Watch Mr. Nookayya
- 2 hr 15 min
"Mr. Nookayya," released in 2012, is an Indian Telugu-language action comedy film directed by Ani Kanneganti. The film stars Manoj Kumar Manchu, Kriti Kharbanda, and Sana Khan in the lead roles. The film is produced by D.S. Rao under the banner of Sri Shailendra Cinemas. The movie revolves around the life of Mr. Nookayya, a skilled pickpocket who knows the ins and outs of the city. He is known to be one of the best pickpockets in Hyderabad, and he lives a carefree life without any worries. But his peaceful life takes a turn when he accidentally gets involved in a heist conducted by some desperate criminals. The movie starts with Nookayya (Manoj Kumar Manchu) stealing the wallet of the chief minister's daughter. The incident puts him on the radar of the local police, who start investigating him. But he somehow manages to escape their custody and goes back to his life of pickpocketing. Later, Nookayya meets a girl named Shilpa (Kriti Kharbanda), who falls in love with him. She assumes that he is a software engineer and has a decent job but does not know anything about his pickpocketing activities. Meanwhile, Nookayya's underworld friend Baba (Raja Abel) approaches him with a proposition to rob a bank. Nookayya initially turns down the offer but changes his mind after learning that the bank's CEO has been involved in illegal activities. Nookayya masterminds the bank heist and manages to steal a huge amount of money. However, he soon realizes that he is being chased by some powerful people, and his life is in danger. To escape from the police and the criminals, Nookayya takes refuge in Malaysia, where he meets a girl named Rageshwari (Sana Khan). Rageshwari falls in love with Nookayya, but he doesn't reciprocate her feelings. Meanwhile, the police have found out that Nookayya is in Malaysia and are after him. The rest of the movie is about how Nookayya gets out of the mess he has created and proves his innocence. The film has a lot of comedy sequences that provide some relief from the tense situations that Nookayya finds himself in. The movie's performances are strong, with Manoj Kumar Manchu delivering an excellent performance as Nookayya. His portrayal of a pickpocket who is suave and cunning yet likable is impressive. Kriti Kharbanda, Sana Khan, and Raja Abel have also done their part well, making the movie an entertaining watch. The film's cinematography is another highlight as it captures the scenic beauty of Hyderabad and Malaysia brilliantly. The background score and songs are also well composed, adding to the movie's overall appeal. Overall, "Mr. Nookayya" is an engaging action comedy that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. The combination of comedy, romance, and action makes for an entertaining watch. The movie is a must-watch for fans of Manoj Kumar Manchu, who has delivered a performance to remember.