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The Great Warrior (2009)

Magadheera (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Fantasy | 30 July 2009 (USA)
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A bike stuntman recalls his previous life as a warrior, and pursues his love's reincarnation. A sinister figure from their shared past threatens to separate them forever.


S.S. Rajamouli


Vijayendra Prasad (story), S.S. Rajamouli (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
Top Rated Indian Movies #207 | 9 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Ram Charan ... Kala Bhairava / Harsha
Kajal Aggarwal ... Mitravinda / Indu (as Kajal Agarwal)
Dev Gill Dev Gill ... Ranadev Bhilla / Raghubeer
Srihari ... Sher Khan / Solomon
Sarath Babu ... Vikram Singh Maharaj
Surya Surya ... Bhupathi Varma - Indu's father
Hema Hema
Rao Ramesh ... Aghora
Subbaraya Sarma Subbaraya Sarma ... Gurudevulu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chiranjeevi ... Special appearance
Mumait Khan ... Special Appearance (song "Bangaru kodi petta")
Noel Sean
Chandra Sekhar Chandra Sekhar

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In 1609 AD, Mitravinda, a princess, and Kala Bhairava, the warrior that she loved, die. 400 years later, the warrior is reincarnated as Harsha, a motorcycle stuntman. He brushes hands with a girl and sparks fly as he begins to recall his past life. Knowing that he is destined to love this young woman, he sets about trying to identify her. Indu does not remember her past life and keeps Harsha at a distance; playing tricks on him until she gets to know him better. However, just as the two begin to fall in love, a sinister force from their shared past returns! Written by L. Hamre

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Alternate Versions

In spite of receiving an A (adults only) classification for theatrical release, some cuts were made; an entire church marriage sequence was chopped off. An action sequence was extended with some additional footage and dialogue. See more »


Edited from Gharana Mogudu (1992) See more »


Nakosam Nuvu
Sung by Deepu, Geetha Madhuri
Composed by M.M. Keeravani
Lyrics by M.M. Keeravani
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Visual Treat. Total entertainer
1 August 2009 | by pavan-tirupatiSee all my reviews

When you are going to any S.S. Rajamouli movie..you always have a feeling that rarely he lets the audience down...right from Student no.1 to Chatrapthi to Simhadri or Yamadonga he always makes sure he provides a movie which hangs on to you for a while..well Magadheera is much more than that and arguably is best work by SS.Rajamouli so far..

Why do I say the previous line? The visuals,action sequences,romance,songs everything about this movie is really engaging and even the story though being simple makes you involve in it and during the scene where the hero dives down the mountain after the heroine..you feel your heart dropping too...and not just that scene but many others. Kajal is convincing as a bubbly girl who was a princess in her last birth..and it didn't feel that she was just a showpiece in the movie..Srihari had a brief but impacting roles of sher khan and Solomon..Chiru's guest appearance was kinda disappointing for me as I was hoping I would get to see him dance which didn't happen..but the person we definitely need to talk about here is Ram Charan the hero of the movie...Ram Charan has improved his acting by miles...compared to Chirutha..and has really proved that he can handle acting well...It seemed as if the role was written for him and no other actor would suit this role. the risky horse riding shots..the fight sequences...the sword fighting...everything was performed with ease by Ram Charan..

with good performances by the actors..and a visually stunning movie..and Rajamouli style of story telling...Magadheera would easily become one of the best movies of 2009 ..specially some sequences like fight sequence near Shiva statue...Udaygadh visual beauty...the sets used..the graphics...the concept...the opening scene..are first time ever in Telugu film industry...I give it 8/10 and its definitely worth a watch..

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Release Date:

30 July 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Bhuj, Gujarat, India See more »


Box Office


INR420,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Geetha Arts See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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