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Best films of Silambarasan to watch on Sun NXT - Manmadhan, Vallavan, and more

Silambarasan is one of the most talented actor-filmmakers in the contemporary Tamil cinema. Here are the best Simbu films to stream on Sun NXT and OTTplay Premium.

Best films of Silambarasan to watch on Sun NXT - Manmadhan, Vallavan, and more

Silambarasan will be next seen in Mani Ratnam's Thug Life.

Last Updated: 12.11 AM, Jun 03, 2024


Silambarasan, the multi-faceted talent of Tamil cinema, made a place for himself in the film industry as both an actor and filmmaker. After a prolonged low phase in his career, Simbu bounced back with the massive success of his latest outings, Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu and Maanaadu. Here are the best films of the Thug Life actor, that you can stream on Sun NXT and OTTplay Premium.

Best Silambarasan films to stream on Sun NXT and OTTplay Premium.


Director: AJ Murugan

Cast: Silambarasan, Jyotika, Atul Kulkarni, Goundamani, Santhanam


This romantic thriller directed by AJ Murugan and penned by Silambarasan himself, revolves around the life of Madhan Kumar, a psycho killer who hunts down all morally corrupt women under the pseudonym Manmadhan. The actor played both Madhan Kumar and his twin brother Madhan Raj in the film, which featured Jyotika as the female lead.


Director: Silambarasan

Cast: Silambarasan, Nayanthara, Reema Sen, Sandhya, Santhanam

Silambarasan turned director with this romantic thriller film and played the lead role in it. Vallavan depicted the story of the titular character, who shares a genuine friendship with Suji, and deep animosity with his toxic ex-girlfriend, Geetha. Later, he falls in love with Swapna, his teacher who is three years elder to him. Nayanthara played Swapna in the film, which features Reema Sen and Sandhya as Geetha and Suji, respectively.

Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada

Director: Gautham Vasudev Menon

Cast: Silambarasan, Manjima Mohan, Baba Sehgal, Daniel Balaji, Sathish Krishnan

Simbu reunited with director Gautham Vasudev Menon for Achcham Enbathu Madamaiyada, after the massive success of Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya. The actor played the role of an MBA student, who falls in love with Leela Raman (Manjima Mohan), the best friend of his younger sister. However, things take a different turn when the couple goes on a road trip to Kanyakumari.


Director: KS Ravikumar

Cast: Silambarasan, Jyotika, Five Star Krishna, Prakash Raj, Vivek

The KS Ravikumar directorial narrates the story of Saravana, a college student who falls in love with his best friend Krishna's sister, Sadhana. During the fight with rival thugs, he manages to save Sadhana, who has to witness her entire family getting murdered. Silambarasan played the titular character Saravana in the film, which features Jyotika as Sadhana.


Director: Dharani

Cast: Silambarasan, Richa Gangopadhyay, Sonu Sood, Revathi, Nassar

Silambarasan played Inspector Osthe Velan in the action thriller directed by Dharani. The movie, which is the official remake of the Salman Khan-starring blockbuster Dabangg, revolves around Velan’s devotion to his beloved mother, and his rivalry with his stepbrother Balan, and stepfather Subbaiah Pillai. However, his life takes a different turn after the tragic demise of his mother.

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