|Directed by||Pradeep Sarkar|
|Produced by||Ajay Devgan, Jayantilal Gada, Aksshay Jayantilal Gada|
|Written by||Mitesh Shah (Dialogue)|
|Screenplay by||Mitesh Shah, Anand Gandhi|
|Primarily based on||Beta Kaagdo by Anand Gandhi|
|Starring||Kajol, Riddhi Sen, Tota Roy Chowdhury, Neha Dhupia|
|Music by||Amit Trivedi, Raghav Sachar|
|Edited by||Dharmendra Sharma|
Helicopter Eela is the story of a mother-son duo and ups and downs of their relationship. Primarily based on the Gujarati Play Beta Kaagdo written by Anand Gandhi, this film is centered across the lifetime of Eela who’s a helicopter single mom. She has a 20-year-old son who’s in faculty however stays irate often as a result of Eela pays further shut consideration to his life. She continually reminds her son Vivian in regards to the tiffin, complaints about his obsession with cell-phone and in addition not giving her sufficient time. She enters his room with no knock and in addition overhears his conversations over the cellphone.
The film begins with the scene the place Eela joins faculty and it’s her first day. Apparently, she is in the identical faculty and, in truth, the identical class of her son. Within the subsequent scene, the film takes you again to the 90s the place Eela’s story is depicted. Later, Ela’s husband (Arun) who deserted the mother-son duo halfway previously returns to their life after 10 – 15 years. He expects that the mom and son will settle for him. However, Eela and Vivaan mutually resolve that they don’t want him of their life.
Helicopter Eela is the story of a mollycoddling mom who peeves into the lifetime of her teenaged son. Within the first half, Pradeep Sarkar has fantastically tried to convey the ups and downs within the lifetime of mom and son and in addition the younger couple of Eela and Arun with a stance. The film strikes slowly with no melodrama surrounding it. Within the second half, there are confrontal scenes and over nuisance which make this film a tad too repetitive. The narrative of the film is extraordinarily non-linear which leaves the viewer in confusion relating to numerous scenes. A number of plot factors stay untouched like for instance there is no such thing as a clue what was there within the diary which Arun leaves for Vivaan. There is no such thing as a details about the previous neighbor who sit on the door all day. Furthermore, there aren’t any in-depth particulars of the form of bond the mother-son duo shares when Eela joins the music-theatre group.
Coming to the performances, this film belongs to Kajol as she has tried actually arduous to painting the character of Eela in a constructive mild. Riddhi Sen has additionally delivered his finest all through the film. The supporting forged which incorporates Tota Roy Chowdhury and Neha Dhupia have given high-quality performances.
Helicopter Eela is kind of complicated and leaves the viewers bewildered due to its non-linear narrative and lose the plot. Give it a watch solely in case you are a staunch fan of Kajol.