Happy Birthday AR Murugadoss: Look at his top 5 best films in Tamil

AR Murugadoss, a prominent filmmaker in the Tamil industry, has created numerous enjoyable movies. Today marks his 49th birthday, and social media is buzzing with heartfelt wishes for this beloved director. While he has been out of the spotlight for the past few years, his last work was the political thriller ‘Darbar,’ starring Rajinikanth, released in 2020.  It’s hard for Cinephiles to forget the impressive films he has contributed to the Tamil film industry. Let’s explore some of AR Murugadoss’s outstanding works:

Happy Birthday AR Murugadoss: Look at his top 5 best films in Tamil
Happy Birthday AR Murugadoss: Look at his top 5 best films in Tamil


AR Murugadoss teamed up with Vijayakanth for ‘Ramana,’ a blockbuster film that tackled medical crimes. Vijayakanth’s compelling performance made the movie both entertaining and emotionally charged. ‘Ramana’ remains a timeless classic, and its success drew other leading actors to collaborate with the director. 


In ‘Ghajini,’ AR Murugadoss joined forces with Suriya for the first time, crafting a story about a businessman with short-term memory loss and a mysterious past. Suriya’s remarkable acting and Murugadoss’s gripping screenplay turned the film into a thrilling experience. The director later remade the film in Hindi, with Aamir Khan stepping into Suriya’s shoes.



AR Murugadoss marked his directorial debut with ‘Dheena,’ starring Ajith, portraying the actor in a completely new light. Ajith played the role of a rugged gangster, earning him the title ‘Thala’ from his fans. ‘Dheena’ garnered positive reviews and brought the debut director the attention he deserved.


‘Thuppakki’ saw the first collaboration between Vijay and AR Murugadoss, resulting in one of Vijay’s biggest hits. Vijay portrayed an army officer conducting covert operations during his off-duty hours. The action-packed drama featured thrilling sequences that enthralled fans, and Vijay delivered a stellar performance.


  1. ‘Kaththi’ AR Murugadoss’s ‘Kaththi’ featured Vijay in a dual role, focusing on the struggles of farmers for water resources. The film boldly addressed a pressing social issue, with powerful dialogues questioning the government’s actions gaining attention. Anirudh Ravichander’s music, particularly in the fight scenes, added depth to the narrative.


AR Murugadoss’s films have left an indelible mark on Tamil cinema, offering a blend of entertainment, social commentary, and memorable performances. we moviezupp, wish a very happy birthday to AR Murugadoss!


Varun is a senior editor at Moviezupp, a popular entertainment website devoted to all things movies. He is an experienced reviewer, writer, and news reporter. Varun has been covering the Telugu cinema scene for several years, writing on everything froml film festivals to regional and national releases.