Mission Mangal : Akshay Kumar to Star in India’s First Space Film.
Taapsee Pannu, Vidya Balan, Nithya Menen, Sonakshi Sinha, Kirti Kulhari and Sharman Joshi join Mission Mangal. The film will be helmed by Jagan Shakti.
Akshay Kumar is having a dream month. After making ripples with the trailer of 2.O, action star of bollywood announced his next movie ‘ Mission Mangal ‘. Sharing the happy news with his followers, Aksahy wrote “Proud and excited to bring the story of India’s Mars Mission, #MissionMangal to you. Coincidentally the mission was launched on this very date, 5th Nov. 2013. Meet the team and do share your best wishes for our shubh mangal journey. Shoot begins soon”. [ Also Read : Thugs of Hindostan : 5 Records The Movie is Chasing ]
Mission Mangal focusses on the contribution of women scientists in India’s historic Mars Orbiter Mission. Apart from the Gold star, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Vidya Balan, Sharman Joshi, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen will be seen in the pivotal roles. The film will be directed by Jagan Shakti and it will be co produced by Padman director R. Balki. [ Also Read : Can Thugs of Hindostan Break this Box Office Record? ]
Touted as India’s first space film , Mission Mangal is first of the three film deal Akshay Kumar has signed with Fox Star Studios. The shoot for “Mission Mangal” commences in mid November. Akshay Kumar will be next seen playing villain in mega budget movie 2.0 which is all set to release on 29th this month. [ Also read : Zero Trailer is on record breaking spree ]