Taapsee Pannu’s upcoming film ‘Naam Shabana’ is an action thriller directed by Shivam Nair and produced by Neeraj Pandey.
The film marks to be Hindi cinema’s first spin off, a concept that is widely explored in the west. A Spin off that focuses, in particular, in more detail on one aspect of that original work (e.g. a particular topic, character, or an event) in this case being Taapsee’s characters from Baby (directed by Neeraj Pandey). The film will also have cameos played by all the actors who had worked in Baby.
The film brings back ‘Baby’ team including Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa and Madhurima Tuli besides new entrants Manoj Bajpayee, Elli Avram and Prithviraj Sukumaran.
Taapsee has undergone training in mixed martial arts, Kudo and Krav Maga for the role of Shabana Kaif in the action thriller. French stuntman Cyril Raffaelli was roped in as stunt director for the film while Abbas Ali Khan lent his skills as a fight instructor.
Shot in Mumbai and Malaysia, ‘Naam Shabana’ is set to released on March 31, 2017.