Release Date: August 15 ( India )
Director: Jagan Shakti
Lead Cast: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, Kirti Kulhari, Sonakshi Sinha and Sharman Joshi.
Mission Mangal is an upcoming Hindi movie based on the true events of the Mars Orbiter Mission launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ). Also, it is loosely based on the story of scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation who contributed to the Mars Orbiter Mission, which marked India’s first interplanetary expedition. The story is not based on any single person or we can say there no single hero in this film, the entire team is behind the mission.
Mission Mangal is the first directed film by Jagan Shakti, who has assisted AR Murugadoss on Holiday (2014) and Akira (2016) and R Balki on Pad Man (2018). The cast includes Akshay Kumar as the chief, Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, Kirti Kulhari, Sonakshi Sinha and Sharman Joshi.