List of Best and Worst Tamil Movies 2016 |Hit or Flop Kollywood Box Office Verdict

2016 is going to end in less than few weeks. With few more days for the celebration of New Year 2017, let’s have a look back at the Tamil movies that releases this year – How well they performed at the box office?  – Hit or Flop Tamil movies of 2016 – Best and Worst Tamil movies – and various other factors.

The year 2016 saw several Tamil movies being released from small to high budget films, new comer to superstar films, story-oriented films, commercial films, actors based films and many others. Here we have categorized Tamil movies on various factors and categories, which you’ll be seeing below.

The hit or flop Tamil movies for the year 2016 is concluded based on box office report, audience reactions, audience and critics reviews and rating, first day opening report, opening weekend report, and other factors.

We have rounded up Tamil movies 2016 into various categories and they are listed below:

Blockbuster Tamil Movies 2016

Movie Title Director CastRelease Date
Irudhi SuttruSudha KongaraMadhavan, Ritika Singh, Mumtaz SorcarJanuary 29, 2016
Rajini MuruganPonramSivakarthikeyan, Keerthy Suresh, Soori, SamuthirakaniJanuary 14, 2016
TheriAtleeVijay, Samantha, Amy JacksonApril 14, 2016
24Vikram KumarSuriya, Samantha, Nithya MenenMay 6, 2016
KabaliPa. Ranjith Rajinikanth, Radhika Apte, Kishore, Dinesh, Dhansika, KalaiyarasanJuly 22, 2016

Super Hit Tamil Movies 2016

Movie TitleDirectorCastRelease Date
KathakaliPandirajVishal, Catherine TresaJanuary 14, 2016
VisaranaiVetrimaaranDinesh, Anandhi, SamuthirakaniFebruary 4, 2016
SethupathiS. U. ArunkumarVijay Sethupathi, Remya NambeesanFebruary 19, 2016
Pichaikkaran SasiVijay Antony, Satna TitusMarch 4, 2016
Dharma DuraiSeenu RamasamyVijay Sethupathi, Tamannaah, Aishwarya Rajesh, Srushti Dange, Raadhika SarathkumarAugust 1, 2016
RemoBakkiyaraj KannanSivakarthikeyan, Keerthy Suresh, SathishOctober 7, 2016

Hit Tamil Movies 2016

Movie TitleDirectorCastRelease Date
Aranmanai 2Sundar C.Siddharth, Sundar C, Trisha, Hansika Motwani, Poonam Bajwa, VaibhavJanuary 29, 2016
MiruthanShakti Soundar RajanJayam Ravi, Lakshmi MenonFebruary 19, 2016
Kadhalum Kadandhu PogumNalan KumarasamyVijay Sethupathi, Madonna SebastianMarch 11, 2016
ThozhaVamsi PaidipallyNagarjuna, Karthi, TamannaahMarch 25, 2016
IraiviKarthik SubbarajVijay Sethupathi, S. J. Surya, Bobby Simha, Anjali, Kamalinee Mukherjee, Pooja Devariya June 3, 2016
Velainu Vandhutta VellaikaaranEzhilVishnu Vishal, Nikki Galrani, SooriJune 3, 2016
AppaSamuthirakaniSamuthirakani, Thambi Ramaiah, Namo NarayanaJuly 1, 2016
JokerRaju MuruganGuru Somasundaram, Ramya Pandian, Gayathri KrishnaAugust 12, 2016
Aandavan KattalaiM. ManikandanVijay Sethupathi, Ritika Singh, Pooja DevariyaSeptember 23, 2016
DeviA. L. VijayPrabhu Deva, Tamannaah, Sonu SoodOctober 7, 2016
Achcham Yenbadhu MadamaiyadaGautham MenonSilambarasan, Manjima Mohan, Baba SehgalNovember 11, 2016
Chennai 600028 II: Second InningsVenkat PrabhuShiva, Jai, Vaibhav, Premji, Vijay Vasanth, Aravind Akash, Nithin Sathya, Ajay Raj, Mahat RaghavendraDecember 9, 2016

