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Pokiri (2006)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 27 April 2006 (USA)
A local killer joins an underworld gang with two intentions: one for earning money and the other, for an intention unknown to everyone else.

Director:

Puri Jagannadh (as Puri Jagannath)

Writers:

Puri Jagannadh (dialogue) (as Puri Jagannath), Puri Jagannadh (screenplay) (as Puri Jagannath) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mahesh Babu ... Pandu (as Prince Mahesh Babu)
Ileana D'Cruz ... Shruti
Prakash Raj ... Ali Bhai
Nassar ... Surya Narayana (as Nasser)
Ashish Vidyarthi ... Inspector Pasupathi
Sayaji Shinde ... Police Commissioner
Brahmanandam ... Brahmy SE
Ali ... Head Beggar
Venu Madhav Venu Madhav ... Secretary Beggar
Mumait Khan ... Item Number
Sudha Sudha ... Shruti's mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ajay Ajay ... Ajay
Ganesh Babu Ganesh Babu
Master Bharath Master Bharath ... Shruti's brother
Isai Isai ... Naik
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Storyline

Pandu is a killer for hire, and will accept any contract provided the amount is right. The Police want him for questioning, while the underworld needs him to silence their opponents. No one really knows this assassin's background. It is only Pandu who knows his real identity and he has no intention of sharing it with anyone. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

India

Language:

Telugu

Release Date:

27 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tapori Wanted See more »

Filming Locations:

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 120,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 366,800,000, 26 January 2011
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color (Technicolor)| Color (35 mm version)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

First Telugu movie to run successfully for 100 days in Chennai. See more »

Quotes

Pandu's Friend: The girl lives in my neighborhood and she looks at me in a different way.
Pandu: She doesn't know how big of an idiot you are.
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Connections

References Haré Rama Haré Krishna (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Devuda Devuda
Sung by Naveen
Composed by Mani Sharma
Lyrics by Ravi Kumar Bhaskarabhatla
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Mahesh Babu's best performance till date
4 October 2007 | by aditya1989See all my reviews

A fantastic movie. Mahesh Babu was simply brilliant. The director Puri Jagannath has obviously put in a lot of hard work into the script of the movie. And how he succeeded!!!!!

The movie VCD/DVD is worth a buy. All the songs of the movie, especially the title track (Jagadame) and "Deva Devuda" are good. The action part was slightly exaggerated but thats accepatable. Another highlight of the movie was Prakash Raj performance. Sayaji Shinde as the DCP was also very lively and the scenes of the press conferences are very good. The movie is slightly boring in the middle but that is made up by a thrilling finish. The comedy track was average.

Overall a must watch movie especially for PRINCE MAHESH FANS!!!!!!


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