Annavaram (film)

Annavaram is a 2006 Indian Telugu-language action drama film directed by Bhimaneni Srinivasa Rao (of Suswagatham fame), and stars Pawan Kalyan in main role. Mega Supergood Films produced the film. The film is a remake of Tamil film Thirupaachi. The film released on 29 December 2006. The soundtrack of the film, released on 14 December 2006.[1] It was Dubbed In Hindi As Mere Badle Ki Aag.

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Directed byBhimaneni Srinivasa Rao
Produced byParas Jain
N.V. Prasad
Written byPerarasu
Abburi Ravi(dialogues)
Story byPerarasu
Based onThirupaachi (Tamil)
StarringPawan Kalyan
Music byRamana Gogula
CinematographySethu Sriram
Edited byGowtham Raju
Distributed byDil Raju
Super Good Films
Usha Pictures
Release date
29 December 2006
Running time
174 minutes


Pothuraju (Pawan Kalyan) is a blacksmith lives in a remote village near Annavaram. He has a lovable sister named Varam (Sandhya). He runs into some hilarious incidents while searching locally for a groom for his sister. Pothuraju confides his friend Narasimha (Venu Madhav) that he wants his sister to be in a good city after her marriage. Pothuraju also nods his acceptance when a city guy named Siva Balaji (Siva Balaji) proposes to Varam. He accompines the newlyweds to Hyderabad and finds a girl Aishwarya (Asin) and they both fall in love after initial mishaps.

On a trip to Hyderabad, Pothuraju saves a court witness from Tappas Balu (Ashish Vidyarthi), a don dominating central Hyderabad. He also learns of a local don Gutkha Ravi, who controls northern Hyderabad and troubles Varam's husband's canteen business. In an altercation at the Golconda Fort, Narasimha gets murdered by a thug Purnapool Ganga (Lal), who dominates south Hyderabad. Varam's husband Siva told Pothuraju to leave Hyderabad if he wants his sister to be happy. After, Narasimha's funeral he leaves his hometown stating that he got a job in a cloth manufacturing company. In reality, he comes with a mission in Hyderabad.

Pothuraju warns Ganga that the latter will killed by him. He also calls ACP J. D. Yadav (Nagendra Babu) and warns him that he will kill all the dons of Hyderabad, as the police department fails in their duty. Later on, Pothuraju's friend Sairam (Brahmaji) who is a police inspector, comes to know about this. Pothuraju Challenges Sairam that he will give up his mission if the latter keeps any one thug of Hyderabad at least for the single day. Sairam fails in his mission and loses his son, as he was killed by Balu.

This harsh lesson makes Sairam helps Pothuraju. Thus, Sairam lists Pothuraju the entire mafia network of Hyderabad by providing the specification of who leads the various areas. Pothuraju writes their names in papers and randomly chooses Balu. He kills Balu stating that he is not killing instead 'clearing'. One day Aishwarya Meets Pothuraju at the temple and finds that he is not working in any cloth manufacturing company. Pothuraju manages to make Aishwarya believe that he is working in a travels company. Thus, Aishwarya gets a promise from Pothuraju that he should meet her and spend time with her frequently.

Later on, Pothuraju provokes Ravi to kill his own brother by sticking funeral posters of Ravi and making him think that his brother is the person who is killing people all over Hyderabad. After the death of Ravi's brother, Ravi realises his brother is not the one who stuck the funeral posters, so he hides himself in the politician's house to be away from the hands of Pothuraju. The Politician damages his own car and house and makes the policebelieve that someone has attacked his house. The police decides to provide security for the politician. This makes Ravi feels happy, considering that Pothuraju can't come to his place by fooling all these inspectors and kill him. Sairam soon found out that Ravi is hiding in the politician's place.

Pothuraju wants Sairam to disband the police protection, but Sairam refused because this is the police's responsibilities to protect. He can only inform Pothuraju who has to kill Ravi. Later on, Pothuraju brings a group of people who rally due losing their money to the fraud financier who is hiding in the politician's place. With the rally Pothuraju enters the Ravi's fort and kills him. Yadav inquires the people that involve the rally regarding identity of Pothuraju. However nobody wants to tell anything because Pothuraju doing the police's job while the police do nothing and wait for their salary. Yadav's Daughter is willing to die then reveal Pothuraju's identity because she was rescued by Pothuraju from Balu.

Later on, Pothuraju decides to kill Ganga, and warns him. This makes Ganga seek the protection of mass group of thugs from Hyderabad. He ignites the war between police group and mafia gang in a diplomatic manner. Pothuraju disguises himself as a police inspector and enter's Ganga's fort. Sairam helps Pothuraju in his mission by hurting himself. Yadav orders his squad to hit the thugs.

Pothuraju enters the house in a police uniform, confronts a thug, and forces him to wear a police uniform. After that, Pothuraju shoots and kills the thug and throws him out of the window. Thinking that one of the fellow officers is dead, Yadav orders for open fire. all the thugs were killed, but they checked the dead 'police officer' they realise Pothuraju's trick and upstairs to find him. However, Pothuraju already stabbed Ganga and threw him to the ground right before the birth of a new year. Finally, Pothuraju surrenders to the police and releases after six months. The Movie ends with Aishwarya welcome's Pothuraju, Varam and her husband once again after returning home and complete with a happy note.



Studio album by
14 December 2006 (India)
GenreFeature film soundtrack
ProducerRamana Gogula
Ramana Gogula chronology

Ramana Gogula composed music for the film. The album was launched in stores on 14 December 2006. The film has five songs & a bit song (Film Version) composed by Ramana Gogula:

  • "Raakshasa Raajyam" – Shankar Mahadevan
  • "Lucia" – Ramana Gogula
  • "Jarra Soodu" – Tippu
  • "Neevalle Neevalle" – Kalyani
  • "Annayya Annavante" – Mano &Ganga
  • "Aa Devudu Naakosam" (Film Version) – K. S. Chithra


  1. ^ "". Pawan-Gogula combo makes 'Annavaram' a prized album. Archived from the original on 3 January 2007. Retrieved 28 December 2006. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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