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Athadu (2005)

Not Rated | | Action, Musical, Thriller | 10 August 2005 (USA)
A gunman for hire is framed for murder, and assumes a dead man's identity while hiding from the police.

Director:

Trivikram Srinivas
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Top Rated Indian Movies #93 | 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mahesh Babu ... Nanda Gopal / Nandu / Pardhu (as Mahesh)
Trisha Krishnan ... Puri
Prakash Raj ... CBI investigator Anjaneya Prasad
Sonu Sood ... Malli
Srinivasa Rao Kota ... Bajji Reddy
Nassar ... Grandfather (as Nasser)
Giri Babu Giri Babu ... (as Giribabu)
Brahmanandam ... Kittu - jaffa
Dharmavarapu Subramanyam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ajay Ajay ... Siva Reddy's Son
Joy Badlani Joy Badlani ... CBI Officer Siddiqui
Tanikella Bharani Tanikella Bharani ... Naidu
Brahmaji ... Bujji
Rahul Dev
Vajja Venkata Giridhar ... Giri
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Storyline

To receive a sympathy vote, a crooked politician plans his own assassination attempt. Nandu is hired to merely wound the politician, but someone else pulls the trigger first. Framed for murder, Nandu flees and meets Pardhu, a man returning home after a long absence. The young man is killed in the police crossfire meant for Nandu. Nandu assumes Pardhu's identity and his new "cousin" has a romantic interest in him... Written by L. Hamre

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Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Telugu | Hindi

Release Date:

10 August 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cheetah: The Power of One See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The DVD version of the movie was released by Aditya Music under its Aditya Video brand and won the best DVD award for its quality and is considered to be one of the highest sold DVD's in Tollywood history. See more »

Goofs

When Prakash Raj talks to his fellow officer at Nazar's house, he uses the phone on the wrong side(the reverse side) you can clearly see phone screen when he is talking, but that mobile Model is Nokia 9500, it can be used in any direction. In another scene, he opens that mobile like box and speaks directly. See more »

Quotes

Nanda Gopal: He who does not have the courage to say the truth does not have the right to lie. I have the courage.
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Connections

Remade as Ek: The Power of One (2009) See more »

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Best Indian Movie i have ever seen
26 August 2010 | by cowboysarathSee all my reviews

No doubt and ambiguity by far THE BEST MOVIE , in the Indian Film industry , How many times we see the movie it seems fresh. Editing , screenplay , everything seems to be a Hollywood setup with ecstatic story and songs . His acting and his posture in this film's awesome and picture perfect . thanks boss u rock .No doubt and ambiguity by far THE BEST MOVIE , in the Indian Film industry , How many times we see the movie it seems fresh. Editing , screenplay , everything seems to be a Hollywood setup with ecstatic story and songs . His acting and his posture in this film's awesome and picture perfect . thanks boss u rock .No doubt and ambiguity by far THE BEST MOVIE , in the Indian Film industry , How many times we see the movie it seems fresh. Editing , screenplay , everything seems to be a Hollywood setup with ecstatic story and songs . His acting and his posture in this film's awesome and picture perfect . thanks boss u rock .


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