Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar's action and comedy Hindi movie "Khiladi 786" was released in 2800 screens on Dec 7, 2012 in India and across the world.
The movie, which was produced on a budget of Rs 45 crore ($ 9 million), has a running time of 2 hours 21 minutes.
The movie opened to average reviews. Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama gave the movie 3.5 out of 5 stars calling it a wholesome entertainer, while Madhureeta Mukherjee of Times of India gave the movie 3 out of 5 stars and said that the style of Ashish R Mohan's is unmistakably reminiscent of Rohit Shetty films.
The movie is expected to earn around Rs 15-18 crore in the first weekend.
The movie, directed by Ashish R Mohan, stars actress Asin, Mukesh Rishi, yesteryear stars Mithun Chakraborty and Raj Babbar along with Paresh Rawal and singer Himesh Reshammiya in prominent roles.
The movie features an item number 'Balma' by German model Claudia Ciesla. The movie was produced by Eros International with Himesh Reshammiya's HR Musik Limited and Akshay Kumar's Hari Om Entertainment.
The last 'Khiladi' movie was 12 years ago, which was "Khiladi 420". This is eighth 'Khiladi' movie in the series.
The music and story is by Himesh Reshammiya. Lyrics are by Sameer, Shabbir Ahmed and Himesh Reshammiya.
The movie is said to be must watch for Akshay Kumar fans.