The Shaukeens

The Shaukeens
  • Movie Director: Abhishek Sharma
  • Cast and Crew: Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra, Lisa Haydon
  • Releasing Date: November 7, 2014
  • Music Composers: Yo Yo Honey Singh, Vikram Nagi, Hard Kaur, Arko Mukherjee
  • Lyricist: Siddharth Banerjee, Arko Mukherjee, Sahil Kaushal
  • Production House: Cine1 Studios, Cape Of Good Films and Ashwin Varde Productions
  • Fun Fact: Nargis Fakhri was signed for the film, but she left the project to be a part of a Hollywood film Spy.
  • Why it Made News: The film was a remake of 1982 hit Shaukeen, directed by Basu Chatterjee.

Three old friends, Lalwani (Anupam Kher), Kamaldheer Sharma alias KD (Annu Kapoor) and Pinky (Piyush Mishra) plan a Holiday to Mauritius where they meet Ahana (Lisa Haydon) who decides to commit suicide but stops so when she sees her idol Akshay Kumar. Lalwani, KD and Pinky try to get Ahana to meet Akshay, but the actor publicly humiliates the three men and Ahana. To rectify his mistake, Akshay holds a press conference where he announces that Lalwani, KD and Pinky are his uncles and that Ahana has been roped in as the new Heroine of his film.