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Holiday (2014)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller | 6 June 2014 (India)
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A military officer uses his intellect and fighting skills to hunt and knock down a terrorist aiming to rip apart Mumbai via the sleeper cells under his command.

Director:

A.R. Murugadoss

Writers:

A.R. Murugadoss (screenplay), A.R. Murugadoss (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akshay Kumar ... Captain Viraat Bakshi
Sonakshi Sinha ... Saiba
Freddy Daruwala ... Leader of the Sleeper Cells
Sumeet Raghvan Sumeet Raghvan ... Mukund Deshmukh
Zakir Hussain ... Alvin D'Souza
Govinda ... Pratap - Virat Bakshi's Senior Commanding Officer
Premnath Gulati Premnath Gulati ... Virat's Father
Cherry Mardia Cherry Mardia ... Virat's Sister
Apoorva Arora ... Virat's Sister
Gireesh Sahedev Gireesh Sahedev ... Corrupt Police Officer (cameo)
Rajiv Kachroo ... Noel
Randheer Rai Randheer Rai ... Joel
Prayas Mann Prayas Mann ... Sleeper cell leader's brother
Aackruti Nagpal Aackruti Nagpal
Akruti Nagpal Akruti Nagpal
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Storyline

Virat (Akshay Kumar) is among a battalion of military officers that comes to Mumbai on vacation. Virat is also a secret Defence Intelligence Agent who cannot lie low, much to the irritation of his friend and sub inspector. During a bus ride, an attempt to frisk passengers for a lost wallet leads Virat to something much bigger. Within minutes, the bus is blown into pieces and he helps cops nab the carrier of the bomb, who escapes from the hospital only to be caught by Virat again. Using tact, Virat follows one clue at a time hoping to track down the terrorist on whose orders the sleeper cell terrorists plan to cause mayhem in Mumbai. Written by Sadiq khan (sadiqkhandirector@gmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A Soldier is never off duty.

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

6 June 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 500,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

INR 546,666,667 (India), 8 June 2014

Opening Weekend USA:

$394,715, 8 June 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$706,893, 15 June 2014
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Trivia

Pooja Bhatt filed a case regarding copyright against the title of the film which belongs to her as she made a film with that name in 2006. See more »

Goofs

When the boss of the sleeper cell calls to warn Virat, the cellphone continues to beep during the call. See more »

Quotes

Mukund Deshmukh: You are going to marry him?
Saiba: Yes
Mukund Deshmukh: Wonderful. He's half mad. You are half mad. Your kids will be fully mad.
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Crazy Credits

The opening title credits showcase various locations in Mumbai, in the background. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the TV broadcast version, the deleted song "Palang Tod" has been restored. It doesn't exist on the DVD or Blu-ray. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Comedy Nights with Kapil: Akshay Kumar - Holiday (2014) See more »

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Akshay Kumar action as usual with good story
7 June 2014 | by doctanwani94See all my reviews

Another hit by Akshay Kumar. the film is all about some real action and good story. Akshay has played different role in this similar to special 26 rather than his roles like boss. the movie is around a soldier who on holiday but gets on a mission to save Mumbai. A Defence intelligence agent who takes on the gang of sleeper cells without telling about his mission to his family friends as well his love ( who is Sonakshi Sinha).Akshay plays role of soldier who has courage to do anything to save his country. flawless acting with tremendous acting as usual A movie to watch with family. A complete blockbuster and in nutshell PAISAA WASOOL MOVIE


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