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Mission- Chapter One on OTT: Here are 5 other action films you can stream right now

If you liked Mission- Chapter One on OTT, we also thought it would be a good time to suggest some good action flicks that our very own Tamil industry has churned out in the last few years

Mission- Chapter One on OTT: Here are 5 other action films you can stream right now

Last Updated: 05.34 PM, Mar 15, 2024


Director AL Vijay’s Mission: Chapter 1, starring actors Arun Vijay, Nimisha Sajayan, and Amy Jackson in the lead roles, is now available for streaming on Prime Video. The film, which is high on action, is also an emotional drama revolving around a father who goes to great lengths to save his daughter. The film is primarily set against the backdrop of London.

5 action films to watch if you liked Mission: Chapter 1

While you can stream the film on Prime Video, we also thought it would be a good time to suggest some good action flicks that our very own Tamil industry has churned out in the last few years.

Movie Name Cast  OTT Platform
Maanaadu Silambarasan, SJ Suryah, Kalyani SonyLIV
Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu Silambarasan, Neeraj Madhav, Siddhi Idnani Prime Video 
Vikram Kamal Haasan, Fahadh Faasil, Vijay Sethupathi Disney+ Hotstar
Thuppakki Vijay, Vidyut Jammwal, Kajal Aggarwal Disney+ Hotstar
Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru Karthi, Rakul Preet  Aha Tamil


A Venkat Prabhu directorial, Maanaadu puts a science fiction spin on the action thriller genre. The film stars Silambarasan and SJ Suryah in the lead roles and revolves around the protagonist, who gets trapped in a time loop and must prevent the incident of the chief minister getting assassinated. Maanaadu not only used action blocks for its commercial elements but also entwined them smartly with the screenplay to form an interesting time loop presentation. Stunt Silva has coordinated the action part of the film. The film also stars Kalyani Priyadarshan, Premji, SA Chandrasekhar, Y Gee Mahendran, Vagai Chandrashekhar, and others.

Where to watch: SonyLIV

Cast: Silambarasan, SJ Suryah, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Premji, and SA Chandrasekhar


Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu

Another Silambarasan-starrer, Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu, is directed by Gautham Menon, with the story penned by Jeyamohan. The film traces of a youngster, Muthu, who runs from poverty and reaches Mumbai in hope of earning a livelihood to survive. The underdog story revolves around how Muthu, who joins a restaurant in Mumbai, climbs up the ladder of the underground. Given that the film is set in a gangster culture, it is aplenty with action blocks and a gripping storyline.

Where to watch: Prime Video

Cast: Silambrasan, Siddhi Idnani, Neeraj Madhav, and others


Vikram is the second installment in director Lokesh Kanagaraj’s LCU. The film stars Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil, with actor Suriya appearing in a post-credit scene. A new spin on the actor’s 1986 film of the same name, Vikram traces the life of the protagonist, who pairs up with Fahadh Faasil’s Amar to make society drug free. The film exists in the same universe as Lokesh’s Karthi-starrer Kaithi, with the actor lending his voice for a crucial post-credits scene. With AnbAriv in charge of the stunts, Vikram is sure to give an adrenaline rush.

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Kalidas Jayaram


Starring Vijay in the lead role, Thuppakki is directed by AR Murugadoss. The film is about a soldier who returns to Mumbai to be with his family. But as the story has it, he must deal with some anti-social elements in the form of terrorists and their sleeper cells. Thuppakki has some well-built action sequences coupled with song-and-dance and emotional sequences. Harris Jayaraj has scored the music for the film and tracks like Google Google and Kutti Puli Kootam are sure to be your earworms.

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Cast: Vijay, Vidyut Jammawal, Jayaram, Kajal Aggarwal, and others

Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru

Directed by H Vinoth and starring Karthi in the lead role, the film is based on real incidents and takes inspiration from the Operation Bawaria case, tracing the activities of the infamous dacoits. In real life, the Tamil Nadu Police squad led by DGP SR Jangid captured the gangs. The film stars Karthi in the lead role, along with Rakul Preet Singh, Abhimanyu Singh and others.

Where to watch: Aha Tamil

Cast: Karthi, Rakul Preet, Abhimanyu Singh, and others

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