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From Aranmanai 2 to Demonte Colony, here are six Tamil horror comedies you can't miss

Alfred Francis

Alfred Francis
Jul 15, 2021

Before Raghava Lawrence came up with Muni, Tamil horror films followed a one-formula-fits-all template. Muni franchise was a gamechanger in the genre. Horror comedies depict the ridiculous and funny side to fear, with the protagonists mistaking the ghost for a fake and later regretting it. While some horror comedies are bland, quite a handful of them makes for a good watch. Here, we take a look at six such movies.

1
Kanchana
6.3OTTplay Rating
A timid, ghost-fearing Raghava (Raghava Lawrence) is living a happy life with his family and friends. He gets a little too clingy whenever he is scared. He is ultimately possessed by Kanchana (Sarathkumar), a transgender woman who was killed by a politician. Empathising with the injustice meted out to Kanchana, Raghava seeks revenge against wrongdoers.
2
Yaamirukka Bayamey
7.4OTTplay Rating
The film revolves around Kiran, a scam telemarketer agent. Hearing that he has inherited a bungalow and estate in a small village, Kiran heads to the property along with his girlfriend and a buddy. Kiran plans to convert the bungalow into an inn. But as the inn opens, every guest ends up dead by midnight and vanishes along with their bodies at daybreak.
3
Demonte Colony
7.2OTTplay Rating
This is a horror film featuring four comedy actors. Raghavan, Sajith, Vimal and Srini visit a haunted mansion in De Monte Colony to prove their courage. They get separated and scared but escape the mansion. But even after they come home, they are haunted. Raghavan says that he stole a cursed necklace from the mansion. The legend behind the necklace is revealed. It would kill the one who stole it and will return to its rightful owner.
4
Devi - 2016
Krishna (Prabhu Deva) marries an innocent Devi ( Tamannaah) unwillingly. She is naive and conservative. As they move to a new house, her personality changes. She calls herself Ruby and dances with fervour impressing an actor Raj ( Sonu Sood), who asks her to be his heroine in his next film. But Krishna is yet to figure out the reason behind the sudden transformation of Devi. Who is Ruby and why did she possess Devi? Watch Devi to know more.
5
Dhilluku Dhuddu
5.3OTTplay Rating
This movie starring Santhanam is the unofficial Scary Movie of Kollywood. Kumar (Santhanam) is in love with Kajal (Shanaya) and her rich father agrees to the wedding surprisingly. Little does he realise that it is a trap to kill Kumar in a deserted bungalow in the forest and later blame it on ghosts. Kumar deduces this correctly and is ready with counterattacks. But he is in for a surprise because the bungalow is haunted.
6
Aranmanai 2
4.5OTTplay Rating
Murali (Siddharth) and Anitha ( Trisha) returns to Murali's village to find his father in coma and their ancestral home haunted. Anitha calls her brother Ravi (Sundar C.) to help with the situation. Ravi reveals to Murali that the ghost haunting his house is none other than his sister Maya (Hansika) who supposedly eloped with her lover four years ago.
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