Highest-grossing Tamil films released during Diwali

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Kollywood has traditionally seenn some of the biggest hits release during Diwali. The big Diwali holiday has generally been immensely conducive for film business, with the family audience emerging in droves during Diwali, sometimes even with extended family members, making it almost like a celebratory affair in the theater.


Producers love to release their big-ticke films headlined by huge stars during Diwali as that’s what the audience flocks to cinema halls and looks for their money's worth. From Vijay and Ajith to Suriya and Dhanush; many popular actors have had some of their biggest hits during the Diwali weekend. So, let’s take a look at the highest-grossing Tamil films released during Diwali:

Film Star Cast Year Worldwide Gross (INR)
Thuppakki

Vijay

Kajal Aggerwal

2013 180 crore
Vedalam

Ajith Kumar

Shruti Haasan

2015 126 crore
Kaththi

Vijay

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

2014 124 crore
Velayudham

Vijay

Genelia D'Souza

Hansika Motwani

2011 65 crore
Aadhavan

Suriya

Nayanthara

2009 73 crore
Vel

Suriya

Asin

2007 52 crore
Pandiya Naadu

Vishal

Lakshmi Menon

2013 50 crore
Uttama Puthiran

Dhanush

Genelia D'Souza

2010 35 crore
Vallavan

STR

nayanthara

2006 30 crore

 

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Image Source: Sri Venkateswara Creations

Disclaimer: Our box-office figures have been compiled from reliable sources and our own extensive research, and are indicative of the film's performance in the trade. However, Movified doesn't claim any legitimacy over the accuracy of the data, and cannot be held responsible for any discrepancy in the same.