List of Tamil films of 1996

Post-amendment to the Tamil Nadu Entertainments Tax Act 1939 on 1 April 1958, Gross jumped to 140 per cent of Nett [1] Commercial Taxes Department disclosed 108 crore in entertainment tax revenue for the year.[2]

A list of films produced in the Tamil film industry in India in 1996 by release date:

MoviesEdit

Opening Title Director Cast Production Music Director
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15 Aruva Velu P. S. Bharathi Kannan Nassar, Urvashi Goodwill Movies Adithyan
Coimbatore Mappillai C. Ranganathan Vijay, Sanghavi Shree Vijayalakshmi Movieland Vidyasagar
Kizhakku Mugam M. Anna Thurai Karthik, Reshma Thai Films International Adithyan
Love Birds P. Vasu Prabhu Deva, Nagma Pyramid Films A. R. Rahman
Parambarai K. S. Ravikumar Prabhu, Roja Malar Films Deva
Thayagam A. R. Ramesh Vijayakanth, Ranjitha Seranaadu Movie Creations Deva
Thirumbi Paar Rama Narayanan Saravanan, Yuvarani Sri Thenandal Films Deva
Ullathai Allitha Sundar C. Karthik, Rambha, Goundamani Ganga Gowri Productions Sirpy
Vaanmathi Agathiyan Ajith Kumar, Swathi Sivashakthi Movie Makers Deva
26 Mahaprabhu A. Venkatesh Sarath Kumar, Sukanya, Vineetha Sri Sai Theja Films Deva
Vaikarai Pookkal E. Mu. Vetrivalan Raja, Rajashri, Ponvannan, Annam Navachitra Cine Arts Devendran
F
E
B
9 Amman Kovil Vaasalile Ramarajan Ramarajan, Sangita Mahalakshmi Film International Sirpy
Meendum Savithri Visu Raja, Revathi Vijaya Combines Devendran
Nattupura Pattu Kasthuri Raja Selva, Sivakumar, Kushboo Kasthoori Manga Creations Ilaiyaraaja
15 Poove Unakkaga Vikraman Vijay, Sangita Super Good Films S. A. Rajkumar
16 Musthaffaa R. Aravindraj Napoleon, Ranjitha S. G. S. Cine Arts International Vidyasagar
18 Kalloori Vaasal Pavithran Ajith Kumar, Pooja Bhatt, Prashanth, Devayani Aanand Associates Deva
M
A
R
7 Vaazhga Jananayagam E. Ramdoss Mansoor Ali Khan, Pragathi Raj Kennedy Films Mansoor Ali Khan
15 Summa Irunga Machan S. N. Prasad Pandiarajan, Pragathi, Divyasri Maruthi Art Films Deva
Suriya Raja Senthamizh Selvan C. S. Thamizh, Preetha C. J. Films Mahesh
22 Puthiya Parasakthi Gowri Rajan Selva, Sukanya, Napoleon Anitha Films Deva
Vasantha Vaasal M. R Vijay, Swathi Kumar Movies Masa
A
P
R
5 Irattai Roja K. R. Ramki, Kushboo, Urvashi Devi Kamal Films Ilaiyaraaja
12 Mappillai Manasu Poopola Kuruvikkarambai Shanmugam Pandiarajan, Yuvarani Kuru Kalaikkoodam Deva
Maanbumigu Maanavan S. A. Chandrasekhar Vijay, Swapna Bedi 7th Channel Communications Deva
13 Kaalam Maari Pochu V. Sekhar Pandiarajan, Sangita Thiruvalluvar Kalaikkoodam Deva
Karuppu Roja J. Paneer Ramki, Amar Siddique, Yosika, Vineetha Ayngaran International M. S. V. Raja
19 Rajali Velu Prabhakaran Ramki, Roja Motherland Movies International Aravind
Sengottai C. V. Sasikumar Arjun, Meena, Rambha Super Good Films Vidyasagar
M
A
Y
9 Indian Shankar Kamal Haasan, Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar, Sukanya Sri Surya Movies A. R. Rahman
10 Pudhu Nilavu Vishnuhasan Jayaram, Vineetha Rajlakshmi Cine Medias Deva
17 Aavathum Pennale Azhivathum Pennale Senthilnathan Arun Pandian, Rajashri Tamil Annai Cine Creations Bala Bharathi
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1 Anthimanthaarai Bharathiraja Vijayakumar, Jayasudha, Sanghavi Megaa Movies A. R. Rahman
7 Katta Panchayathu R. Raghu Karthik, Kanaka M. R. Enterprises Ilaiyaraaja
Krishna Raja Krishnamoorthy Prashanth, Heera Unique Creations S. A. Rajkumar
28 Avathara Purushan Pandiyan Arivali Ranjith, Anand, Sivaranjani Jagannathan Productions Sirpy
Minor Mappillai V. C. Guhanathan Ajith Kumar, Keerthana, Subhashri Victory Movies Isaivanan
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5 Veettukulle Thiruvizha K. R. S. Jawahar Anand Babu, Sanghavi, Rohini, Vinodhini Sundar Art Film International Deva
12 Kadhal Kottai Agathiyan Ajith Kumar, Devayani, Heera Sivashakthi Movie Makers Deva
Sundara Purushan D. Sabapathy Livingston, Rambha Super Good Films Sirpy
19 Crime Sukumar Venki, Shanti United Universal Creations Raja
A
U
G
2 En Aasai Thangachi K. Shanmuga Mani Ramki, Balambika Rams Movies T. Rajendar
