Ask any south Indian movie buff and they will tell you that Vijay is to the younger generation what Rajniji is to the older one. Vijay is one of the highest-paid actors in the Tamil movie industry and has acted in over 64 films as the lead actor.
So, let’s check out the Top 10 Vijay hit movies you need to start binge-watching today:
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10 Best Hit Movies Of Vijay You Must Watch
One of the Vijay hit movies of all time to binge-watch is Thuppakki. The movie revolves around the life of Jagadish Dhanapal, an intelligence officer in the Indian Army. He comes back to Mumbai from Kashmir and his family pushes him to marry Nisha.
In a twist of events, Jagadish witnesses a man drop off a bomb in a bus, which detonates. After capturing the man he learns that they are a terror cell that has planned out various such attacks across the city. Will Jagdish be able to stop the terrorist attack? Watch Thuppakki to know how the story ends.
Director: AR Murugadoss
Cast: Vijay, Kajal Aggarwal
Next on our Vijay hit movies list is the rom-com movie, Kushi. The story begins with young Shiva and Jenny who meet as babies. Their paths collide when they get sent to the same summer camp, but they do not recognize each other. Ten years later both Jenny and Shiva end up at the same college. They both have a feeling of deja-vu. But they are so caught up in the love story of their respective friends that they forget the feeling.
Once they finally help their friends they say their goodbyes. Before they both board their respective trains they send each other a love letter. Will Shiva and Jenny find each other again? Watch Khushi to see their love story.
Director: S.J Surya
Cast: Vijay, Jyothika
No Vijay blockbuster movies list is complete without the mention of the movie Kavalan. The movie is based on the love triangle of Bhoomi, Meera, and Madhu. Meera’s father, Muthuramalingam sends Bhoomi as his daughter, Meera’s bodyguard. This irritates Meera. She starts talking to him and they slowly fall in love. But, Bhoomi has no clue it is Meera. When Meera plans to tell Bhoomi the truth she finds out that her father knows and is sending his goons to kill Bhoomi.
She sends Madhu to tell Bhoomi the truth, and to trick her father but
Madhu here plays a wicked trick and reveals to Bhoomi that she is the one he loves.
Will Bhoomi find out the truth? Will Meera ever forgive Madhu? Watch Kavalan to know more.
Cast: Vijay, Asin
Next on our list of Vijay hit movies is Kaththi. The movie revolves around Kathiresan Kaththi, a convict in Kolkata. He escapes and goes to Chennai to meet his friend Ravi to escape to Bangkok.
Kaththi and Ravi find Jeevanadam, a man shot by thugs. When they admit him to the hospital they see that he resembles Kaththi. They hatch a plan to impersonate Jeeva and steal money from his old-age home for their Bangkok trip. That is until he learns about Jeeva’s mission. Jeeva has a post-graduate degree in hydrology and discovers water below the village of Thanoothu. But, a greedy MNC owner cheats the villagers into giving up their land for the construction of a factory.
After learning about the plight of the villagers, Kaththi decides to fight for them posing as Jeeva.
Director: A.R. Murugadoss
Cast: Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu
5. Azhagiya Tamil Magan
Azhagiya Tamil Magan is another great addition to the Vijay Super hit Movies list. The movie sees the actor Vijay in a dual role as the hero and the villain. The hero of this movie, Guru meets the love of his life through a racing competition – Abinaya. But Guru realizes something is wrong with him when he starts having visions of bizarre incidents. He later consults a psychiatrist who diagnoses him with extrasensory perception or ESP. But, in a sad twist Guru sees a dream where he sees himself stabbing Abi. He flees to Mumbai without informing anyone and meets his doppelganger – Prasad.
In a twisted turn of events, Prasad meets Abi and decides to trick her into thinking he is Guru, to marry her for her money. The movie ends with Guru and Abi uniting and Prasad uniting with a woman he had impregnated Dhanalakshmi.
