Romantic films have always shared the pinnacle in all the cinemas, whether it’s Hollywood, Bollywood, or any other regional cinema.

The power of a love story is so much that it can fill us with all moods and blues. You can enjoy these Tamil Romantic Movies with your partner.

This list includes films from 2000 to 2015.

Filmy Keeday is presenting the Best Tamil romantic films for you.

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Best Tamil Romantic Movies of All Time

OK Kanmani (2015)

ok Kanmani Tamil Romantic movie

O Kadhal Kanmani, or OK Kanmani, is a Tamil rom-com film directed by Mani Ratnam. The star cast includes Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen in the lead roles, along with Prakash Raj and Leela Samson in supporting roles.

 The story of the film is a pretty, original and contemporary tale of modern-day love and live-in relationships set in an urban background.

The film also shows the comeback of star director Mani Ratnam who has made a movie for each and every generation.

Raja Rani (2013)

Raja Rani Tamil Romantic drama film

Directed by debutant Atlee, Raja Rani is a Tamil romantic film. Atlee’s previous works include Enthiran in 2010 and Nanban in 2012 under the aegis of Shankar.

The film stars Arya, Jai, Nazriya Nazim, and Nayantara in the main roles, coupled with Santhanam, Sathyaraj, and Sathyan in supporting roles.

The best part about the movie is that it is a family film that deals with love after love failure.

Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010)

Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa Tamil Romantic Drama film

Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa is a Tamil Romantic drama film starring Simbhu and Trisha in the lead roles.

It’s a story of a Malayali Christian girl and a boy. the film was simultaneously shot in Telugu as Ye Maaya Chesave with Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu.

it was remade in Hindi as Ek Deewana Tha starring Amy Jackson and Pratiek Babbar.

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Minnale (2001)

Minnale Tamil Romantic film

Minnale is a Tamil romantic film directed by debutant Gautham Menon, starring Madhavan, Reema Sen, and Abbas.

Actors Nagesh and Vivek are also present in pivotal roles. The story of the film portrays an engaged girl and a guy who makes her fall in love with him and now the girl has to choose between the two. Although the plotline of the film is quite common, what makes the film special is its uniqueness and the element of impersonation.

  The film’s music is wonderful and fresh as the music director Harris Jeyaraj too made his debut from the great millennium hit. later it was remade in Hindi as Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein.

Alaipayuthey (2000)

Alaipayuthey romantic tamil movie sathiya
Best Tamil Romantic Movies

Alaipayuthey is a Tamil romantic film directed by Mani Ratnam. The star cast of the film includes R. Madhavan and Shalini.

The story of the film is based on the tantrums of married life and rediscovering the beauty of love. The film is a great work to watch as it has the best of Mani Ratnam’s innovation, the ear-soothing music of A.R. Rahman, P.C. Sreeram’s cinematography and fabulous performances by all the actors.

it was later remade in Bollywood as Saathiya starring Vivek Oberoi and Rani Mukherjee.

Paruthiveeran (2007)

paruthiveeran Tamil Romantic Action movie

Paruthiveeran is a Tamil film directed by Ameer Sultan. The film features Karthi in his debut role and Priyamani in the lead roles coupled with Ponvannan, Saravanan, Ganja Karuppu and Sujatha in other supporting roles. The story of the film is unique and gripping and moves from the present to a chain of flashbacks, which are very well entwined and leave the audiences in a total gasp.

Madrasapattinam (2010)

Madarasapattinam Tamil Peroid Romantic Film

Madrasapattinam is a Tamil period film directed by A.L. Vijay. The star cast of the film includes Arya and Amy Jackson in the lead roles coupled with Nassar, Cochin Hanifa and Alexx O’Nell in other pivotal roles.

The story of the film is based on a love tragedy and, eventually, a valiant sacrifice for the sake of love.  The film portrays the romance between a muscular Madarasi wrestler and an upper-class English belle at a time when the freedom movement was at its peak.

The film also catches glimpses of “Lagaan” and “Titanic, ” but it’s a must-watch for its own freshness and inspiration.

3 Moonu (2012)

3 Moonu Best Romantic Movies

3 is a Kollywood romantic thriller film directed by debutant Aishwarya R. Dhanush, starring Dhanush and Shruti Hassan. The film has created much hype due to the viral marketing of the song “Why This Kolaveri Di”.

The story of the film showcases love in three diverse phases of life: teen love, which is completely pleasant and entertaining; college love, which is realistic and practical; and love of the married couple.

3 aka Moonu is a delectably fresh effort in Kollywood. Brilliant performances, striking screenplay, refreshing direction, and viral music scores make it a movie to be cherished for long.

Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2008)

Yaardi Nee Mohini Tamil Romantic film

Yaaradi Nee Mohini is a Tamil romcom film directed by Mithran Jawahar. It stars Dhanush and Nayantara in the lead roles and Karthik Kumar, Raghuvaran, K.Vishwanath, Karunas, and Saranya Mohan in supporting roles.

The story of the film portrays an all-time loser, Vasu, played by Dhanush, who falls in love with already engaged Keerthi, played by Nayantara. Dhanush has rightly played the character of the boy next door, portraying a real performance and amusing comedy. Nayanthara has perfectly matched the software trainer role.

The story moves to three distinct places: Chennai, Australia, and a village. Eventually, the story reveals who weds the heroine. The film emerges as one of the most successful Tamil films of the year.

Kaadhal (2004)

Kaadhal Tamil Romantic Movie

Kaadhal is a Tamil romantic film directed by Balaji Sakthivel. The film stars debut actors Bharath and Sandhya.

The film is also remade in Kannada as Cheluvina Chittara and Bengali as Chirodini Tumi Je Amar. The story of the film is based on a rich college girl and an auto mechanic who falls in love with each other.

Kaadhal is a greatly levelheaded portrayal of urban life in southern India. The film is a great combination of the faultless screenplay, grand music, wonderful cinematography, and splendid performances.

The movie focuses on a strong point that there is still some broad-minded man folk in our patriarchal society who can sacrifice everything for their wives even after knowing about the past.

7G Rainbow Colony (2004)

7G Rainbow Colony best tamil romantic movie

7G Rainbow Colony is a Kollywood romantic drama film directed by Selvaraghavan, starring debutant Ravi Krishna and Sonia Agarwal in the lead roles.

The story of the film is a love story between a good-for-nothing boy and a cultured and civilized girl that touches the heart.

Debutant Ravi Krishna plays his role with much maturity and poise and fits the boy-next-door image soundly. He also won the Filmfare Best Male Debut (South) for his superb performance. The film was remade in Bengali as Prem Amar and Oriya as Balunga Toka.

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