Boss is a 2013 Indian action masala film directed by Anthony D’Souza. The film was produced by Cape of Good Films & Ashwin Varde Productions and features Akshay Kumar in the title role, along with Mithun Chakraborty, Shiv Pandit, Ronit Roy and Aditi Rao Hydari in lead roles. It is a remake ofMalayalam film Pokkiri Raja starring Mammootty, Prithviraj and Shriya Saran.
The teaser of Boss was released on 14 August 2013, along with the Akshay Kumar starrer Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Dobaara! which released a day after. The film was released on 16 October 2013 and received a mixed response from critics.
School Teacher Satyakant Shastri (Mithun Chakraborty) has two children, Surya and Shiv. After Surya brawls with another child multiple times and eventually kills him, Satyakant kicks him out of the family and disowns him. Years later, Shiv (Shiv Pandit) grows up as a dear son to his father, and also the only son as neither him or his dad have seen Surya for years. It is revealed that after being disowned, Surya had saved the life of a transport businessman Tauji aka Big Boss (Danny Denzongpa) who had helped him out and taken him in and raised him like a son till 15 years. Now, Surya (Akshay Kumar) has transformed himself into Boss, an suave, tough transport businessman who fights for justice.
Shiv then falls in love with Ankita, who turns out to be the sister of a corrupt Police Officer named Ayushman Thakur (Ronit Roy). Ayushman is in cahoots with the corrupt and power hungry Home Minister, Pradhan (Govind Namdeo). Pradhan suggests to Ayushman that he should get Ankita married to his son Vishal (Aakash Dabhade). Ayushman agrees and decides that Ankita will marry him whether she wants to or not. Thus, after finding out she is in love with Shiv,he has Shiv arrested and convicted for crimes he hasn’t even committed. It’s also revealed that Surya didn’t murder his classmate. Instead, Satyakant accidentally impaled him when he shoved them into a room in order for them to learn to deal with each other.
Satyakant then tries to bail Shiv out and calmly explains to Ayushman, but instead is humiliated and thrown out of his police station. Without any other choice, Satyakant decides to turn to his other son, to enter and finish off Ayushman.
Boss meets Ayushman and convinces him to free Shiv from all charges alleged on him, later Boss would kill Shiv while he is set free from the police custody. On the other hand, Boss helps Shiv escape from his custody taking his gun and car away. Pradhan sends his cops to capture Boss and take him to farm house of ACP Ayushman. Boss manages to escape from the goons of Pradhan, reaches at Ayushman’s farm house. Pradhan calls Tauji there to complain for Boss. There in front of Tauji, Pradhan cancels his contract of killing Shiv with Tauji. After noticing the presence of Ankita there, Boss asks her whether she loves Shiv to which she replies positively. Boss takes contract of marrying Ankita and Shiv in front of Tauji and her brother Ayushman. Satyakant and Shiv are attacked by a contract killer Jabbar Bhai sent by Pradhan, Boss kills Jabbar Bhai and his gang saving his father and brother at a Dargah.
Twenty five of the MLAs of Pradhan are caught red handed at a brothel with prostitutes by media with the help of an unknown informer, later revealed to be Boss. Ayushman set a trap against Shiv using the friend of Ankita and arrests Shiv in a fake rape case. Boss kidnaps son of Pradhan and sets a time bomb on him to get Shiv free from Police custody. Tauji informs Satyakant that Surya (Boss) did not kill the school child but it was an accident. Satyakant rushes to meet Boss along with Tauji but their car is hit by a truck sent by Ayushman. Tauji survives of the accident but Satyakant is injured and hospitalized. Boss finally defeats Ayushman followed by a long fight. In the end, Satyakant along with Shiv is shown opening his arms calling Boss to hug and they reunite again.