Billa, the stylish film of the current generation celebrates its 11th birthday today. The film which was an official remake and upgraded version of, superstar Rajinikanth’s 1980- block buster film billa, which marked as a big career change for Thalaivar Rajinkanth, at the right time.
For superstar, the film had emerged amongst many average run’s, also came after his “nervous breakdown” disorder and became a huge blockbuster.
When planning for a tribute to the older version,there came actor ajithkumar to re-lift it, for the new generation. Director Vishnu Vardhan in an interview said, “ When I met superstar Rajinikanth and said that ajith sir is goingto reprise Billa, the immediate reply from the star was” Superb! choice” “.
the film went on to become a huge hit, and became a profitable venture for the Traders.
Billa 2007, had the stylish Ajithkumar with blazers, sleeky Neerav’s camera work, with a powerpacked screenplay by director Vishnuvardhan. Billa 2007, marked the theme music trend, for the current film making generation, as this billa theme, was widely appreciated by the fans.The film had music done by Yuvan Shankar Raja.
checking on the cast, the film had actresses Nayanthara, Namitha sharing the lead space. Actor Prabhu Ganesan played a pivotal role, and Actor Rahman was the baddie.
Billa 2007, showed the 20’s kids about Thala Ajith’s screen presence,charisma ,and looks, a special Thanks to Director Vishnuvardhan for pulling out the best From actor ajith.
To check, on the prequel version of this film, have a look on chakri toleti’s billa 2, which showed the raw side, emergence and pain of David billa.