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Pokiri (2006)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  27 April 2006 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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Cast

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

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Release Date:

27 April 2006 (USA)  »

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Budget:

INR 120,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

(Technicolor)| (35 mm version)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Pokiri ran for more than 500 days at a theater in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. 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

Referenced in Oy! (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Ippatikinka
Sung by Murli and Suchitra
Composed by Mani Sharma
Lyrics by Ravi Kumar Bhaskarabhatla
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Characterization of the lead actor is good
21 June 2006 | by (Baltimore, US) – See all my reviews

Well, this is the typical Telugu movie for mass. The highlight of the film is Mahesh's brilliant performance. Apart from this, Prakash raj also has put in a fine effort.

The director Puri tried to mix lot of bollywood movies like Abtak 56, Company... The comedy track is horrible. His only forte is writing the screenplay keeping hero character in his mind.

Some of the dialog like "Once i am committed, i don't even listen to myself", " I don't know how much an idiot i am" are very good.

Ileana looks beautiful. This is Mahesh's another hit after Athadu. Nothing to talk about the music.


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