Pokkiri is a 2007 Indian Tamil action film directed by Prabhu Deva. It is the Tamil remake of the 2006 Telugu film Pokiri, and stars Vijay and Asin in the lead roles with Prakash Raj, Nassar, 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. The story revolves around a thug who joins a local gang just for the sake of earning money while the police struggle to catch the criminals. Filming took place in India and Australia.