Ankusam is 1990 Telugu action film directed by Kodi Ramakrishna and produced by Shyam Prasad Reddy. The film stars Rajasekhar and his wife Jeevitha in lead roles while Rami Reddy and MS Reddy play supporting roles. The film is about an honest cop who fight against his enemies and saves the life of his mentor who is the chief minister by sacrificing his life. The film become a blockbuster at box-office and provided major breakthrough in the career of Rajasekhar and Kodi Ramakrishna. The film was dubbed and released in Tamil as Idhuthaanda Police which also became successful. Ravi Raja Pinisetty directed the Hindi and Kannada remakes - Pratibandh and Abhimanyu with Chiranjeevi and V. Ravichandran respectively in 1990.