Trivia: Not Pokiri, but this title was initially chosen for Mahesh Babu-Puri Jagannadh’s film
Published on Apr 21, 2024 1:00 pm IST

Pokiri remains a defining milestone in the illustrious careers of both Superstar Mahesh Babu and the dynamic director Puri Jagannadh. The film not only shattered existing records but also set new standards in the industry.

Here’s an intriguing, lesser-known tidbit about Pokiri for fans of Mahesh Babu: Initially, the filmmakers toyed with the title Uttam Singh S/o Surya Narayana before ultimately settling on Pokiri, a choice that perfectly encapsulated the essence of the film and Mahesh Babu’s character, leading to its historic success.

Ileana starred opposite Mahesh Babu as his romantic interest, while Prakash Raj, Nassar, Ajay, Brahmanandam, Sudha, and others delivered decent performances in this blockbuster. Pokiri was jointly produced by Indira Productions and Vaishno Academy, with the renowned composer Manisharma crafting the soundtrack. Stay tuned for more fascinating trivia updates.

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