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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

Credited cast:
Akshay Kumar ... Captain Viraat Bakshi
Sonakshi Sinha ... Saiba
Freddy Daruwala ... Leader of the Sleeper Cells
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
Aartii Naagpal Aartii Naagpal ... (as Aackruti Nagpal)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yugesh Anil Yugesh Anil ... Military Officer
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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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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Zakir Hussain is the only actor reprising his role from Thupakki(2012). See more »

Goofs

during the bomb chasing scene it is shown that 1 sleeper cell & army man watching movie in theatre and other roaming in mall. In both places security checks are done very strictly so its impossible someone to bring gun or bomb in both the places. 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 line "Dedicated to members of the Indian military and their families" is shown before the rolling titles appear. 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 »

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#Holiday Another Supehit from Akshay Kumar
5 June 2014 | by milend-tangentSee all my reviews

From a Akshay Kumar flick you expect action, comedy, romance, thrills and the movie as promised. As Capt. Virat Bakshi, he challenges the sleeper cell network hidden in the city, while romancing his lady love Saiba (Sonakshi Sinah) and placing everything including his family at stake. A movie dedicated to all our country's soldiers and their sacrifices, this movie unlike any other throws light on terrorism and the selfless act in any soldier.

Songs have catchy tunes by Pritam and location of songs are very fresh.

The movie is a definite must watch and make sure you have a tub of popcorn for every tantalizing twist the movie offers!


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