The enemy gang members are killed while the hero is performing a religious ritual is adapted from the climax of Coppola's film
The smuggling of drugs using inner tires and salt is a clear nod to the sergio leone classic
This was actually first Indian version of the The Godfather (Prem Nath played the role of The Godfather)
Chinni Jayanth appears as Velu Naikkar
The people look to Siva as their savior and ask for his help in repairing the water pipe.