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Tamil films that deserve a sequel

Last week’s Naachiyaar had Jyotika’s character, the cop, being transferred to a region where honour killings are rampant. That left us wondering about the film’s sequel possibilities, and in extension, about super hit Tamil films over the years that could do with a sequel. There are, of course, already planned sequels for films like Enthiran, Indian, Vishwaroopam, Saamy, Sathuranga Vettai, Sandakozhi, Maari and many more films, but here are many more films that deserve a sequel. P:S- The films are listed in the order in which the originals released. Naayagan It should have been a happy ending as the court exonerates Velu Naicker due to lack of evidence. He sees his grandson for the first time and the kid’s question, neenge nallavar-ah ille kettavar-ah , moves him to tears. But his happiness isn’t long-lived, as he gets shot down by inspector Kelkar’s mentally unstable son who learns that Velu Naicker had killed his father. The film ends with the young Sakthivel, named after his gran

Black Panther

Director:  Ryan Coogler Cast:  Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman The best part about Black Panther is how you could think of it as a stand-alone film and it’d be just as amusing and gratifying to watch. Unlike last year’s Spider-Man: Homecoming which rebooted the Spidey franchise (once again) and featured Iron Man too, there isn’t another Avenger here as a failsafe option and that has worked rather well in the advantage of the Black Panther, the last film featuring a solo avenger before they all team up against Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War later this year. Just like Marvel’s last release Thor: Ragnarok, the change in tone is evident and if you expect Black Panther to be yet another film from the MCU that solely relies on the major showdown between the good and bad guys at the end, you might want to reconsider your weekend watch. The trailer might sell the impression of Black Panther being a hardcore action flick, and it did ruin a few