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Best Tamil movies of the 2020s to stream on Sun NXT - Doctor, Thiruchitrambalam, and more

From Doctor to Thiruchitrambalam, here are the best Tamil movies that were released in the 2020s to stream on the popular OTT platforms Sun NXT and OTTplay Premium.

Best Tamil movies of the 2020s to stream on Sun NXT - Doctor, Thiruchitrambalam, and more
Doctor, Thiruchitrambalam official posters

Last Updated: 11.16 PM, May 27, 2024


The Tamil film industry is going through a not-so-good phase in 2024, with the releases of mostly underwhelming and moderately successful films. However, the beginning of the 2020s was quite exciting for Tamil cinema, as some highly unique films and well-made entertainers emerged immensely successful. Here we present the Best Tamil film of the 2020s, to stream on Sun NXT and OTTplay Premium.

Best Tamil movies of 2020s to stream on Sun NXT and OTTplay Premium


Director: Nelson Dilipkumar

Cast: Sivakarthikeyan, Priyanka Arul Mohan, Yogi Babu, Vinay Rai, Milind Soman


This well-made dark comedy thriller directed by Nelson Dilipkumar revolves around Dr. Varun (Sivakarthikeyan), an army surgeon who assembles a team of dimwits to help him track down his ex-fiancée Padmini's (Priyanka Arul Mohan) niece, who was kidnapped. But soon, he learns about a complex human trafficking ring based in Goa and works on trapping the mastermind behind the kidnaps.


Director: Mithran R. Jawahar

Cast: Dhanush, Nithya Menen, Prakash Raj, Bharathiraja, Raashii Khanna, Priya Bhavani Shankar

This romantic comedy helmed by Mithran R. Jawahar narrates the story of Thiruchitrambalam aka Palam (Dhanush), an immature young man who is on a quest to find true love. He first falls for his childhood crush Anusha (Raashii Khanna), and later for Ranjani (Priya Bhavani Shankar), unaware of the love his best friend Shobana (Nithya Menen) always had for him.

Etharkkum Thunindhavan

Director: Pandiraj

Cast: Suriya, Priyanka Arul Mohan, Sathyaraj, Saranya, Vinay Rai

The action thriller directed by Pandiraj narrates the story Adv. Kannabiran, who leads a peaceful life with his parents and newly wedded wife Aadhini (Priyanka Arul Mohan). However, a man named Inba (Vinay Rai), who runs a porn racket records the couple’s intimate moments. After a failed fight for justice, Kannabiran decides to take matters into his own hands, to bring justice to his wife and everyone wronged by Inba.


Director: R Ravikumar

Cast: Sivakarthikeyan, Siddharth (voice), Rakul Preet Singh, Sharad Kelkar, Yogi Babu

The science-fiction film directed by R Ravikumar narrates the story of a young man named Tamizh (Sivakarthikeyan) from Poombarai, who befriends an alien (voice by Siddharth) from a planet named Yddooi. Tamizh names the alien Tattoo and joins hands with him to save Earth from an eccentric scientist named Aryan, who is on a deadly mission.


Director: Nelson Dilipkumar

Cast: Thalapathy Vijay, Pooja Hegde, Selvaraghavan, VTV Ganesh, Aparna Das

Nelson Dilipkumar’s action thriller revolves around Former RAW agent Veera Raghavan (Thalapathy Vijay), who is forced to face his fears when a terrorist organisation holds him hostage in a mall along with other visitors. The gang demands the release of their leader who was captured by Veera in a previous mission, making things complicated.

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