Akshay Kumar: Mission Mangal Belongs to Vidya, Sonakshi, Taapsee, Kirti & Nithya
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar believes that his upcoming 'Mission Mangal' is not only about highlighting ISRO's achievement but is an ode to all the female scientists who played a part in the mission. "This movie belongs to these five girls played by Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen. This is their movie," the 51-year old said. However, the movie will show 17 scientists and engineers collaborating on India's Mars' mission, but Akshay wants to tell all the women that "they are great". Akshay, will be seen in the role of Rakesh Dhawan, a senior scientist at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). 'The film's teaser took off on July 10 to a tremendous response. 'Mission Mangal' is directed by Jagan Shakti and presented by Fox Star Studios. Produced by Cape of Good Films, Hope Productions and Fox Star Studios, the film is scheduled to land in theatres on 15th August, 2019. This is not the first time that the actor will be seen bringing a true story on the celluloid. He has also acted in some untold tales like Airlift, Rustom and Kesari.