|Directed by||Veera Shankar|
|Produced by||Nagendra Babu|
|Written by||Satyanand(Original Story,Dialogues)
Pawan Kalyan(Adapted Story,Screenplay)
|Music by||Mani Sharma|
|Cinematography||Chota K. Naidu|
Gudumba Shankar is a 2004 Telugu action comedy film directed by Veera Shankar and produced by Nagendra Babu. Pawan Kalyan played the lead role as Gudumba Shankar while Meera Jasmine, Ashish Vidyarthi, and Sayaji Shinde played other vital roles. The music was scored by Mani Sharma. It was dubbed in Hindi as Main Hoon Chaalbaaz.
Gudumba Shankar (Pawan Kalyan) is a casanova. He is a small-time thief who makes his living by arresting people. On his way to Mumbai, he accidentally meets Gowri (Meera Jasmine). Both of them are forced to travel together. A few more incidents make them good friends. Then Shankar realizes that Gowri is a girl who ran away from her house. By then, they start having feelings for each other.
A goonda Kumaraswamy (Ashish Vidyarthi) wants to marry Gowri forcibly, which is why she runs away from the home. Kumar Rathore finds out Gowri and takes her back to the house. Kumaraswamy is extremely superstitious and he heavily depends on the astrology of Parabrahma Swamy (Brahmanandam). Shankar blackmails Parabrahma Swamy and joins the wedding house as the wedding planner along with Ali and two other buddies. Shankar tricks Kumara Swamy so that he could marry Gowri.
- Pawan Kalyan as Shankar Dikshit Lu/Gudumba Shankar
- Meera Jasmine as Gowri
- Ashish Vidyarthi as Kumara Swamy
- Kota Srinivasa Rao as Devudu
- Brahmanandam as Parabrahma Swamy
- Sayaji Shinde as 'Bejawada' Shankar Narayan
- Venu Madhav
- Rajan P Dev as Kumara Swamy's Uncle
- Ali as Gudumba Shankar's friend
- Raghu Babu
- Natanya Singh in an item song "Killi Killi"
The DVD version of this movie was released by KAD Entertainment.
The film has six songs composed by Mani Sharma:
|1.||"Le Le Le Le"||KK||05:00|
|2.||"Chiguraaku Chaatu Chiluka"||S. P. B. Charan, Sujatha||04:50|
|4.||"Chitti Nadumune"||Mallikarjun, Shankar Mahadevan, Premgi Amaren||04:54|
|5.||"Emantaro"||S. P. B. Charan, Harini||06:07|