Pokkiri Raja is the 25th film of Jiiva. Written and directed by Ramprakash Rayappa, the film has Jiiva, Hansika playing the lead, while Sibiraj portraying the antagonist. Music is by D. Imman.
Jiiva plays a mid-twenty-year-old man Sanjeevi, who has yawning problem, due to which he loses job and also gets dumped by his girlfriend initially. Later, he meets Sunita (Hansika Motwani) and falls in love with her. He goes to doctor to get rid of his yawning problem and soon realizes that he has inherited a super power from his great grandfather. On the other hand, Guna (Sibiraj), a don, plans to kill someone, but gets arrested due to Sanjeevi under a circumstance. Guna plans to kill Sanjeevi and how the later uses his super power to destroy Guna form the story.
The movie was acclaimed as a masala entertainer that blends together comedy, colour and action. “..Jiiva is convincing as the sleep inducing Sanjeevani, it needs great guts to act in such an out-of-the-box role and he must be definitely appreciated..”, quoted Sify.com