Every movie in the filmography of SS Rajamouli is a masterpiece in its own sense. The maverick director is popular for his VFX-heavy films. One such film is Eega. Rajamouli came up with this project in 2012. This was the first Telugu film that featured a fly as the lead. Today, Eega celebrates its eighth release anniversary. On this occasion, we bring you a recap into it.
After the modest Maryada Ramanna, Rajamouli decided to do an out-of-the-box film. Thus, he ended up with the idea of Eega. He had cast Nani, Samantha Akkineni, and Sudeep to play the lead roles in it. Eega is the story of a young man who gets killed by a ruthless industrialist. How the departed soul gets reborn as a fly and takes revenge forms the main crux of the film. Sudeep played the deadly role of the antagonist in this movie. His performance was the major asset of it. Sudeep got a lot of accolades for Eega. The unique storyline and the brilliant execution made Eega an entertaining ride. Upon its release, it received a unanimously positive response and became a huge hit at the box office.
MM Keeravani composed the music of this movie. Songs like Nene Nani Ne, Eega Eega, and Konchem Konchem became chartbusters at that time. Eega also received a lot of awards in various categories. It got dubbed into Tamil and Hindi as well.