Akshay Kumar is ready to bring to the big screen another incredible story – the story that made everyone sit and take notice of India’s Mangalyaan / Mars Orbiter Mission. Six years after the ground-breaking mission, Akshay Kumar is set to an bring the incredible story of the underdogs who took India to Mars – five ordinary women who did an extraordinary thing!
The teaser video begins shows scientist Rakesh Dhawan (played by Akshay Kumar) and also gives us a glimpse of Vidya Balan, who plays the role of the scientist Tara Shinde. Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan lead a team of scientists that includes Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Sharman Joshi, Kriti Kulhari, Nithya Menen and H R Dattatrey.
Akshay Kumar wrote, “Ek Desh. Ek Sapna. Ek Ithihaas. The true story of India’s #SpaceMission to Mars is here. #MissionMangalTeaser out now!”
Mission Mangal is the incredible, true story of a scientist, Rakesh Dhawan, played by Akshay Kumar and Tara Shinde played by Vidya Balan who lead a motley team of scientists who overcome their personal challenges to serve as the brains behind one of the greatest missions in history: the launch of India’s first satellite to Mars, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence.
The film is a tale of ordinary people doing extraordinary things and inspiring generations to dream big and achieve the impossible.
The film has been directed by Jagan Shakti and produced by Fox Star Studios and is slated to release on India’s Independence Day on 15th of August 2019.