The movie Holiday- A Soldier Is Never Off Duty is a wake up call for those who are trying to invade our country. It is a Bollywood action thriller film written and directed by A.R. Murugadoss, and produced by Vipul Shah. It features Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles, along with Govinda in a supporting role. It is a remake of the 2012 Tamil film Thuppakki starring Vijay and Kajal Agarwal in lead roles which was also directed by A. R. Murugadoss.
The film has released and the verdict is out. Holiday movie is a total entertainer for all those who are looking to have a good time. The movie is not like a typical Bollywood movie, the plot, the action, everything about Holiday is different. And with the lucky jodi- Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha coming together for this movie, it ought to be a hit film. The fans have loved the movie too, and the Twitter timeline is flooded with positive tweets about the movie coming straight from the fans.
A fan tweeted, "Just saw #Holiday !!! Loved it !!! Akshay Kumar truly rocks, he is very restrained, strong, effective ....Superlative stuff !!". A number of such tweets are doing the rounds, you wouldn't want to miss out on such a classic film. A movie coming from such a class director like AR. Murgadoss and Bollywood superstars Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha and Govinda, you just can't afford to miss this.
Here are our top 10 reasons why you just have to watch Holiday movie...
It is a remake of Murugadoss' 2012 super hit Tamil film, Thuppakki, which became a hit on the account of its unusual plot, lead actor Vijay's performance, direction and bad guy in the shape of Vidyut Jamwal. The movie is a perfect mix of everything, romance, comedy, emotion and action. The story has a fresh take on patriotism which you just have to see.
A Soldier Is Never Off Duty is an out-and-out Akshay Kumar vehicle. Akshay Kumar (Virat Bakshi), an Indian Army jawan who is on holiday but still never forgets his duty towards his country. Akshay is seen doing some mind boggling stunts and he decimates sleeper cells with his bare hands. The actor has given a brilliant performance, so all you Akshay fans just can't miss this movie.
Sonakshi Sinha (Sahiba), plays a boxer in the movie. Sona will be seen in a different light in this movie. The actor even took boxing lessons from Vijendra Singh for her role in the movie. So you have to watch the movie if you want see the new- slim and curvy Sona live in action.
Special Appearance by Govinda
Govinda is hilarious in the small cameo role he has done in the movie. Thought his role is short, the actor has given a hilarious performance and remains in our minds, even after walking out of the theaters.
The movie stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha, the hit jodi of Bollywood. This couple has created waves in the box office with their previous movies. Their chemistry is one of a kind and therefore makes it one of the best reasons for you to watch this movie.
Greg Powell, of Skyfall fame has directed the action sequences fantastically. Akshay is probably one of the best action stars Bollywood has seen in a long time and he again reminds us why he is on the top of heap. Hand-to-hand combat and a fight sequence aboard a ship are fantastically done. He climbs down from a building with such ease that he can even give Spiderman an inferiority complex.
The soundtrack is composed by Pritam Chakraborty. The songs have already topped all the music charts and once you watch the movies, you'll realize how well they have been pictured as well.
This director is famous for his movies all over the world, he is the king of film making, an ace director who knows it all. He is a writer and producer as well, and the director who made the blockbuster movie Ghajini. If you liked Ghajini, then trust me you are going to love this movie.
Freddy doesn't play a bearded, chest thumping terrorist but a tech savvy guy without any back story of wrongs committed against him/his family. He has given a truly good performance as the main villain opposite Akshay Kumar.
All in all, with a tight screenplay Holiday movie makes for a great watch and will keep . The film conveys its message without losing out on the entertainment front. The pace is taut and the narration engaging. Action sequences are interspersed with comedy and romance, and don't allow your interest to flag. The story is intelligent and keeps you guessing about what happens next.