Along with Bollywood, Kollywood is also on the rise. One by one, year by year, they are making some amazing movies, which are ruling the Kollywood Box Office not only in India but in other countries as well. Out of all the Tamil actors and actresses, the one who is ruling hearts of millions of people is Kollywood’s superstar, Rajinikanth.

Superstar of Kollywood

Out of all movie releases, the one which is definitely going to bring justice to Kollywood box office is Rajinikanth’s movie. His movies are made on big budgets. And plus, due to his large fan following, these movies also earn humongously at Tamil Movie Box Office. Rajinikanth is known as Amitabh Bachchan of Kollywood. And hence, he has craze among both Tamil and Hindi audience.

Some of the highest grossing Tamil movies in Rajinikanth’s film career are Kabali, Enthiran, Lingaa and many more. Until the year 2017, Kabali has the highest Tamil movie collection, standing at Rs. 650 Crores. He never fails to surprise his fans. Even though old age is approaching him very quick, but still he always manages to look young and dashing in all his movies.

The year 2018 will see 2 new movies of Rajinikanth – Kaala and 2.0. Both of them are going to be big budget movies. And there are high expectations from both the movies to break previous Tamil Movie Box Office collection records.

Other superstars in Tamil Industry

Other than Rajinikanth, there are many more famous actors who are wreaking havoc at the Kollywood box office. Some of these stars are Suriya, Kamal Haasan, and Ajith. So not just from 2.0, breaking some previous records are expected from their movies as well. It will be interesting to watch which next movie becomes successful to cross Kabali’s box office collections.

Kollywood Top Grossers List

Here, we have created a list of Highest Grossing Tamil Movies, which have done great business Worldwide.

RankMovieRelease DateBOTY ScoreCollections
Kabali22 Jul, 201666₹315 cr
Enthiran1 Oct, 201071₹290 cr
I14 Jan, 201575₹245 cr
Mersal18 Oct, 201772₹204 cr
Lingaa12 Dec, 201459₹157 cr
Vivegam24 Aug, 201772₹157 cr
Spyder27 Sep, 201768₹144 cr
Sivaji15 Jul, 200775₹130 cr
Janatha Garage2 Sep, 201664₹130 cr
Singam 25 Jul, 201363₹130 cr
Theri15 Apr, 201662₹125 cr
Kanchana 217 Apr, 201558₹122 cr
Kaala7 Jun, 201850₹117 cr
Arrambam31 Oct, 201372₹112 cr
Thuppakki13 Nov, 201279₹111 cr
Bairavaa13 Jan, 201782₹111 cr
Singam 39 Feb, 201770₹110 cr
246 May, 201664₹110 cr
Viswaroopam25 Jan, 201385₹110 cr
Kaththi21 Oct, 201480₹105 cr
Dasavatharam13 Jun, 200872₹103 cr
Kochadaiiyaan23 May, 201466₹101 cr
Yennai Arindhaal5 Feb, 201572₹101 cr
7 Aam Arivu26 Oct, 201160₹99 cr
Velaiilla Pattadhari18 Jul, 201478₹95 cr
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*All Figures are in crore rupees and have been rounded off to nearest sensible value.