Above Average/Average/Below Average Tamil Movies 2016

Movie TitleDirector CastRelease DateVerdict
Maalai Nerathu MayakkamGitanjali SelvaraghavanBalakrishna Kola, Wamiqa Gabbi, Parvathy Nair, Sharran KumarJanuary 1, 2016Average
Tharai ThappattaiBalaSasikumar, Varalaxmi SarathkumarJanuary 14, 2016Average
AnjalaThangam SaravananVimal, Nandita, PasupathyFebruary 12, 2016Below Average
Jil Jung JukDeeraj VaidySiddharth, Sananth Reddy, Avinash RaghudevanFebruary 12, 2016Average
Vil AmbuRamesh SubramaniamSubramaniam Sri, Harish Kalyan, Srushti Dange, Chandini Tamilarasan, Samskruthy Shenoy February 12, 2016Above Average
Aarathu SinamArivazhaganArulnithi, Aishwarya Rajesh, Aishwarya DuttaFebruary 26, 2016Above Average
KanithanT. N. SanthoshAtharvaa, Catherine Tresa, Sunder Ramu, Tarun AroraFebruary 26, 2016Average
AviyalFive DirectorsNivin Pauly, Bobby Simha, Amrutha SrinivasanMarch 11, 2016Below Average
Pugazh ManimaranJai, Surabhi, RJ BalajiMarch 18, 2016Above Average
Vaaliba RajaSai Gokul RamnathSethu, Vishakha Singh, Nushrat Bharucha, SanthanamMarch 25, 2016Average
ZeroArun KumarAshwin Kakumanu, Sshivada, JD ChakravarthyMarch 25, 2016Below Average
Darling 2Sathish ChandrasekaranKalaiyarasan, Rameez Raja, Maya, Kaali Venkat, HariApril 1, 2016Below Average
Hello Naan Pei Pesuren S. BhaskarVaibhav, Aishwarya Rajesh, OviyaApril 1, 201Below Average
VetrivelVasantha ManiSasikumar, Miya George, Prabhu, Samuthirakani, Nikhila VimalApril 22, 2016Above Average
ManithanI. AhmedUdhayanidhi Stalin, Hansika Motwani, Prakash RajApril 29, 2016Average
Ko 2 SarathBobby Simha, Nikki Galrani, Prakash RajMay 13, 2016Average
MarudhuM. MuthaiahVishal, Sri DivyaMay 20, 2016Above Average
Idhu Namma Aalu PandirajSilambarasan, Nayanthara, Andrea JeremiahMay 27, 2016Average
Uriyadi Vijay KumarVijay Kumar, Henna Bella, Mime Gopi, Citizen Sivakumar May 27, 2016Above Average
Oru Naal KoothuNelson Dinesh Ravi, Miya George, Nivetha Pethuraj, Karunakaran June 10, 2016Above Average
Enakku Innoru Per IrukkuSam AntonG. V. Prakash Kumar, Anandhi, SaravananJune 17, 2016Above Average
Muthina KathirikaiVenkat RaghavanSundar C, Poonam Bajwa, SathishJune 17, 2016Average
MetroAnanda KrishnanShirish, Bobby Simha, SendrayanJune 24, 2016Above Average
Dhilluku DhudduRambalaSanthanam, Shanaya, Saurabh ShuklaJuly 7, 2016Above Average
Kidaari Prasath MurugesanSasikumar, Nikhila Vimal, NapoleonSeptember 2, 2016Average
Kuttrame ThandanaiM. ManikandanVidharth, Pooja Devariya, Aishwarya Rajesh, RahmanSeptember 2, 2016Below Average
Iru MuganAnand ShankarVikram, Nayanthara, Nithya MenenSeptember 8, 2016Above Average
ThodariPrabhu SolomonDhanush, Keerthy Suresh, Ganesh VenkatramanSeptember 22, 2016Average
RekkaRathina ShivaVijay Sethupathi, Lakshmi Menon, Kabir Duhan SinghOctober 7, 2016Below Average
KaashmoraGokulKarthi, Nayanthara, Sri DivyaOctober 28, 2016Above Average
KodiR. S. Durai SenthilkumarDhanush, Trisha, Anupama ParameswaranOctober 28, 2016Above Average
Kavalai VendamDeekay Jiiva, Kajal Aggarwal, Bobby Simha, SunainaNovember 24, 2016Average
Saithan Pradeep KrishnamoorthyVijay Antony, Arundhati NairDecember 1, 2016Above Average
Maaveeran KittuSuseenthiranVishnu Vishal, Sri Divya, ParthibanDecember 2, 2016Average
Pazhaya VannarapettaiG. MohanPrajin, Richard, Nishanth, Ashmitha, KarunasDecember 2, 2016Below Average

