Touted as an Indian Jason Bourne flick, Billa 2 is a prequel to the 2007 film Billa. It follows the life of David (Ajith Kumar), an ordinary man from a poor neighborhood, who joins an underworld gang and goes on to become the dreaded underworld don Billa.
BILLA 2 (TAMIL) REVIEW
He walks, not with a brash swagger, but in quick steps, with his upper body leaning forward, with the quiet efficiency of a CEO who has meetings to attend, deals to seal, business to be conducted. A man who has work to do. A man who has no time to be a hero.
This quiet, no-nonsense approach is what lends Mr. David Billa the magnetism that is usually reserved for a hero, despite the fact that he's actually a villain. Helped amply in the film's mission of glorifying this charismatic crook is the star whose vehicle this actually is - Ajith, who, apart from making eye bags look cool....