Mission Mangal is all set to be a successful one as the film is backed by some wonder women including, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen. As this film celebrates the power of women scientist and their achievements, Akshay Kumar took to his Instagram account and shared a video where he is talking about the fearless, determined and inspiring women of ISRO who made this mission on Mars a successful one.
In the video, every women's dedication and hard work towards this project is shown while Akshay talks about the way the women scientist have worked on the project that will seriously evoke a sense of respect and proud. Sharing the clip, his caption read, "Jitna uncha ho asmaan, yeh sindoor utni door tak jaayega! Here’s celebrating the women of India who make dreams come true! @taapsee @aslisona @balanvidya @sharmanjoshi @nithyamenen @iamkirtikulhari" Watch the video right here:
After releasing the teaser of the film, Kumar had shared a picture of the women scientists. "I get inspired when a film like this happens in front of me. What a brilliant story this is, inspired by a real incident," says Akshay, who plays a senior scientist in the film based on the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientist who worked on the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).
Given the theme of courage, the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne will host the official Australian premiere of the film on Independence Day at HOYTS Chadstone in Melbourne which will incidentally be the first festival premiere for the film. The festival screening is expected to have a solid turnout of Indians looking for a special way to celebrate their I-day in a foreign land.
Mission Mangal is based on the true story of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s Mars Orbiter Mission. Akki essays the role of Rakesh Dhawan while Vidya Balan plays Tara Shinde and the duo is joined by a brilliant team of scientists comprising of Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen. Together, they all embark on a next to the impossible mission of infusing home science and sending a satellite to Mars in their very first attempt, a feat achieved by no other nation.
Produced by Balki and Akshay Kumar, directed by Jagan Shakti, the makers are hoping that the film becomes a landmark in Indian cinema, much like the Hollywood sci-fi films. A film that inspires as much as it entertains. Presented by Fox Star Studios, produced by Cape of Good Films, Hope Productions and Fox Star Studios. Mission Mangal releases this Independence Day, battling with John Abraham and Mrunal Thakur starrer Batla House.
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