Akelli is a newly launched Bollywood Movie that was released on 25 August 2023. The movie was written by Pranay Meshram, Gunjan Saxena, and Ayush Tiwari and directed by Pranay Meshram. The main characters in the movie are Nushrratt Bharuccha as Jyoti, Nishant Dahiya as Raafiq, Rajesh Jais as Ranjit Chawla, Tsahi Halevi as Assad, Amir Boutrous as Wahab, Piloo Vidyarthi as Beeji, Mannat Duggal as Jyoti’s Niece – Mahi, Shivani Sopori as Noor Bano, Ward Musharafieh as Mahira, and Munisa Halmanova as Afra. The official runtime of the movie is 2 hours and 7 minutes.
The producers of the Akelli movie are Aparna Padgaonkar, Shashant Shah, Vicky Sidana, Ninad Vaidya, and Nitin Vaidya and the production company of the movie is Dashami Studioz. The cinematography of the Akelli movie is done by Pushkar Singh and the movie is edited by Sumeet Kotian. The score music of the movie is done by Rohit Kulkarni and the music for the songs is done by Hitesh Sonik, Gurshabad, Aman Pant, and Mehul Vyas. The distributor of the movie is PVR Pictures.
There is a total of four songs from the movie. The first song from the movie is “Tu Akelli Hi Kafi Hai” with lyrics by Manoj Tapadia, music by Aman Pant, and sung by Daler Mehndi, Piyush Kapoor, Himanshu Choudhary, Kinjal Chaterjee, and Devashri Manohar. The length of the first song from the movie is 3 minutes and 35 seconds. The second song from the movie is “O Mahey” with lyrics and music by Gurshabad and sung by Gurshabad and Chayanika Gargg. The length of the second song from the movie is 2 minutes and 41 seconds.
The third song from the movie is “Umeedon Ki Titliyan” with lyrics by Raj Shekhar, music by Hitesh Sonik, and sung by Sunidhi Chauhan. The length of the third song from the movie is 2 minutes and 11 seconds. The last and fourth song from the movie is “Mera Apana Aasma” with lyrics by Mukund Bhalerao, music by Mehul Vyas, and sung by Romy. The length of the last and fourth song from the movie is 4 minutes and 13 seconds. The total length of these four songs combined from the movie is 13 minutes and 40 seconds.
Cast list of Akelli
- Nushrratt Bharuccha as Jyoti
- Nishant Dahiya as Raafiq who was Jyoti’s colleague at the garment factory and helped her escape
- Rajesh Jais as Ranjit Chawla
- Tsahi Halevi as Assad, ISIS commander of a higher level than Wahab
- Amir Boutrous as Wahab, ISIS commander
- Piloo Vidyarthi as Beeji
- Mannat Duggal as Jyoti’s Niece – Mahi
- Shivani Sopori as Noor Bano
- Ward Musharafieh as Mahira
- Munisa Halmanova as Afra
- Merve Ozel as Sabreena
- Nand Chopra as Devendra Suri
- Kassem Mansoor as Iraqi cop Nawab
- Jessica Haddad as Momina, Wife of Nawab
- Leyla as The girl with the bomb vest
- Imam Mazhar as Factory worker Haafiz
- Nodira Murtazoyeva as Assad’s wife, Habiba
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The Akelli movie got decent good reviews from audiences and critics. Over 5.5k people rated this movie 8.5 stars out of 10 stars on IMDb, which are amazing reviews from audiences.
Saibal Chatterjee from NDTV rated this movie 1.5 stars out of 5 stars and said “This tale of a woman cornered and fighting for dear life had the potential to be a thrilling, edge-of-the-seat ripsnorter. It falls way, way short. The lacklustre Akelli is a film best left alone.“
Abhishek Srivastava from The Times of India rated this movie 3 stars out of 5 stars and said “Akelli thrives within the confines of enclosed spaces, but falters when it ventures beyond them. In an era dominated by cutting-edge, terrorism-themed series on various streaming platforms, the film struggles to maintain its impact.“
Rishil Jogani from PinkVilla rated this movie 3 stars out of 5 stars and said “Akelli is a well-made survival thriller-drama which could have done with a little trimming. The film is spine-chilling, gut-wrenching, and full of heart. It is made with utmost honesty and sincerity. A few scenes in the film may be disturbing to watch so please watch the film at your own discretion.“
Toshiro Agarwal from Times Now rated this movie 2.5 stars out of 5 stars and said “The film is an intriguing cinematic experience that defies expectations, embracing a complex theme of terrorism and survival. Pranay Meshram’s directorial debut is notable for its technical prowess, especially in sound and VFX. While the film’s pacing and thematic execution have their shortcomings, the engaging performances and suspenseful moments make it worth a watch.“
How to Watch The Akelli Movie
The Akelli movie is currently running at the box office and if you want to watch the movie now then you must have to go to the nearest theatre where the movie is currently running. You can use BookMyShow or Google Maps to find your nearest theatre and book tickets online or offline by going there. If you still can’t find any theatre near to you then you must wait until the movie gets released on an OTT platform like Sony Liv, Amazon Prime Videos, Zee5, Disney+ Hotstar, and Netflix.