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From Pasamalar to Namma Veettu Pillai: Watch these Tamil movies with your siblings on this Rakshabandhan
Megha Mukundan
Aug 22, 2021
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It is Raksha Bandhan today and every brother-sister will be sharing their love for each other in different ways. As for any other occasion, this event too can be made enjoyable by watching some interesting movies made on sibling love. There are numerous intriguing Tamil movies that have portrayed sibling emotions over the decades. From Pasamalar to Namma Veetu Pillai, check out some of the well-made Kollywood films which revolve around the emotion behind brother-sister bonding.   

1
Paasamalar
7.7OTTplay Rating
The iconic Tamil movie of the ‘60s is still revered for its emotional portrayal of the siblings Rajasekharan and Radha, played by Sivaji Ganeshan and Savitri. The movie, helmed by A. Bhimsingh, revolves around two siblings who lost their mother at a young age, and their further struggles in life. Different shades of a relationship like happiness, sacrifice, sorrow, hatred, etc are depicted through the characters and conflicts between them, after both of them get married. The movie is also considered evergreen because of the heartwarming songs it has.
2
Kizhakku Cheemayile
The 1993 movie beautifully narrates the tale of a brother and a sister, whose close relationship gets scattered after the sister’s marriage. Vijayakumar plays the role of a loving brother who is ecstatic to see her little sister (played by Radhika) getting married. But things take a turn when his brother-in-law (played by Suryakanth) starts disapproving of the bond of the siblings, which eventually leads to a family split. The movie helmed by Bharathiraja is also popular for its music, handled by A R Rahman.
3
Thirupaachi
6.2OTTplay Rating
The 2005 Tamil action drama helmed by Perarasu, features Vijay and Mallika as the close bonded siblings, who makes everyone envy their bond. Later, the brother takes up the huge task of cleaning the city goons after learning that his married sister is not safe in the city. With ample emotional sequences, the movie takes everyone through a journey packed with sorrow, laughter and love.
4
Something Something... Unakkum Enakkum
6.6OTTplay Rating
The 2006 film features another deep bonding of the siblings Muthupandi and Kavitha (played by Prabhu and Trisha respectively), who are orphaned from a very young age. The brother takes care of her sister and stands as her greatest strength throughout her life. The sister, in-return, prioritises him first in every walk of her life. At one point, she refuses to accept her boyfriend as her brother is insulted by his family, and decides to marry him only after his brother’s approval.
5
Velayudham
6.3OTTplay Rating
No audience can forget the bond shared by Velayudham and Kaveri (played by Vijay and Saranya Mohan) in the 2011 movie Velayudham, as it is one of the best examples of innocent representation of love in Kollywood. The brother and sister are funny, loving and caring towards each other and stand as a strong support for each other’s dreams as well. Although their bond ends in a tragedy, leaving the audience teary-eyed, they are still the favourite siblings of many Tamil audiences.
6
Namma Veettu Pillai
6OTTplay Rating
Even after two years of release, the popular song ‘Un Koodave Porakkanum’ composed by Imman, is still in demand among brothers and sisters, thanks to the lyrics and music which are more than enough to leave them in tears. The song is from the 2019 Tamil movie Namma Veettu Pillai, featuring Sivakarthikeyan and Aishwarya Rajesh as siblings. The movie has several emotional drama episodes in it including a climax scene which remains one of the best emotional sequences in a family movie released in the last decade.

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