Gowri is a 2004 Indian Telugu-language action film directed by B.V. Ramana . It stars Sumanth and Charmme Kaur in the lead roles, and was produced by Sravanthi Ravi Kishore. It is the Telugu remake of the 2004 Tamil film Thirumalai, starring Vijay and Jyothika. Gowri was a hit at the box office, grossing close to 17 crore. The film was later dubbed into Hindi under the title The Gunda.
Gowri (Sumanth) is an orphan and a motorcycle mechanic living in Dhoolpet, Hyderabad. Shweta (Charmme Kaur) is the daughter of a media moghul Chandra Shekhar (Vizag Prasad). Gowri and Shweta fall in love with each other to the disapproval of Chandra Shekhar, who seeks the help of a mafia leader Sarkar (Atul Kulkarni) to separate them. Gowri eventually overcomes Sarkar and convinces Chandra Shekhar to accept him.