Tamizh Selvan Bharathiraja Vijayakanth, Roja Raaj Films International Deva
Vetri Mugam Thennavan Vignesh, Keerthana, Roopa Sree Raja Rajan Cine Arts Vasantha Rajan
9 Poovarasan Gokula Krishnan Karthik, Rachana Banerjee Taj International Ilaiyaraaja
15 Enakkoru Magan Pirappan K. R. Ramki, Kushboo Pyramid Films International Karthik Raja
16 Priyam N. Pandian Arun Kumar, Mantra Kasthuri Film International Vidyasagar
Vishwanath K. Goutham Saravanan, Mohini, Swathi Janaki Ammal Movies Deva
23 Kadhal Desam Kathir Vineeth, Abbas, Tabu Gentleman Film International A. R. Rahman
29 Mettukudi Sundar C. Karthik, Nagma, Goundamani Ganga Gowri Productions Sirpy
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P
6 Manikkam K. V. Pandian Rajkiran, Vanitha Vijayakumar Amma Creations Karthik Raja
Sivasakthi Suresh Krissna Sathyaraj, Prabhu, Rambha M. G. Pictures Deva
16 Vetri Vinayagar K. Shankar Radha Ravi, Urvashi Ammu Creations M. S. Viswanathan
19 Namma Ooru Raasa Ramarajan Ramarajan, Sangita Nalini Cine Arts Sirpy
20 Ilamai Rojakkal S. Manikandan Bhaskaran, Chandrika Vijaya Cine Enterprises Rajamani
Subash R. V. Udayakumar Arjun, Revathi Sivasree Pictures Vidyasagar
27 Parivattam T. K. Rajendran Jayaram, Sukanya Iyannar Cine Arts Deva
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3 Kodugal Illatha Kolam L. Balu Ramakrishnan, Sujatha Salem Palanivel Murugan Movies Devaraj
4 Tata Birla C. Ranganathan Parthiban, Rachana Banerjee, Goundamani Shree Vijayalakshmi Movieland Vidyasagar
11 Andha Naal Vishnu Priyan Prem, Raja, Mohini Empire Movies Soundaryan
25 Thuraimugam K. Rajeshwar C. Arunpandian, Shobana Megnam Productions Adithyan
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10 Alexander K. R. Vijayakanth, Sangita P. A. Art Productions Karthik Raja
Avvai Shanmughi K. S. Ravikumar Kamal Haasan, Meena, Heera Sree Mahalakshmi Combines Deva
Gokulathil Seethai Agathiyan Karthik, Suvalakshmi Lakshmi Movie Makers Deva
Kalki K. Balachander Rahman, Shruti, Geetha Kavithalayaa Productions Deva
Mr. Romeo K. S. Ravi Prabhu Deva, Madhubala, Shilpa Shetty Super Good Films A. R. Rahman
Nethaji G. Kicha Sarath Kumar, Lisa Ray Kamalam Movies Vidyasagar
Panchalankurichi Seeman Prabhu, Madhubala K. B. Films Deva
Senathipathi M. Rathnakumar Sathyaraj, Soundarya, Sukanya Malar Films Deva
Vasantham T. S. Ravivarman Rahman, Nirosha Thirumagal Movieland Ilaiyaraaja
Gnanapazham R. P. Vishwam K. Bhagyaraj, Sukanya Bagavathi Creations K. Bhagyaraj
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6 Gopala Gopala Pandiarajan Pandiarajan, Kushboo Roja Combines Deva
Poomani Mu. Kalanjiyam Murali, Devayani Aananth Movieland Ilaiyaraaja
Purushan Pondatti N. K. Viswanathan Pandiarajan, Ranjitha Sundar Theatres Sirpy
12 Selva A. Venkatesh Vijay, Swathi A. R. S. International Sirpy
27 Pudhiya Ulagam Ilayavan Rioz, Shanthi Fathima Nachiyar Films Raj Bhaskar
30 Take It Easy Urvashi K. K. Rajsirpy Vignesh, Amirtha, Rajeshwari Kalai Sirpy Soundaryan

AwardsEdit

Category/Organization Cinema Express Awards
January 1999
Dinakaran Cinema Awards
12 April 1998[3]
Filmfare Awards South
October 1997[4]
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
9 January 1998[5]
Best Film Indian / Kadhal Kottai Indian Indian
Best Director Agathiyan
Kadhal Kottai
Agathiyan
Kadhal Kottai
Best Actor Kamal Haasan
Indian
Kamal Haasan
Indian
Kamal Haasan
Indian
Best Actress Kushboo / Meena
Irattai Roja / Avvai Shanmughi
Shruti
Kalki
Shruti
Kalki
Best Music Director A. R. Rahman
Kadhal Desam
A. R. Rahman
Kadhal Desam
A. R. Rahman
Minsara Kanavu (1997)

Notable deathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Government raised entertainment tax to 40% (from 33%) in 1958
  2. ^ CTD reports 108 crore ET collection in 1996–97
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 June 1998. Retrieved 5 March 2020.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/19991103204117/http://www.filmfare.com/site/october97/south3g.htm
  5. ^ "1996 Cinema State Awards". dinakaran.com. Archived from the original on 15 June 1998. Retrieved 30 June 2020.