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Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor

Akshay Kumar takes a ride on the wild side.

Predicted to be his first blockbuster of the year, Bollywood brave-heart, Akshay Kumar, kicks into action this week in Yash Raj Films’ release, Tashan (meaning style).

After a successful 2007 at the UK box office, superstar Akshay Kumar, now takes control of the wheel as the driving force of Bollywood's most ambitious road trip movie to date - Tashan.

Playing 'desi' gangster, Bachchan Pandey, in his own, inimitable 'tashan' (style), Akshay Kumar is seen in a diesel-fuelled road trip from Rajasthan to Haridwar.

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor

The film marks a welcomed return to the action-flick genre that first clinched Akshay Kumar's success in the Bollywood film industry.

Incorporating state-of-the-art special effects, Tashan has action sequences performed by Akshay himself, marking the first in a series of high-octane, action flicks lined up for 2008.

These include Studio 18's Singh Is King, directed by Aneez Bazmee and filmed on the Australian Gold Coast, and the first ever Warner Bros venture into mainstream Bollywood – Chandni Chowk to China.

Commenting on Tashan, Akshay said: "I'm really excited about this film. It celebrates a return to the action genre for me and has given me the opportunity to showcase my physical and technical skills which, for me, are my art."

Yash Raj Film's Tashan, marks a new concept in Bollywood action film-making, which will surprise audiences.

Tashan also stars Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor in lead roles and it releases this week in UK cinemas.

Feature by Manish Gajjar
BBC Bollywood Correspondent

last updated: 25/04/2008 at 18:14
created: 25/04/2008

Have Your Say

Does Akshay do full justice to his character in Tashan?

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Hina Ahmed
yes he does and i like him

farheen mahamedally
very good actricereply

Brijpal Chaudhary
Yes , Definitely he really performed best in Tashan.Thanx

EasTWooD Mafia
wat u on bout good film man it aint got no story line to it

shaam
regardless of the roles he plays in any film, i think his a brilliant actor and fun to watch in every film,keep it up Akshay buddy........

Jambay Dorji
Yes,Akshay Kumar is good with co-star:Kathrina Kaif.

Manj
loved this film, good action and akshay does it again with his acting !!!

Prashant
akshay kumar is best actor in bollywood he can do any type of role.

mohit sethia
i m big fan of akki pajiakshay played a very good role in tashan realy

josh
hes a very good actor but this film is complete and utter rubbish.

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