Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Manoj Bajpayee, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Taher Shabbir
Producer: Neeraj Pandey and Shital Bhatia
Direction: Shivam Nair
Music director: Rochak Kohli and Meet Bros
Duration:2 hours 27 minutes
Naam Shabana review roundup: Taapsee’s cameo in Baby was more impressive than lead role in this film, says critics
Naam Shabana has received mixed response from viewers. While a large section of the audience believed Taapsee is both the hero and heroine of the film, others said the actress had left a lasting impression in Baby than its spin-off Naam Shabana.
Movie-goers said the film suffers from poor storyline and has nothing interesting to offer.
Story: Shabana (Taapsee) lives in the heart of Mumbai city. Her college friend Jai (Taher) secretly admires her but never really expresses it. Shabana’s life changes when some local goons kill Jai mercilessly. She then gets in touch with an undercover agent Ranvir Singh (played by Manoj) to seek revenge against Jai’s murderers. In return, Ranvir asks Shabana to get trained for a secret mission and expose Tony (Prithviraj), who deals with human-trafficking across the globe. Akshay and Anupam’s characters help Shabana get hold of Tony.
Analysis: Directed by Shivam Nair, Naam Shabana is the spin-off of Akshay’s 2015 film Baby, which also starred Taapsee and Anupam. It is the first spin-off in Indian cinema. It is an action spy-thriller and will see Taapsee reprising her role as Shabana.
Performance: The viewers say Taapsee has done a good job, yet the poor story failed to bring the best in her. Akshay steals the show despite his short role.
Below are the live updates of Naam Shabana movie review by the audience.
Ayush Kumar Tyagi: “Interval se phle @akshaykumar sir ki entry. Wow maja aa gya. @taapsee Superb movie #NaamShabana”
Alia’s Omkar: “I pretty much liking #NaamShabana , just pretty much. Hope second half is good enough ”
waiting for Queen:
“Its interval and #NaamShabana is good.Especially after 20mins.”