Tamil-language movies have developed a cult status over the years. 2019 saw a ton of Tamil movie hits including Bigil, Petta, Viswasam, and others. In 2020, we are already expecting a ton of big movie projects, including Dhanush's next, Vijay's Master, and GR Gopinath biopic Soorarai Pottru. Here are 7 upcoming Tamil movies we are really excited for in 2020.

1. Master

Superstar director Lokesh Kanagaraj is back in 2020 with his latest, Master. Starring Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles, Master is scheduled for release on April 09, 2020. Music is by Anirudh Ravichander, and Master will also be dubbed in Telugu.

2. Cobra

This upcoming Tamil action thriller features Vikram, Srinidhi Shetty, and Irfan Pathan in prominent roles. Yes, the cricketer, Irfan Pathan. Scheduled for an April 2020 release, Cobra is R Ajay Gnanamuthu's next directorial.

3. Indian 2

Sequel to the 1996 film Indian, Indian 2 sees Kamal Haasan and Nedumudi Venu reprising their roles as Senapathy and Krishnaswamy after 24 years. S Shankar directs this vigilante action thriller that comes out April 20, 2020.

4. D40

D40 is Dhanush's next project in Tamil cinema. Starring Aishwarya Lekshmi as the female lead, D40 is currently in development mode with filming in the city of London currently underway.

5. Soorarai Pottru

Yet another Tamil release in April 2020, Soorarai Pottru is based on events during the life of Air Deccan founder GR Gopinath. The movie stars Suriya, Aparna Balamurali, and Jackie Shroff.

6. Mafia

Mafia: Chapter 1, suggesting the first of a film franchise, is yet another Tamil action thriller directed by Karthick Naren (of Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru fame). While filming ended in August 2019, the movie releases sometime in 2020.

7. Thalaivar 168?

Thalaivar 168 is Rajinikanth's next big project in collaboration with director Siva, the first time the two are collaborating. Sun Pictures is expected to produce this project.