Nayagan (Tamil), starring J.K. Ritesh, is being brought
to Telugu audiences under the title Ankusam. Inspired by a
Hollywood thriller, the film was a dark horse, when bigger movies
with more established stars were performing abysmally at the box
office. The film has now been dubbed with a few portions of the
movie modified to appeal to Telugu audiences.
J.K. Ritesh and Srinath are the lead actors in this action film
set against the mafia wars that rage in the city away from the
public eye. Srinath and Sangeetha are playing the roles of doctors.
Mariya Manohar, one of Mani Sharma's disciples, has scored the
Keerthi Chawla, Anita, Uttej, Jayaprakash Reddy, Rallapalli,
Mallaikarjun Rao and Telangana Shakunatala and other are in the
supporting star cast. Story, screenplay and production was by V.K.
Vijayakumar Reddy and Saravanashakthi was the director of the
The Telugu is in DTS mixing stage and expected to hit theatres