Watch Pokkiri Raja
- 2 hr 43 min
Pokkiri Raja is a 2010 Indian action-comedy film directed by Vysakh and starring Mammootty, Prithviraj Sukumaran, and Shriya Saran in lead roles. The film is produced by Tomichan Mulakupadam under the banner of Mulakupadam Films. Pokkiri Raja is a mass entertainer that has all the elements of a commercial film- larger-than-life action sequences, comedy, romance, and drama. The story of the film revolves around Madhavan Nair played by Mammootty, who is a wealthy businessman and the owner of the famous Chennai-based hotel chain, Mahavir Group of Hotels. Madhavan Nair's son (Jagathy Sreekumar) and his employees are involved in illegal activities, which creates unrest in the city. On the other hand, Raja played by Prithviraj Sukumaran is a small-time thief who robs people to make a living. Raja's love interest is Anjali (Shriya Saran), who is a die-hard fan of Madhavan Nair. The plot thickens when Raja's life takes an unexpected turn when he meets Prince (also played by Mammootty), who is the younger twin brother of Madhavan Nair. Prince is a simpleton who has been kept hidden from the public eye by Madhavan Nair due to his mental illness. Prince's character adds an element of comic relief to the movie. Prince's innocence and childlike behavior are a breath of fresh air to the otherwise action-packed movie. The chemistry between the lead actors is fantastic. Mammootty, as both Madhavan Nair and Prince delivers a power-packed performance. Prithviraj Sukumaran is impressive in the role of Raja. His character grows from being a common criminal to someone who is righteous and wants to make a difference in society. Shriya Saran plays the love interest of the two heroes and does justice to her role. The film also features Jagathy Sreekumar, who is excellent in his role as the antagonist. The music of the movie is composed by Jassie Gift. The songs are peppy and upbeat, matching the tone of the movie. The background score is also well done and sets the mood for the scenes. The cinematography by Shaji Kumar is noteworthy. The action sequences are well choreographed and keep the audience engaged. The film was shot in several locations in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The sets and locations are visually stunning and add an element of grandeur to the movie. The film's production value is top-notch and adds to the overall experience of watching the film. Overall, Pokkiri Raja is a masala entertainer that is a perfect blend of action, comedy, and drama. The movie has something for everyone. It is a quintessential commercial film that will keep the audience entertained from start to finish. The film is a perfect tribute to the golden age of cinema in South India, which focused on larger-than-life heroes, astounding action sequences, and explosive dialogues. For those who love commercial cinema, Pokkiri Raja is a must-watch.