The camera work is just okay, Editing is below par, Screenplay and direction not much better. Even Vadivelu is stranded — the gags he's in are shockingly weak. Then three men get out from a car. Thats what makes us laugh doesnt it. Vidyasagars background score is apt for a movie like Eli, his songs though are unbearable. But one wonders how a Contessa car features in a film that takes place in the 60s, a car series which the Hindustan Motors introduced by the late 1970s. When the police officer meets Rangarajan on the way he is shocked to find that he had been tricked and Eli had looted the house.
The comedy, which ought to have taken the center stage in this movie, is woven throughout, but almost as an afterthought. Archived from on 30 May 2015. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Actress Sadha looks beautiful and she is limited to the screen. Such third party cookies may track your use on Filmibeat sites for better rendering.
G came there to meet Rangarajan, Eli pretends as though Rangarajan had vacated his house and he is performing rituals and not to disturb him. Paul Livingstone, the cinematographer, has managed to capture the essence of 60s giving the film a retro look. Prabhu Studio Green Potential Studios Dream Uploaded: 11 December, 2017 Category: Entertainment Size: 258. Usage of the Hindi classic Meri Sapno ki is inappropriate. The rest of the story!!! If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Filmibeat website. Archived from on 24 March 2016.
But then, the look isnt followed throughout; we see modern-day buildings, grounds and things in the background every time the action takes place outdoors. . The music rights were purchased by. Eli Tamil Movie Review — Star Performance Vadivelu entertained the viewers with his funny expressions as usual but his character does not analyze his skills. We wonder why the film had to be set in the 1960s.
Suganth gave the film 1. Eli Tamil Movie Review — Story Eli Vadivelu is an underground cop. Because Vadivelu attempts the bank robbery in the most childish of ways and fails pathetically! Please direct all copyright infringement issues to the companies that host these files. Is he able to succeed in his mission forms the rest of the story. The launch of the soundtrack was held on 11 May 2015.
Probably the filmmakers thought Vadivelu singing a Hindi song would be funny it isnt 1. The shooting is reported to continue for 60 days at a stretch. Eli is almost caught by police officer Shankar Adithya who visits the house, but Eli manages to escape with many valuables. Maybe, the period look is supposed to automatically give the film a funny tone. We get a duet where Vadivelu lip-syncs to Aaradhanas Mere Sapnon Ki Rani and romances Sadaa who is technically the heroine but appears only in the second half. The film is produced by G Satish Kumar and S Amamth. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks.
The film takes place in the 60s; the time when Jai Shankars detective thrillers were ruling the roost in Tamil cinemas. Eli is not a dumb movie with a couple of passable slapstick comedies but at the same time it doesnt offer anything different from the usual. One day he enters the house of retired police officer Mr. At 2 hours and 40 minutes, Eli couldve done with many more cuts. Vadivelus spy comedy movie Sure Vadivelu can play the role of a Hero. In order to control and find out a dreaded gang, the police department officials opts Eli to nab the head of the gang. Eli is the second film of Vadivelu as hero after Tenaliraman 2014.
They were thieves and were headed by Eli a petty thief who once aspired to become a police officer , who pretends to be a thief who has sold all his robbery items to a jewellery shop owner. His choice of colours though are poor as it fails to connect with the soul of his camerawork. Title Singer s Length 1. Ironically, it is the writing that feels dated. The satellite rights of the film were sold to. Rangarajan who had rejected him at the police selection.
According to Dhayalan, this sequence features Vadivelu evading the villain's henchmen instead of fighting them. Just to give the film a message. We urge all copyright owners, to recognize that the links contained within this site are located somewhere else on the web. Vadivelu is in full form as Eli and there are four to five scenes in the movie when he brings the house down with his dialogue delivery alone, but alas this powerhouse talent has been let down by poor writing and execution. Archived from on 27 May 2016.