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A Soldier Is Never Off Duty

Let's shed light on the premise! Captain Virat Bakshi [Akshay Kumar], an army man, returns home to Mumbai for his holidays. His family takes him to see Sahiba [Sonakshi Sinha], but he rejects her. Later, on another occasion, he finds out that she is actually a boxer and is surprised by her personali...(more)

Source: Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama


Akshay Kumar�s �Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty�

�Holiday�, the official remake of the monster Tamil hit �Thuppaki�, gives Akshay Kumar a chance to return to full combat mode. He plays a patriotic soldier willing to stretch a few rules in the line of duty, whether it is wielding sharp shears on a suspect�s finger, or shooting bad guys point blank....(more)

Source: Shubhra Gupta , Indian Express


A Soldier Is Never Off Duty has many things going for it

Farad isn�t your usual villain. He looks refined, sober and it�s only in a stray moment of maniacal laughter or an evil glance that the diabolic side of the character comes through. An interesting choice to play the bad guy. Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty is not for the connoisseurs. It�s ...(more)

Source: Nikhil Kumar, Apunkachoice


It is a complete action entertainer. An All Round Akshay Special

The tag line 'A soldier is never off duty' perfectly suits with the story as Akshay Kumar (Virat Bakshi), an Indian Army jawan who is no less than an entire Army troop does not forget his call of duty even while dating his lady love, beautiful boxer Sonakshi Sinha (Saiba).All in all the movie Holida...(more)

Source: Suparno, One India


Holiday lacks the sustained intensity and urgency of an edge-of-the-seat spy thriller.

He is much more than just a man in military fatigues. Kick-boxer, sharpshooter, dancer, spy: he has the ability to become what he wills. But one thing he certainly isn�t is a tinker. Half-measures definitely aren�t his scene. He is an invincible superhero primed to put all invincible superheroes...(more)

Source: Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV Movies


There is a consistent slickness in action scenes and occasional suspense too

In an important scene in Holiday, Akshay Kumar, playing a military secret agent, assembles a squad of eleven army men, and together they follow around a band of terrorists through the crowded city, tracking their every move. Akshay and his team keep a safe distance from their targets, trying to rema...(more)

Source: Rajeev Masand , IBN Live

BO Report World Wide

Country 2nd Weekend 3rd Weekend 4th Weekend Life Time Collection Opening Day Opening Weekend
USA ($) 226702.00 73929.00 14624.00 --- --- 306591.00
Australia (A$) 95376.00 19180.00 1381.00 --- --- 97266.00
Malaysia (MYR) 22353.00 6547.00 1170.00 --- --- 25551.00
India (Rs) --- --- --- 1126500000.00 120000000.00 410000000.00
Canada ($) --- --- --- --- --- 72427.00
UK (€ ) --- --- --- --- --- 106496.00

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Tu Hi Toh Hai” Irshad Kamil Benny Dayal Listen
2 “"Aaj Dil Shayrana" ” Irshad Kamil Arijit Singh Listen
3 “"Blame The Night" ” Irshad Kamil Arijit Singh, Aditi Singh Sharma, Piyush Kapoor Listen
4 “"Palang Tod Ke" ” Irshad Kamil Mika Singh, Ritu Pathak Listen
5 “"Ashq Na Ho" ” Irshad Kamil Arijit Singh Listen