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HBD Simran: From Vaalee to Vaaranam Aayiram, here are must-watch movies of the actress

Simran has worked in the Tamil film industry for long time, and the actor has given some memorable performances. On her birthday today, we list out our favourite must-watches 

HBD Simran: From Vaalee to Vaaranam Aayiram, here are must-watch movies of the actress

Last Updated: 04.12 PM, Apr 04, 2024


Simran has been one evergreen actor in the Tamil film industry who has not only captivated the audience with her energetic dance moves but also delivered some stellar performances through the course of her glorious career. The actor, who made her debut in 1997, delivered a series of hits and has acted with top stars. With the actor celebrating her birthday today (April 4), here are some of the must-watch films starring Simran you can stream right now. Simran is currently busy on the sets of her next film, Sabhdam. 

12B – Prime Video

12B is a romantic drama starring Simran, Jyothika and Shaam in the lead roles, directed by Jeeva. The film uses dual narrative method, depicting what would happen if the protagonist misses the bus or not. Both Jyothika and Simran played love interests in the film, which was critically acclaimed and went on to become one of the classic romantic dramas in Tamil. The film is loosely based on the 1998 British-American romantic drama Sliding Doors.

Vaaranam Aayiram - SunNEXT


Directed by Gautham Menon, Vaaranam Aayiram stars Suriya, Simran, Sameera Reddy, Ramya and others. The film follows the life of a son who comes to know about his father’s demise and recollects the moments spent with him. Simran played the role of mother, who captivated the audience with her poise and onscreen presence.

Panchathantiram - SunNEXT

Simran paired up with Kamal Haasan for Panchatanthiram, a black comedy film helmed by KS Ravikumar. Simran's role, which has ample humour, was well received. The film, which proved to be a laughter riot, also stars Jayaram, Ramesh Aravind, Sriman, Yugi Sethu, Ramya Krishnan, and others.

Vaalee – Prime Video

Vaalee, directed by SJ Suryah, starred Ajith in dual roles and Simran as the female lead. While Vaalee follows the lives of identical twins who are poles apart from each other, Simran played the love interest who marries one of them. Simran's role was widely appreciated, just as Ajith gained traction for his dual performances. The film was commercial success.

Kannathil Muthamittal – Amazon Prime Video

Kannathil Muthamittal is a family drama directed by Mani Ratnam. The film stars Madhavan, Simran, Nandita Das, PS Keerthana and others. The film follows the life of a husband and wife who one day break the news to their daughter that she has been adopted. Kannathil Muthamittal follows the parents’ journey to make their daughter meet her birth mother. Simran played the role of adopted mother and was widely appreciated for her subtle performances and emotional sequences.

Kovilpatti Veeralakshmi – YouTube

Kovilpatti Veeralakshmi is headlined by Simran and follows the life of a rural woman who has to fight against oppression and untouchability due to casteism. In a film of an uprising and revolt, Simran played a daring woman who fights against the odds for her equality. The film is directed by K Rajeshwar and also marks the first time Simran dubbed for herself.

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