A film that has been the talk of the town since last year is R Balki’s, Mission Mangal. The film is based on India’s mission to Mars which was launched by ISRO and their team of scientists. The great thing about the mission was the fact that the women scientists played a dominant role in the successful launch of the mission.
Now, in Mission Mangal, Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan,Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi and Kirti Kulhari, will be seen playing ISRO scientists.
Today, Akshay shared a photo on Instagram to celebrate the many women scientists of the country who contributed to India's mission to Mars. In the film, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen and Kirti Kulhari are the women behind the successful launch of the mission and hence, Akshay celebrated them along with all other women scientists who were behind the scenes during the Mangalyaan launch. In the picture, we get to see Akshay hailing Vidya, Taapsee, Nithya, Sonakshi, Kirti, Sharman along with others.
Akshay captioned the photo as, “Be it making a home or launching a successful space mission, women know it all! Celebrating the power of women scientists : #MissionMangal is their story!”
The actor has maintained that the story of India’s mission to Mars is the tale of women scientists of the country.
The teaser of Mission Mangal came out a day back and it left everyone inspired and intrigued. Helmed by Jagan Shakti, the film is being produced by Akshay Kumar and R Balki.
It is the story of the scientists whose hard work resulted in the success of Mangalyaan. Akshay will be seen as a senior scientist in the film. Mission Mangal is slated to release on August 15, 2019.