7 Of Kollywood’s Best Comedy Films


Comedy has been a powerful genre that influenced people’s lives and cinema has developed its style of comedy, sarcasm and social satires. Tamil Cinema is known for its significant cultural diversities and classic tales of comedy. Here’s the list of top Tamil Comedy movies ever to watch and laugh your hearts out.

Ethir Neechal

Siva Karthikeyan as Kunjithapadham is a man who is embarrassed with his name. For a change in his life, he changes his name only to suffer a few more problems. In order to prove his worth to his lady love, he decides to win a marathon. 

Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam

Bosepandi and Kodi are two fun-loving youngsters who create a lot of nuisance to the villagers. Bosepandi falls for the village chief’s daughter, and must now use his charm to marry her. The biggest asset of the movie is the mischievous charm of its lead actor, Siva Karthikeyan and the emotional action of Sathyaraj.


Panchathanthiram is highly re-watched on the television. Ram, the protagonist is a philanderer who reforms himself after marrying Mythili. However, a series of incidents play havoc in his life. This is one of the memorable comedy flicks of KS Ravi Kumar and Kamal Haasan.

Soodhu Kavvum

Starring Vijay Sethupathi in the lead, Soodhu Kavvum deals with the silly tasks engulfed in the everyday lives of people. The protagonist Das assembles a team and kidnaps Arumai, son of a politician, and plans to charge a ransom for his removal. A series of events ruin his entire plan and leading to one of the best comedy dramas that Tamil Cinema has made in recent times.

Chennai 600028

Chennai 600028 is one iconic comedy film in recent times. Based on the backdrop of the cricketing world, the film focuses on the themes of friendship, love, and rivalry in the suburbs of Chennai. One of the local cricket teams, The Sharks wins the local cricket tournament. Although they win, misunderstandings between its captain and a bowler create a rift. 

Boss Engira Baskaran

Starring Arya, Santhanam, and Nayanathara in the lead roles, Boss Engira Baskaran is a highly entertaining movie. Baskaran is a college dropout, who gets kicked away from his home. Along with his friend Nallathambi, Baskaran starts a coaching class for students, leading to a laugh riot. 

Avvai Shanmugi

Kamal Hassan in the iconic role, Avvai Shanmughi is one of the most re-watched Tamil Cinema of this era. Kamal disguises himself as a woman (nanny) only to spends time with his daughter but in the meantime, he woos his wife back.



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