Yes, Ilayathalapathy Vijay has taken the path of Rajinikanth of the 1990s. The films of those years catapulted the superstar to another level to see Rajini in the unshaken stage of evergreen top star of Tamil cinema. They also set a political platform for Rajinikanth. And, the same is happening now for Ilayathalapathy. And, with ‘Velayudham’ the stage is perfectly set!
Ilayathalapathy Vijay is a village milkman, who is a happy-go-lucky guy and also liked by one and all. Saranya Mohan plays the sister of Vijay. Hansika Motwani the village beauty falls in love with Vijay.
A twist comes in the normal life of the village that fuels the angry young vigilante in the ordinary milkman. Ilayathalapathy transforms into a vigilante and the savior of the village people from the hands of the evil minds.
Genelia D ‘Souza comes to the village as a TV reporter, and while she captures the hearts of her TV viewers her heart is stolen by Vijay.
So, how the Vigilante Vijay defeats the evil forces and saves his people is said in a heart-gripping action sequences and intelligent climax! And, also who wins the heart of Ilayathalapathy among the two ladies – Genelia or Hansika? Watch it all and everything in ‘Velayutham’ in the Silverscreen!
‘Velayudham’ is another milestone movie for Vijay as the movie has set the right stage for his political avatar! His varied body language as ordinary milkman and as a vigilante proves that the actor has matured to the next level.
Genelia has shed her girl-next-door image and comes as a new girl with a difference. Hansika impresses with her bubbly acting.
Santhanam’s comedy is another highlight of the film. Saranya Mohan also does a neat role in the film. Shayaji Shinde comes as villain. A big star cast has spread over the film including M S Baskar, Sathyan, Ilavarasu, Vincent Ashokan and Raaghav.
Music by Vijay Antony is extraordinary. His songs are already topping the charts. The songs ‘Chillax…’ and ‘Ratthathin Rathame…’ are big hits.
Priyan’s camera and V T Vijayan’s editing play a major role in the success of the film.
For the first time Graphics has been used this much for a Vijay film.
Director ‘Jeyam’ Raja is famous for his remake hits with those romantic and family dramas. But, this time he has done an original action film. This big effort of ‘Velayudham’ will definitely make him sign some more big action movies.
Overall, ‘Velayudham’ is a super duper hit film that is going to see Ilayathalapathy Vijay at another level of Stardom!