Akshay Kumar On His New Film "Mission Mangal": "This Is The Film I Am Most Proud Of"

Salena Harshini |Jul 19, 2019

Akshay Kumar has recently opened up about "Mission Mangal" at the movie trailer's launch, saying he had goosebumps when he heard about how Mars Orbiter Mission was completed.

On Thursday, actor Akshay Kumar unveiled that he literally had chills when hearing about how Mangalyaan aka Mars Orbiter Mission was completed. The 51-year-old actor shared his thoughts at the launch of Mission Mangal trailer’s launch in Mumbai.

Mission Mangal is made based on the true events of India’s 2014 Mars Mission. The movie also sees the participation of Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Sharman Joshi and Nithya Menen.


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The film centers the tale of ISRO’s scientists (Indian Space Research Organisation) wholeheartedly devoted to the probe of discovering Mars MOM. It was the mark for India’s first intergalactic expedition. Akshay further said, dedicating the movie to the women that were behind the huge project,

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The actor portrayed the Director of the Mission in the film. He said that he hadn’t known Mangalyaan only cost 450 crores.

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Akshay has now become the familiar face in social issue-grounded and patriotic movies. His previous projects with such genre included Airlift, Padman, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Gold and Kesari. The actor stated that

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Akshay Kumar In Kesari
Akshay Kumar in the film "Gold and Kesari"

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, Akshay Kumar added.

Moreover, Akshay referred to Mission Mangal as the movie he is proud of the most.

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Mission Mangal is going to be put to the front on August 15. This means it will be shown versus Batla House, starring John Abraham. On this box office showdown, he shared,

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Akshay Kumar concluded by denying the rumors that there will be a cameo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the film Mission Mangal. “Don’t listen to rumors,” said Akshay.


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