Ayushmann Khurrana’s last release of 2022 came in the form of An Action Hero, a witty actioner which saw him share the screen with Jaideep Ahlawat. The film has been helmed by Anirudh Iyer, who marks his directorial debut with the film. After having decent success in the theatres, the filmmakers are now planning to release it on the OTT platform so that it could reach a larger amount of audience.
This is the first time Ayushmann is seen in such a action role and his performance was appreciated. The film also stars Neeraj Madhav, Hiten Patel, Jitender Hooda and Mohammad Talib Shah in pivotal roles. Malaika Arora and Nora Fatehi both perform unique item numbers. Akshay Kumar also makes a cameo appearance.
The film's synopsis on the streaming giant reads, "A murder accusation turns a movie star's own life into an eccentric action thriller as he flees the country, with a vengeful politician hot on his heels."
The movie has got an IMDB rating of 7.9/10. An Action Hero will be making its digital debut on NETFLIX. The film will begin streaming from January 27, 2023.