While being taken as a prisoner of war by the Pakistani force during the Kargil War, Indian army pilot Varun Chakrapani reminisces his romance with Leela, a doctor.
Cheliy is a 2017 Indian Tamil-language romance film produced, written and directed by Mani Ratnam. Made under the Madras Talkies banner, it features music composed by A. R. Rahman, cinematography by Ravi Varman and editing by A. Sreekar Prasad. The film stars Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari in the lead roles with Lalitha, Rukmini Vijayakumar, Delhi Ganesh and RJ Balaji playing other pivotal roles.[ Set in the backdrop of the Kargil War of 1999, the film narrates the story of an Indian military pilot who recalls his romance with a doctor in the lead up to the war, while being kept as a prisoner of war at a jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
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6 idlebrain | 23 Aug 2018
First half of the film is nice and second half is slow. Mani Ratnam has projected hero character with flaws. People who except sweet romance between lead pair might get disappointed. It’s a visual poetry by Mani Ratnam. There are only two kinds of reactions for this movie. You ...Read more
6 123telugu.com | 23 Aug 2018
Cheliyaa is one film which will surely draw mixed reactions. While one section of the audience will just love Mani Ratnam’s romance and taking, the regular audience will find it very hard to enjoy this serious romantic drama. Karthi and Aditi Rao’s sizzling chemistry, entertaining first half are ...Read more
4 greatandhra | 23 Aug 2018
When first trailer of "Cheliyaa" hit the youtube, everyone went gaga over it. Visuals in the teaser made declaring the master director is back. What impress in "Cheliyaa" is the same - terrific visuals. What about the story, narration, and other things? They don't impress at all. In fact, they ...Read more
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