Holiday (2014)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Musical, Drama, Romance
Critics Score
55%
Total Reviews: 35
User Score
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Total Votes: 0

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Review Summary: HOLIDAY doesn't have much to fall back upon except for a soothing musical score. But music alone isn't enough.

Average Critic Rating: (2.69)
Cast: Akshay Kumar , Dino Morea , Kashmera Shah , Onjolee Nair , Gulshan Grover , Nauheed Cyrusi , Muskan Suri , Anahita Uberoi , Sanjit Bedi , Munmun Datta , Ankur Desai , Pooja Arora , Yashodhan Bal
Director: Pooja Bhatt
Release Date: 06 Jun 2014
Est. Box Office Collection: 118.1 CR

Plot: Virat Bakshi ( Akshay Kumar ), Captain in D.I.A., a wing of Indian Army, returns to his home in Mumbai on a holiday. On his arrival, his parents rush him to see Saiba Thapar ( Sonakshi Sinha ), who they wanted him to marry. But Virat rejects her with an Read more

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Holiday - Top Reviews

Watch or Not?: The hardest bit about average films are that you are always in two minds whether to recommend them or to suggest you let it pass. However, for a change, I am suffering from no dubiousness this time. Don’t miss Holiday for the sheer fun of w
Mohar Basu, Koi Moi
In case you’re wondering the significance of the title (with a gun for the alphabet ‘L’); it’s about an army man’s annual vacation that turns out to be rather eventful. From foiling multiple terrorist attacks, destroying sleeper cells, and falling in love
Sonia Chopra, Sify
Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty movie review: Akshay can still deliver a perfect roundhouse kick but he has been looking his age for a while now.
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
With the influx of multiplexes in India, stories that were considered experimental at a point are slowly finding their way to the big screen.
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
Refreshinly Engaging
Divya Solgama, Movie Zadda
HOLIDAY doesn't have much to fall back upon except for a soothing musical score. But music alone isn't enough.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
ector: AR MurgadossIn 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
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Holiday - All Reviews

Holiday A Soldier is Never Off Duty is a fair watch for people who have not seen Thuppakki. For ones who have watched the Tamil film, this Hindi remake would not excite one bit.
Noyon Jyoti Parasara, Now Running
If you are a 3A fan – Akshay, Action and Adventure, then this is a recommended watch for you. Rest all, please take a pass on this Bollywood movie. Yet another reason why you must watch Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty, is the beautiful message with which the movie ends. Dedicated to all the Army personnel and their families, the movie salutes every person serving in the Defence forces keeping the nation safe and secure.
Teena Elizabeth, BookMyShow
Akshay fans should just not miss this one!
SachinNandani, Chirtamala
Holiday takes obscene amounts of time getting to the point, says Raja Sen.Offensively bland movies often throw up unrelated food for thought. While enduring the painfully boring Holiday, for example, I wistfully wondered how much fun things could be had t
Unknown, Rediff
After months of anticipation, Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty’ has finally hit the theaters. It is the official Hindi remake of the 2012 super hit Tamil film, ‘Thuppakki’. Both the versions have been directed by A. R. Murugadoss
Unknown, Bollywood Mantra
Conclusion: 'Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty' is somewhat muddled by its off putting romantic track but Akshay Kumar in his most wanted action packed avatar is kickass. A mast must watch for Akshay and action buffs..
Vishal Verma, India Glitz
Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha starrer Holiday which releases today has received good reviews. Critics reviews are out.Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty directed by A.R.Murugadoss which is remake of Tamil film Thupakki which garnered a very good resp
Nandhini, OneIndia
Story:An action packed tale, the story begins with Virat Bakshi (akshay) a captain with the Indian army and he comes to Mumbai for holidays. He is taken to see Sahiba (sonakshi) for alliance but he rejects her but eventually he sees another side in her wh
Unknown, Bharat Student
Entertainers Akshay Kumar and A.R. Murugadoss come together in the year's touted box office orgy after 'Jai Ho' with 'Holiday Soldier Is Never Off Duty' - the Hindi remake of Tamil blockbuster 'Thuppakki' (starring Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal). They are successful in delivering in sufficient entertainment dose for B-town action buffs and Akshay Kumar fans. But goes off duty to make any chemistry between Akshay and Sonakshi, who pop up oddly in songs and dance, spoiling the action, and on going romanticism with Akshay. But Khiladi and with his dare devil stunts thankfully complete the mission to at least thrill its target audience.
India Glitz
The thing that makes a thriller click is the turn of the events as the mystery is solved before eyes layer by layer, if that is not a case then a thriller becomes a mundane affair which just you just want to get done and over with it. Holiday is one such
Abhishek Bhardwaj, Rate Movies Here
On the whole, 'Holiday' is just an average film, no big deal, no big stakes and no big initial at box office, maybe the film picks up with word of mouth publicity but that is not an easy task for a film with no stars
P Shukla, Smash Hits
On the whole, ‘Holiday’ is just about okay. If you enjoy masala films…then this one would be for you.
Unknown, Bollywood Mixer
If you are looking for some dhamekadar time pass, HOLIDAY is a film for you. It's clear from the beginning that this is no serious cinema; just pure action, with some crazy dialogues delivered with deadpan charm by Akshay Kumar. view HOLIDAY: A SO
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
With impressive action moves, a compelling plot and taut direction, Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty is a summer hit in the making. Be prepared for suspension of disbelief though!
Unknown, Bollywood.Com
The movie Holiday- A Soldier Is Never Off Duty starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha is out in the theatres and it's definitely a wake up call for all those who keep a bad eye on this nation.The tag line 'A soldier is never off duty' perfectly suits wi
Suparno, OneIndia
A sweet, simple story about a plain Jane, Muskan (debutante Onjolie Nair)  who follows her heart, and helped by the combined talents of Pooja Bhatt, Ranjit Barot, Dino Morea along with some excellent camerawork and editing, succeeds in trapizing her way   to a place in her father's and the audience's hearts.
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IANS, MSN India
Vipul Shah and Akshay Kumar have a decent track record with hits like Waqt, Namaste London and Singh is Kingh behind them. So when they team up with the director for ‘Ghajini’ to remake the Tamil Blockbuster Thupakki in Hindi you expect it to work wonders
Unknown, Indicine
After giving a blockbuster in the form of ‘Ghajini’ and taking Bollywood into the 100 crore club for the first time, ace director A.R. Murugadoss is back with another flick in ‘Holiday-A Soldier Is Never Off Duty’ starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha.
Neha Prashar Gupta, Bollywood 3
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Mehul S Thakkar, Deccan Chronicle
Since Murugadoss is a commercial filmmaker, he always gets big stars to work with him and then he goes ahead with a safe bet, remaking a south film. Holiday is the remake of the Tamil film Thupakki. So here's a bit about the plot.
Rohit Khilnani, India Today
Courtesy: Taran Adarsh, IndiaFMWith the influx of multiplexes in India, stories that were considered experimental at a point are slowly finding their way to the big screen. Pooja Bhatt picks up the essence from the Hollywood hit Dirty Dancing [1987; Jenni
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So where does this all leave the girl in the crowd reading her ticket stub outside the theatre? Holiday – A prepaid planned disaster.
Githa Vanan, Bolly Spice
The storyline of Holiday goes somewhat like this.
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