Wanted is 2009 Indian action film directed by Prabhu Deva. The film stars Salman Khan , Ayesha Takia, Prakash Raj, Vinod Khanna and Mahesh Manjrekar in the lead roles. It is a remake of a Telugu film Pokiri, starring Mahesh Babu and Illeana D'Cruz. The film released on 18 September 2009, and broke many records at the box office upon release, due to Khan's comeback. Wanted was also the second highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year 2009. In an interview Mahesh Babu who played the lead role in the original said that Salman Khan was the perfect person in the remake of his movie, because of his personality and attitude.