The music rights were purchased by. Because Vadivelu attempts the bank robbery in the most childish of ways and fails pathetically! According to Dhayalan, this sequence features Vadivelu evading the villain's henchmen instead of fighting them. Title Singer s Length 1. The fight scenes, especially in the climax, is totally unbelievable. He loots everything except his photograph. Eli pretends to be one of Nagaraj's henchmen and with the help of Julie captures Nagaraj red handed and hands him over to the police and also the policeman who had been helping Nagaraj. Suganth gave the film 1.
His choice of colours though are poor as it fails to connect with the soul of his camerawork. Eli is full of scenes that go on forever — and for no reason. Vidyasagars background score is apt for a movie like Eli, his songs though are unbearable. In March 2015, was confirmed to play the female lead in the film. The poster featured Vadivelu sporting a red coat and yellow scarf over a black shirt and checked black trousers.
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. A police officer and a social worker give speech about ban of cigarettes in. The jewellery shop owner had no contact with him and his henchmen dressed as police take all the items pointed out and pretend to arrest Eli and loot the shop. He uses his tricks and loots many other places. Archived from on 27 May 2016.
Probably the filmmakers thought Vadivelu singing a Hindi song would be funny it isnt 1. Even Vadivelu is stranded — the gags he's in are shockingly weak. 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. Then three men get out from a car. Vadivelus spy comedy movie Sure Vadivelu can play the role of a Hero. Ironically, it is the writing that feels dated.
A stunt sequence was shot at a specially erected set in early April 2015 over a period of eight days. One day he enters the house of retired police officer Mr. Maybe, the period look is supposed to automatically give the film a funny tone. Thats what makes us laugh doesnt it. The comedy, which ought to have taken the center stage in this movie, is woven throughout, but almost as an afterthought.
Prabhu Studio Green Potential Studios Dream Uploaded: 11 December, 2017 Category: Entertainment Size: 258. Just to give the film a message. . The launch of the soundtrack was held on 11 May 2015. Archived from on 6 June 2015.
The first trailer was released on 14 May 2015, while a second trailer was released on 4 June 2015. When the current police I. The rest of the story!!! Why cigarettes and not the usual not diamonds or drugs? We love when Vadivelu attempts and fails. Paul Livingstone, the cinematographer, has managed to capture the essence of 60s giving the film a retro look. We wonder why the film had to be set in the 1960s. The satellite rights of the film were sold to. 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.
This film too carries some old Tamil film references like the costumes, sets or even the characterizations, which the makers might have planted it on purpose. The shooting is reported to continue for 60 days at a stretch. IndiaGlitz Tamil Movies Interviews Shooting Spot Review Gossip 4:3 121,943 Tamil Movie Comedy Kollywood Cinema Review Latest News Igtamil Indiaglitz Tamil News Uploaded: 18 April, 2018 Category: Entertainment Size: 38. At 2 hours and 40 minutes, Eli couldve done with many more cuts. Rangarajan who had rejected him at the police selection.
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. 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. Usage of the Hindi classic Meri Sapno ki is inappropriate. That too fails for the simplest of reasons. Later when the police officer tells Rangarajan to send a police spy to catch the illegal cigarette cartel leader Nagaraj, Rangarajan recommends Eli to capture him. 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. Archived from on 30 May 2015.
Eli is almost caught by police officer Shankar Adithya who visits the house, but Eli manages to escape with many valuables. The film takes place in the 60s; the time when Jai Shankars detective thrillers were ruling the roost in Tamil cinemas. Archived from on 24 March 2016. But will a successful Vadivelu make us laugh,The bank heist scene is excellent. 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. 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. .