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The Shaukeens

The Shaukeens posterThe Shaukeens 2014

Actor: Akshay Kumar, Annu Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Paresh Rawal
Actress: Lisa Haydon
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: 7th November, 2014
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Lisa Haydon, Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra, Rati Agnihotri
Director: Abhishek Sharma
Writer: Tigmanshu Dhulia
Producer: Murad Khetani, Ashwin Varde

This is an upcoming Hindi comedy movie that is said to feature Anupam Kher, Piyush Mishra and Annu Kapoor in lead roles along with Akshay Kumar and Lisa Haydon. Abhishek Sharma is its director. The project is said to be a remake of popular 1982 movie of the same name ‘Shaukeen’, whose direction was given by Basu Chatterjee and starred the likes of Utpal Dutt, Ashok Kumar, Rati Agnihotri, A. K. Hangal and of course Mithun Chakraborty. This remake is expected by the film lovers to be released on November 7th 2014. More than 60% of the movie had been shot in the beautiful locales of Mauritius. It is expected with excitement by the fans of Akshay Kumar and Anupam Kher, who have proved their talent for comedy.

The cast

  • Akshay Kumar playing himself
  • Lisa Haydon playing as Ahana
  • Piyush Mishra playing as Pinky
  • Rati Agnihotri appearing in special appearance
  • Anupam Kher playing as KD
  • Annu Kapoor playing as Lali

The film’s production had begun in 2014 April. Akshay Kumar had posted one of the movie’s first day filming posters apparently. Even Honey Singh, the current popular musical artist had been signed to sing a song for the film. Earlier, Singh had collaborated along with Akshay Kumar and when the latter requested him to sing a song in the movie, Singh is known to have offered to sing about 3 songs!

Initially, it was Nargis Fakhri who was signed for this movie, however, she left to do a project for Hollywood unnamed movie and the role was then offered to the upcoming actress Shraddha Kapoor. But, it was Lisa Haydon who finally got the place to star opposite Akshay. Rati Agnihotri is the only person to act in both the versions of the movie.

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