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Nowadays Tamil movies generate great Box Office results in Kerala. People in Kerala eagerly wait for the release of a Tamil movie and consider Tamil Superstars as their own. The celebrations and functions on the opening day equal that of a Malayalam movie release. The following Tamil movies have had a great run at the Kerala Box Office:

Note: All figures are based on analysis.



Thalaiva had a good run at the Kerala box office after its release. By collecting around 8 crores, Thalaiva joins the list at the tenth spot.

Release date: August 9 2013
Competition: Dulquer Salman's Neelakasham Pachakkadal Chuvanna Bhoomi (Aug 9), Prithviraj's Memories (Aug 9), Lal Jose's Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum (Aug 9) and Blessy's Kalimannu (Aug 22).
No: of screens: 120
Distributor in Kerala: Thameens


Singham 2

Singham 2 was well received in Kerala and the collections were good. The Kerala box office collection of Singham 2 was recorded as 8.3 crores.

Release date: July 5 2013
Competition: Dulquer Salman's ABCD (June 14) and Amal Neerad's 5 Sundarikal (June 22).
No: of screens: 142
Distributor in Kerala: Sree Kaleeshwari Release



Vijay alongside Malayalam Superstar Mohanlal. What else do you need to boost expectations in Kerala. It is no wonder that the movie collected 8.6 crores from Kerala.

Release date: January 10 2014
Competition: Mohanlal's Drishyam (Dec 19, 2013), Fahadh Faasil's Oru Indian Pranayakadha (Dec 20, 2013), Dulquer Salman's Salala Mobiles (Jan 23, 2014) and Nivin Pauly's 1983 (Jan 31, 2014)
No: of screens: 200+
Distributor in Kerala: Maxlab Cinemas & Entertainments



Sivaji was the first time Director Shankar joined hands with Superstar Rajnikanth and it was bound to be a blockbuster. The movie came and conquered Kerala box office becoming the highest grosser till then, collecting 9.5 crores.

Release date: June 15 2007
Competition: Mohanlal's Hallo (July 5) and Dileep's July 4 (July 5)
No: of screens: 86
Distributor in Kerala: Johny Sagarika



Suriya's 24 collected about 10 crores to earn the 5th spot in the rankings. It has become the highest grossing film of Suriya in Kerala.

Release date: May 6 2016
Competition: Vijay's Theri (April14), Dulquer Salman's Kali (March 26), Dileep's King Liar (April 2), Nivin Pauly's Jacobinte Swargarajyam (April 8) and Prithviraj's James & Alice (May 5).
No: of screens: 100
Distributor in Kerala: Sopanam Entertainments.



Kaththi was well accepted by the Kerala audience. It ran successfully for many days collecting approximately 10.25 crores.

Release date: October 22 2014
Competition: Biju Menon's Vellimoonga (Sept 25), Mammootty's Varsham (Nov 6) and Fahadh Faasil's Iyyobinte Pusthakam (Nov 7)
No: of screens: 220
Distributor in Kerala: Thameens



Thuppakki had a good run in Kerala. It collected about 11 crores in Kerala which has earned it the fourth spot in the rankings. 

Release date: November 13 2012
Competition: Prithviraj's Ayalum Njanum Thammil (Oct 19), Dileep's My Boss (Nov 10), Dulquer Salman's Theevram (Nov 16) and Shafi's 101 Wedding (Nov 23).
No: of screens: 124
Distributor in Kerala: Thameens.



After its release, Endhiran crossed Sivaji’s record and became the highest grosser then by collecting around 15 crores from Kerala. Currently it stands third in the rankings.

Release date: October 1 2010
Competition: Mohanlal's Shikkar (Sept 9), Lal Jose's Elsamma Enna Aankutty (Sept 10), Mammootty's Pranchiyettan & The Saint (Sept 10), Prithviraj's Anwar (Oct 15), Jayasurya's Cocktail (Oct 22), Jayaram's Four Friends (Oct 28) and Dileep's Karyasthan (Nov 5).
No: of screens: 128
Distributor in Kerala: Seven Arts International



By collecting about 16.7 crores, it has become the highest grossing movie of Vijay in Kerala.

Release date: April 14 2016
Competition: Dulquer Salman's Kali released on March 26, Dileep's King Liar (April 2) and Nivin Pauly's Jacobinte Swargarajyam (April 8).
No: of screens: 200
Distributor in Kerala: Friday Film House in association with Carnival Pictures






Vikram and Amy Jackson, with Shankar at the helm. The Kerala box office collection of ‘I’ was 20 crores. 

Release date: Jan 14 2015
Competition: Prithviraj's Picket 43 (Released on Jan 23), Nivin Pauly's Mili (Jan 23) and Mammootty's Fireman (Feb 19).
No: of screens: 232
Distributor in Kerala: Global United Media through Century Films