Critics Review


Jilla - A District for Vijay fans to Rejoice

Naesan had both the enviable and unenviable task of casting Vijay and Mohanlal together. He has done justice in that part. While the movie is an out and out Vijay flick the presence of Mohanlal actually does a lot to the undercurrent tension in the film. (more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow


Mass Masala Entertainer

Tamil cinema audiences love mass hero films, which may not have logic or reason but just have the essential masala items. Vijay's Pongal release Jilla is a typical festival fiesta, a power packed, crackling thrill ride tailor-made for fans. (more)

Source: Movibuzz,


A commercial potboiler for the festive season made alive by Vijay and Mohanlal

The charismatic screen presence of Vijay and Mohanlal, few enjoyable musical tracks and comedy scenes and power packed action sequences mark Neason's Jilla that travels on a standard template and satiates Vijay's fans. (more)

Source: Editorial Board,


Jilla - Justice delivered

omedy, action, sentiment, emotion... you name it, the story has it. 'Jilla' keeps you entertained all through its long run time. Given the duration of the movie, 'Jilla' is so racy and entertaining that three hours don't seem that long. The film is one of those rare masala movies that has a specific importance assigned to each of the scenes.(more)

Source: Editorial Board,


Jilla is definitely assured filmmaking.

Neason understands that the conflict between Sivan and Sakthi is what powers his film and sets up the initial clash between these two characters very well. (more)

Source: M Suganth, Times Of India