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Panjaa (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller | 9 December 2011 (USA)
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A hitman invites the wrath of his boss after beating the latter's son to death for killing an innocent woman.

Director:

Vishnuvardhan

Writers:

Rahul Koda (screenplay), Abburi Ravi (dialogue) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sarah-Jane Dias ... Sandya
Anjali Lavania Anjali Lavania ... Janvi
Jackie Shroff ... Bhagvan
Atul Kulkarni ... Kulkarni
Brahmanandam ... Paparayudu
Ali ... Chotu
Subbaraju Subbaraju ... Ashok
Adivi Sesh Adivi Sesh ... Munna
Jhansi Jhansi ... Laxmi
Tanikella Bharani Tanikella Bharani ... Guruvayya
Venkateswara Rao Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao Paruchuri ... Sabhapathi
Sampath Raj ... Sampath (as Sampath)
Pawan Kalyan ... Jai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joy Badlani Joy Badlani ... Rahul
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Storyline

Jai (Pawan), an orphan, is taken in and nurtured into a hard hitting gangster by Bhagwan (Jackie Shroff). When not busy kicking the hell out of rival gangs, he escapes his lovelorn life by running a nursery with his pal Chotu (Ali). Meanwhile, Jai runs into a Greenpeace activist Sandhya (Sarah Jane Dias) and sparks fly between the duo. When Jai couldn't bear Munna's manic activities, he confronts him. Bhagawan, father of Munna is enraged and is hell bent on revenge. An ultimate face-off between loyalty and morals ensues. Written by FilmSchool Reject

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Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Telugu

Release Date:

9 December 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Когти See more »

Filming Locations:

Kolkata, West Bengal, India See more »

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Jai: I promised to be a shadow of humans, not sadists.
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Anukoneledhugaa Kalakaanekaadhugaa
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Pawan Kalyan Back With Panjaa !
10 December 2011 | by nisarcrazyuSee all my reviews

Story :

Jai(Pawan Kalyan) is a Trust Worthy Hit-man to Bhagwan (Jackie Shroff) Who Takes Cares of Jai From his Childhood. Munna (Sesh Adivi) is The Only Son Of Bhagawan Who Loves him the most and Wants him To Get No Harm From Any others. Munna is a reckless Sadist who Cares Nobody. Jai gets attention of Sandhya (Sara Jane Dias) who is a Environment Tree Lover. Later Jaidev Gets a Situation due to Munna and Bhagawan Gives Order to Kill Jai(PK). Rest of the story is all about The Situation what Jai(PK) into.

Artist Performances :

Pawan Kalyan's Super Cool Beard Look Wid Awesome Set of Suits and Good Costumes Make Him Look Ultimate cool. His Performance is Extra Ordinary as Hit-man Character. Sara Jane Dias Looks cool in Classic Dresses and Has Done Part Very Well. Anjali Lavania is Good and Sexy in her Little Role which Suited her Well. Adivi Sesh's Acting is Perfect as a Sadistic guy. Brahmanandam is good as Papa Rayudu and gave some little laughs. Ali as PK's Assistant and Friend Does his Part Very well. Jackie Shroff Shows his Acting Skills And Makes Justice to his role. Atul Kulakarni, Tanikella Bharani, Subbaraju, Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao and Jhansi all Are Perfect Fit For Their Roles.

Plus Points Of The Film :

Pawan Kalyan Is Super Cool in His New Beard Look,Stylish Suits And Awesome Fights. Top Class Fights all over the movie and Stylised Interesting First Half. BackGround Score is Too Good.

Minus Points Of The Film :

Slow Screenplay Narration Looses The Interest From The Second Half. Some Little Rambles in the Story ( These Hardly Noticeable Like Character of Tanikella Bharani).All Songs Were Chopped as Bit Songs.That is Truly not Acceptable.

Overall Analysis :

All People Were Saying that the Storyline is Just like BALU. Who Ever Says Just Slap him and Say "If he is Playing a Role Below a Don Doesn't Mean That This is a Balu Again". Panja is Ultimate Stylish Cool Movie Which is Wasted in the Second Half due to Slow Narration That Looses The Grip Of Story. This Movie Will Work out at Multiplex's And A Class Areas. Pawan Kalyan Fans Will Be Happy. So Go Widout Any Expectations and Take Out the BALU sensation From Ur Mind so That U can Watch the Movie without any Other Secondary Thoughts. I Would Say Panjaa is Above Average. Not a Blockbuster though.


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