Ayushmann Khurrana and Jaideep Ahlawat starrer An Action Hero released on Friday and it has received average reviews from the audience as well the critics. Bollywood divas Malaika Arora and Nora Fatehi are seen having special item numbers in the action thriller film.
Directed by Anirudh Iyer, An Action Hero took a low start at the box office. The film according to early estimates opened to a collection of Rs 1.31 crore on Friday. While Ayushmann Khurrana’s Doctor G managed to earn over Rs 3 Cr on its opening day.
The film marks the ‘Dream Girl’ actor’s first action-packed role of his career. In the film, Ayushmann plays a famous actor Manav, who could be seen in an action-packed chase against a goon, played by Jaideep Ahlawat. The film is produced by Anand L Rai and Bhushan Kumar.
If An Action Hero fails to pick up the pace, it would be Ayushmann’s fifth dud at the box office after Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, Anek and Doctor G.
Meanwhile, Ayushmann will also be seen in an upcoming comedy film ‘Dream Girl 2’ alongside Ananya Panday, Paresh Rawal, Annu Kapoor, Manoj Joshi and Vijay Raaz and the film is all set to hit the theatres on June 23, 2023.