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Naam Hai Akira (2016)

Akira (original title)
Unrated | | Action, Thriller | 2 September 2016 (India)
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A gripping action thriller about a college girl Akira, who has grown up with the ideals of being self reliant. Her life spirals out of control when she becomes unwittingly involved in a crime involving four corrupt police officers.

Director:

A.R. Murugadoss

Writers:

Santha Kumar (original story) (as Kumar Santha), A.R. Murugadoss (additional screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sonakshi Sinha ... Akira
Anurag Kashyap ... ACP Rane
Konkona Sen Sharma ... Rabia
Nandu Madhav Nandu Madhav ... Rajeshwar
Amit Sadh ... Siddharth
Atul Kulkarni ... Akira's Father
Smita Jaykar ... Akira's Mother
Lokesh Gupte Lokesh Gupte ... Manik
Uday Sabnis ... Baapu Rao
Raai Laxmi ... Maya
Chaitanya Chaudhary ... Ajay
Ankita Karan Patel Ankita Karan Patel ... Shilpa (as Ankita Bhargava)
Ashish Ghosh Ashish Ghosh ... Principal
Krishna Bhatt ... David
Aparna Ghoshal Aparna Ghoshal ... Sister D'Mello
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Storyline

Akira lives in a small town India her father had taught her to fight for rights of women at very young age she is put in remand home for an accidental crime.14 years later Akira and her mother shift to Mumbai at her brother's place and she takes admission in Holy Cross College and starts living in hostel where she is harassed by fellow students but Akira fights back ,Acp Rane is a corrupt cop who along with his fellow officers kills a person on Panvel highway after they found huge sum of money in his car, Maya a keep of Rane records his phone call to blackmail him but her handy cam gets stolen by a student of Holy Cross College who blackmails him ,Rane's fellow officers keep and eye on the college students arrests Akira thinking she has the recorded video, while Rane's man are about to kill Akira and the two men whom Maya had shown Rane's video ,Rane calls his colleague Rajeshwar and Manek asking them to leave Akira as they have caught wrong female,Rane then tells Manek to kill Akira ... Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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No one will be forgiven.

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

2 September 2016 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Naam Hai Akira See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,824, 9 September 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$212,285, 11 September 2016
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Indian American acclaimed Heart Surgeon Dr Mukesh Hariawala met Director A R Murugadoss to submit his New York Film Academy acting training credentials for a future project consideration but struck luck as Director was so impressed by his personality that he offered him a role in this movie " Akira " itself. This short role impressive performance gave a big boost to Dr MH Bollywood acting career and he is now working in over a dozen movies with top production houses and leading stars of the industry. See more »

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Remake of Mouna Guru (2011) See more »

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Rajj Rajj Ke
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Lyrics by: Kumaar
Music by: Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravjiani and Kiran Kamath
Performed by: Nahid Afrin and Vishal Dadlani
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amazing
8 November 2016 | by lovesahota-16536See all my reviews

i really liked the movie.mind blowing performance by sonakshi sinha and anurag kashyap was too brilliant in the role.the people who giving low stars did not really understand these type of movies.i really want you to see this movie in theatre because of extraordinary direction,acting & story.this movie gave me goosebumps and i am sure it will do same with you.sonakshi really fits in the role very well.i also think that this is best debut actor movie for anurag kashyap.these type of movies rise our country's reputation.so plz support these type of movies.its my humble request.its the kind of movie that will give you great feeling.it lets you feel the emotions,family drama and true face of corrupt police officers.a really must watch movie of 2016.10/10 stars from me.


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