Agencies, New Delhi
The makers of Akshay Kumar,Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha starrer ‘Mission Mangal’ on Thursday released the trailer of the movie.
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Fox Star Hindi said,’The moment for which you’ve all been eagerly waiting for has finally arrived. Presenting to you the #MissionMangalTrailer’.
Akshay Kumar said,’Yeh sirf ek kahaani nahi balki ek misaal hai uss namumkin sapne ki jise mumkin kiya India ne.#MissionMangalTrailer out now’.
Taapsee Pannu said,’Kabhi dreams ka reality banna humaari destiny mein likha hota hai. Aise khwaab ki jhalak laa raha hai #MissionMangalTrailer’.
Sharman Joshi said,’Yeh woh Mission hai jisne duniya ko dikha diya ki the sky is not the limit! Dekhiye #MissionMangalTrailer uss kahaani ek jhalak.’
The trailer begins with Akshay Kumar’s voiceover, “There is no science without experiment.” The 2 minute and 52 second trailer shows the determination of a handful of scientists from different backgrounds, who battle all odds to launch the Mars Orbiter Mission.
The film tells the tale of how India made commendable achievements in space with the Mars Orbiter Mission. The trailer ends with Akshay Kumar saying proudly, “Poori duniya se kaho, copy that!”
The Mars Orbiter Mission was launched from the Sriharikota space port on November 5, 2013, and placed itself into the Martian orbit on September 24, 2014 on its first attempt. Though its mission life was expected to be six months, the satellite completed 1000 days in its orbit in June 2017 and even now contributes science data from Mars.
‘Mission Mangal’ is directed by Jagan Shakti and jointly produced by Akshay Kumar, R Balki, Aruna Bhatia, and Anil Naidu.
The film stars an ensemble cast of Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, Kirti Kulhari, Akshay Kumar, Sharman Joshi, H G Dattatreya and Sonakshi Sinha and is based on the story of scientists at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), who contributed to the Mars Orbiter Mission, which marked India’s first interplanetary expedition.
Presented by Fox Star Studios, the flick will release on August 15.