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Skanda – The Attacker

September 28, 2023
2hr 47min
Status: released

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Skanda – The Attacker Movie Details:

Country India
Language Telugu
Release date28 September 2023
Running time2hr 47min
StarringRam Pothineni
Saiee Manjrekar
Directed by Boyapati Sreenu
Written byBoyapati Sreenu
Dialogues byM. Rathnam
Produced bySrinivasaa Chitturi
Pavan Kumar
Cinematography by Santosh Detake
Edited by Tammiraju
Music byS. Thaman
Production CompanySrinivasaa Silver Screen
Zee Studios

Skanda – The Attacker Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Ram Pothineni in a dual role as Bhaskar Raju and Skanda (doppelganger) (names of both not mentioned in the film)
  • Sreeleela as the Female Protagonist, Ranjith Reddy’s daughter, and the Male protagonist’s love interest (name not mentioned)
  • Saiee Manjrekar as Rudrakanti Parineeta “Ammulu”, Rudrakanti Ramakrishna Raju’s daughter and doppelganger’s love interest
  • Srikanth as Rudrakanti Ramakrishna Raju
  • Sharath Lohithaswa as Ranjith Reddy, Chief Minister of Telangana and Female Protagonist’s father
  • Prince Cecil as Sanjay Reddy
  • Ajay Purkar as Rayudu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
  • Daggubati Raja as Manikanta Raju, Protagonist’s father, and Rudraganti Ramakrishna Raju’s best friend
  • Prabhakar as Chinnappa
  • Babloo Prithiveeraj as Pradeep Malhotra
  • Sravan as Ranjith Reddy’s PA
  • Gauthami as Manikanta Lakshmi, Bhaskar’s mother
  • Indraja as Rudrakanti Bharathi, Ramakrishna Raju’s wife
  • Nithya Das as Female Protagonist’s Mother
  • Urvashi Rautela in a cameo appearance for the song “Cult Mama”


When his sister is put into a coma, a man vows to get revenge on the corrupt men who injured her.

Skanda – The Attacker Movie Budget & Box Office Collection:

Budget₹95 crore
Worldwide Collectione₹59.20 crore

About Skanda – The Attacker Movie:

Skanda: The Attacker is a Telugu action film directed by Boyapati Srinu and produced by Srinivasaa Chitturi under Srinivasaa Silver Screen in collaboration with Zee Studios. The film features Ram Pothineni in a dual role, alongside Sreeleela, Saiee Manjrekar, Srikanth, Sharath Lohithaswa, Ajay Purkar, Daggubati Raja and Prince Cecil.

On 18 February 2022, Srinivasaa Silver Screen announced their next film, which is directed by Boyapati Srinu and would star Ram Pothineni in the lead role.

It was tentatively titled as BoyapatiRAPO.

A muhurtam puja was held on 1 June 2022 in Hyderabad.

On 5 October 2022, Sreeleela was announced to play the lead female role, alongside Pothineni for the first time.

On 3 July 2023, a glimpse was released, which revealed the title Skanda.

Principal photography commenced on 6 October 2022, with the first schedule in Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad. The second schedule commenced in November, and included an action sequence. The third schedule began in January 2023. The schedule included a scene featuring Pothineni and Sreeleela.

Skanda was theatrically released on 28 September 2023. Along with Telugu, the film was also released in dubbed versions of Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam languages.

The film received mixed to negative reviews from critics, who criticized its direction, screenplay, runtime, soundtrack, dialogues, and over-the-top violence.