Pokkiri is a 2007 Indian Tamil-language action film directed by Prabhu Deva. A remake of the 2006 Telugu-language film Pokiri, it stars Vijay and Asin with Prakash Raj, Nassar, Mukesh Tiwari, Vadivelu, Sriman and Napoleon playing supporting roles. Mumaith Khan and Prabhu Deva make guest appearances. Nirav Shah handled cinematography while Kola Bhaskar was the film's editor. Filming took place in India and Australia.


The city of Chennai is rife with the nefarious activities of land mafia. There are two rival gangs: one under Ali Bhai (Prakash Raj), who resides in Dubai and controls his India operations through his brothers Guru (Vincent Asokan) and Korattur Logu (Subbaraju) as well as his girlfriend Mona (Brinda Parekh); and another operated by a local goon named Narasimhan (Anandaraj). They threaten builders and landowners into giving them protection money or property through force, extortion, or murder. Mohammed Mohideen Khan IPS (Napoleon) takes charge as the new Police Commissioner of Chennai and starts cracking down on crime.