Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty is a 2014 Indian action thriller film written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss, and produced by Vipul Shah. It features Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles, along with Farhad as the antagonist in his Bollywood debut and Govinda in a special appearance. It is a remake of Murugadoss' own acclaimed Tamil film Thuppakki (2012), which starring Vijay. The film released on 6 June 2014, becoming the biggest net grosser of the first half of 2014. The movie was reported to be one of the best thrillers to come out of Bollywood. It was also reported that Akshay Kumar's career took a new turn in terms of story selection and box office success with this movie. Akshay Kumar was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actor at 60th Filmfare Awards.