An Action Hero, an action-comedy thriller directed by debutant Anirudh Iyer, received positive reviews upon its December 2 premiere but fell short at the box office. The plot revolves around Maanav, a Youth Icon/Superstar who was only 30 years old and in the heyday of his career when he was injured while filming in Haryana. Maanav, who was once well-known, is now in hiding.
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The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Jaideep Ahlawat in lead roles. Neeraj Madhav, Alexander Garcia, Mohd Talib, Hiten Patel, Rachit Jadoun, John Byrne, Jitendra Rai, and Neill Barnes all play important roles in the film alongside Akshay Kumar in the guest role. Malaika Arora and Nora Fatehi also made cameo cameos in the tracks Aap Jaisa Koi and Jehda Nasha, respectively. Although critics lauded the film for its innovative premise, it did not perform well at the box office. Now, the creators aim to distribute it on the OTT platform in order to reach a larger audience, as it is more than simply a one-time watch film.
Now, Netflix has purchased the post-theatrical streaming rights to An Action Hero, and the film will make its digital debut on Netflix on January 27, 2023, at 12.30 pm IST/ 11 pm PT/ 2 am ET, 8 weeks after its theatrical release. The film is expected to be well received upon its digital release, as critics have praised it, and it has a solid IMDb rating of 8/10.
Unfortunately, because the streamer does not offer a free trial period, you will have to spend some money and subscribe if you want to catch up on this movie and a slew of others as they air. The good news is that you can watch Netflix on your smartphone, tablet, computer, or any other compatible streaming device. However, there are a few offers that you can use to get a free account on the streaming service.
That’s it for the article. What are your thoughts on this film? Why do you think the film bombed at the box office? Let us know in the comments down below.
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