Vijay and Malayalam superstar Mohanlal team up for debutant
director R. T. Nesan's Jilla.
Kajal Aggarwal plays the female lead supported by Mahat
Raghavendra, Niveda Thomas, Sampath Raj, Thambi Ramaiah,
Poornima Bhagyaraj, Pradeep Rawat and others.
Jilla is an action thriller that brings out the special bond
shared by a Siva -Mohanlal and his devoted foster son Shakti
The film is based in Madurai, where Siva, a local don, rules the
city with an iron hand and is openly involved in innumerable
illegal activities, unmindful of the law.
Shaktiís biological father, who worked as Sivaís driver is
killed at the hands of a cop while trying to save his boss and
his pregnant wife. Siva now takes Shakti under his wing and
brings him up like his own son. Shakti becomes very attached to
Siva and eventually grows up to be his trusted and powerful
right hand man, in charge of all his shady operations.
Newly-appointed Commissioner of
Police -Pradeep Rawat insults Siva by arresting him. Deeply
offended, Siva decides to make Shakti a police officer. He
believes that having his own man inside the police department
could be very useful for him.
Since witnessing his fatherís death, Shakti has only contempt
for all police officers. But despite his reluctance, Siva forces
Shakti to become a cop.
How this plan backfires on him forms the rest of the story.
As far as performances are concerned, both Vijay and Mohanlal
are excellent, sharing an easy rapport that is evident in every
scene they are together, be it the light fun-filled moments or
the intense emotional ones... [
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