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Of course, previous year has been a mix of surprises and shocks with unbelievable twists and turns. Yeah, the most expected films had pathetically flunked at box office while the films produced at low budget were favorable to the producers yielding them Year 2008…..

 

With compilation of various film historians and journalists, a great record of all releases and important events in film industry has been done now.

 

 In 2007 only 137 Tamil films were released, in 2008 it becomes 180. In 2007, 107 direct films and 30 remake movies released, in 2008, 119 direct movies and 67 remake movies were released. Actor Nasser has been a part of more movies in 2008. Comedy actor Vadivelu acted 10 movies; Bharath and Nayanthara were the actor who had maximum number of flicks released (4 movies). Na.Muthukumar had penned lyrics for maximum around 30 movies. In 2008 Yuktha Mukhi, Munna Anu, Gopika, Vindhya, Shriya Reddy, Sibiraj, lyrist Yuga Bharathi, Director Madhumitha, Bhuvana Raj, Krishna, Thirumalai, playback singer Mahathi and Music Director D. Imaan entered into nuptials….  

 

 2008 Releases

 

  1. Anjathey

  2. Asoka

  3. Abhiyum Naanum

  4. Aaiya Vazhi

  5. Arasangam

  6. Ali Baba

  7. Alagzu Nilayam

  8. Alaipidhal

  9. Arai En 305il Kadavul

  10. Aadum Kuthu

  11. Aayutham Seivoam

  12. Indiralogathil Na. Azhagappan

  13.  Iyakkam

  14. Inba

  15. Inivarum Kaalam

  16. Utthiravindri Ullae Vaa  

  17. Uruguthae

  18. Uliyin Osai

  19. Unakaga

  20. Unnai Naan

  21. Ellam Avan Seyal

  22. Yealuthiya Tharadhi

  23. Aegan

  24. Akku

  25. Kattuveeeriyan

  26. Kannum Kannum

  27. Katthi Kappal

  28. Kasimeadu Govindan

  29. Kadhal Endral Enna

  30. Kadhal Kadidham

  31. Kadal Vaanilae

  32. Kathavarayan

  33. Kaalai Pani

  34. Kaalai

  35. Kee Muu

  36. Kuselan

  37. Kuruvi

  38. Kodaikanal

  39. Sakkarakatti

  40. Chakravugham

  41. Sandai

  42. Sathyam

  43. Santhosh Subramaniam

  44. Saroja

  45. Saadhu Miranda

  46. Saamida

  47. Singakutty

  48. Silla Nerangalil

  49. Silambattam

  50. Sutta Pazham

  51. Subramaniapuram

  52. Surya

  53. Seval

  54. Thangam

  55. Dasavatharam

  56. Tharagu

  57. Dhanam

  58. Dhaam Dhoom

  59. Thithikum Illamai

  60. Thiru Thiruda

  61. Thiruvannamalai

  62. Thikkuchi

  63. Thiyavan

  64. Dhurai

  65. Thuindil

  66. Thodakkam

  67. Thota

  68. Thoola

  69. Nadigai

  70. Nayagan

  71. Neenchathai Kellatae

  72. Neapaali

  73. Netru Indru Naalai

  74. Panchamirtham

  75. Pachai Niramae

  76. Patthu Patthu

  77. Pandhayam

  78. Palani

  79. Pattaiya Kealappu

  80. Pandi

  81. Pidichirukku

  82. Pirivom Sandipoam

  83. Bheema    

  84. Pudhusu Kanna Pudhusu

  85. Pudhupaandi

  86. Poo

  87. Poochii

  88. Bomallattam

  89. Poi Solla Porom

  90. Pon Magal Vandhal

  91. Mahesh Saranya Mattrum Palar

  92. Madurai Ponnu Chennai Paiyya

  93. Mallarenum Melliea

  94. Maanava Maanavegal

  95. Maanavan Neenaithal

  96. Mudhal Mudia Muthal Varai

  97. Muniyandi

  98. Moogam

  99. Yaaradi Nee Mohini

  100. Ragasiya Snegethnae

  101. Raman Thaediya Seethai

  102. Vasool

  103. Vambu Sandai

  104. Vaalamai Tharaiyoo

  105. Valakaringar Aarchana

  106. Vallavan Vaasugi

  107. Vaaranam Aayiram

  108. Vaazthugal

  109. Vaalvelaam Vasantham

  110. Vilaiyaadu  

  111. Vellithirai

  112. Veatha

  113. Velvi

  114. Vaitheswaran

  115. Jayam Kondan             

                                       

