Jilla Movie (2014) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review


January 10, 2014
2hr 43min
Status: released

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Jilla Movie Details:

Country India
Language Tamil
Release date9 January 2014 (France, Singapore, and Canada)
10 January 2014 (Worldwide)
Running time2hr 43min
Directed by R. T. Neason
Written byR. T. Neason
N. Baskaran (Dialogues)
Produced byR. B. Choudary
Cinematography by Ganesh Rajavelu
Edited by Don Max
Music byD. Imman
Production CompanySuper Good Films
Distributor Maxlab Entertainments
Ayngaran International

Jilla Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Vijay as DCP Shakthi Sivan I.P.S, Sivan’s adopted son
    • Saran Shakthi as young Shakthi
  • Mohanlal as Sivan, a Madurai-based crime boss, Shakthi’s foster father, Vignesh’s and Mahalakshmi’s biological father
  • Kajal Aggarwal as Inspector Shanthi, Shakthi’s love interest (Voice dubbed by Deepa Venkat)
  • Soori as Constable Gopal, Shakti’s childhood friend
  • Brahmanandam as Coach Brahma (Telugu dubbed version only; deleted scene in Tamil)
  • Sampath Raj as Minister Aadhi Kesavan, Sivan’s other adopted son
    • Sree Raam as young Aadhi Kesavan
  • Pradeep Rawat as Madurai Police Commissioner Ajay Rathore (Voice Dubbed by Thalaivasal Vijay)
  • Mahat Raghavendra as Vignesh, Sivan’s son
  • Nivetha Thomas as Mahalakshmi, Sivan’s daughter
  • Poornima Bhagyaraj as Parvathi, Sivan’s wife
  • Thambi Ramaiah as Sivan’s aide
  • Ravi Mariya as Paandi
  • Joe Malloori as Veera Paandi
  • Pandi as Murugesan
  • R. K as Mahalakshmi’s father-in-law
  • Jangiri Madhumitha as a Police Constable
  • Vidyullekha Raman as a Police Constable
  • Surekha Vani as a nun
  • Meenal as the complainant
  • Imman Annachi as an exam supervisor
  • Rajini Nivetha as Shanthi’s mother
  • Vazhakku En Muthuraman as Muthu
  • Bava Lakshmanan as Shivan’s uncle
  • Shammi Thilakan as Aadhi Kesavan’s father
  • V. I. S. Jayapalan as Periyavar
  • Japan Kumar as Gurka
  • Charandeep as a corrupt police officer
  • Stunt Silva as Royapuram Guna
  • Supergood Subramani as a police officer
  • Pondy Ravi as a police officer
  • Cheran Raj as Aarumugam, Shakthi’s father and Sivan’s driver.
  • Poo Ram as a police officer
  • Jiiva as Special appearance in “Paatu Onnu”
  • Jithan Ramesh as Special appearance in “Paatu Onnu”
  • R. T. Neason
  • Sridhar
  • Scarlett Mellish Wilson a dance number “Jingunamani”
  • Hazel Crowney as a dance number “Jingunamani”
  • Raveena Daha as a Special appearance


The film story deals with Sivan a well-respected don in the area of Madurai. After his driver is killed in an altercation with a few enemies, including a rowdy cop, he takes the driver’s son Shakthi as his own. Shakthi grows up with a vengeful hatred towards the Police uniform and other Khaki clothing. Even towards his eventual lover, initially hating, but then seeing her good side, But it is when his Father desires him to wear the uniform, that turns the tables on the illegal work of Sivan. How Shakthi deals with his Father, and an unknown assailant forms the crux of the story.

Jilla Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹50 crore
Worldwide Collection₹85 crore

About Jilla Movie:

  • In September 2013, it was reported that Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal would be playing police officers in the film.
  • Nisha Agarwal was rumored to be performing in the film, but she denied these rumors on Twitter, stating that she had not been approached for a film role.
  • The opening ceremony for the film was held on 11 March 2013 at R. B. Choudary’s Chennai office. The first schedule of film shooting took off on 13 May in Madurai and Karaikudi with Mohanlal and Poornima Bhagyaraj.
  • Jilla was theatrically released on 10 January 2014 and received generally positive reviews from critics. Jilla completed a 100-day theatrical run on 19 April 2014. The film earned ₹85 crore in its entire run at the box office. The film was a commercial success. It was also screened in Japan in 2020.
  • The film received generally positive reviews from critics and audiences who praised the cast performances (particularly Mohanlal and Vijay), background score, and action sequences, while the length was criticized and consequently trimmed by ten minutes.
  • The satellite rights of the film were purchased by Sun TV for a record price of ₹16 crores (US$2.0 million).
  • Jilla’s opening netted around ₹10 million (US$130,000) in Tamil Nadu alone. The film grossed around ₹25 million (US$310,000) worldwide on its opening day and ₹70 million (US$880,000) worldwide in its extended five-day weekend
  • In July 2017, Rishtey Cineplex Hindi TV channel held the Television Rating Point ranking #3 for the telecast of the Hindi dubbed version titled Policewala Gunda 2.