Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is now set to embark on a mission to Mars in his upcoming film ‘Mission Mangal’.
Starring Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu and Sharman Joshi alongside Akshay Kumar, the film is based on the launch of India’s first satellite to Mars.
The teaser of this upcoming film got released on Tuesday and this 45-second video is making rounds on the internet.
Akshay Kumar as Rakesh Dhawan will be seen a scientist who will lead the Mission Mangal alongside his fellow scientist Tara Shinde (Vidya Balan). The two will command a team of scientists that includes Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Sharman Joshi, Kriti Kulhari, Nithya Menen and H R Dattatrey.
Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar shared the teaser of this upcoming film on Twitter and wrote:
“Ek Desh. Ek Sapna. Ek Ithihaas. The true story of India’s Space Mission to Mars is here.”
Watch the teaser below!
Sonakshi Sinha, on the other hand, wrote:
“Jab Bhi hogi baat humari achievements ki, Mission Mangal ka naam zaroor aayega.”
Akshay Kumar also shared on Instagram that he hopes this movie will inspire yet entertain the audience.
#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!
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#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! मिशन मंगल फिल्म, मैं उम्मीद करता हूँ, उतनी ही प्रेरित करे, जितनी की वो मनोरंजन करे I यह फिल्म मैंने ख़ास करके अपनी बेटी और उसकी उम्र के बच्चों के लिए की है ताकि उन्हें भारत के महान मंगल अभियान की सच्ची घटना के बारे में पता चले I @taapsee @aslisona @balanvidya @sharmanjoshi @nithyamenen @iamkirtikulhari @foxstarhindi #HGDattatreya #CapeOfGoodFilms #HopePictures #JaganShakti @isro.in
A few days back, Akshay Kumar also unveiled its much-awaited poster on social media.
“A story of underdogs who took India to Mars. A story of strength, courage and never giving up! Mission Mangal the true story of India’s space mission to Mars.”
Directed by Jagan Shakti, Mission Mangal is slated for a big release on 15th August on Independence day of India.