6 Underrated Tamil Movies Of 2023

Tamil 2023

1. Paramporul

IMDb Rating: 9.3

It is a story of a smuggling mafia who is scared of temple idols but gets involved with a Police officer to trade a sacred idol, who gets possessed by a murder victim. The film will keep you on the edge of the seats until the end which has a clever twist.

2. Ayothi

IMDb Rating: 8.3 

 It is the story of a family from Ayodhya who goes on a spiritual trip to Rameswaram. When a stranger decides to help them out, the series of incidents transform the lives of one of the family members. The film packed with human values and emotions will leave a long-lasting impression on you.Directed by newcomer R Manthira Moorthy, and starring M. Sasikumar, Preethi Asrani, Yashpal Sharma and Pugazh, the movie has been inspired by a real incident.

3. Por Thozhil

IMDb Rating: 7.7

Starring R. Sarathkumar, Ashok Selvan and Nikhila Vimal, the story of the film revolves around a faint-hearted cop and his reclusive senior who solve the mystery behind a series of brutal murders of girls in the city. The crime investigation thriller is engaging from start to end.

4. Dada

IMDb Rating: 8.2

The coming-of-age romantic drama starring Kavin and Aparna Das revolves around a couple who become teenage parents by accident but then unfortunate incidents make them fall apart. The father left alone with the son struggles as a single parent. This feel-good drama has the right mix of comedy, emotion and love.

5. Yaathisai

IMDb Rating: 7.6

The movie will take you back to the 7th century Tamil Nadu when the Pandyas had defeated the Cheras, thus driving the Chola dynasty to exile. The fictional historical drama is based on Pandiyan prince Ranadheeran from the time when Chola dynasty lost its power and its people were forced to live in the woods. The story of both oppressor and oppressed has stunning visuals and well-crafted screenplay.

6. Bommai Nayagi

IMDb Rating: 7.6

This film deals with sexual crimes against children. The story revolves around a father's struggle to get justice for a 9 year old daughter who has been sexually assualted. The script of the film is quite powerful. Starring Yogi Babu, the blood-curdling film has several goosebumps-inducing moments. 

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