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Naam Shabana (2017)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller | 31 March 2017 (USA)
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This Spin-off from Baby (2015) provides the back-story of intelligence agent Shabana, and chronicles how she becomes a spy.

Director:

Shivam Nair

Writers:

Neeraj Pandey, Rajshri Sudhakar (Dialogue Writer: Telugu)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Taapsee Pannu ... Shabana Khan
Akshay Kumar ... Ajay Singh Rajput
Manoj Bajpayee ... Ranvir Singh
Taher Shabbir ... Jai
Virendra Saxena ... Cableman (as Virendar Saxena)
Prithviraj Sukumaran ... Tony
Danny Denzongpa ... Feroz Ali Khan
Madhurima Tuli ... Anjali Singh Rajput
Murli Sharma ... Mr. Gupta
Anupam Kher ... Om Prakash Shukla
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bhuvan Arora Bhuvan Arora ... Karan
Elli Avrram ... Sona (as Elli Avram)
Rajesh Bhati Rajesh Bhati
Shiva Dagar ... Boy 1
Shibani Dandekar ... Appearence in song Baby Besharam
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In this spin-off from the 2015 movie Baby, we learn more about secret agent Shabana, played by Tapsee Pannu.

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Storyline

Shabana a college student who is also Kudo fighter lives with her mother in Mumbai at a young age she had killed her father trying to save her mother from his daily abuse and was sent to children remand home. Shabana is in love with Jai who gets killed by some spoiled brats when he tries to save Shabana from their abuse. Three months after the death of Jai the police haven't made any arrest as they were trying to save the culprits. Shabana then gets a anonymous call from Ranvir Singh telling that he will provide her details of Jai's killers in return she has to work for their secret National Defense Force. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Her story... before Baby.

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Varun Dhawan was rumored to have a role in the film. However the actor denied the claim. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, the title "BABY" (sequel of this film) flashes before the credits roll. Even the original title of the film flashes after the credits roll and after the introduction of the titular character Shabana. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the UK, the film was classified in two separate versions. The original cut of the film which was first released in theaters and passed without cuts with a 15 classification for moments of strong violence and drug misuse; and a second version which removed approximately 2 minutes and 8 seconds of footage from the film containing stronger moments of violence and drug misuse, in the hopes of obtaining a 12A classification. However the BBFC stated that in order to obtain their desired 12A classification an additional 37 seconds of cuts were required to make reductions to moments of strong violence and injury detail still present in the film and following these changes this edited version of the film was classified 12A without further cuts for moderate violence and occasional bloody images. See more »

Connections

Follows Baby (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Rozaana
Written by: Manoj Muntashir
Music by: Rochak Kohli
Performed by: Shreya Ghoshal
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User Reviews

 
Good movie but not as good as baby
2 April 2017 | by jayram-gaonkarSee all my reviews

I wasn't sure whether this movie is prequel of Baby or not. Its kind of similar to Baby. Same actors giving the descent acting performance as we had seen in Baby. Similar kind of screenplay, which is again good. I would rate it 7/10. The story-line is good but with some flaws in it. The worst part of the movie is direction. It didn't felt convincing. It was just typical Bollywood movie which is really very poor, I wouldn't rate it more 4/10. I think they didn't give much time on climax so it was kind of sudden.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

31 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Name Is Shabana See more »

Filming Locations:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia See more »

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Budget:

INR290,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$55,429
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