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Anek (movie) cast, review, story, release date, and more



Anek is Bollywood political action thriller movie in 2022. This movie is also directed by Anubhav Sinha. This movie also features Ayushmann Khurrana, J.D. Chakravarthy, Andrea Kevichusa, Deeplina Deka, Manoj Pahwa, Kumud Mishra and Loitongbam Dorendra in the lead. Also, this movie is a political action thriller about an Indian who will rise and make India win. Anek movie is also produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar and Anubhav Sinha. This movie also comes under the banner T-Series and Benaras Mediaworks.

Movie nameAnek
GenreAction thriller
CastAyushmann Khurrana,
J.D. Chakravarthy,
Andrea Kevichusa,
Deeplina Deka,
Manoj Pahwa,
Kumud Mishra
Loitongbam Dorendra
Director, WriterAnubhav Sinha
ProducerBhushan Kumar
Krishan Kumar
Anubhav Sinha
Production companyT-series
Banaras Mediaworks
Release date27 May 2022
Release languageHindi
Release platformTheatre
OTT release dateExpected in July 2022

Storyline and reviews of Anek

The story of this movie is set in the Northeast India. Anek also begins with Aido (Andrea Kevichusa) enduring racial abuse during a police raid at a pub. However, the movie soon shows that she is an aspiring boxer who harbours the dream of earning a spot in the national team to play for India. Here’s the trailer:

The trailer also crossed 2.8 cr views and after watching it, the thriller lovers are hyped by the story contrast here.

Also, the IMDb rating of the movie is 7.5/10 which is a fairly good sign to motivate watchers.

Release date and availability

The movie has already released on 27th May 2022. This movie is also released on the big screen and is ready to watch in the cinema halls. Moreover, currently, the movie is only available on Theatres and not on any OTT platforms. If there is any update about it, we will upload it here.


CastCharacter name
Ayushmann KhuranaAman/ Undercover officer Joshua
J.D. Chakravarthy
Andrea Kevichusa Aido
Deeplina DekaPavlina Hazarika
Manoj Pahwa
Kumud Mishra
Loitongbam Dorendra

Ayushmann Khurrana

  • When Ayushmann Khurrana was 4, he watched ‘Tezaab’ (1988) in a theatre and decided to become an actor.
  • Also, Khurrana’s mother is of half-Burmese descent.
  • His father also wanted him to be an actor.
  • According to him, he learned acting from her grandmother.
  • In 2004, Ayushmann’s life took a turn when he won the  MTV Roadies (Season 2), at the age of 20.
  • From 2007 to 2012, Ayushmann struggled a lot in Bollywood to get a role, and in 2012, he finally got his breakthrough with Vicky Donor.
  • He received critical acclaim for his performance in ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ (2020).
  • Now, he is also appearing in the movie Anek.

J.D. Chakravarthy

  • J.D. Chakravarthy is a film actor of Tollywood films.
  • He has also director Bollywood films like Darwaza Bandh Rakho, Durga and the story of an innocent man in jail in Darna Zaroori Hai.
  • He was also born in 1970 in a Telugu Brahmin family.
  • Moreover, he is often called J.D. by close friends and known as Chakravarthi by the Telugu film audience.
  • He also marked his debut in Ram Gopal Verma’s debut blockbuster Shiva (film) as a fellow student named J.D.
  • Chakravarthy got a new lease of life once he returned to Telugu film industry with Homam. 
  • He will also be appearing in Anek for an important role.

Andrea Kevichusa

  • Andrea Kevichusa is an Indian model and actress.
  • Also, Andrea participated in Various beauty pageants in Nagaland.
  • She has done various modelling assignments for Sabyasachi Mukherjee. This also includes Sabyasachi Mukherjee‘s Ritz evening wear, Piaf, the International Wedding Line, White Wedding, the Bold and Beautiful, and Cerise Nuit evening clothing campaigns.
  • She was also featured on the cover of American monthly women’s fashion magazine, Harper’s Bazaar’s November 2019 issue.
  • In May 2022, Andrea made her Bollywood debut with the social thriller, Anek, directed by Anubhav Sinha.
  • She also plays the female protagonist opposite actor Ayushman Khurana.
  • Her role in the film Anek is that of a boxer named Aido.

Deeplina Deka

  • Deeplina Deka is also known as Pori is a multi-talented Indian Assamese singer and actor from Guwahati, Assam.
  • She also makes her debut with the Assamese box office hit movie, “Mission China” directed by Zubeen Garg.
  • She is also an Electrical Engineer by education.
  • Also, she is a famous singer in Assam by profession.
  • She is also trained as a Kathak Dancer and held Vishard Degree in classical music.
  • Now she also worked in the movie named Anek as her Bollywood debut.

Manoj Pahwa

  • Manoj’s father was born in Pakistan, and his mother was from Uttar Pradesh.
  • He met the popular Indian actress Seema when he was working with the theatre group ‘Sambhav Group.’
  • Soon, they became friends and fell in love with each other. Moreover, on 23 January 1988, they got married to each other.
  • Afterward, Manoj Pahwa moved to Mumbai from Delhi with his family to pursue his career in acting.
  • Manoj has also acted in various Hindi television shows like ‘Shanti’ (1995), ‘Just Mohabbat’ (1996), ‘Sab Golmaal Hai’ (1997), ‘Gudgudee’ (1998), ‘Office Office’ (2001), A Suitable Boy’ (2020), Anek (2022).

Kumud Mishra

  • In 1996, Kumud debuted in the Bollywood movie ‘Sardari Begum.’ He also played the role of Amode Bajaj in it. Afterward, he continued working in theatre plays.
  • Afterward, Kumud bagged many Bollywood movies such as: Ranjhanaa (2013), Revolver Rani (2014), Lekar Hum Deewana Dil (2014), Badlapur (2015), Bangistan (2015), Airlift (2016), Sultan (2016), Rustom (2016), MS Dhoni: The untold story (2016), Rock On 2 (2016), Jolly LLB 2 (2017), and P Se Pyaar F Se Faraar (2019).
  • Moreover, he was also seen in the short film ‘Laddoo (2019).’

Loitongbam Dorendra

  • Loitongbam is a rising Indian film Actor.
  • Also, he has worked predominantly in Bollywood.
  • He appeared in the film Anem to hit the theatres in the year 2022.

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