Pourudu Telugu English Citizen is a 2008 Telugu film released onJanuary 2008. Sumanth and Kajal Aggarwal acted in the lead roles. The film was directed by Raj Aditya and produced by Sumanths sister, Supriya under the Annapurna Studios banner. The music was by Mani Sharma. It was a commercial success at the box office, having a run of over a hundred days in some theaters. It was dubbed into Hindi as Giraftaar and in Tamil as O.

Accidentally, Pandu comes to know that Jakeer Bhai is a mafia don and is not a gentleman as he is expecting. Jakeer Bhai gets Pandu killed by Kasi and his son. Ajay quits his ambition to become an IAS officer and with the help of Hussain takes revenge against Kasi, his son and also Jakeer Bhai, who is the mastermind behind Pandus death. Hussain makes everyone believe that all those, who are killed by Ajay died in a mafia gang war and helps Ajay to attend the IAS main exams as he wishes. The film ends on a happy note with the union of Samyukta and Ajay.Jeevi of idlebrain.com gave a review with a rating 35, stating Though there are dialogues justifying the title Pourudu, it is a pure personal revenge story of a Koduku. On a whole, a better climax and good fight sequences make Pourudu an average flick. telugucinema.com gave a review of ratingstating Pourudu is a regular action drama. Sumanth scores as actor but he is dogged down by the poor script. It fails to impress as its second half is too boring. Oneindia Entertainment gave a review stating though the storyline is not much impressive, it is just a time pass film. Sumanth, is able to achieve his idea, of changing his image from a soft and family hero to an action hero. The storyline is based on the theme When society fails power will rise, when power fails, a man will rise. It is an okay film for those, who like an average action movie. One more time pass film for this Sankranthi. IndiaGlitz gave a review, stating Pourudu is not your usual masala mix. But if you like something simple, then try it. Be warned though, it gets a tad too bland at times. Sify.com gave a review, stating Sumanth, who proved his mettle for the first time onscreen with Satyam couldnt repeat the magic this time. As an action hero, he succeeds to a certain extend sic, but the film is bogged down by the beaten to death plot line of a son taking avenge on the killers of his father. Rediff.com gave a review stating Even thoug

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