Cast: Vijay, Shriya Saran
6. Kadhalukku Mariyadhai
Next on our hit movies of Vijay list is Kadhalukku Mariyadhai. The movie revolves around the story of Jeevanantham. His parents want him to marry and settle down but he has other plans in life. He goes to another city to do his MBA and meets Mini. After a few encounters with her, they both fall in love.
But, the happy couple soon runs into some trouble – her 3 tyrannical brothers are highly overprotective of their sister. The couple decides to elope, but on the day of their wedding, they realize that they do not want to go ahead with the marriage without their families. When they return home their families decide to forget all the conflict and take them back with open arms. In the end, the families accept their love, and the happy couple ties the knot.
Cast: Vijay, Shalini
Another addition to the Vijay hit movies collection is Mersal. The plot revolves around the kidnapping of 4 people – an ambulance driver, a hospital worker, a surgeon, and a broker. They are connected back to Dr. Maaran, a Chennai based doctor.
Dr. Maaran is arrested and explains his motives behind the abductions – all four were responsible for the death of an auto driver’s daughter. He gives the police officer all four locations of his hostages but tells him that he has already killed them off.
It is later revealed that Dr. Maaran is not who he is. He is Vetri, a magician. In the end, Vetri is arrested for the murder of six people and is sentenced to life in prison.
In the end, when Vetri hears a news report that a young girl is killed from medical negligence, he uses his skills as a magician and escapes to continue his form of vigilante justice.
Cast: Vijay, Samantha, S.J. Surya
Next on our Vijay 100 days movie list is Ghilli and revolves around the life of a kabaddi player. Velu is a state-level player who keeps getting reprimanded by his father for his lack of interest in his studies. He goes to Madurai for a tournament where he meets Dhanlakshmi. Dhanlakshmi was trying to escape from Madurai as a ruthless political leader called Mathupandi wanted to marry her.
Velu helps her escape and hides her in his house. But, the evil Mathupandi is not ready to let her go. Dhanlakshmi falls for Velu and is reluctant to leave him, but Velu convinces her to go. Afterward, when Velu goes for a match he finds Dhanlakshmi looking for him there. Mathupandi also lands up and challenges Velu for her hand, and in the end, he loses his life.
Cast: Vijay, Trisha, Prakash Raj
Friends is another on our list of Vijay Blockbuster movies that are a must-watch. The movie revolves around three friends Aravindan, Krishnamoorthy, and Chandru. The three value their friendship more than anything else in the world.
Iin a twisted turn of events, Aravindan falls off a mountain and is presumed dead. This happens while Chandru and Aravindan fight. Five years cross and Chandru is a major in the Indian Army. He gets a letter from Krishnamoorthy telling him that Chandru is not dead but has been in a coma. Chandru comes back home, and Aravindan wakes up from his coma, and the three best friends are reunited once more.
Cast: Vijay, Ramesh Khanna, Suriya
Last on our list of Vijay super hit movies is Theri. The movie is based on the life of Joseph Kuruvilla. He runs a bakery and lives with his daughter Nivedita.
Five years ago, Vijay was given a case involving the rape and death of IT employee Raji. Vijay finds out that the rapist is none other than the Labour Minister’s son Ashwin. Vijay kills Ashwin and his father swears to take revenge for his son’s untimely death.
On the other hand, Vijay marries Mithra and soon welcomes their daughter Nivi into the world. But their happiness is short-lived as Mithra dies but not before she requests Vijay to leave this life behind and run away with Nivi. So, Vijay fakes his death and runs away with his friend Rajendran and Nivi.
But, in a twist, Vijay comes back and kills off all the henchmen and the minister in the end but does not get caught. The Commissioner reveals that he knew Vijay was alive all along. He employs Vijay again in his ‘ghost’ form to help reduce crime in the State.
Cast: Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhun
One of India’s most celebrated stars, Ilaya Thalapathy Vijay has more than 50 thousand fan clubs around the world. This actors’ soft and down-to-earth nature is the reason why people around the world love him so much.
So, do you agree with our list of Top 10 Vijay hit movies or do you think we missed out on some? Let us know.