Tamil movies are available for free online on YouTube.com, where the site offers more than 1,000 free Tamil films. These movies are found under the Indian Cinema channel, which leads to a channel titled Tamil Movies.
Some of the popular Tamil films offered for free on YouTube.com, as of 2015, are "Baasha," "Thiruvilayadal," "Thirumalai" and "Odipolama." "Baasha" has over 4 million views, and the other three films all have at least 1 million views. The 1995 action film, "Baasha," receives a rating of 8.3 out of 10 stars on IMDb. It was written and directed by Suresh Krishna, with dialogue by Balakumaran. The action-romance film, "Thirumalai," written and directed by Ramana, earns an average of 6.6 stars on IMDb.