Pokiri (2006)

 ●  Telugu ● 2 hrs 44 mins

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Pandu is a killer for hire, willing to accept any contract, as long as 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. What is the true identity of this mercenary?
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Cast: Ileana D'Cruz, Mahesh Babu

Crew: Puri Jagannadh (Director), Shyam K Naidu (Director of Photography), Mani Sharma (Music Director)

Rating: A (India)

Genres: Action, Comedy

Release Dates: 28 Apr 2006 (India)

Telugu Name: పొకిరి

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Did you know? Mahesh Babu's sister Manjula co-produced this film. Read More
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as Shruti
as Pandu
Supporting Actor
as Head Beggar
as Inspector Pasupathi
as Brahmy SE
as Shruti's brother
as Item Number
as Surya Narayana
Supporting Actor
as Ali Bhai
Supporting Actor
as Police Commissioner
as Shruti's mother
as Secretary Beggar

Direction

Director

Distribution

Distributor

Writers

Story Writer
Screenplay Writer
Dialogue Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography

Choreography

Choreographer

Editorial

Stunts

Stunt Director
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
01 
Music Director: Mani Sharma
Playback Singer: Naveen Sajju
02 
Music Director: Mani Sharma
Lyricist: Vishwa
03 
Music Director: Mani Sharma
Playback Singer: Suchitra Karthik Kumar
04 
Music Director: Mani Sharma
Lyricist: Kandikonda
05 
Music Director: Mani Sharma
Lyricist: Kandikonda
06 
Music Director: Mani Sharma
Playback Singer: Mahalakshmi Iyer, Karthik
Trivia:
The movie was screened at the IIFA film festival held in Dubai in 2006.

After the film's tremendous impact on commercial cinema, it was remade in multiple languages, in Tamil as 'Pokkiri' (2007) directed by Prabhu Deva and in Hindi cinema as 'Wanted' (2009). It was again remade in Kannada cinema as 'Porki' (2010). It was dubbed in Hindi as 'Tapoori Wanted'.

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

Pokiri was one of the highest grossers in the Indian film industry for 2006.

First Telugu movie to run successfully for 100 days in Chennai.

The last stunt sequence in the climax was shot over 10 days.

Ayesha Takia was supposed to play the role of Shruti but declined the role.

Mahesh Babu's sister Manjula co-produced this film.

Mahesh Babu's other movie Sainikudu was stalled to complete the shooting of this film even though he signed the former first.