Baby is a 2015 Indian Hindi-language action thriller movie, it was written and directed by Neeraj Pandey.The film stars Akshay Kumar in the lead role, along with Taapsee Pannu, Anupam Kher, Rana Daggubati, Mikaal Zulfiqar, Danny Denzongpa, Kay Kay Menon, Madhurima Tuli and Rasheed Naz in supporting roles.
The film was on released on 23 January 2015 to generally positive reviews from critics, who particularly praised the direction and Kumar’s performance. Made on a budget of ₹58.97 crore (US$8.3 million) .Bollywood Hungama estimated that the opening day was at ₹9.3 crore (US$1.3 million) and over the weekend and that its first weekend total was ₹36.07 crore (US$5.1 million).
The songs for the film was composed by MM Keeravani and Meet Bros Anjjan. Lyrics were written by Manoj Muntashir and the film score was composed by Sanjay Chowdhury.
Baby was produced by T-Series along with Crouching Tiger, Friday Filmworks and Cape of Good Films productions
Later, squeal of the movie was released on 31st march 2017 titled Naam Shabana The film features Tapsee Pannu as Shabana Khan in the lead and Akshay Kumar in an extended supporting cameo role.
The filming began on 4 September 2014, in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Some filming was done in Gautam Buddha University, at Meditation Hall, Shanti Sarover and Library, at Greater Noida. The second part of the movie was shot in Nepal and the team completed their final schedule in Abu Dhabi in October. Some parts were also shot in Istanbul.
Baby was banned in Pakistan by the censor boards in Islamabad and Karachi, they said that “it portrays a negative image of Muslims and the negative characters in the film also have Muslim names.