Set to release on the 6th of October, Mission Raniganj mirrors a real-life episode from November 1989. The story is inspired by the valourous act of Late Jaswant Singh Gill, an engineer who orchestrated and executed an audacious rescue mission, saving trapped miners from a submerged coal mine Raniganj Coalfield. This dramatic narrative centers around Gill’s unmatched courage and his relentless push to overcome life-threatening adversities.
The eagerly anticipated gripping rescue thriller is a roller-coaster ride of emotions, drama, inspiration, courage, all beautifully woven together with terrific performances from the cast that also includes Kumud Mishra, Pavan Malhotra, Ravi Kishan, Varun Badola, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Rajesh Sharma, Virendra Saxena, Shishir Sharma, Ananth Mahadevan, Jameel Khan, Sudhir Pandey, Bachan Pachera, Mukesh Bhatt and Omkar Das Manikpuri. Mission Raniganj is an ode to the resilience, determination, and valor of the human spirit and engineering minds.
The trailer reveals the heart-pounding events of November 1989 when tragedy struck the Mahabir Colliery in Raniganj, West Bengal. While over a hundred miners were initially rescued, 65 miners remained trapped below ground, surrounded by rising floodwaters. Jaswant Singh Gill devised a groundbreaking plan to save all 65 of them, making it one of the most remarkable rescue operations in history.
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Director Tinu Suresh Desai says, “As a filmmaker, I feel happy and extremely proud to showcase the trailer of ‘Mission Raniganj’. It talks about the relentless spirit and determination of the human spirit. I’m eagerly looking forward to sharing this thrilling and inspiring tale with audiences on the big screen.”
Producer Deepshika Deshmukh adds, “I am absolutely thrilled to present the trailer of ‘Mission Raniganj.’ This film has been lots of brainstorming sessions with tech teams , hard work and meticulous planning , and I couldn’t be happier with the way it has turned out. It’s an inspiring story that needs to be seen, felt, and celebrated on the big screen. I can’t wait for the audience to experience the heart-warming journey of courage, human spirit and determination that Mission Raniganj offers.”
Produced by Vashu Bhagnani, Jackky Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh and Ajay Kapoor, Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue will be released in theatres on October 6th 2023.
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