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Directed by Bandi saroj kumar
Produced by D. Bhaskara Rao
Written by Bandi saroj kumar
Music by Rohit Kulkarni
Cinematography Bandi saroj kumar
Edited by Bandi saroj kumar
Distributed by Mannan Films
Release date
  • 14 January 2010 (2010-01-14)
Country India
Language Tamil

Porkkalam (Tamil: போர்க்களம்; English: Battlefield) is a 2010 Indian Tamil-language action film Directed, Edited & Cinematography by debutant Bandi Saroj Kumar. Starring Kishore of Polladhavan and Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu fame, Tinnu Anand, who starred in Mani Ratnam's Nayagan and Bombay, comedy actor Sathyan and Smitha, a newcomer from Karnataka, in lead roles and seven artists as Villains, the film has musical score by Rohit Kulkarni. The film was released on 14 January 2010.




The first schedule was shot in late 2008 in various places in Tamil Nadu including Dhanushkodi, Madurai, Tenkasi, Thiruchendur, Karaikudi and Rameswaram. Following this, the film's second schedule was shot from 13 October 2008 to 26 November 2008 in the parts of Chennai and Puducherry and in the Ramoji Film City, in Hyderabad, while in January 2009, the third and last schedule was shot in several places in Thailand.[1] The film was also heavily publicized through the internet prior through release, on social networking sites.



The film opened in a few centres across Chennai, Tamil Nadu to an average opening. The film which grossed Rs. 5,70,286 in the opening weekend in Chennai and became a failure at the box-office.[2] Baradwaj Rangan of The Hindu wrote,"In Porkalam, the first-time director Bandi Saroj Kumar (who’s barely in his mid-twenties, I hear) takes the visual-narrative to a wholly different level, in the sense that this is a film that might actually have worked without dialogue."[3]


Soundtrack album by Rohit Kulkarni
Released November 2009
Recorded 2009
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Capital Film Works
Producer Rohit Kulkarni

Film score and the soundtrack are composed by Rohit Kulkarni, despite early indications that Yuvan Shankar Raja would compose the music.[4] The songs were released straight to the shelves, with the album containing several debutant singers.

Track listing
No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Aran Thiran" KK (singer)  
2. "Indha Bhoomyil" Nisha 5:19
3. "Porkkalam Theme" Nisha, Candy, Mimosa  
4. "Unnale" S. P. B. Charan  
5. "Yaaro Ivan Yaaro" Karthik, Carolisa  


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