Billa 2 is a 2012 Tamil-language crime thriller film directed by Chakri Toleti and starring Ajith Kumar as the titular character. It is a prequel to the 2007 film Billa, which was a remake of the 1980 film of the same name. Billa 2 tells the story of how David Billa, a refugee from Sri Lanka, becomes a feared underworld don in India.
The film follows Billa's journey from Rameswaram, where he arrives as a refugee, to Goa, where he meets Abbasi, a local drug lord. Billa helps Abbasi in a deal and earns his trust. He then moves to Georgia, where he works for Dimitri, an international arms dealer. Billa gradually rises in the ranks of the criminal world, but also makes enemies along the way. He faces challenges from his rivals, the police, and his own conscience.
Billa 2 was praised for Ajith Kumar's performance, Yuvan Shankar Raja's music, and the action sequences. However, it was criticized for its weak screenplay, lack of emotional depth, and excessive violence. The film was a commercial success at the box office, grossing over â100 crore worldwide. It was also dubbed into Telugu and Hindi.
If you are a fan of crime dramas, action thrillers, and Ajith Kumar's charisma, you can watch Billa 2 in full HD quality on Blu Ray. You can also stream it online on YouTube[^1^].Billa 2: A Mixed Bag of Reviews
Billa 2 received mixed reviews from critics and audiences alike. While some praised the film for its technical excellence, Ajith Kumar's performance, and the action scenes, others criticized it for its weak screenplay, lack of emotional depth, and excessive violence. Here are some of the opinions expressed by various reviewers.
The Times of India gave the film 3 out of 5 stars and wrote, \\\"If youâre a Ajith fanâBilla 2 is a must. If youâre an action aficionado, itâs a treat. If youâre neither, then donât bother.\\\"[^2^]
IMDb users rated the film 6 out of 10 and had mixed opinions. One user wrote, \\\"Billa 2 - The Rise of a Don\\\" and praised the film for its cinematography, music, and action sequences. Another user wrote, \\\"Billa 2 is filled up with full of craps\\\" and slammed the film for its poor story, characterization, and direction.[^1^]
Moviecrow.com gave the film 2 out of 5 stars and wrote, \\\"Billa 2 is stylish and has Ajith as its sole shining star.\\\" However, the reviewer also pointed out the flaws in the screenplay, logical plots, and characterisation.[^3^]
Overall, Billa 2 seems to be a film that appeals mainly to Ajith Kumar's fans and action lovers. For others, it might be a disappointing or average watch.Billa 2: A Commercial Success at the Box Office
Billa 2 was a commercial success at the box office, grossing over â100 crore worldwide. The film was made on a budget of â33 crore and was released on 13 July 2012 in over 1400 screens across India and overseas. The film opened to a massive response from Ajith Kumar's fans and collected â15.3 crore on its first day in India. It also broke several records in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh.
The film also performed well in the international markets, especially in Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and the United States. It earned â6.5 crore in Malaysia, â3.8 crore in Singapore, â2.5 crore in Sri Lanka, and â1.8 crore in the United States. It also collected â1.3 crore in the United Kingdom, â0.9 crore in Australia, and â0.7 crore in Canada.
Billa 2 was one of the highest-grossing Tamil films of 2012 and proved Ajith Kumar's star power and popularity among the masses. The film also received several awards and nominations, including two Filmfare Awards South nominations for Best Actor (Ajith Kumar) and Best Music Director (Yuvan Shankar Raja). 9160f4acd4