The film was directed by Anirudh Iyer.
Last Updated: 06.38 AM, Jan 14, 2023
The past year saw Ayushmann Khurrana prove his versatility with varied roles on the silver screen, from a confused medical student to a government agent. The actor’s last release of 2022 came in the form of An Action Hero, a witty actioner which saw him share the screen with Jaideep Ahlawat. The film, which hit the big screen on December 2, 2022, is all set to arrive on OTT soon.
What is An Action Hero about?
An Action Hero chronicles the life of established movie star Manav, whose life of luxury and extravagance is irrevocably changed when he has to face off against murder charges. Forced to flee, Manav finds himself being tailed by Bhoora Solanki, a politician with a penchant for vengeance.
Who are the cast and crew behind An Action Hero?
The film sees Ayushmann Khurrana in the role of Manav, the action hero whose real life starts to mimic his reel one, while Jaideep Ahlawat stars as Bhoora Solanki, the politician hot on Manav’s tail. The film also stars Neeraj Madhav, Alexander Garcia, Mohd Talib, Hiten Patel, Rachit Jadoun, John Byrne, Jitendra Rai, and Neill Barnes in pivotal roles. Malaika Arora and Nora Fatehi also make special appearances in the songs Aap Jaisa Koi and Jehda Nasha respectively. Akshay Kumar also makes a cameo appearance in the film as well.
The film was directed by Anirudh Iyer, and written by him,along with Neeraj Yadav. Kanupriya, Swapnil Karhade, Bhushan Kumar, Bis Oseni, Aanand L. Rai and Ashish Tandel have bankrolled the film. Tanishk Bagchi, Biddu, Parag Chhabra, Amar Jalal and Sunny M.R. have composed the film’s music and soundtrack.
The review of the film on OTTplay reads “An Action Hero, as the title suggests, is, at the end of a very satisfying movie, an ode to the larger-than-life heroes of Bollywood, and its villains”.
When and where to watch An Action Hero?
An Action Hero will start streaming on Netflix from January 27, 2023 onwards.