Samantha Ruth Prabhu is one of the most prominent actors in South Indian cinema. By winning the hearts of her admirers, the actress has repeatedly demonstrated her value to the industry. Most of the time her movies are box-office successes. Samantha starred in several blockbuster movies like Ye Maya Chesave, Eega, and Theri among others. Read on to know the top Tamil movies featuring the actress.
- Irumbu Thirai
While Vishal and Samantha play the lead pair in the Tamil action thriller, it also stars Arjun Sarja in a pivotal role. Samantha plays the role of Dr. Rathi Devi and Arjun portrays the role of the antagonist. Irumbu Thirai is about the White Devil who uses his cyber skills to control people’s lives at the touch of a button. He soon encounters army officer Kathiresan (Vishal), who is forced to perform a crime due to dire circumstances and later decides to track down the culprit as he can’t approach the police.
Although Samantha’s role in the 2016 film Theri was overshadowed by the lead actor, she did make a major cameo as “Thalapathy” Vijay’s love interest. Her character Mithra is a unique individual, she is straightforward, and kind, and wants nothing more than to spend the rest of her days with her special someone. With just her eyes, Samantha perfectly embodies her part in the film and conveys a range of complex feelings, including love. She was even nominated for a Filmfare South award for this role.
- Neethaane En Ponvasantham
Samantha gave a spectacular performance in Neethaane En Ponvasantham. Jiiva and Samantha are the lead actors in the movie. The main characters Varun and Nithya go through several stages of love in this lovely romance drama. They were childhood friends who get into an argument and separates throughout their time in college and university. The duo cross paths again and fall in love at the age of 25, when they are both fully grown and settled in their own lives.
- Nadigaiyar Thilagam
The film is a biopic on famous actress Savitri, who was the first female south Indian superstar. Samantha plays an intriguing part in Nadigaiyar Thilagam. She plays the character Madhuravani, a journalist who tells the story of Savitri. Nadigaiyar Thilagam takes you through a number of unfortunate events in Savitri’s life. She becomes an alcoholic as she is unable to cope with depression. In the movie, Dulquer Salman’s portrayal of Gemini Ganesan and Keerthy Suresh’s part as Savitri make this film a true pleasure to watch.
The science fiction action-drama film is about a scientist who invents a time-traveling watch, which his evil twin brother wants to get hold of. Years later, the scientist’s son faces his evil uncle, who is still desperately in search of the watch. 24 is written and directed by Vikram Kumar and stars actor Suriya in a triple role alongside Nithya Menen as Priya Sethu Raman and Samantha as Satyabhama. Samantha looks stunning in the film and plays her part well. The film is among the most unique Tamil movies featuring the actress.
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