You can see the growth of the Tamil film idustry is both in volumes as well as in intensity. When the new wave of filmmaking arrives today on the scene focusing on reality the industry has become a billion dollar one. The Tamil cinema has interesting couple of years recently. Expanding of the film budgets reached the level of unheard of numbers and figures before and can be more than 65 crores.
Tamil film industry produces movies in the Tamil language and is based in Chennai. Kodambakkam and Chennai are the cities which most of the movie studios of Tamil film industry are located. The movies from Chennai today get distributed in different overseas theatres like Middle East, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Western Europe and North America.
In the 1990s we saw breed of inexplicable heroes in Tamil cinema. Some of these heroes had redder eyes and thinner moustache and some of them went on to become the biggest stars of the new generation.