Flop Tamil Movies 2016

Movie Title Director CastRelease Date
TharkappuR. P. RaviShakthi Vasudevan, Vaishali Deepak, Sathish Krishnan, SamuthirakaniJanuary 1, 2016
GethuThirukumaranUdhayanidhi Stalin, Amy Jackson, Sathyaraj, VikranthJanuary 14, 2016
Bangalore NaatkalBhaskarArya, Bobby Simha, Sridivya, Rana Daggubati, Parvathy, Raai Laxmi, SamanthaFebruary 5, 2016
Saagasam Arun Raj VarmaPrashanth, Amanda Rosario, Sonu SoodFebruary 5, 2016
Navarasa ThilagamKamranMa Ka Pa Anand, Srushti Dange, KarunakaranFebruary 19, 2016
NayyapudaiVijay KiranPa. Vijay, Chandini Tamilarasan, S. A. ChandrasekharFebruary 26, 2016
Pokkiri RajaRamprakash RayappaJiiva, Hansika Motwani, SibirajMarch 4, 2016
SowkarpettaiVadivudaiyanSrikanth, Raai LaxmiMarch 4, 2016
Mapla SingamN. RajasekharVimal, Anjali, SooriMarch 11, 2016
SawaariGuhan SenniappanBenito Franklin, Mathivanan Rajendran, Sanam ShettyMarch 18, 2016
NarathanNaga VenkateshNakul, Nikesha Patel, Shruti Ramakrishnan, Premji AmarenApril 1, 2016
Uyire UyireA. RajasekharSiddhu, Hansika MotwaniApril 1, 2016
Jithan 2RahulJithan Ramesh, Srushti Dange, Karunas, Yogi BabuApril 8, 2016
PencilMani NagarajG. V. Prakash Kumar, Sri Divya, Shariq HassanMay 13, 2016
Unnodu KaRKAari, Maya, Misha GhoshalMay 13, 2016
Amma KanakkuAshwini Iyer TiwariAmala Paul, Revathi, SamuthirakaniJune 24, 2016
Raja ManthiriUsha Krishnan Kalaiyarasan, Shaalin Zoya, Bala Saravanan, Kaali VenkatJune 24, 2016
Jackson DuraiDharani DharanSathyaraj, Sibiraj, Bindu MadhaviJuly 1, 2016
Oru Melliya KoduA. M. R. RameshArjun, Shaam, Manisha Koirala, Aqsa BhattJuly 1, 2016
Adra Machan VisiluThiraivannanShiva, Naina Sarwar, SrinivasanJuly 7, 2016
Tamilselvanum Thaniyar AnjalumPremsaiJai, Yami Gautam, Santhanam, Ashutosh RanaAugust 5, 2016
ThirunaalP. S. RamnathJiiva, Nayanthara, MeenakshiAugust 5, 2016
WagahG. N. R. KumaravelanG. N. R. KumaravelanAugust 12, 2016
Nambiar GaneshaaSrikanth, Sunaina, SanthanamAugust 19, 2016
Enakku Veru Engum Kilaigal KidayathuGanapathy BalamuruganGoundamani, Soundararaja, RiythvikaAugust 26, 2016
Meendum Oru Kadhal KadhaiMithran Jawahar Walter Phillips, Isha TalwarAugust 26, 2016
VaaimaiA. Senthil KumarShanthanu Bhagyaraj, Bhanu, Goundamani, Ramki, Thiagarajan, Manoj Bharathi, Prithvi RajanSeptember 8, 2016
NayagiGoviTrisha, Ganesh Venkatraman, Sushma RajSeptember 16, 2016
Uchathula ShivaJaypeeKaran, Neha Ratnakaran, Aadukalam NarenSeptember 16, 2016
Kallattam G. RameshNandha, Richard, Sharika, Usha ShreeSeptember 30, 2016
AmmaniLakshmy RamakrishnanLakshmy Ramakrishnan, Subbalakshmi, Nithin SathyaOctober 14, 2016
KadalaiP. SagayasureshMa Ka Pa Anand, Aishwarya Rajesh, John Vijay, PonvannanOctober 29, 2016
Meen Kuzhambum Mann PaanaiyumAmudheswarKalidas Jayaram, Ashna Zaveri, Prabhu, Pooja KumarNovember 11, 2016
Kadavul Irukaan KumaruM. RajeshG. V. Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani, Anandhi, Prakash RajNovember 18, 2016
IlamiJulian PrakashYuvan, Anu Krishna, Akhil, Ravi MariyaNovember 25, 2016
Kannula Kaasa KattappaMajor GowthamAravind Akash, Chandini Tamilarasan, Ashwathy WarrierNovember 25, 2016
Parandhu Sella VaaDhanapal Padmanabhan
Luthfudeen, Aishwarya Rajesh, Narelle Kheng, Karunakaran, Sathish, RJ Balaji
December 9, 2016
Veera SivajiGanesh VinayakVikram Prabhu, Shamili, John VijayDecember 16, 2016

Critically Acclaimed Movies Which Flipped at Box Office

  • Uyiradi
  • Visaaranai
  • Metro
  • Joker

Highly Anticipated Tamil Movies

  • Kabali
  • Theri
  • 24
  • Iru Murugan
  • Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada
  • Thodari
  • Idhu Namma Aalu
  • Iraivi
  • Kodi
  • Visaaranai (Interrogation)
  • Jil Jung Juk
  • Remo
  • Enakku Innoru Per Irukku
  • Ko2
  • Chennai 600028 II: Seond Innings
  • Idhu Namma Aalu
  • Kaashmora
  • Rajini Murugan
  • Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum
  • Dharmadurai

Biggest Opening Day Tamil Movies

  • Kabali
  • Theri
  • 24
  • Remo
  • Kodi

Biggest Opening Weekend Tamil Movies

  • Theri
  • 24
  • Kabali

Top Overseas Collections Tamil Movies

Tamil movies grossing $4 Million

  • Kabali
  • Theri

How we calculated and consolidated movie ratings?

Blockbuster Movies : Movies that satisfies all factors such as box office, audience and critics. The movies in this list were huge profitable to producers, distributors and Theater owners. (stars: 4+)

Super Hit Movies:These are the movies that received rave response from audiences and critics and were profitable to the stake holders. (stars: 3.75+)

Hit Movies: The movies listed in this category were critically acclaimed. (stars: 3+)

Average Movies: Not all sections of people are satisfied and more or less not profitable to stakeholders. (stars 2.5+)

Flop Movies: These are the one which received negative reviews and loss to stake holders. (stars: below 2 )

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