Ashok (film)

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Ashok Poster.jpg
Directed by Surender Reddy
Produced by Valluripally Ramesh
Written by Surender Reddy
Vakkantham Vamsi
Starring N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
Sameera Reddy
Prakash Raj
Sonu Sood
Music by Mani Sharma
Cinematography Senthil Kumar
Edited by Gowtham Raju
Distributed by Maharishi Cinema
Release date
  • 14 July 2006 (2006-07-14)
Running time
172 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Ashok (అశోక్) is a 2006 Telugu romantic action film produced by Maharishi Cinema, directed and written by Surender Reddy. It stars N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Sameera Reddy, Prakash Raj and Sonu Sood. A movie about redemption, the title character must make amends to his father after blaming for the death of his grandmother while meeting a girl who understands him and his burdens. At the same time, he also must battle against a mafia-like organization who hates him.

It was released in India on 14 July 2006 in the Andhra Pradesh and later dubbed in Hindi as Ghayal:The Fighter Man. It was an average grosser at the box office.


Ashok (N. T. Rama Rao Jr.) is a mechanic who is thrown out of the house due to his rash actions that led to the death of his grandmother. His father (Prakash Raj) still harbours anger against Ashok despite his actions that have a positive outcome. He then accidentally meets an insecure yet talented dancer named Anjali (Sameera Reddy), and falls in love with her. Anjali witnesses a crime involving KK (Sonu Sood), the leader of one of largest crime syndicates in Andhra Pradesh. KK attempts to engulf Anjali within his evil plans, while Ashok wages a one-man war against KK's gang.

KK gets Ashok's friend Rajiv (Rajiv Kanakala) killed while capturing Anjali. Ashok avenges his friend's death killing KK's man, thus enraging KK. His gang captures Ashok's sister and ask for Ashok in return for her safety. Ashok's father drags him to KK's manor and asks Ashok to save his sister. Ashok and KK fight each other and just when it seems like Ashok will emerge the winner, KK's mother (Vadivukkarasi) shoots at Ashok. However, she accidentally kills her own son.

Eventually Ashok's sister is married and his father accepts Ashok again.



Studio album by Mani Sharma
8 June 2006 (India)
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Producer Valluripally Ramesh
Mani Sharma chronology


Song Title Singers
Gola Gola Ravi Varma, Sujatha Mohan
Oka Chinni KK
Jabiliki Vennelistha Hariharan, Srivardhini
Mumtaju Mahalu Devan Ekambaram, Tanvi Shah
Nuvvasalu Jassie Gift, K. S. Chitra
Yekantaga Karunya



The film was shot in Super 35 format.


The film released with 228 prints.[1]


Music by Mani Sharma was a big hit among the audiences.[2]

This film collected 10 crores in the opening week.[3]

This film was also given an 'A' certificate, along with other Telugu releases in 2006 such as Bangaram, Pokiri, and Vikramarkudu.

This film was dubbed into Tamil as Ashok.


  1. ^ "". Ashok on July 13th, with 228 prints. Retrieved 8 December 2006. 
  2. ^ "". Ashok music tops audio charts. Retrieved 4 November 2006. 
  3. ^ "". Ashok grosses 10 crores for opening week!. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 4 November 2006. 

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