Mumbai | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Akshay Kumar, who will be featuring as Rakesh Dhawan in his next movie Mission Mangal, on Wednesday said that the movie is the story of India’s women scientist.  

He posted a picture of himself with the actresses of his movie on the instagram account and captioned it: “Be it making a home or launching a successful space mission, women know it all! Celebrating the power of women scientists: Mission Mangal is their story!”

Mission Mangal tells the story of scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation who contributed to the Mars Orbiter Mission, which marked India's first interplanetary expedition.

The film stars an ensemble cast of Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, Kirti Kulhari, Sharman Joshi, H. G. Dattatreya, and Sonakshi Sinha.

The teaser of the movie was also released on Tuesday. Akshay on Instagram released the teaser and captioned it: “Ek Desh. Ek Sapna. Ek Ithihaas. The true story of India’s Space Mission to Mars is here.”

Akshay had earlier, revealed that he did Mission Mangal for his children.

"Specially for my daughter and children her age to familiarise them with the incredible true story of India's mission to Mars," he said in a tweet.

The movie is scheduled for release on 15 August 2019. The first look poster of Mission Mangal was released by Kumar on 4 July 2019.     

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma