List of Tamil films of 1997

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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 1997 by release date.

List of released filmsEdit

January — MarchEdit

Opening Title Director Cast Studio Ref
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N
10 Sakthi R. Raghu Raj Vineeth, Yuvarani Gentleman Film International
14 Dharma Chakkaram K. S. Ravikumar Vijayakanth, Deepti Bhatnagar, Rambha Lakshmi Movie Makers
Iruvar Mani Ratnam Mohanlal, Aishwarya Rai, Prakash Raj, Gouthami, Revathi, Tabu Madras Talkies [3]
Kaalamellam Kaathiruppen R. Sundarrajan Vijay, Dimple M. G. Pictures
Kathirunda Kadhal Vijeshwaran Arun Vijay, Suvalakshmi Ganga Gowri Productions
Minsara Kanavu Rajiv Menon Prabhu Deva, Arvind Swamy, Kajol AVM Productions [4]
Nalla Manasukkaran Jayarajendran Pandiarajan, Jayaragini Annai Sree Baalaambikai Creations
Om Saravana Bhava N. Krishnaswamy Sowmyan, Vidyasri
Periya Thambi Chitra Lakshmanan Prabhu, Nagma Gayathri Films
15 Bharathi Kannamma Cheran R. Parthiban, Meena Pangaj Productions [5]
Gopura Deepam Ramarajan Ramarajan, Sukanya Kashtoori Films International
Nesam K. Subash Ajith Kumar, Maheswari Dhanooja Films
30 Pudhayal Selva Mammooty, Arvind Swamy, Aamani, Sakshi Shivanand Cheran Cine Makers [6]
F
E
B
12 Kaalamellam Kadhal Vaazhga R. Balu Murali, Kausalya Sivasakthi Movie Makers [7]
14 Ettupatti Rasa Kasthuri Raja Napoleon, Khushbu, Urvashi Pyramid Films International
Parama Pithaa K. Alexander Nizhalgal Ravi, Vijaya
Vaimaye Vellum P. Vasu R. Parthiban, Rachana Banerjee S. B. Films
21 Mannava L. M. Balaji Prashanth, Sanghavi, Urvashi Star Movies
Maradha Uravu Thiruvarangan Rajiv, Rajam
28 Adhipathi Balaraja Varunraj, Apsara
Aravindhan T. Nagarajan Sarath Kumar, R. Parthiban, Nagma Amma Creations
Mappillai Gounder Manivasagam Prabhu, Sakshi Shivanand, Swathi Janaki Films
M
A
R
6 Vivasaayi Magan Ramarajan Ramarajan, Devayani Mahalakshmi International

April — JuneEdit

Opening Title Director Cast Studio Ref
A
P
R
10 Arunachalam Sundar C. Rajinikanth, Soundarya, Rambha Annamalai Cine Combines [8]
Thaali Pudhusu Keyar Ramki, Khushbu Perumal Productions [9]
14 Dhinamum Ennai Gavani A. R. Ramesh Ramki, Sanghavi Tamilannai Cine Creations
My India K. Alex Pandian Anandaraj, Swathi
Raasi Muraliappas Ajith Kumar, Rambha, Prakash Raj NIC Arts [10]
18 Vallal Rajkapoor Sathyaraj, Meena, Roja, Sangeetha Raaj Films International
25 Sishya Selva Karthik, Roshini Tharangai V. Sunder
M
A
Y
9 Love Today Balasekaran Vijay, Suvalakshmi, Manthra Super Good Films [11]
Pistha K. S. Ravikumar Karthik, Nagma Pyramid Films International [12]
Pongalo Pongal V. Sekhar Vignesh, Sangeetha Thiruvalluvar Kalaikoodam
23 Ullaasam J. D.- Jerry Ajith Kumar, Vikram, Maheswari Amitabh Bachchan Corporation[13]
J
U
N
6 Pasamulla Pandiyare T. P. Gajendran Rajkiran, Meena, Roja Meenakshi Arts
27 Devathai Nassar Nassar, Vineeth, Keerthi Reddy Indus Film Factory [14]
Suryavamsam Vikraman Sarath Kumar, Devayani, Raadhika, Priya Raman R. B. Choudary [15]

