The Rajjo of B-Town is coming up with kicks and punches in her upcoming film Ákira’. Directed by A.R. Murugadoss, the film is scheduled for a release on 2nd September. In Delhi Sonakshi Sinha for the promotions of AKIRA when asked about the other actress from the industry who could play her role in Akira, she replied “There cannot be a better option than me for this role. A.R. Murugadoss believed in me and I am thankful to him for giving me this role”
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“He never took me as an actress in the film and we used to do action sequences as a male actor. I must say it is not easy to do action at all and it took lot of practice to give one perfect shot” she added.
The actress also revealed that Akira will be more close to her than the character Rajjo and Akshay Kumar is her favourite actor in action packed films.
Doing ‘Akira’ has a special significance for Sonakshi as she feels now that women sportspersons like PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar are bringing laurels for the country,
Akira is an upcoming Indian action drama film co written, produced and directed by AR Murugadoss. It is the remake of Tamil film Mouna Guru (2011) and features Sonakshi Sinha in lead role.
The film’s Principal photography commenced in March 2015 and is scheduled for a worldwide release on 2 September 2016. Sonakshi Sinha while shooting got injured in an action scene for the movie on Wednesday 13 July 2016. The soundtrack composed by Vishal-Shekhar has been released on August 16, 2016. All music composed by Vishal-Shekhar
Sonakshi Sinha as Akira Sharma
Konkona Sen Sharma
Raai Laxmi (Cameo appearance)
Lokesh Vijay Gupte
Mishiekka Arora as Young Akira