Films Celebrating Jubilees

 

388 days – Paruthiveeran

200 days – Yaaradi Nee Mohini

150 days – Kuruvi

100 days – Mudhal Mudhalai, Malai Kottai, Polladhavan, Veale, Santhosh Subramaniam, Anjathey, Onbathu Roobai Nottu, Pirivom Sandipoam, Pandi, Vallamai Thaarayo, Dasavatharam, Subramaniapuram, Dhaam Dhoom,Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Poi Solla Porom, Kaalai, Palani, Sandai, Thota, Billa, Mirugam, Silandhi, Kathavarayan, Saroja, Uliyin Osai, Nayagan, Jayam Kondan.

 

Film with out songs             –              Ashoka, Akku

Film directed by reporters   –              Silandhi

Long film                             –             Anjathey (5214 mtrs)

Shot film                              –             Akku (2310 mtrs)

 

 

                                     Women in screen

 

Director           –       Madhu Metha

Lyrists              –       Vasu Kokilla, Prema

Story writer      –       Veenolia

Music Director –       Srileka

 

 

                                       Dubbed Movies

 

In 2008, 61 movies were remade from other languages.

 

 

 

                                        Global film Function

 

·         “Kanchipuram’ had participated in Toronto film function. It has been screened in a global film function held in Goa.

 

·         ‘Billa’ movie was screened in Cannes Film Festival….

 

·         Saratha Ramanathan, Janaki Ramanathan, Revathi, Suhasini films were screened in INCO Center for female director function.

 

·         Ameer who direct the film ‘Paruthi Veeran’ received the award in Berlin.

 

·         Film’s in Panorama (Kanchipuram, Billa, Mudhal Mudia Mudhal Varai

 

 

                                                Remake Films

 

  • Adavadi from Kanadam

  • Kalakkara Chandru from Malayalam (one man show)

  • Kireedam from Malayalam (Kireedam)

  • Seena Thaana from Malayalam (CID Musa)

  • Thavam from Telugu (Idllu-Sharavanni Subramaniam)

  • Thiru Ranga from Telugu (Julayee)

  • Numnadu from Malayalam (lioon)

  • Neenaithalae from Telugu (Anand)

  • Parattai Ennkindra Azhugu Sundaram from Kanadam (Yogi)

  • Pokkiri from Telugu (Pokkari)

  • Veerappu from Malayalam (Ispadigam)

 

 

                               Tamil film in Telugu industry

 

Punnagai Dessam (Nava Vasantham)

Eadhri (State Rowdi)

Thiruvelaiadal Aarambam (thakkri)

Chithiram Paesuthadi (Raju Bai)

Sivakasi (Vijayadasami)

 

 

                                        Artist’s who passed away

 

Actors: Rani Somanathan, M.N. Nambiar, Pandian, Shoban Babu, T.P.Muthulakshmi, Gobi, Thaeni Kuncharambaal, Jaya Gowri, Kunal, John Amirtha Raj, Raghuvaran, Vikkaramathithiyan.

 

Directors: Sridhar, Avenasi Mani, Gokula Krishna, Shesha Giri Rou.

 

Producers: Lankaal Murugesh, T.V.S.Sasthri, M.A.Prakash, Dr. Paremallam.

 

Reporter: Vijayan.

 

Story Writers: Sujatha, R.N. Jayagopal.

 

Musician: Kunnakudi Vaidhiyanathan

 

 

                                             Special Events

 

T.M.S. was honored in Madurai for his stunning performance.

 

Babu Ganesh debut 14 works in ‘Nadigai’ film.

 

A.R.Rahman started a new musical school.

 

Actor Mohan completed his century in film industry.

 

Pyramid Saimira sponsored 10 producers at the same time.    




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