Enable Javscript for better performance
Like Star Trek and Gravity, Mission Mangal will inspire generations: Akshay Kumar- Cinema express

 Like Star Trek and Gravity, Mission Mangal will inspire generations: Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar gets emotional about his upcoming release, which is based on the first interplanetary mission conducted by ISRO

   |   
Published: 04th July 2019

Akshay Kumar is gearing up for the release of his first space-themed film, Mission Mangal. The actor hopes to capture the curiosity of young Indians with the film, the way several American classics in the past have. In a note, Akshay shared, “For several years, Hollywood made movies and TV shows like Star Trek, Star Wars, Gravity etc. This inspired an entire generation of inventors, scientists and explorers. I have always wanted to be part of one such movie. A movie that inspires our future generations.”

Mission Mangal is directed by Jagan Shakti. The film traces the journey of India’s first interplanetary space expedition through the story of the ISRO women scientists who made it possible. The ensemble cast features Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Kirti Kulhari, Nithya Menen and others. In a tweet, Akshay added that he did the film for his 6-year-old daughter Nitara and children of her age, to ‘‘familarise them with the incredible true story of India’s mission to Mars.”

Mission Mangal is scheduled to release on August 15. The film will be clashing with Prabhas’ Saaho and John Abraham’s Batla House.

Related Articles

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

Poll
KGF_2

How many times did you watch KGF: Chapter 2?

Result
1
2
3
4 or more
Trending