‘Naam Shabana’ poster out; watch Taapsee’s action avatar in sizzle video

The poster of ‘Naam Shabana’ starring Taapsee Pannu in the lead has been revealed. The film is an action thriller and is a spin-off from the actress’ character in her 2015 hit ‘Baby’. It also brings back other characters from the movie, including Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa and Madhurima Tuli. Manoj Bajpayee, Elli Avram and Prithviraj Sukumaran are also a part of the cast.

Akshay Kumar shared the first poster on Twitter writing, “Shabana reminds me of a quote, "The only time a woman is helpless is when her nail polish is drying!" Sharing the #NaamShabanaPoster, more soon.”

The greyish tinged poster has Taapsee in a running pose with a backpack, and in action mode in background images, along with other characters.

The makers have also released a special ‘sizzle’ video which includes some behind-the-scene shots and Taapsee can be seen undergoing training for her character. It also announces the trailer release date on February 10.

The ‘Pink’ actress plays Shabana Kaif in the movie, and has undergone training in mixed martial arts, Kudo and Krav Maga for the role. French stuntman Cyril Raffaelli was roped in as stunt director for the film while Abbas Ali Khan lent his skills as a fight instructor.

The movie was shot in Mumbai and Malaysia. It has been directed by Shivam Nair and produced by Neeraj Pandey, who had directed ‘Baby’. 'Naam Shabana' is set to hit screens on March 31.