An Action Hero’s OTT rights bagged by Netflix; OTT release date to be announced soon


  • An Action Hero revolves around a struggling actor’s life in front and behind the camera.
  • The trailer of the film will be released on November 11, 2022. An Action will hit the theatres on December 2, 2022.
  • Fans can watch An Action Hero on Netflix, post the theatrical run.

Popular actor Ayushmann Khurrana is all set to play the role of an action hero, in the film titled, An Action Hero. Directed by Anirudh Iyer, the film is written by Neeraj Yadav, and also stars Jaideep Ahlawat, Mohd Talib and others.

Movie Name An Action Hero
Cast Ayushmann Khurrana, Jaideep Ahlawat and others
Director Anirudh Iyer
Theatrical Release Date 02-Dec-22
OTT Rights (Digital Rights) Netflix
OTT Release Date TBA

An Action Hero: Story

As per reports, the film would revolve around the journey of an actor who faces struggle both in front and behind the camera, however, dreams to make it big. It is said that the makers have planned the film packed with action and humour of a different kind.

An Action Hero: Theatrical and OTT release details

Fans took to social media to appreciate the same and many shared their excitement of the release too. The release date of the film has been announced as December 2, 2022. The film will first hit the theatres and will then release online. The digital rights of the film have also been bagged by an OTT giant. Post the theatrical run, fans can watch ‘An Action Hero’ on Netflix.

An Action Hero is produced by Aanand L Rai, Bhushan Kumar, and Krishan Kumar.

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An Action Hero: First Look

The first look of ‘An Action Hero’ was released on November 9, 2020, by the makers and the cast on social media. The poster, in the background, shows an action sequence, and in the front, Ayushmann is seen bruised and holding a gun as if he’s returned from a fight.

Sharing the poster, Ayushmann wrote, “Phata poster aur nikla ACTION HERO! Ladne ki acting toh kar li, kya asliyat mein lad paaunga? Trailer out on 11th Nov 2022 #AnActionHero coming to cinemas on 2nd Dec 2022 (sic).

On October 2021, Ayushmann Khurrana had announced the film with a motion teaser. Sharing the same, he had written, “Dikkat Bas Ek Hi Hai, Mujhe Ladne Ki Acting Aati Hai, Ladna Nahin… Super excited for a genre-breaking collab ONCE AGAIN with @Aanandlrai and #BhushanKumar! This one’s special! #ActionHero (sic).”

Filmmaker Aanand L Rai shared the poster with a message that read, “Ek hero, Par doh alag life! Ek parde par aur ek assal zindagi mein! Miliye An Action Hero se! Trailer out on 11th Nov 2022. #AnActionHero coming to cinemas near you on 2nd Dec 2022.”

Ahead of the trailer, Ayushmann took to Twitter and said, “The bad guy enters the chat! 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐛𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐞𝐬. #AnActionHero trailer out TOMORROW!”

An Action Hero: Trailer

The trailer of An Action Hero was released on November 11, 2022. Ayushmaan Khurrana took to Twitter to share the same and said, “CUTTING STRAIGHT TO THE CHASE! #AnActionHero Trailer Out Now! In cinemas, 2-12-22.”

Media reports also stated that the trailer launch was held in a different manner where the leads of the film came with a swag, in a swanky car. Thanking the fans for the love and response, he said, “Love. Gratitude. Action.” The trailer release of the film was also on No.1 trending on Twitter.

Ayushmaan was previously seen in Anek and Doctor G, and both films received mixed reviews from the critics and the audience.