Pogaru is a 2021 Indian Kannada language action drama film written and directed by Nanda Kishore and produced by B. K. Gangadhar. The film stars Dhruva Sarja and Rashmika Mandanna with Chikkanna, P. Ravi Shankar, Pavitra Lokesh, and Raghavendra Rajkumar in supporting roles, and Sampath Raj, Dhananjay, Kai Greene, Morgan Aste and Dharma as antagonists. Chandan Shetty and Gummineni Vijay composed the soundtrack, while V. Harikrishna composed the background score. Cinematography and editing are performed by Vijay Milton and Mahesh S respectively. The film is later dubbed into Tamil as Semma Thimiru and in Telugu as Pogaru.
- Dhruva Sarja as P Ramakrishna Shiva
- Rashmika Mandanna as Geetha
- Sampath Raj as JB
- Chikkanna as Shiva’s friend
- Raghavendra Rajkumar as P Ramakrishna Shiva’s Teacher/Guru
- Pavitra Lokesh as Shiva’s mother
- P. Ravi Shankar as P Ramakrishna Shiva’s step-father
- Kai Greene
- Kuri Prathap
- Bullet Prakash
- Morgan Aste
- Dharma as Inspector Aditya
- Mayuri Kyatari as Shiva’s step-sister
- John Lucas
- Shankar Ashwath as Geetha’s Father
The film was shot in Kannada, and later dubbed into Tamil as Semma Thimiru and Telugu as Pogaru.
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