A killer bandit decides to become a politician in order to avenge deaths in his family.

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Shivaji Rao
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DCP Mohan Prasad
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Bukka Reddy
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Nandini
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Nagamani Reddy (as Kota Srinivasan Rao)
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Nari Reddy
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Puru Reddy
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Inspector Ashwini Sinha (as Ashwini Khalsekar)
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SP Kanoonga (as Darshan Zariwala)
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Pragathi (as Harita)
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Rakta Charitra is a biographical tale of Paritala Ravi from Andhra Pradesh, a prime accused in a number of murder cases. It is the story of a man's phenomenal rise to power and a story of the most intense blood curdling conflict ever heard of between two individuals. Moreover, the story is also the ultimate statement on the often heard disastrous consequences of a fatal mixture of caste, crime, family feuds and politics. Written by Mannu-Sadana

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surpassed sarkar and company
24 October 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Last movie of rgv i viewed in a theater was Aag. I have never expected this to b like the way it is. It has no unnecessary scenes no stupid dialogs and every one in the movie has been their best in their roles.... although the best 1 being of Bhukha. There are nice & unexpected scenes in the movie which made the movie more interesting. The first half killed almost 75% of the villains so i thought there would not be much in the second half but vivek transforming into a politician and using white ways to kill the Gundas made the movie 1 of the best 1 for rgv. It contains a lot of Blooody scenes, so i ask them who never liked movies like Saw or Wrong Turn don't go u may not like this one. "Topic is over"


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