- Ayushmann Khurrana is seen in a rather different role in An Action Hero
- Critics and audiences lauded the performances and ‘wacky’ storyline of the film
- Fans in India can watch An Action Hero on Netflix
The popular Bollywood film, An Action Hero, which was released towards the end of 2022 and received positive reviews from critics and audiences, is set for its digital premiere on the OTT platform in India.
An Action Hero – OTT Release Details – When and Where to watch it online
An Action Hero was released in theatres on December 9, 2022, and was loved by the critics and the audience. This is the first time Ayushmann Khurrana has been seen in such a role, and his performance was appreciated. While the details about the OTT rights were announced during the trailer release, the film is now set to release online. The movie is now streaming on Netflix, and fans that have been waiting to catch up can watch it now.
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An Action Hero started streaming on Netflix on January 27, 2023.
An Action Hero: Cast and Crew
Presented as an action-comedy thriller, the film is directed by Anirudh Iyer and written by Neeraj Yadav. The original story was penned by Iyer and developed further by Yadav. An Action Hero is produced by Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar and Aanand L. Rai under T-Series Films and Colour Yellow Productions’ banner. Besides Ayushmann Khurrana, the film also stars Jaideep Ahlawat, Jitendra Hooda, Hitel Patel, Neeraj Madhav and others.
The cinematography was done by Kaushal Shah, and the editing was done by Ninad Khanolkar. Music for the film has been given by Parag Chhabra. Music for the film has been given by Tanishk Bagchi, Biddu, Parag Chhabra, and Amar Jalal. The distribution of An Action Hero is done by AA Films.
An Action Hero: Trailer and Premise
The trailer of An Action Hero was released on November 11, 2022, and Ayushmann Khurrana took to social media and said, “CUTTING STRAIGHT TO THE CHASE! #AnActionHero Trailer Out Now! In cinemas, 2-12-22.”
The premise of the film revolves around Maanav, a successful actor, considered to be a Youth Icon, Superstar, and Action Hero, who is merely 30, and at the peak of his career. While performing stunts for one of him film shots in Haryana, he meets with an accident, which changes his life. Finding it difficult to deal with, Maanav, who was once a household name has been now living in hiding.
An Action Hero: Review
Critics and the audience gave positive response to An Action Hero, whereby Ayushmann performance was lauded for his kind of role. Meanwhile, Jaideep’s screen presence was also appreciated as he showcases the rough and tough side with credibility. The storyline of the film was called wacky and eas to watch, which keeps the audience hooked. The screenplay has been written cleverly with sequences packed with twists and turns, making it convincing for the audience to be entertained.
On the music front, popular single “Jehda Nasha” was recreated for the film. Released in 2019, the song was sung by IP Singh, Amar Jalal, and written by Amar Jalal Group. Composed by Faridkot and Amar Jalal, the song has been liked ever since it released, but became viral recently due to usage in Instagram reels and commercials.
An Action Hero: IMDb Rating
With over 17000 reviews as of January 14, 2023, An Action has been rated 8/10 on IMDb.