July — SeptemberEdit

Opening Title Director Cast Studio Ref
J
U
L
4 Nattupura Nayagan Rama Narayanan Selva, Swathi, Timea Karumari Movies
Once More S. A. Chandrasekhar Sivaji Ganesan, Vijay, Simran, Saroja Devi, Anju Aravind Shree Ganesh Vision [16]
V. I. P D. Sabhapathi Prabhu Deva, Abbas, Simran, Rambha Kalaipuli S. Dhanu [17]
11 Nandhini Manobala Prakash Raj, Suhasini, Keerthi Reddy V. Natarajan
25 Kaadhali Sidhu Vignesh, Devayani Tara Creations
A
U
G
1 Pagaivan Ramesh Balakrishnan Ajith Kumar, Sathyaraj, Anjala Zhaveri Viswas Films [18]
15 Anubhavam Pudhumai S. Raj Venki, Jothy T. V. Productions
Kadhal Palli Pavithran Vignesh, Suvaluxmi N. R. D. Film Circuit
Sathi Sanam V. Jayaprakash Mahesh, Ovia Chozha Creations
22 Periya Idathu Mappillai Guru Dhanapal Jayaram, Devayani, Manthra Murugan Movies
Raman Abdullah Balu Mahendra Sivakumar, Vignesh, Karan, Eshwari Rao, Rudra Anand Cine Arts [19]
S
E
P
5 Abhimanyu K. Subash R. Parthiban, Ravali Sree Charan Films
Adimai Changili R. K. Selvamani Arjun, Roja, Rambha Sai Roja Companies
Kalyana Vaibhogam N. Rathnam Ramki, Khushbu, Sangita Gomathi Shankar Films
Nerrukku Ner Vasanth Vijay, Suriya, Simran, Kausalya, Madras Talkies [20]
12 Adrasakkai Adrasakkai V. C. Guhanathan Pandiarajan, Sangita, Anusha Victory Movies
Ganga Gowri Madheswaran Arun Kumar, Sangeetha, Manthra Ganga Gowri Production
Naalaya Udhayam K. R. Ranjith K. R. Ranjith, Rani Chitra
19 Aahaa Enna Porutham C. Ranganathan Ramki, Sanghavi K.B Films
26 Paththini P. Vasu Jayaram, Khushbu Good Luck Films [21]

October — DecemberEdit

Opening Title Director Cast Studio Ref
O
C
T
10 Samrat C. Dinakaran Ramki, Vineetha, Rukma Lakshmikaran Enterprises
30 Aahaa..! Suresh Krishna Rajiv Krishna, Sulekha Shogun Films [22]
Periya Manushan Guru Dhanapal Sathyaraj, Ravali Guru Film International
Porkkaalam Cheran Murali, Meena, Sanghavi Roja Combines [23]
Ratchagan Praveen Kanth Nagarjuna, Sushmita Sen Gentleman Films [24]
Thedinen Vanthathu Ravi Varma Prabhu, Manthra, Goundamani Shiva Shree Pictures
Themmangu Paattukaaran Gangai Amaren Ramarajan, Aamani Sree Devi Bahavathy Films
Vasuke Kasthuri Raja Rajendra Prasad, Urvashi Anand Movie Land
Vidukadhai Agathiyan Prakash Raj, Neena Kavithalayaa Productions [25]
31 Janakiraman Sundar C. Sarath Kumar, Nagma, Rambha, Goundamani Malar Films [26]
N
O
V
28 Thadayam Ramesh Balakrishnan Ramki, Vijayashanti, Indraja Maruthi Movie Makers
Veerapandi Kottayiley Chandernath Ramji, Maina
D
E
C
5 Kadavul Velu Prabhakaran Velu Prabhakaran, Arun Pandian, Roja Deccan Pictures
Roja Malare Jayamurugan Murali, Riva Bubber, Arun Pandian Kamalam Movies [27]
Thambi Durai Senthilnathan Saravanan, Sukanya Sree Maariamman Films
12 Arasiyal R. K. Selvamani Mammootty, Shilpa Shirodkar, Roja Motherland Movies Internationals [28]
Poochudava Udayasankar Abbas, Simran
Rettai Jadai Vayasu C. Sivakumar Ajith Kumar, Manthra Bhagyam Cine Combines
19 Kadhalukku Mariyadhai Fazil Vijay, Shalini Murugan Cine Arts [29]
26 Pudhalvan Selva Vinayagam Ramki, Pragathi, Vijayakumar P. N. R. Pictures

AwardsEdit

Category/Organization Cinema Express Awards
23 August 1998[30]
Dinakaran Cinema Awards
12 April 1998[31]
Filmfare Awards South
August 1998[32]
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
27 November 1998[33]
Best Film Suryavamsam Suryavamsam Bharathi Kannamma Arunachalam / Suryavamsam
Best Director Vikraman
Suryavamsam
Cheran
Porkkaalam
Cheran
Bharathi Kannamma
Cheran / Vikraman
Porkkaalam / Suryavamsam
Best Actor Sarathkumar
Suryavamsam
Sarathkumar
Suryavamsam
Sarathkumar
Suryavamsam
Parthiban / Vijay
Bharathi Kannamma / Kadhalukku Mariyadhai
Best Actress Meena
Bharathi Kannamma
Devayani
Suryavamsam
Meena
Bharathi Kannamma
Meena / Devayani
Porkkaalam / Suryavamsam
Best Music Director S. A. Rajkumar
Suryavamsam
A. R. Rahman
Minsara Kanavu
A. R. Rahman
Minsara Kanavu
S. A. Rajkumar
Suryavamsam

Notable deathsEdit

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