The Lokesh Cinematic Universe (LCU) also known as the Loki Cinematic Universe or Lokiverse, is a shared universe of Tamil-language action thriller films created by Lokesh Kanagaraj. It is currently the highest-grossing Tamil film franchise. The first feature of the universe, Kaithi, was released in 2019, while the second installment, Vikram, was released in 2022. The third installment, Leo, was released in 2023. The universe follows an elaborate conflict between law enforcement officers and vigilantes in South India who are at war against dangerous drug cartels led by powerful crime lords.
The LCU is known for its gritty realism, stylish action sequences, and complex characters. Kanagaraj’s signature style of filmmaking, which is characterized by its use of handheld camerawork, long takes, and minimalist dialogue, has been praised by critics and audiences alike.
Note: This list is arranged in movie release order.
Dilli, a convicted criminal, is out on parole to meet his daughter. However, a drug bust sets him off on a mission to save the lives of police officers.
Amar is assigned to investigate a case of serial killings. When Amar investigates the case, he realizes it is not what it seems to be, and following down this path will lead to nothing but war between everyone involved.
A mild-mannered café owner becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions with connections to an old life he left behind, shaking his newly constructed life to its very core.