Actor Ayushmann Khurrana would hope for a profession reset with the upcoming movie An Action Hero, wherein he performs a film star caught in an motion movie plot in actual life. Ayushmann beforehand described the movie as a ‘disruptive genre-breaker’. An Action Hero arrives after a string of disappointing releases for the once-unbeatable star.
Drawing from the 90s Hollywood hit Last Action Hero, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, An Action Hero shouldn’t be solely arrange as a thriller but additionally a commentary on the fickle nature of stardom — together with a point out of the present risky occasions the place Bollywood stars usually discover itself on the receiving finish of the general public wrath.
Watch An Action Hero trailer | Ayushmann Khurrana and Jaideep Ahlawat
A chase sequence teased within the trailer is laced with humour, with each Ayushmann and Jaideep Ahlawat’s antagonist (who believes that Ayushmann’s character was liable for his brother’s dying) in high kind. Jaideep beforehand performed a ‘villainous’ type in an identical chase-oriented set-up in Dibakar Banerjee’s Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar. Anirudh Iyer, who has assisted on movies like Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero and Tanu Weds Manu Returns, has written the story, whereas Neeraj Yadav has penned the screenplay.
Ayushmann is finest recognized for socially related household dramas like Badhaai Ho and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, however latest efforts to realize the identical degree of success have failed. Ayushmann’s movies have been struggling on the field workplace within the post-pandemic period; Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, Anek, and the latest Doctor G all underperforming, regardless of typically optimistic response.
The movie’s poster confirmed Ayushmann’s character posing heroically in entrance of a film poster, teasing the movie’s self-referential tone. Directed by Anirudh Iyer, the film was beforehand described as a “slick action and offbeat satire.” An Action Hero is produced by Aanand L Rai, who’s in any other case recognized for his small-town dramas. The movie will likely be launched in theatres on December 2.