Anna (2016 film)

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Promotional Poster
Directed by Shashank Udapurkara
Produced by Manindra Jain
Shobhit Kumar
Shekhar Kumar
Uddipt Jain
Aniruddha Gaikar
Written by Shashank Udapurkar
Starring Shashank Udapurkar
Tanishaa Mukerji
Ankit Sharma
Govind Namdeo
Rajit Kapur
Sharat Saxena
Kishor Kadam
Music by Ravindra Jain
Edited by Sanjay Sankla
Sony Pictures Entertainment Films India
Release date
  • 14 October 2016 (2016-10-14)
Running time
130 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Anna: Kisan Baburao Hazare is an Indian biographical film, directed and written by Shashank Udapurkar. It is based on the life of Indian social activist Anna Hazare.[1] Shashank Udapurkar, director of the film, himself would be playing the titular character. The film also stars Tanishaa Mukerji, Govind Namdev, Sharat Saxena, Kishor Kadam, Daya Shankar Pandey, Ankit (Sourabh) Sharma in supporting roles. The film was released on 14 October 2016.




Movie director Shashank Udapurkar, addressed the media that he has received a formal consent from Anna Hazare for making a biopic on the anti-corruption activist, in April 2014.[1]

"It took me long to complete the script on Anna. I had drafted seven scripts before finalising it, since it is a mammoth task to present 75 years of his life in a two and half hour film "

—Shashank Udapurkar, Director.[1]


Anna Hazare himself promoted his biopic on The Kapil Sharma Show.[2]


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