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Best Tamil romantic movies to stream on Aha - OK Kanmani, Jeans, and more

The Tamil film industry has produced some iconic romantic movies, which emerged as audience favourites, over the years. Here are the Best romantic movies, including OK Kanmani, Jeans, and more.

Best Tamil romantic movies to stream on Aha - OK Kanmani, Jeans, and more
Still from Jeans and OK Kanmani

Last Updated: 12.10 AM, May 15, 2024


The romantic dramas have always been one of most favourite genres for the audiences, at every part of the world. When it comes to Tamil cinema, the industry has produced some iconic romantic dramas, which provided a heartwarming experience for the audiences, across decades. Here we present the Best Tamil romantic movies that you can stream on Aha and OTTplay Premium.

Best Tamil romantic movies on Aha and OTTplay Premium

OK Kanmani

Director: Mani Ratnam

Cast: Dulquer Salmaan, Nithya Menen, Prakash Raj, Leela Samson


Mani Ratnam, the veteran filmmaker who changed the grammar of love stories in Tamil cinema, teamed up with young talents Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen for OK Kanmani aka O Kadhal Kanmani, in 2015. The movie narrates the story, of a young couple named Aadhi and Tara, who decide to live together without getting married, in the house an elderly couple.


Director: Shankar

Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Prashanth, Raju Sundaram, Lakshmi, Nassar

Shankar, the hitmaker of Tamil cinema teamed up with former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Prashanth for Jeans, in 1998. The movie revolves around a young couple named Visu and Madhu, who try to get the approval of their families. However, Visu’s father Nachiyappan is adamant that Visu and his twin brother Ramu should marry twin sisters, so that the brothers will never be forced to part ways.


Director: Mani Ratnam

Cast: R Madhavan, Shalini Ajithkumar, Jayasudha, Swarnamalya, KPAC Lalitha

R Madhavan made his movie debut in 2000 with the iconic romantic drama Alaipayuthey, directed by Mani Ratnam. Shalini Ajithkumar plays the female lead in the movie, which narrates the love story of Karthik and Dr. Shakthi, a young couple who get married without the approval of their families. However, their bond starts evolving after the magic of romance takes a backseat, as reality kicks in.

Dumm Dumm Dumm

Director: Azhagam Perumal

Cast: R Madhavan, Jyotika, Vivek, Murali, Manivannan

This highly underrated romantic comedy, which was released in 2001, is helmed by Azhagam Perumal. Dumm Dumm Dumm revolves around Adithya and Ganga, a young couple who meet through an arranged match. Even though the duo is initially against the idea of marriage and tries their best to cancel the wedding, they fall in love with each other. However, the marriage gets cancelled due to the misunderstanding, leaving them heartbroken.

Minsara Kanavu

Director: Rajiv Menon

Cast: Aravind Swamy, Kajol, Prabhu Deva, Nassar, SP Balasubhramanyam

Rajiv Menon, the popular cinematographer made his directorial in 1997 with the romantic drama, Minsara Kanavu. The movie narrates the story of Thomas (Aravind Swamy), who seeks the help of Deva (Prabhu Deva), to make the love of his life Priya (Kajol) reciprocate his feelings. However, Priya, who was planning to become a Nun, eventually falls for Deva thus complicating the situation.

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