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Top 5 Boxing-Based Tamil Kollywood Movies Till 2023


Boxing has a long and illustrious history in India. Filmmakers in India have been fascinated with boxing since its inception, and many classic films have featured boxing as a central theme. There have been several films made in Tamil cinema that revolve around boxing. In this article, we will look at the top 7 boxing-themed Tamil films made up to 2023.

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  1. Sarpatta Parambara

The recent blockbuster hit "Sarpatta Parambarai" is one of the best boxing films of all time. The film is directed by Pa Ranjith and features a stellar cast that includes Arya, Pasupathi, John Vijay, John Kokken, Shabeer Kallarakkal, Kalaiyarasan, Maran, GM Sundhar, Dushara, Sanchana Natarajan, Anupama Kumar, and others. The film's exceptional casting, as well as its brilliant camera work and art direction, are additional strengths. "Sarpatta Parambarai" will be available on Amazon Prime in 2021.

  1. Badri

"Badri" is another boxing-themed film starring Vijay. The plot revolves around a kickboxer who is attacked by his opponents and becomes bedridden. His sibling embarks on a mission to fulfil his brother's dream of winning the kickboxing championship. The film, which starred Vijay, Bhumika Chawla, Monal, Riyaz Khan, and Vivek, was released in 2001.

  1. Bhooloham

Another boxing film on this list is "Bhooloham". The plot revolves around Deepak, who takes advantage of the rivalry between the Boologam and Arumugam families, both of whom have boxers, for his own personal gain. The film, directed by N. Kalyanakrishnan and starring Jayam Ravi, Prakash Raj, and Trisha, was released in 2015.

  1. Irudhi Suttru

Sudha Kongura's story and direction are featured in "Irudhi Suttru," a 2016 blockbuster hit. Prabhu Selvaraj, a boxer who is ignored by the boxing association, tries to fulfil his dream by training Madhi, an amateur fighter, in the film. This film marks the debut of Ritika Singh, who gives an outstanding performance alongside Madhavan.

  1. Valiyavan

The 2015 film "Valiyavan" stars Jai, Andrea Jeremiah, Bala Saravanan, Azham Perumal, Daran Chaudhry, and others, and is directed by M Saravan, with music by D Imman. Andrea's character challenges Jai's character to a boxing match against Ashwin, a boxing champion, and the film follows the events that unfold as Jai decides whether or not to accept the challenge.

  1. M Kumaran Son of Mahalakshmi

The 2004 film "M. Kumaran Son of Mahalakshmi" revolves around boxing, with the main character, Kumaran, an avid kickboxer. The film follows Kumaran's journey as he travels to Malaysia at the request of his dying mother to meet his estranged father, who eventually trains him to become a boxing champion. Mohan Raja directed the film, which starred Jayam Ravi, Asin, Prakash Raj, Nadhiya, and Vivek.

  1. Maan Karate

"Maan Karate" is a 2014 film starring Sivakarthikayen, Hansika Motwani, Satish, Vamsi Krishna, and others. The plot revolves around four friends who meet a man on a trip who foretells their future by handing them a newspaper that will be published four months later. The friends work tirelessly to make the prediction a reality. The film was directed by Kris Thirukumaran.