Akira is an upcoming Indian action and drama film. akira movie is directed by A.R.Murugadoss and produced by Fox Star Studios & A. R. Murugadoss. Akira' is the Hindi remake of Tamil hit 'Mounaguru'. 'Akira' is said to also feature veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha in an important role."AKIRA" which means "graceful strength" in sanskrit." This film will see Sonakshi Sinha playing the title role. Her role is that of an intense character, but a misunderstood girl who is forced to fight back when she is put in a corner. The film, which is an emotional thriller, will also see Sonakshi performing some lethal action for the first time on the celluloid screen. The movie highlights a strong social message and it focusses on the safety of women, the burning issue which the country is currently facing. In Akira, Sonakshi is shown as a misfit of sorts, a rebel. She moves from her hometown of Jodhpur to Mumbai for her education. Unbeknownst to others in her new city, she is also trying to escape the scars of a disturbing childhood. However, even while she’s battling society’s attempts to pigeonhole her, Sonakshi’s character finds herself in the midst of a more dangerous, and immediate, threat when she is embroiled in a crime. 'Akira' marks Murugadoss's third Hindi venture after back-to-back hits 'Ghajini' and 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty'. this flim as per scheduled for a worldwide release on 2 September 2016.