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Eega (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Fantasy | 5 July 2012 (USA)
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A murdered man is reincarnated as a housefly and seeks to avenge his death.

Directors:

S.S. Rajamouli, J.V.V. Sathyanarayana (co-director)

Writers:

Ashwin Gangaraju (associate head writer), S.S. Kanchi (story treatment) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sudeep ... Sudeep (as Kiccha Sudeepa)
Nani ... Nani
Samantha Ruth Prabhu ... Bindhu (as Samantha)
Hamsa Nandini ... Kala
Crazy Mohan ... Doctor
Santhanam ... Govindhan - Drunk Robber
Adithya Menon ... Sudeep's Assistant
Chandra Sekhar Chandra Sekhar ... Tantra
Srinivasa Reddy Srinivasa Reddy ... Sudeep's Assistant (Telugu version)
Sivannarayana Sivannarayana
Devadarshini Chetan Devadarshini Chetan ... Bindhu's sister-in-law (as Devadarshini)
Noel Noel ... Nani's friend
Dhanraj Dhanraj
Thagubothu Ramesh Thagubothu Ramesh ... Drunk Robber
Venkatesh Chakravarthy Venkatesh Chakravarthy
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Storyline

Sudeep is a high profile industrialist who gets whatever he wants and he has a special eye for beautiful women. To get them, he will not hesitate to do anything. That desire gets triggered when Sudeep sees Bindu, a micro artist who runs a non-profit organization. However, Bindu is loved by Nani who keeps following her everywhere. Though Bindu loves him, she doesn't express it to him and enjoys the attention. The story takes a turn when Sudeep discovers the feelings of Bindu for Nani and is unable to digest his defeat. He kills Nani. But Nani is born again as 'Eega'(fly) and he wants to take vengeance on Sudeep. Written by VishNu Teja

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Genres:

Action | Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Release Date:

5 July 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Makkhi See more »

Filming Locations:

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Budget:

INR 300,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Since the head of a housefly is made up almost entirely of eye and very little muscle, conveying emotion as the fly was extremely difficult. To overcome this, S.S. Rajamouli used body language - they made Nani cover his head completely in cloth and asked him to perform various emotions just through body language. This data was given to the animation team who then created all the movements and body language for the fly. See more »

Goofs

When Bindu is in Sudeep's home her chain length varies. See more »

Quotes

Nani: Bindu Joliki raavaddu... Champaista!
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Lava Lava
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Lyrics by: Madhan Karky
Composed by: M.M. Keeravani
Sung by: Achu and Shivani
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Rajamouli's Magnum Opus
6 July 2012 | by IAmMantriSee all my reviews

Folks, before I begin let me just say that Telugu Cinemas have become too formulaic in the past decade. To sum it up there is ALWAYS a flashback, hero sets out to make the villain look like a fool, right before the intermission/halfway point through the movie the audience is let in on the secret that the hero only knows, in between there is a love track between the hero and heroine that is established in a wish-washy way. All the while there are 5-6 songs thrown in at the most inopportune moments; with double-entendre lyrics. I for one am fed up with the lack of variety among the modern Tollywood films.

Along comes Rajamouli's "EEGA" (also released in Tamil as "Naan EE") and kicks the routine formula out of the equation, and puts any other movie made in the last decade or so to shame. TELUGU MOVIES do not get any better than this folks. Take a moment to applaud Rajamouli as this film is his magnum opus! The special effects, background score, cinematography, and screenplay rival that of Western world's best films (might be a slight exaggeration on my part). It's safe to say that Rajamouli's streak will continue, and will carry his name to new heights around India. He must be commended for making use of a low key set of actors and actresses to make (in my opinion) the greatest Telugu film ever made.

Sudeep is the real scene stealer here; while Nani, Samantha, and Thagubothu Ramesh do their roles justice. Sudeep plays the villain with such conviction that you forget he is acting. Every scene with our protagonist the "Eega" and Sudeep is sure to be eye candy for every audience member. I assure you that there will be enough comedy in this movie for anyone looking for a few laughs. After the halfway mark/intermission is when the ticket price starts paying for itself (I won't say why ;) ). I have to commend the SFX team for making this one a visual treat. There is not more that I can say without giving away key information about the plot, and story. Go pay the ticket price and enjoy this close to 3 hour visual feast.

GO WATCH THIS ONE WITH THE FAMILY!


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