Have ghosts taken over Tamil cinema? In fact, so popular have horror movies become that there aren’t too many takers for romcoms, action, and family-oriented films. Interestingly, this is not really a new trend. Horror has always attracted Tamil cinema audiences.
While Hollywood horror thrives on the anxieties over the persistence of evil, Kollywood emerging from a malevolent source, Tamil horror films deal the social injustice and the limits of the modern legal system, with ghosts as vengeful spirits of slayed innocents. But while some movies have spoilt the repute Kollywood horror flicks but that doesn’t mean that Hollywood has never produced any gems. Here’s a list of 11 Kollywood movies that are worth watching, not because they are just scary and deal with viewers’ nightmares, fears, revulsions, and terror, but few of them are super funny and weird, to say the least. Here are the 11 Best Tamil Horror movies that have won the audience, critics as well as box office over the last few years.