Eega, which is dubbed as Naan Ee in Tamil and Eecha in Malayalam, has been in news ever since director SS Rajamouli announced it. This live action graphical film, which stars actors like Sudeep, Naani and Samantha in the lead roles, is one of the most awaited South Indian films of 2012.
The movie is an experimental film with mainstream emotions and financial viability. It revolves around the hero, who is killed by the villain and he is reborn as Eega, which happens to remember what happened in its last birth. The rest of the story is about its indomitable effort to irritate villain and take revenge on him.
Eega means a housefly, which itself is the hero in the movie. Ashta Chemma fame Nani is the protagonist, Kannada actor Sudeep plays the antagonist. Samantha is playing the female lead in it. KK Senthil Kumar has handled cinematography and Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao has edited the film.
Eega has five beautiful songs, which have been composed by MM Keeravani. Ramajogayya Sastry, Anantha Sreeram, Chaitanya Prasad and Keeravani have penned one song each in the album. The songs of the film have won the heart of movie buffs, who are eagerly waiting to see the film on screen.
Eega went on floors in 2010 and it was initially planned to be released in April 2012. But the makers of the film kept on postponing its release due to delay in its extensive CGI and VFX work. The film, which is produced by D Suresh Babu under Suresh Productions banner, has been made with a whopping budget of Rs 35 crore.
However, the movie Eega has 90 minutes of visual effects and realistic animation and major share of its budget has been spent on the special effects. It is slated to release on July 6. The movie, which has the brand name of SS Rajamouli, is expected to set a new record at the Tollywood Box Office.