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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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Official Sites:

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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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Features Sivaji (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Konchem Konchem
(Telugu)
Lyrics by: Anant Sriram
Composed by: M.M. Keeravani
Sung by: Vijay Prakash
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Visual Wonder In Indian Cinematic History...Kudos Rajamouli Garu
6 July 2012 | by Shiva PrasadSee all my reviews

Before I begin this review, I would like to take a moment to salute Mr. S.S.Rajamouli for coming up with an entertainer that has pushed the boundaries of our filmmaking. Eega makes us all proud to be a part of the Telugu Film Industry.

'Eega' has released across the world today in a big way and the movie has been directed by S.S.Rajamouli. Music has been scored by Keeravani and the film has Samantha,Nani and Sudeep in lead roles. The movie has some outstanding performances but Sudeep takes the cake. He is terrific as the villainous guy and his screen presence is riveting. Sudeep is a major asset for the movie.

Samantha comes up with a good performance and she looks very cute in the movie. Her interaction sequences with the Eega are heartwarming.

Nani delivers a humorous and spirited performance in the brief role that he has. He has good comedy timing. Srinivasa Reddy and Thagubothu Ramesh bring a few laughs.

S.S. Rajamouli's direction and screenplay deserve special mention. The story moves along at a terrific pace and the buildup to the interval is amazing. Good humor and solid drama keep viewers deeply involved in the film. The special effects are of very high quality and they have never been seen in Telugu Cinema before.

The emotional struggle of the Eega and its cute mannerisms will endear it to kids. Don't be surprised if your kids bug you for an Eega toy after this movie.

The climax block and the way the Eega extracts its revenge on the villain is shown brilliantly. Eega also performs Chiranjeevi's Indra step and Jr NTR's Yamadonga step during the climax title cards. Visual effects and CGI images are of a very high quality and they are worth applauding. Eega's revenge sequences have been well conceived by Rajamouli and the SFX team. As I said before, Eega makes us all proud to be a part of the Telugu Film Industry. It is wildly entertaining, hilarious at times and the Eega really endears itself to viewers. Don't miss out on 'Eega'. These kind of films don't come very often. GO and grab your tickets now folks...


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