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Siddharth and his friends go to help a flood-ravaged village. There they learn that relief material meant for flood victims is taken elsewhere and sold. They manage to save the material from going in wrong hands. However, this angers Pappu Yadav, a local candidate for assembly elections. Siddharth nominates Ajay to stand against Pappu in the elections. What will happen to Siddharth and his friends?

Details about Sainikudu Movie :

Movie Released Date
30 Nov 2006
  • Drama
  • Action
Audio Languages:
  • Telugu
  • Mahesh Babu
  • Trisha Krishnan
  • Irrfan Khan
  • Gunasekhar

Keypoints about Sainikudu :

1. Total Movie duration: 2h 40m

2. Audio Languages: Telugu

About the Movie Sainikudu: The Story of Love and Politics

The movie centres on Siddharth, who helps the other characters save a small village in Warangal from catastrophic flooding. The main character, Siddhartha, valiantly opposes Pappu Yadav, a politician who siphoned off the relief funds before they could be distributed to those in need. After a few surprises, Sidhartha abducts Varalaxmi, Pappu Yadav's fiancée.

Sainikudu Movie Release Date on OTT

The action film Sainikudu was released in theatres on 1st ‎September 2007. It is also streaming on the ZEE5 OTT platform.

Sainikudu Movie Plot

The story of Telugu movie Sainikudu is set in Rangasaipet, Warangal District, during a devastating flood. Siddarth, along with his eight friends, bravely works to rescue the affected people and save their homes. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister suggests Irfan Khan as a candidate for the Assembly Elections. Pappu Yadav, a corrupt politician, manipulates the flood relief funds for personal gain. Siddarth discovers this and decides to distribute the food supplies to the flood victims. This angers Pappu Yadav, who threatens Siddarth with Mondi Nani. Siddarth challenges Pappu Yadav by nominating his friend Ajay to run against him in the election. Pappu Yadav plans to frame Siddarth and his team with a bomb blast allegation. Siddarth and his friends are labelled as terrorists, and Pappu Yadav becomes the Home Minister. Siddarth kidnaps Vara Lakshmi, Pappu Yadav's wife, to expose his misdeeds. The movie follows the chase between Siddarth and Pappu Yadav, with the support of ACP (Telangana Shakuntala).

Sainikudu Movie Cast and Crew

In the movie, the roles were played by Mahesh Babu as Siddharth, Irrfan Khan as Parakala Purushottam Yadav aka Pappu Yadav, Trisha as Varalakshmi, Prakash Raj as J. Venkat Rao aka Mondi Naani, Kota Srinivasa Rao as Chief Minister, Adarsh Balakrishna as Vanchiraj, Telangana Shakuntala as ACP Pochamma, Ajay as Ajay Kumar, Ravi Varma as Ravi, Ravi Prakash as Siva, Narsing Yadav as Pappu Yadav's lawyer, Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao, Kondavalasa Lakshmana Rao, Raghunatha Reddy, Duvvasi Mohan. The movie is directed by Gunasekhar and produced by M.S Raju, Swapna Dutt and C. Aswani Dutt.

Interesting Facts about the Movie Sainikudu

1. The movie was shot on Super 35 digital camera, and Hollywood technology was used to colour-grade parts of the sequences and the music.

2. British Columbia, Canada did not have a theatrical debut for the Hindi-dubbed version.

FAQs about the Movie Sainikudu

Q1. In which other Telugu movies can we watch Irfan Khan?

Ans: Irrfan Khan only appeared in one Telugu movie, Sainikudu.

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