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Pokkiri (2007)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 12 January 2007 (India)
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Thamizh is a killer for hire with no ties and who will do any dirty job for money. He has a girlfriend who loves him but also detests his violent nature. But is Thamizh really what he purports to be?

Director:

Prabhu Deva

Writers:

Prabhu Deva (screenplay), Puri Jagannadh (story) (as Puri Jagannath) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Vijay ... Sathyamoorthy (Thamizh)
Asin ... Shruthi
Prakash Raj ... Ali Bhai
Vadivelu ... Body Soda
Napolean ... Commissioner Mohammed Mydeen Khan
Nassar ... Shanmughavel (as Nasser)
Anand Raj Anand Raj ... Narasimhan
Mukesh Tiwari ... Inspector Govind
Sriman ... Saravanan
Sriranjani Sriranjani ... Lekshmi
Vincent Ashokan Vincent Ashokan ... Guru
Dhamu Dhamu
Subbaraju Subbaraju ... Mallesh
Brinda Parekh ... Mona
Vaiyapuri Vaiyapuri ... Tamil's sidekick
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Storyline

Thamizh thug for hire in the city of Chennai who has no ties to anyone and will do any dirty work as long as the money as good. He meets a young girl named Shruthi and they fall in love. But there are two obstacles in the path of their romance : firstly, Shruthi detests Thamizh's violent ways and secondly, police sub-inspector Govindan is pursuing Shruthi obsessively with intent of making her his mistress. Meanwhile, Dubai-based crime lord Ali Bhai has arrived in Chennai for the purpose of silencing his chief rival gangster Narasimhan and also to meet Thamizh who is rising within the gang's ranks. However, during the meeting, Ali Bhai is arrested in a police raid conducted by Police Commissioner Mohammed Moideen Khan and his gang hatches a morally abhorrent plan in order to secure his release. Written by Soumitra

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Taglines:

An Anti-Criminal Operation

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

12 January 2007 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Wanted Baaghi See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 185,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 770,000,000, 31 December 2007
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Kanagarathna Movies See more »
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Color
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Trivia

After his film Aadhi in January 2006, for nearly six months Vijay was listening to stories, but none had appealed; he was supposed to do a Tamil version of Dharani's Bangaram, until that film's failure made him look at other options. That's when he got to watch the Telugu Pokiri - he felt that it would work. See more »

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Spoofed in Thamizh Padam 2 (2018) See more »

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Pokkiri Theme
Composed by: Mani Sharma
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Pokkiri (2007)
24 March 2018 | by santhosh-10290See all my reviews

The movie was not good. Nobody acted good in the movie. Only the fight scenes and Vadivelu's Comedy was good in the movie. Songs and BGM were good in the movie.


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