Suspense movies have shared the Pinnacle in the cinemas, be it Hollywood, Bollywood, Tollywood and Kollywood. The power of thriller movies is so much that the stories captivate audiences to stick to screens for longer periods.
Rather than many action movies with huge fight set-ups and blood everywhere. The thrillers have unexpected twists and tensions that leave you on the edge of your seats. Here are 7 such Tamil Movies available on OTT platforms.
Ratsasan is a (2018) psychological crime thriller directed by Ram Kumar. The story of the film revolves around an aspiring film director who becomes a police officer after the death of his father and moves aggressively to chase down a serial murderer. The lead roles are played by Vishnu Vishal and Amala Paul and the other cast included Saravanan, Kaali Venkat, Vinodhini Vaidyanathan and Ramdoss in supporting roles.
Ratsasan was also remade in Telugu with the title Rakshasudu in 2019 and simultaneously had a Hindi release by the name Main Hoon Dandadhikari. The film is so terrifying that you can watch it with spooky eyes. It is one of the best Tamil thriller movies in recent times and one can watch the movie on the OTT Disney + Hotstar platform.
Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru is solely written and directed by Karthick Naren, the film's character Rahman is the main lead and the narrator of the event's. The film's plot is about a criminal investigation that forces a police officer to retire. It was released on 29th Dec 2016, and went on to become a super hit with film critics also giving the positive nod. Later it was also remade in Kannada as Aa Drushya in (2019).
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Penguin is the beginning for the director Easvar Karthic who is new to mainstream cinema. The beloved mysterious star Keerthy Suresh leads the way in the film. The film focuses on a pregnant woman (Keerthy Suresh), who suffers from nightmares about the unresolved abduction of her first child. So, she takes off on a mission to solve the mystery. The Mahanati starrer was directly released on Amazon Prime Video in 2020 and received positive reviews for her acting skills in the thriller.
Samantha Akkineni is a gem of an actress, who has been winning audience hearts with ease with her naturalness. Over the past few years she has focused on women centric movies and they came out well. U-turn is also a women centric movie which is a suspicious thriller that works with the false murder of a woman. The following series of events continues to develop a spirit of interest for the audience. In 2019 the movie was simultaneously released in Telugu and Tamil languages. It was a remake of the 2016 Kannada movie with the same title.
Netflix Original, Game Over is a 2019 masterful thriller that was directed by Ashwin Saravanan. The film begins with a deadly killer whose face is not invisible, and the plot engages viewers throughout. The film casts Taapsee Pannu in the lead role and portrays her as a person with PTSD, but still protects her house from the intruders.
The film was released in two languages Telugu and Tamil. It is one of the most exciting Tamil movies to watch during this lockdown.
Tamil superstars Vijay Sethupathi and Maddy (Madhavan) starrer Vikram Vedha is an action thriller which is inspired from Indian folktale Baital Pachisi. This movie is a set on a vision that goes on to tell three stories hunting through the good and the bad.
Vikram Vedha is also the return film for the directors duo Pushkar and Gayatri, after Va (2010). Vikram Vedha was released in theaters in the year 2017 and had a huge impact on cine lovers. Undoubtedly the most popular Tamil movie and certainly one of the best Tamil movies, Vikram Vedha is still viewed in various national pockets on the OTT platform Disney + Hotstar.
Vignarajan's debut directional Andhaghaaram is a supernatural horror thriller film that was made public in 2020. Before we talk about the movie, let's know the meaning of the word Andhaghaaram which translates into darkness and the film depicts the dark moments of three people who are not connected in their lives. The famous psychiatrist, the blind man, and the cricket coach and their occasional plot made this horror film. The makers began production way back in 2014, but the film was only released in 2020. You can watch the movie on Netflix.