Sidharth Malhotra excited to play a spy in Mission Majnu

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Sidharth Malhotra is ready to take you on a gripping spy thriller journey in Shantanu Bagchi’s Mission Majnu! In this exciting and never-seen-before tale, which also features Rashmika Mandanna, the mystery Mission Majnu is all set to hit your screens and stream exclusively on Netflix from January 20, 2023.

Inspired by true events, Mission Majnu transports you to the past to uncover one of India’s most important missions. The film takes you through the emotions of loyalty, love, sacrifices and betrayal with an action-packed screenplay where one wrong move can make or break the mission. Directed by Shantanu Bagchi and produced by RSVP and GBA, Mission Majnu also presents the talented cast of Kumud Mishra, Parmeet Sethi, Sharib Hashmi, Mir Sarwar and Zakir Hussain.

Speaking about the film, actor Sidharth Malhotra says, “I’m quite excited about Mission Majnu since it will be my first time playing a spy. It shows India’s most thrilling covert mission, which transformed the politics between India and its neighbouring nation in the 1970s. With Netflix on board, I am confident that this incredible narrative will resonate with people all around the world.”

Adding, “ To be able to play a part and showcase one such Indian Agent’s story has truly been a very fulfilling and heart wrenching experience. I am so grateful for Shantanu to have given me this opportunity and for this stirring film to be my first association with Netflix. I cannot wait for you to see the story unfold on the 20th of January, on Netflix.”

Producer Ronnie Screwvala spoke about the film and their collaboration with Netflix. He said, “Mission Majnu is the story of India’s growing prowess and place in the global standing of nations as a superpower , both as the fastest growing nation in the world and the biggest democracy – and stories like these show how we laid the cornerstone for our standing. It’s a story best suited for the audiences on Netflix with their global reach. Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandana make this story come to life and RSVP is really proud to present this.”

Producer Amar Butala and Garima Mehta adds, “Our journey with Mission Majnu has been an exhilarating one. This is a compelling story of the men who serve our nation across borders. Even though they don’t wear the coveted uniform, their fortitude and sacrifice make for a powerful story. Our endeavour is to create stories that stay with the audiences for a long time. We are happy to be working with Netflix which allows audiences globally to find diverse stories from India and we are hoping that our film is loved across the globe.”

Talking about the collaboration, Monika Shergill, Vice President-Content, Netflix said, “Mission Majnu is a story of valour and courage based on one of India’s most important missions. We are very excited to present this espionage action thriller film with the remarkable Sidharth Malhotra in a powerful role of a RAW agent and the very talented Rashmika Mandanna, who is making her streaming debut on Netflix. Mission Majnu packs in grit, heart, drama and mesmerizing music that will make for a viewing treat for our members in India and across the world.”

Director Shantanu Bagchi shared, “As my first directorial film, Mission Majnu is really close to my heart.. Doing my first with RSVP and GBA, working with such talented actors like Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandana and finally seeing all of this come to life with Netflix has been such a surreal experience. I couldn’t have asked for a better debut as a director and cannot wait to see the audiences’ reactions.”

Watch Mission Majnu, 20th January 2023 onwards, only on Netflix!

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