Akshay Kumar who took up the bottle cap challenge recently again is in news but for rather a different purpose. The news was regarding Mission Mangal, a movie starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha which is based on the story of scientists at Indian Space Research Organisation who contributed to the Mars Orbiter Mission, which marked India's first interplanetary expedition.
Akshay Kumar hopes that the movie would be entertaining as well as inspiring. Since the movie shows the success of India's victory in space it would be infotainment.
As per his social media post it read, "#MissionMangal , a film which I hope will inspire as much as entertain. A film which I’ve done specially for my daughter and children her age to familiarise them with the incredible true story of India’s mission to Mars! @FoxStarHindi #HopePictures #JaganShakti @isro"
For Several Years Hollywood Made movies and TV shows like Star Trek, Star Wars, Gravity etc. This Inspired an entire generation of inventors, scietists and explorers. I have always wanted to be part of one such movie. A Movie that inspires our future generations, one that celebrates imagination and curiosity. Mission Mangal is that Film for me, a film that I hope will inspire as much as it will entertain. Based on the incredible true story of India's Mission to mars. Mission Mangal is a film about Ordinary achieving the Extraordinary.. A story that proves that creativity, ideas and dreams have no limit. Just like the sky! This IndependenceDay – The sky is not the Limit.
The movie is slated to release on 15 August 2019 and is presented by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The movie is directed by Jagan Shakti and produced by Akshay Kumar and R. Balki.
The main cast of the film includes Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi, and Kirti Kulhari.