Holiday – A Soldier Is Never Off Duty, releases this week, directed by A R Murugadoss with Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead. Tipped to be an action thriller, has to be with Akki in it, the movie revolves around a military officer’s attempts to hunt down a terrorist, destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeper cells. Remake of original Tamil film Thupakki, Holiday has Akshay working full time in his vacations, for he is an army man and more so in Mumbai!
In Friday’s next we have Filmistaan, with its storyline happening in Mumbai only where Bollywood buff Sunny, who works as an assistant director, fantasizes on becoming a star. He would obviously be thrown out at the auditions before meeting a foreign crew working in remote areas in Rajasthan. Then follows his kidnapping being mistaken as an American crew-member and landing on Indo-Pak hot spot border. Directed by Nitin Kakkar wth Sharib Hashmi in lead, the movie has the potential to make you filmi.
In English movies, the Box Office has Edge of Tomorrow with Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Bill Paxton, directed by Doug Liman. An action science fiction vehicle, the movie is set in a near future in which an alien race has hit our planet. Tom Cruise dies again and again in the movie, in a time lap, in a Live, Die, Repeat mode!