1. Kaithi

Pakaoo’s Rating: 9.5/10.0

Platform: Disney Plus Hotstar

Why stream: Among the best Tamil movies online, sharp and deserving story is told in a gripping way. Dilli, released from prison, goes to see his daughter for the first time, is caught in a quagmire situation involving police and drug mafia. It is one of the best Tamil movies on Hotstar. Watch out for Karthi in action.

Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj

Genre: Action thriller

Cast: Karthi

Music: Sam C.S.

Theatre release: 2019

2. Pariyerum Perumal (2018)

Pakaoo’s Rating: 9.0/10.0

Platform: Amazon Prime

Why stream: An innocent dalit law college student faces the oppressions and inhumane humiliations from his high caste classmates and their parents. His struggles and problems faced by his kith and kin are excellently portrayed with symbolic connotations. It is one of the best Tamil movies in Amazon Prime.

Director: Mari Selvaraj

Genre: Social issues, Drama

Cast: Kathir, Anandhi, Yogi Babu

Music: Santhosh Narayanan

Theatre release: 2018

3. Ratsasan (2018)

Pakaoo’s Rating: 9.0/10.0

Platform: Sun nxt

Why stream: A must watch crime thriller that brings the audience to the edge of the seat. The needle of suspicion points on many, but who is the real culprit? Police goes clueless and there the story unfolds with twists and turns like an Agatha Christie novel. Must watch Tamil movies.

Director: Ram kumar

Genre: Psycho thriller

Cast: Vishnu Vishal, Amala paul

Music: Ghibran

Theatre release: 2018

4. 2.0 (2018)

Pakaoo’s Rating: 9.0/10.0

Platform: Amazon Prime

Why stream: What is more entertaining than watching a super star Rajinikanth film on a holiday? Shankar, one of the finest directors of Indian cinema and super star collaborates to unveil a highest grosser and entertainer in recent times. It is simply one of the best Tamil movies in Amazon Prime.

Director: S. Shankar

Genre: Science fiction, Action

Cast: Rajinikanth, Akshay kumar, Amy Jackson

Music: A. R. Rahman

Theatre release: 2018

5. 96 (2018)

Pakaoo’s Rating: 8.5/10.0

Platform: Sun nxt, mx player, youtube

Why stream: Remember your school days love…first love… and if your lover meets you again after so long time…Yes. This film brings the nostalgic memories of school days love and what is more important than love?

Director: C. Premkumar

Genre: Romance, drama

Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha

Music: Govind Vasantha

Theatre release: 2018

6. Imaikkaa Nodigal (2018)

Pakaoo’s Rating: 8.5/10.0

Platform: Amazon Prime

Why stream: Crime thriller with lot of twists and tales, is told from an altogether new perspective. Watch out for lady super star Nayantara in action in this epic crime story. It is one of the best Tamil movies in Amazon Prime.

Director: R. Ajay Gnanamuthu

Genre: Psycho thriller

Cast: Nayantara, Atharvaa

Music: Hiphop Tamizha

Theatre release: 2018

7. Nerkonda Paarvai (2019)

Pakaoo’s Rating: 8.5/10.0

Platform: Zee5

Why stream: Straight from the bollywood blockbuster Pink, this is the film, you can cherish and celebrate. Watch out for “Thala” Ajith kumar, a grand stature in modern Tamil cinema as an advocate. It is one of the top Tamil movies 2019 on Zee5.

Director: H. Vinoth

Genre: Legal drama

Cast: Ajith kumar

Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja

Theatre release: 2019

8. Vada Chennai (2018)

Pakaoo’s Rating: 8.5/10.0

Platform: Hotstar

Why stream: Magnum opus from Vetrimaaran – Dhanush combo. Narrated in a non-linear style, it is a must watch film in recent times and one of the best Tamil thriller movies on Hotstar.

Director: Vetrimaaran

Genre: Action, Crime thriller

Cast: Dhanush

Music: Santhosh Narayanan

Theatre release: 2018

9. Asuran (2019)

Pakaoo’s Rating: 8.0/10.0

Platform: Amazon Prime

Why stream: Another epic from the same Vetrimaaran – Dhanush combo in an agrarian set up. The story is based on the novel named Vekkai from Poomani, the famous novelist. It is one of the classic cult and best Tamil movies in Amazon Prime.

Director: Vetrimaaran

Genre: Action, drama

Cast: Dhanush, Manju Warrier

Music: G. V. Prakash kumar

Theatre release: 2019

10. Draupathi (2020)

Pakaoo’s Rating: 7.5/10.0

Platform: Amazon Prime

Why stream: An untold village crime thriller is carefully trodden with a delicate storyline. It touches sensitive arterial lines of our current society and politics. It is one of the best Tamil thriller movies in Amazon Prime.

Director: Mohan G

Genre: Social awareness, Fake marriage, Revenge, Drama

Cast: Richard Rishi, Sheela

Music: Jubin

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