Makers of the film Mission Mangal, after sharing the poster on social media last week have now released the teaser of the film and it looks promising. The film stars ay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Kirti Kulhari, Sharman Joshi and South Indian actor Nithya Menen in pivotal roles. The forty-five-second video shows how all the actors are all set to launch the 'Mangalyaan.’
The film revolves around India's milestone achievement Mangalyaan (Mars Mission). Akshay can be seen playing the role of a senior scientist Rakesh Dhawan, who commands the launch of the spaceship as he says, “This is Rakesh Dhawan. Mission Control initiating command for launch.” Divya is seen giving further instructions in the procedure and the rest of the cast follows.
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#MissionMangal ,a film which I hope will inspire as well 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! मिशन मंगल फिल्म, मैं उम्मीद करता हूँ, उतनी ही प्रेरित करे, जितनी की वो मनोरंजन करे I यह फिल्म मैंने ख़ास करके अपनी बेटी और उसकी उम्र के बच्चों के लिए की है ताकि उन्हें भारत के महान मंगल अभियान की सच्ची घटना के बारे में पता चले I @taapsee @aslisona @balanvidya @sharmanjoshi @nithyamenen @iamkirtikulhari @foxstarhindi #HGDattatreya #CapeOfGoodFilms #HopePictures #JaganShakti @isro.in
The promo was shared by the Pad-Man actor on Twitter who captioned it as, "Ek Desh. Ek Sapna. Ek Ithihaas. The true story of India's Space Mission to Mars is here." Sonakshi Sinha, on the other hand wrote: "Jab bhi hogi baat humari achievements ki, Mission Mangal ka naam zaroor aayega."
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Ek Desh. Ek Sapna. Ek Ithihaas. The true story of India’s #SpaceMission to Mars is here. #MissionMangalTeaser out now! https://t.co/DSTulMrX8G@taapsee @sonakshisinha @vidya_balan @TheSharmanJoshi @MenenNithya @IamKirtiKulhari @Jaganshakti @foxstarhindi #HopeProductions @isro— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 9, 2019
Last week, he shared the poster on the social media and wrote, "A story of underdogs who took India to Mars. A story of strength, courage and never giving up! Mission Mangal the true story of India's space mission to Mars."
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A story of underdogs who took India to Mars. A story of strength, courage and never giving up! #MissionMangal, the true story of India’s space mission to Mars. Coming to you on 15th August 2019! @taapsee @aslisona @balanvidya @sharmanjoshi @nithyamenen @iamkirtikulhari @foxstarhindi #CapeOfGoodFilms #HopePictures #JaganShakti @zeemusiccompany @isro.in
Akshay Kumar previously revealed that Mission Mangal is a film that the actor has done just for his daughter. He said, “Mission Mangal, 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.”
The film is directed by Jagan Shakti and produced by Fox Star Studios. It is all set to release on August 15 this year and will clash with John Abraham's Batla House and Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor's Saaho at the box office.