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Namrata Shirodkar calls husband Mahesh Babu's Pokkiri a 'cult classic'

The  2006 action thriller, directed by Puri Jagannadh, also starred Ileana D'Cruz

Published: 28th April 2021

Mahesh Babu's Telugu blockbuster Pokiri was released 15 years ago on this day, and the superstar's wife and actress Namrata Shirodkar shared a picture of him from the film, calling it a 'cult classic'.

"A path-breaking film of its time.. a cult classic, perfect mix of mass and class! @urstrulymahesh as Pandu was just terrific! Memories of a lifetime #15YearsOfPokiri," she wrote alongside the photo.

Pokiri was released in 2006. The action thriller directed by Puri Jagannadh also starred Ileana D'Cruz, Prakash Raj, Nassar, Ashish Vidyarthi, and Sayaji Shinde.


The film has been remade successfully numerous times. Salman Khan starred in the Bollywood remake Wanted, while the Tamil version Pokkiri featured Vijay. 

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