Sequel mania grips Kollywood - More than 15 upcoming sequels of Tamil movies expected in 2018

The Tamil film industry is currently flooded with sequels. Around 15 upcoming sequels of popular Tamil movies has already been announced for release next year. Almost 5 movies of leading heroes are expected to hit the screens in 2018. We might expect more such announcements on the second part of successful movies in the future, as it is a growing trend in Kollywood. Whether or not this trend is healthy for Tamil Cinema is up for debate. The list of Part-2 movies that are gearing for release next year are as below.

LIST OF UPCOMING SEQUELS IN 2018: Part II Films in Tamil Cinema

2.0 - Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, Shankar

The movie 2.o is the extension of the 2011 Sci-Fi film of Superstar Rajinikanth directed by Shankar. The film is said to made in a huge budget and is expected to hit the screen early next year. The film has music composed by AR Rahman.

Indian 2 - Kamal Haasan, Shankar

This is yet another upcoming sequel of director Shankar announced lately with Kamal Haasan in the lead. The 1996 action thriller film was a huge hit and almost 20 years later the Part 2 was announced. More announcement on cast and crew are expected soon.

Saamy 2 - Vikram, Trisha, Keerthy Suresh, Hari

The 2003 action drama directed by Hari with Chiyaan Vikram in the lead is getting its extension quite soon. The shooting of the movie has already started and is currently progressing in a brisk pace.

Maari 2 - Dhanush, Krishna, Baalaji Mohan

The part 2 of the 2015 film Maari is currently on pipeline and the pre-production works are currently going on. The film which had Dhanush playing the title role was a decent hit at the box-office.

Sandakozhi 2 - Vishal, Keerthy Suresh, Lingusamy

The 2005 action movie Sandakozhi starring Vishal in the lead is getting a second installment next year. The film which is directed by Lingusamy is expected to hit the screens by the mid of 2018.

Kaanchanaa 3 - Raghava Lawrence, Oviya, Vedika

The 4th installment of the horror comedy series Muni aka Kaanchanaa was recently announced by Raghava Lawrence. The movie also has Bigg Boss sensation Oviya playing one of the female lead.

Imsai Arasan 24am Pulikesi - Vadivelu, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Chimbudevan

The historical comedy film directed by Chimbudevan and Vadivelu playing the title role is getting an extension. Director Shankar is producing this venture once again under his banner S PICTURES.

Kalakalappu 2 - Jeeva, Jai, Catherine Theresa, Nikki Galrani, Sundar C

Kalakalappu which released in 2012 was a huge hit at Box-Office and director Sundar C is trying to recreate the magic with the upcoming sequel. Apart from Jeeva and Jai, Mirchi Shiva will also play and important role.

Sadhuranga Vettai 2 - Arvind Swamy, Trisha, Vinoth

The con-movie Sadhuranga Vettai which went on to become a cult hit is getting its second part, this time with Arvind Swamy and Trisha in the lead. The story is written by Vinoth who directed the first part.

Thamizh Padam - Mirchi Shiva, CS Amudhan

The second part of the 2010 release spoof comedy is currently on progress. Mirchi Shiva who played the lead in the first part has been retained. The movie is expected to be a spoof of Tamil Cinema on the lines of its predecessor.


The other sequel movies that are expected to be released in 2018 are as below.