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'Mission Mangal' to have Australian premiere at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Mumbai, PTI | Updated : 23 July 2019, 09:53 AM
'Mission Mangal' to have Australian premiere at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne
'Mission Mangal' to have Australian premiere at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Mission Mangal will have its Australian premiere at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) on Independence Day.  

The movie, directed by Jagan Shakti, is based on real-life scientists, who contributed to India's first interplanetary expedition, Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), launched by Indian Research Space Organisation (ISRO) in 2013.

 IFFM will host the premiere at HOYTS Chadstone in Melbourne. The film features Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Sharman Joshi, Kirti Kulhari, Nithya Menen and HR Dattatrey in the lead roles.

Akshay plays the role of mission director Rakesh Dhawan, who leads the initiative in the film. Akshay firmly maintains, "his film is about the women and it will always be."

Mission Mangal will clash with John Abraham's Batla House on August 15.

The multi-starrer space drama with hardcore science and innovation means was made at a mammoth budget of Rs 500 crore.

First Published: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 07:01 AM
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