Sources suggests the title is an ode to the official Khiladi Akshay Kumar
The dubbed Hindi version of Hollywood ensemble actioner The Expendables 3 will be released as 14 Khiladi.
The film is apparently an ode to the original Khiladi of Bollywood Akshay Kumar. Speaking to DNA a source confirmed, “Its reportedly an ode to Akki as the title is in direct sync with the theme of the film.”
Apart from English, the film, which will hit the theatres Aug 22, will be released in three Indian languages – Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
PVR Pictures and Multivision Entertainment – the Indian distributors of The Expendables 3 - have decided to title the dubbed Hindi version as “14 Khiladi”, read a statement.
The Expendables franchise kicked off in 2010 and the first part was directed by Sylvester Stallone.