhra Rani, who also fell in love with him but later discovered his occupation. They marry, and Vijay is born into the world.
8. Love Today
In 2022, Pradeep Ranganathan will write and direct Love Today, his second film as a filmmaker after Comali. Kalapathi S. Aghoram will produce the movie under the brand AGS Entertainment. Love Today is a romantic comedy-drama in the Tamil language. Ivana, Raveena Ravi, Yogi Babu, Sathyaraj, and Raadhika Sarathkumar play the key roles in the movie alongside Pradeep Ranganathan, who makes his acting debut.
A couple is required to switch their smartphones for 24 hours before their wedding because of the stern father of the bride-to-be.
9. Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu Part I: The Kindling
An Indian Tamil-language neo-noir gangster movie titled Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu Part I: The Kindling was produced and directed by Ishari K. Ganesh in 2022. B. Jeyamohan wrote it. Raadhika Sarathkumar, Neeraj Madhav, and Siddique play supporting parts in the movie, which also has Silambarasan and Siddhi Idnani as the main actors. A. R. Rahman composed the music for the movie.
To work and attend school, a young boy from a low-caste hamlet moves to Mumbai. He becomes embroiled in the clandestine operations of Mumbai’s Tamil criminals as a result of a series of unanticipated occurrences that his quest leads him on.
M. Muthaiah is the author and director of the 2022 masala movie Viruman, which is made in Tamil. The movie, which is directed by Suriya and produced by 2D Entertainment, stars Aditi Shankar and Karthi. The soundtrack was created by Yuvan Shankar Raja, and Selvakumar S. K. did the filming.
A brave and kind-hearted son struggles to free his brothers from their tyrannical father’s control and make him pay for his transgressions, which include the death of his mother.