Cast: Vadivelu, Sadha, Pradeep Rawat, Kitty
Direction: Yuvraj Dhayalan
Producer: G. Sathis Kumar, S. Amarnath
Banner: City Cine Creations
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Run Time: 155 Mins
Vadivelu is back after a two year gap with his latest flick Eli which is written and directed by Yuvaraj Dhayalan. The comedy film also sets a comeback for the beautiful actress Sadha who plays the female lead. Being a Vadivelu flick and also the comeback of the duo has managed to pique the attention of the audience.
Set in the backdrop of the 1960’s in Chennai (Madras then), Vadivelu plays the role of a thief named Eli (Elisamy) who wants to become a Police Inspector. Fortunately he gets a chance to work in the Police department as a detective who has been assigned to do an operation to infiltrate a gang smuggling Cigarettes (Cigarette was banned during that time). He agrees to work for the police in return for the promise of dropping all the cases against him and being made a police officer. His task is to trap a smuggling team. He manages to infiltrate the gang. The comical looking Vadivelu tries to undercover the situation in a funny way. He falls in love with Julie, one of the gang’s members. How he survives in the gang and how he gets them arrested by the police forms the rest of the story.