|Directed by||M D Sridhar|
|Produced by||Dattatreya Bachhegowda|
|Story by||Puri Jagannadh|
|Music by||V. Harikrishna , Mani Sharma|
|154 minutes (A)|
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- Darshan as Dattu, Surya Narayan IPS
- Pranitha Subhash as Anjali
- Ashish Vidyarthi as Ali Bhai
- Devaraj as Police Commissioner
- Avinash as Satya Narayan Murthy
- Shobharaj As Inspector Surtan
- Sadhu Kokila
- Tennis Krishna
- Sangeetha Shetty as Sonia
- Chitra Shenoy
- Srujan Lokesh
- Sharath Lohitashwa
The film got an A Certificate from Censor Board before its release, with its runtime being 154 minutes. Later the film was recertified to get a U/A certificate, for video release, with a total of 109 cuts and the runtime being 128 minutes. The film's violence was toned down, and the film's heroine Praneetha's glamour show was completely deleted, since it was too bold for young viewers.
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The Times of India rated it 3/5 Nowrunning rated it 2.5/5 Rediff.com rated 2.5/5 Filmibeat rated it 3/5. The Deccan Herald gave a positive review, stating that "The director has remained faithful to the original story byPuri Jagannath, thereby giving unalloyed joy to both action buffs and the sentimental ones." Indiaglitz rated the film 3.5/5, stating that "For action lovers there cannot be any thing better than Porki".
The original Telugu film Pokiri, directed by Puri Jagannadh, was remade in several other languages and still found success in the respective regional cinemas. Pokkiri is the first remake. The second one was Wanted, the Hindi version in 2009. Both Pokkiri and Wanted were directed by Prabhu Deva. Prakash Raj reprises his role as the villain in both the remakes. After that, a Kannada version, Porki, directed by M. D. Sridhar, was released on 14 January 2010. Below is an actor map of the lead actors in the story of Pokiri and its remakes.
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