Athadu (2005)

 ●  Telugu ● 2 hrs 52 mins

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To receive a sympathy vote, a crooked politician plans his own assassination attempt. Nandu is hired to merely wound the politician, but someone else pulls the trigger first. Framed for murder, Nandu flees and meets Pardhu, a man returning home after a long absence. The young man is killed in the police crossfire meant for Nandu. Nandu assumes Pardhu's identity and aas it turns out his new 'cousin' has a romantic interest in him. Will he be able to bury the truth forever? Can he find a way to prove his innocence and expose the crooked politician?
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Cast: Mahesh Babu

Crew: Trivikram Srinivas (Director), KV Guhan (Director of Photography), Mani Sharma (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Action, Musical, Romance, Thriller

Release Dates: 12 Aug 2005 (India)

Telugu Name: అతడు

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Did you know? The movie was one of the highest grossing films ever in Telugu cinema breaking several box office records and won many accolades. Read More
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as Nanda Gopal / Nandu / Pardhu
as Siva Reddy's Son
as Bujji
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Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
as Wife of Brahmanandam
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
as Bajji Reddy
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
as CBI investigator Anjaneya Prasad
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
as Malli
as Mother of Pardhu
Supporting Actor
as Puri

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Telugu
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
Music Label: Aditya Music
Music Director: Mani Sharma
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Music Director: Mani Sharma
Lyricist: Vishwa
Playback Singer: Suchitra Karthik Kumar, Vishwa
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Music Director: Mani Sharma
Playback Singer: Shreya Ghoshal
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Trivia:
Apart from the numerous remakes of the movie, it was also dubbed in Hindi as 'Cheetah – The Power Of One', and most remarkably into Polish as 'Poszukiwany' (Seeking), becoming the first Telugu film released in Poland. It received an overwhelming response in Poland as well.

This movie was loosely based on the book 'Point of Impact' and the Hollywood film 'Assassins'.

The movie was one of the highest grossing films ever in Telugu cinema breaking several box office records and won many accolades.

This film was dubbed in Tamil as 'Nandhu', in Malayalam as 'Target', in Hindi as 'Ek: The Power of One', and in Bengali as 'Wanted'.