Bujjigadu (Telugu: బుజ్జిగాడు) is a 2008 Telugu language film directed by Puri Jagannadh and produced by K. S. Rama Rao. The film features Prabhas, Trisha Krishnan and Sanjana playing the lead roles. The film has been dubbed into Tamil as Kumaran Rajini Rasigan, in Hindi as Deewar: Man of Power (2009) and in Malayalam as Rudran Mr Munna Made in Chennai. The film was later remade in Bangladesh as Pagla Deewana by Pori Moni & Shah Riaz. It was earlier titled as Shadow with Shriya Saran and Prabhas in the lead role, however due to her busy schedule, Shriya opt out from the film.
|Directed by||Puri Jagannadh|
|Produced by||K.S. Rama Rao|
|Written by||Puri Jagannadh|
Kota Srinivasa Rao
|Music by||Sandeep Chowta|
|Cinematography||Shyam K. Naidu|
|Distributed by||Creative Commercials|
Bujji (Prabhas) and Chitti (Trisha Krishnan) are inseparable childhood friends. One day while they are playing, Chitti gets angry as her sand castle was destroyed by Bujji. She scolds him and tells him to go away from her and never to meet her again. When he pleads her, she asks him to prove his sincerity by staying away from her for twelve years and promises to marry him if he does so. Though devastated, Bujji reluctantly agrees to stay away from her and moves to Chennai to keep a distance. Meanwhile, Chitti's family moves to Hyderabad, cutting all ties from Bujji's family.
Bujji grows up in Chennai and becomes a hooligan though he preserves his soft nature and his love for Chitti. After 12 years he comes back to meet Chitti but caught up in a small brawl and ends up in jail. There he meets the sons of Machi Reddy (Kota Srinivasa Rao) and they offer him one crore to finish off Sivanna (Mohan Babu). Bujji thinks that he could save money for his married life and agrees.But when Bujji tries to kill Sivanna, he is injured. Sivanna gets impressed with his innocence and purity and asks him to stay with him for a while. He stays there on the name of Rajinikanth, Bujji's favorite actor.
Later Bujji meets Meghana, real name of Chitti(Trisha Krishnan), sister of Sivanna and unable to recognize her as Chitti. After few events, Bujji at last comes to know that Meghana was Chitti and tries to reveal that to Meghana. But Sivanna stops him saying that Meghana would only stay with him till she finds Bujji as she actually hates her brother, since he was responsible for his wife's death. When Machi Reddy learns that he is part of Sivanna's gang, his son shoots Chitti and kidnaps Sanjana, and says to switch her for Sivanna . Chitti sends Bujji to save Sivanna.Bujji thrashes the goons and kill all.Chitti gets saved and reunites with Bujji and lives with Sivanna.
The film was released worldwide with 750 prints.
- Prabhas as Bujjigadu alias Bujji / Linga Raju / Rajinikanth (Monty in Hindi version)
- Trisha Krishnan as Chitti / Meghana (Guddi in Hindi version)
- Mohan Babu as Sivanna
- Sanjjanaa Galrani as Kangana
- Kota Srinivasa Rao as Machi Reddy
- M. S. Narayana as Prabhas Raju
- Sunil as Sathi / Tokyo Jaani
- Ali as Sarparaju Kaatre / Bokadia
- Brahmaji as Brahmaji, Sivanna's henchman
- Subbaraju as Venkat
- Ajay as Machi Reddy's son
- Supreeth as Machi Reddy's son
- Raja Ravindra as Advocate Ravi
- Jeeva as Police Officer
- Hema as Bujji's mother
- Ahuti Prasad as Real Estate Venkat Rao, Kangana's father
- Sudha as Kangana's mother
- Prabhas Sreenu as Sivanna's henchman
- Khayyum as Sivanna's henchman
- Gautam Raju
- Besant Ravi
- Mumaith Khan as Chittu from Chilakaluru in a special appearance in "Chitti Aayire" song
|Soundtrack album by Sandeep Chowta|
|Released||18 April 2008|
|Producer||K.S. Rama Rao|
The soundtrack for the film was composed by Sandeep Chowta and released on 18 April 2008.
|Talaiva||Mark Lazaro & Anaida||4:03||Lyrics by: Bhaskarabhatla|
|Sudu Sude||Sandeep Chowta & Shruti Pathak||4:11||Lyrics by: Bhaskarabhatla|
|Chitti Aayire||Pradip Somasundaran & Sonu Kakkar||4:50||Lyrics by: Bhaskarabhatla|
Picturised on Prabhas & Mumaith Khan
|Love Me||Sandeep Chowtha & Nikita Nigam||4:07||Lyrics by: Kandikonda|
Picturised on Prabhas & Trisha Krishnan
|Guchchi Guchchi||Shruti Pathak & Sandeep Chowtha||3:14||Lyrics by: Kandikonda|
|Dhadak Dhadak||Sandeep Chowta & Nikita Nigam||4:13||Lyrics by: Kandikonda|