The film Akira is a remake of Tamil hit movie Mouna Guru, which was released in 2011. According to the sources, earlier the movie was being made in Telugu and it was titled Shankara starring budding actor Nara Rohit and Regina Cassandra. Thathineni Satya Prakash directed the film, but unfortunately the project got shelved in middle.
Later, Murugadoss decided to remake the film in Bollywood and changed it into a woman-centric movie. The movie also features Konkona Sen Sharma, Urmila Mahanta and Anurag Kashyap in key roles and whereas hot and happening actress Rai Lakshmi will be seen in cameo.
Akira’s trailer will be released on July 4th. The music is composed by Vishal, Shekar and it is scheduled for a worldwide release on 2nd September 2016.