Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Shivam Nair|
|Screenplay by||Vikram Bhatt|
Devi Sri Prasad|
Yo Yo Honey Singh
Arko Pravo Mukherjee
|Edited by||Mukesh Thakur|
Bhaag Johnny (English: Run Johnny) is an Indian Hindi language Bollywood thriller film directed by Shivam Nair, and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Vikram Bhatt and co-produced by Ajay Kapoor. The film stars Kunal Khemu, Mandana Karimi and Zoa Morani in leading roles. It was released on 25 September 2015.
Bangkok-based Janardhan "Johnny" Arora (Kunal Khemu) is called in by his conniving boss Ramona Bakshi (Manasi Scott) where she accuses him of cheating and gives him a chance to redeem himself by going to Pattaya on a vacation. Whilst there, he learns from Ramona's right-hand man Mr. Nobody (Aseem Merchant) that she sent him to murder a girl named Tanya Malik (Zoa Morani) who appears to pose some threat to Ramona. Although intent on saving his job, the moment he sets his sight on the beautiful Tanya, he is drawn into a state of confusion as to whether he should save the innocent girl's life or his job. However, a genie Jinn (Vikram Bhatt) appears to help him and gives him an offer to live 2 different lives of his own, where one life will be completely isolated from another. As he accepts this offer, Johnny finds himself at the head of a conspiracy and several events unfolding fast.
- Kunal Khemu as Janardhan "Johnny" Arora
- Zoa Morani as Tanya Malik
- Mandana Karimi as Rachel Robinson
- Manasi Scott as Ramona Bakshi
- Vikram Bhatt as Jinn
- Nishigandha Wad as Savitri Arora
- Arun Bali as Acharya Ji
- Mukul Dev as ACP Pathan
- Major Bikramjeet Singh as Third Eye Detective
- Mohan Kapoor as Tanya's boss
- Aseem Merchant as Mr. Nobody
- Gyan Prakash as Tanya's father
- Deana Uppal in a special appearance in the song Aankhon Aankhon
- Urvashi Rautela as a dancer in the song Daddy Mummy
|Soundtrack album by Devi Sri Prasad (DSP)|
|Released||20 August 2015|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Singles from Bhaag Johnny|
|1.||"Daddy Mummy"||Kumaar||Devi Sri Prasad (DSP)||Devi Sri Prasad (DSP), MM Manasi||04:25|
|2.||"Iss Qadar Pyar Hai"||Faaiz Anwar||Arko Pravo Mukherjee||Ankit Tiwari||03:50|
|3.||"Aankhon Aankhon"||Yo Yo Honey Singh||Yo Yo Honey Singh||Yo Yo Honey Singh||04:04|
|4.||"Kinna Sona"||Amitabh Verma||Mithoon||Sunil Kamath||05:03|
|5.||"Meri Zindagi"||Amitabh Verma||Mithoon||Rahul Vaidya||05:25|
Earlier, Deepak Tijori was first to direct the film with Indian television actor Karan Singh Grover. Later on, Vikram Band Tijori will not be a part of project instead of this, Kunal Khemu will play leading role.[clarification needed]
Subhash K. Jha rated the film one and half stars out of five, saying, "Not that Bhaag Johnny was ever meant to be a dud. It must have sounded promising on paper, a crime thriller with a twist to the telling."
The film grossed under ₹1 crore (US$140,000) in its first weekend. Kunal Khemu was praised by the critics and the audience as well for convincingly pulling off both Positive and Negative Character at the same time.
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