Last week, Bollywood announced his upcoming film ‘Mission Mangal’ that will be released on the silver screen this 15th August. Talking about the film, he wrote on his social media handle, “#MissionMangal, a film which I hope will inspire as well as entertain. A film which I’ve done specially for my daughter and children her age to familiarise them with the incredible true story of India’s mission to Mars!”
The teaser of the film was released on Tuesday and it has already got the audience hooked. The 45 seconds teaser begins with a visual of a satellite launch followed by scientist Rakesh Dhawan (a character played by Akshay Kumar’s) commanding his teammates for initiating the big launch. The teaser also introduces Vidya Balan who plays scientist Tara Shinde. Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan together lead a team of scientists that comprises of Sonakshi Sinha, Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi, Taapsee Pannu, Kriti Kulhari, and H R Dattatrey. The teaser suggests that the film will have some promising visual effects.
Check out the teaser here:
Earlier, Akshay Kumar shared the poster of the film that showed the entire star cast. Sharing it, Akshay wrote,” A story of underdogs who took India to Mars. A story of strength, courage and never giving up! #MissionMangal, the true story of India’s space mission to Mars. Coming to you on 15th August 2019!”
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A story of underdogs who took India to Mars. A story of strength, courage and never giving up! #MissionMangal, the true story of India’s space mission to Mars. Coming to you on 15th August 2019! @taapsee @aslisona @balanvidya @sharmanjoshi @nithyamenen @iamkirtikulhari @foxstarhindi #CapeOfGoodFilms #HopePictures #JaganShakti @zeemusiccompany @isro.in
Talking about the reason why Akshay chose to do this film, he shared, “For several years, Hollywood made movies and TV shows like Star Trek, Star Wars, Gravity etc. This inspired an entire generation of inventors, scientists and explorers. I have always wanted to be part of one such movie. A movie that inspires our future generations…one that celebrates imagination and curiosity. Mission Mangal is that film for me… a film that I hope will inspire as much as it will entertain. Based on the incredible true story of India’s mission to mars…Mission Mangal is a film about ordinary people achieving the extraordinary…. a story that proves that creativity, ideas, and dreams have no limit….just like the sky.”
The film is directed by Jagan Shakti and has been produced by Fox Star Studios. The film will release on 15th August this year and will face a clash with Shraddha and Prabhas’ Saaho and John Abraham’s Batla House.