- 2 hr 13 min
Eega is a 2012 Indian fantasy film directed by S. S. Rajamouli and starring Sudeep, Nani, and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. The movie follows a man who is reborn as a housefly and seeks revenge against his murderer. The film begins with a wealthy businessman named Sudeep who is obsessed with Samantha, an artist who works in a coffee shop. However, Samantha only sees Sudeep as a friend and has no romantic interest in him. One day, Nani, a guy who is deeply in love with Samantha, enters the coffee shop and they strike up a conversation. Sudeep, who is jealous of Nani, challenges him to a duel and kills him. Nani's soul then enters the body of a housefly, which seeks vengeance against Sudeep.
The rest of the film sees the housefly attempting to get revenge against Sudeep, who is trying his best to kill the insect. The housefly uses its agility and intelligence to outsmart Sudeep, leaving him frustrated and angry. Meanwhile, Samantha is informed of Nani's death and is heartbroken, not knowing that his soul lives on in the body of a fly.
As the plot progresses, the housefly becomes more powerful and manages to communicate with Samantha through various means. Samantha eventually realizes that the housefly is Nani and starts helping him in his quest for revenge. The climax of the film revolves around a final showdown between Sudeep and the housefly, where the housefly uses all its abilities to take down Sudeep.
What sets Eega apart from other films is its unique storytelling style and visual effects. The movie blends humor, action, and emotion seamlessly, and the characters are well-developed throughout the plot. The use of CGI effects to bring the housefly to life is exceptional, and the movie makes the audience root for the insect rather than the human antagonist.
The acting in the film is also top-notch, with Sudeep delivering a powerful performance as the villain. Nani, who plays the protagonist, is not physically present for much of the film but still manages to leave a lasting impression with his voice acting. Samantha, who is known for her roles in romantic films, proves that she is equally adept at playing a character with multiple layers.
Overall, Eega is a must-watch film for fans of fantasy and action. It is an inventive and enjoyable movie that manages to entertain without taking itself too seriously. The movie has achieved cult status since its release and is considered one of the best films in Indian cinema.