Documentary films are the movies which are based on a true stories. Tamil Cinema has produced number of documentary movie which are one of the famous films in South Cinema. Tamil documentary films are famous for their stories and popular across the nation. We have collected some of the best Tamil documentary movies with the details the movie’s director name, stars name, full cast, heroin and hero name, writer name, producer name and music etc.
Best Tamil Documentary Films List
Bala is a short documentary film which has been released in 1976, directed by Satyajit Ray.
2. The Last Communist
The Last Communist is a documentary film which has been released in 2006. Hardesh Singh directed this film and Amir Muhammad is producer of this film.
The Last Communist:
3. Love in India
Love in India is a Drama base documentary film which has been released on 8 May 2009. Rituparna Sen played a lead role in this film and Qaushiq Mukherjee directed this film.
Love in India:
4. Fly High, Light Fly
Fly High, Light Fly is a Drama/Sport documentary film which has been released on November 2013. This film directed by Beathe Hofseth and Susann stigaard in which Thulasi Ekanandam played a lead role.
Fly High, Light Fly:
5. Malaysian Gods
Malaysian Gods is a Tamil Documentary film which has been released on in 2009.
6. Let’s Make Money
Let’s Make Money is an Indian documentary film which has been released on 30 October 2008. The movie directed by Erwin Wagenhofer.
Let’s Make Money:
7. Siam-Burma Death Railway
Siam-Burma Death Railway is a Singaporean documentary film in Tamil language that was released on 13th July 2014. The total budget of this documentary is SGD 55,000.
Siam-Burma Death Railway: Tamil Movie
8. My Daughter the Terrorist
My Daughter the Terrorist is a documentary film in Tamil language based on life of two girls who fight several years as part of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). It is directed by Beate Arnestad in Sri Lanka.
My Daughter the Terrorist: Tamil Movie
9. Harsh Beauty
Harsh Beauty is a famous Indian documentary film in Tamil language directed by Alessandra Zeka. It is a fantastic documentary in which music is given by Alessandra Zeka.
Harsh Beauty: Tamil Movie
10. Demons In Paradise
Demons In Paradise is a famous documentary film in Tamil language directed by Jude Ratnam. The story of this film is written by Isabelle Marina.
Demons In Paradise: Tamil Movie
11. An American in Madras
An American in Madras is a feature length documentary film in Tamil language directed by Karan Bali and produced by Alex Anthony.
An American in Madras: Tamil Movie
12. Ladies and Gentlewomen
Ladies and Gentlewomen is a Indian documentary in Tamil language directed by Malini Jeevarathnam and produced by Pa. Ranjith’s Neelam Productions. The story of this documentary based on love, life and suicide among lesbians.
Ladies and Gentlewomen: Tamil Movie
13. For the Love of a Man
For the Love of a Man is a famous Indian documentary film in Tamil language directed by Rinku Kalsy and produced by Joyojeet Pal. This documentary explores the fan following of a famous Tamil film actor Rajinikanth.
For the Love of a Man: Tamil Movie
14. Men of Burden Pedaling Towards a Horizon
Men of Burden Pedaling Towards a Horizon is a Tamil language documentary film directed by Raghu Jeganathan and produced by Ramesh Mourthy. It is a fantastic documentary that uncovers the story of disappearing cycle rickshaw drivers living in abject poverty.
Men of Burden Pedaling Towards a Horizon: Tamil Movie
Kakkoos is a Tamil documentary film directed by Divya Bharathi and produced by Left Side Media. The story of this documentary film based on daily lives of people engaged in manual scavenging.
Kakkoos: Tamil Movie