Arjun (2004 film)

Arjun is a 2004 Telugu, action drama written and directed by Gunasekhar. The film starred Mahesh Babu, Shriya Saran, Keerthi Reddy, Raja Abel, Prakashraj, Saritha and Murali Mohan. Upon release the film became a moderate hit at the box office, with Mahesh babu receiving the Nandi Special Jury Award. The film was screened at the International Film Festival of India in the mainstream section. dubbed in Hindi as maidanejung.

In this film, the name of the character played by Mahesh Babu is not revealed till the end. The other roles call him with the name of the relation, but none call him Arjun, and this is revealed only at the end.The film was produced by Maheshs brother Ramesh. This was Maheshs last film released before he tied the knot with Namratha Shirodhkar. On the other hand, this was the first movie and the last as on July 2008 for Keerthi Reddy after her marriage. The film was launched at Padmalaya Studios in Hyderabad onJuly 2003 to which the whole unit of the film attended. The Technical team, except for Art and Lyrics, were retained from MaheshGunasekhars previous film Okkadu. The Filming had a single schedule which started fromJuly itself. Mahesh played a role similar to the one he played in Okkadu while Shriya Saran was roped in as the Heroine opposite him. Keerthi Reddy played the role of Maheshs sister and paired with Raja in the film. Prakash Raj played the role of Bala Nayakar, the last heir of the Nayakar dynasty who were well known in the History of Madurai while Saritha made a comeback to Telugu Cinema afteryears in the role of Andal, the wife of Nayakar. In an Interview, Saritha told that she felt that Mahesh Babu is cool and very friendly while she took it as a challenge to act with Prakash Raj. ........

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