Neeraj Pandey’s directorial Baby had proven to be a hit amongst the audience when it released in 2015. Now there's some more good news for all movie goers and fans of Baby and Neeraj's work as the team comes back together for another mission led by Shabana Khan played by Taapsee Pannu.
'Naam Shabana' has the unique distinction of being India's first spin-off of a successful franchise. Taapsee's character had resonated
in an impactful manner with Baby's audience and the same character is
now spun-off into a full length film of its own.
Baby had several memorable characters like Akshay Kumar playing Ajay Singh Rajput, Anupam Kher playing Shukla Ji, Rana Daggubati playing Jai Singh Rathore and Danny Denzongpa playing Feroze Khan. The film was credited by many as ushering in a new era of action-thrillers for
Neeraj Pandey adds, "I remember sharing this idea of a spinoff with the principal crew and cast and the one thing that struck me was that everyone was extremely positive and inquisitive about what all could be done with it. Each one of us felt that this was that just needed to be told. Shivam's take on this story is a treat for the audience that liked BABY."
With Naam Shabana, the team heads off for more daring missions as they put country before self yet again. The spin-off will see new
characters emerge which are played by Manoj Bajpayee and Prithiviraj who join the Baby team for this outing.
Gulshan Kumar and Cape of Good Films presents, A Friday Filmworks production Neeraj Pandey's Naam Shabana directed by Shivam Nair is all set to release on 31st March 2017.