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Leader (2010)

A well educated idealist, who is a son of Political leader in power wants to correct the rigged political system of favors and corruption. However, this soon becomes a game of power. How ... See full summary »

Director:

Sekhar Kammula

Writer:

Sekhar Kammula
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rana Daggubati ... Arjun Prasad
Richa Gangopadhyay ... Archana
Priya Anand ... Friend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joy Badlani Joy Badlani ... Adv. Sunil Prasad
Tanikella Bharani Tanikella Bharani ... Sharma C.S.
Harshavardhan Harshavardhan ... Ali
Srinivasa Rao Kota ... Peddayana
Aahuthi Prasad
Rao Ramesh ... Mavayya
Gollapudi Maruthi Rao Gollapudi Maruthi Rao
Subbaraju Subbaraju ... Dhanunjay
Suhasini ... Mom
Suman
Udayabhanu Udayabhanu
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A well educated idealist, who is a son of Political leader in power wants to correct the rigged political system of favors and corruption. However, this soon becomes a game of power. How would he navigate through the strategies and achieve progress? Written by RTR

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India

Language:

Telugu

Release Date:

19 February 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Лидер See more »

Filming Locations:

Hyderabad, Telangana, India See more »

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A.V.M. Productions See more »
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Engrossing Political Drama
26 May 2019 | by mohit_sinsniwalSee all my reviews

A complete shift from his earlier films, Sekhar Kammula has yet again struck the right lines while directing this film.

I had lot of doubt before the movie got released, as to whether Sekhar really had the story and the guts to pull off such a film, but he did with an incredible style. The story though seems inspired from real life incidents is very well written and the dialogues are brilliant. The film slackens a bit in the second half, but the ending is a high adrenaline jump as the old man's scene moves you completely. The background music is inspiring and brings you goose-bumps every time the Leader's title track instrumental comes along.

Rana should be appreciated a lot for staying away from the commercial launch for his first film and even his subtle expressions and underplay deserves a sound applause. Finally a must watch. A complete shift from his earlier films, Sekhar Kammula has yet again struck the right lines while directing this film.

I had lot of doubt before the movie got released, as to whether Sekhar really had the story and the guts to pull off such a film, but he did with an incredible style. The story though seems inspired from real life incidents is very well written and the dialogues are brilliant. The film slackens a bit in the second half, but the ending is a high adrenaline jump as the old man's scene moves you completely. The background music is inspiring and brings you goose-bumps every time the Leader's title track instrumental comes along.

Rana should be appreciated a lot for staying away from the commercial launch for his first film and even his subtle expressions and underplay deserves a sound applause. Finally a must watch. A complete shift from his earlier films, Sekhar Kammula has yet again struck the right lines while directing this film.

I had lot of doubt before the movie got released, as to whether Sekhar really had the story and the guts to pull off such a film, but he did with an incredible style. The story though seems inspired from real life incidents is very well written and the dialogues are brilliant. The film slackens a bit in the second half, but the ending is a high adrenaline jump as the old man's scene moves you completely. The background music is inspiring and brings you goose-bumps every time the Leader's title track instrumental comes along.

Rana should be appreciated a lot for staying away from the commercial launch for his first film and even his subtle expressions and underplay deserves a sound applause. Finally a must watch.


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