Boss (also known as Naam Hai Boss) is an upcoming Bollywood action drama film directed by Anthony D'Souza, who had earlier directed Blue (2009). The film will be produced by Ashwin Varde, and featuring Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty and Aditi Rao Hydari in lead roles. It is apparently a remake of 2010 Malayalam action masala movie Pokkiri Raja. The teaser of Boss was released on 14th August 2013 on YouTube, along with Akshay Kumar starrer Once Upon ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara!, whilst the theatrical trailer is expected to release around 27th August 2013 apparently.
Pokkiri Raja (The Rogue King) is a 2010 Malayalam action masala film starring Mammootty in the title role, along with Prithviraj and Shriya Saran in Supporting roles. The film is written by the duo Udayakrishna-Siby K. Thomas, directed by debutante Vyshakh, and the music is composed by Jassie Gift. The film was released on 7 May 2010 in Kerala. This was Shriya Saran's debut Malayalam film. The film become second highest grossing movie in the history of Malayalam Cinema behind the highest grossing Malayalam film of all time behind Pazhassi Raja. The film was dubbed in Tamil as Raja Pokiri Raja.
The film revolves around Madhavan Nair who unknowingly kills a teenager and his eldest son, Raja, takes the blame and is sentenced to jail for five years. After returning from jail, Raja moves to Madurai and there he rescues the life of the daughter of Maniannai, the village land lord and then Raja turns his right hand and he is named as Madurai Raja. Years later, he started being known as Pokkiri Raja.
Meanwhile Surya, the younger son of Madhavan Nair, is a young energetic and educated naughty guy who is well famous for his rowdisim in his village. He is sent to Ernakulam to his brother-in-law Sugunan to change his character, who is a scary cat. At Ernakulam, Surya falls in love with Aswathy unknowing that she is the daughter of the City Police Commissioner. Sugunan used to take advantage of the character of Surya and sent him in his uniform to take care of some severe police cases. Surya gets arrested for this offence. The commissioner finds that Surya is in love with his daughter and charges Surya with another drugs case and makes it a non-bailable offence. Meanwhile the commissioner plans to murder Surya in jail and gives the contract to Pokkiri Raja for 5 million. At this point, Madhavan Nair goes to Madurai in search of his elder son who left for Madurai 10 years back and finds that Pokkiri Raja is his elder son and asks for his help to rescue his younger son Surya. Mahadevan Thampi was the still photographer of this movie (adopted from WikiPedia)