Best Comedy Tamil Movies 2013
No rankings in 2013 will look the same since there had been so many different styles of movies. There has been a sharp spike in terms of quantity and quality of movies released in Tamil. To summarize 2013, there were 26 movies that were "MCPick" certified compared to only 16 in 2012. The movies in 2013 were bold, quirky, commercial, thought-provoking and entertaining. The Tamil viewers should be commended for encouraging good movies while punishing half-baked attempts without much hesitation.
best comedy tamil movies 2013
The film was given a U/A certificate by the Indian Censor Board due to "a few adult comedy scenes". The film released in 750 screens worldwide on 20 December 2013 along with Biriyani and the Hindi film Dhoom 3.
Rajesh Murugesan composed the soundtrack and film score of Neram, making his feature film debut. All the songs were performed and penned by relatively new singers, along with celebrity singers Ranjith, Benny Dayal and Haricharan. A promotional song titled "Pistah" performed by Shabareesh Varma, was released on 31 March 2013 and went viral. The song's meaningless lyrics were taken from a comedy track from Sathyan Anthikkad's film Kinnaram (1983), featuring Jagathy Sreekumar. Nivin Pauly stated that the song was a tribute to Sreekumar, who had met with an accident just over a year before its release. The song has been used as the promo song for IPL 2016. The audio of the film's Tamil version was released on 1 May 2013 and the Malayalam version on 3 May 2013. The Tamil album was released at the audio launch held at Sathyam Cinemas in Chennai, which was launched by Anirudh Ravichander and Udhayanidhi Stalin, along the cast and crew. Video promos of the songs were released on 13 May 2013, in Malayalam and Tamil.
Suraj started his career as a stand-up comedian. His mimicry shows were a success with the audience and he was noted for his artificial mockery of the Thiruvananthapuram accent. Later, he was also criticised for this from some audience during his early film career. He first acted in a film named Jagapoka which was a spoof of Malayalam movies. He played the role of Pachan as well as Dadasahib in this film. However the movie was a box office flop and received negative reviews. Suraj then went on to act in several minor roles in films such as Rasikan, Achuvinte Amma, Bus Conductor and Rasathanthram. Suraj grabbed the attention in Malayalam film industry after he assisted Mammootty with the Thiruvananthapuram accent in Rajamanikyam (2005). He would go on to act alongside Mammootty in many comedy films. The duo is considered one of the most memorable onscreen duos in Malayalam cinema. His first breakthrough came with Thuruppugulan (2006) where he played the sidekick role for the character of Mammootty. Suraj then went on to play the comedy roles in several hit films such as Classmates, Pachakkuthira, Chotta Mumbai and Hallo. In 2007, he got his first major supporting role in Mayavi, which became another major breakthrough in his career. Suraj received appreciation for his role as Peethamparan in Annan Thambi and Jabbar in Lollipop, both of which released in 2008. He played the lead role for the first time with Duplicate (2009). Suraj's iconic comedy character Dasamoolam Damu came out with the movie Chattambinaadu (2009). The character became popular several years after the release of Chattambinaadu and eventually attained a cult status. He won his first Kerala State Film Award in 2009, by winning the award for the Best Comedian for his performance in Ivar Vivahitharayal. He won the award again two times in 2010 and 2013 for the movies Oru Naal Varum and Daivathinte Swantham Cleetus respectively. Suraj's another popular comedy character is Idivettu Sugunan which came out with Pokkiriraja (2010). He was also praised for his role as Vadivelu in the Dileep starrer comedy movie Karyasthan. Suraj played some memorable roles in the movies China Town and Teja Bhai & family, both released in 2011. His other memorable comedy roles came out with the movies such as Mallu Singh, Mr. Marumakan, 101 Weddings, Manthrikan, Sound Thoma, Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum, Ring Master, Bhaiyya Bhaiyya, Cousins and Two Countries.
Suraj's potential to play the character and lead roles came out in 2013 as he won that year's National Award for his performance in Perariyathavar, at the 61st National Film Awards. Noted filmmaker and jury chairman Saeed Mirza, while announcing Suraj's award in a press meet, said: "Suraj has played a municipal sweeper [in the film] but it is an incredibly dignified performance. He excels in comedy but in this film Suraj has brilliantly played a reticent character. I would not have been able to sleep had his name not been in the list of awardees".
In an Industry considered to be the pioneer of Indie film culture, black comedies are churned out regularly. But, not many of them entertain the way Soodhu Kavvum does. Starring the terrific Vijay Sethupathi in the lead, Soodhu Kavvum deals with the silly tasks engulfed in everyday lives of people. The protagonist Das assembles a team adn kidnaps Arumai, son of a politician, and plans to charge 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 the recent time.
Inspired by the 1928 Charlie Chaplin classic, The Circus, Singeetham Srinivasa Rao directed Apoorva Sodharangal, which went on to become the highest grossing Tamil movie of all time. Starring Kamal Hassan in a triple role, the movie is about two twins separated at the time of birth. One of them becomes a clown in a circus, whereas the other becomes a mechanic. Apoorva Sodharangal is one of the greatest Tamil movies ever made. Watch it for its iconic comedy scenes!
Rohit Shetty's 2013 action comedy film Chennai Express features a scene where Rahul Mithaiwala (Shah Rukh Khan) carries Meenalochni "Meenamma" Azhagusundaram (Deepika Padukone) in his arms while ascending 300 steps to reach a temple.
Comedy Movies has just one motto, to entertain and make the audience laugh and just laugh. Some movies achieves their motto and some fell flat. The below given 7 movies are the best comedy movies of 2013.
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