Remake of 2011 Tamil Movie Mouna Guru, Akira has Sonakshi Sinha playing the lead role supported by Konkana Sen Sharma and Anurag Kashyap in key roles. Prominent actors Atul Kulkarni and Mithun Chakraborty appear in supporting roles along Tamil actress Raai Laxmi making a cameo appearance.
Akira has A.R.Murugadoss who earlier gave blockbuster Hindi movies such as Ghajini and Holiday wielding the megaphone, R.D.Rajasekhar handling the cinematography and music composed by Vishal-Shekhar with background score by John Stewart Eduri.
Distributed by Fox Star Studios, the movie is set for theatrical release on 2nd September 2016. On July 4, Akira’s Official Trailer released across Social Media to an overwhelming response becoming viral and has garnered 4.6 million views on Youtube within the first 3 days.