Naam Shabana (transl. The name is Shabana) is a 2017 Indian Hindi-language action spy-thriller film directed by Shivam Nair and written by Neeraj Pandey. It was co-produced produced by Pandey and Aruna Bhatia. The film is a spin-off from the 2015 film Baby with Taapsee Pannu reprising her role as Shabana. Akshay Kumar and Prithviraj Sukumaran play important supporting roles in the film. The film was dubbed into Telugu and Tamil languages and released on 31 March 2017. The Tamil title was 'Naanthan Shabana'. A day after its release in Pakistan, the film was banned in the country for presenting an Indian perspective.