ISRO Sends Best Wishes to Akshay Ahead of ‘Mission Mangal’ Release
Mission Mangal will hit the theatres on 15 August.
The Quint DAILY
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Akshay Kumar is busy gearing up for the release of his next film Mission Mangal. On the other hand, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is also preparing for the launch of Chandrayaan 2. Ahead of the film’s release ISRO has taken to Twitter to send best wishes to Akshay. “As #ISRO prepares for landmark launch of #Chandrayaan2, #TeamISRO wishes Akshay Kumar all the best for #MissionMangal and all his future endeavour”, the official handle of the organisation wrote.
On 9 July, Akshay took to Twitter and Instagram to announce the teaser of the film.
ISRO has reacted to the teaser of the film. “Ek Desh. Ek Sapna. India to be a space superpower. Few Days to go for achieving new Milestone! #Chandrayaan2”, it wrote.
Mission Mangal is inspired by India’s 2013 Mars space programme Mangalyaan. In the teaser, we hear Akshay Kumar voice giving out an order, “This is Rakesh Dhawan. Mission Control initiating command for launch of the rocket to Mars.” Vidya Balan looks busy commanding the controls. We also see glimpses of Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Sharman Joshi.
Earlier, Akshay Kumar has taken to Twitter to speak about the film. He shared photos of his message for the audience. “For years, Hollywood has made movies and TV shows such as Star Trek, Star Wars, Gravity, which had inspired a generation of inventors, scientists and explorers. I have always wanted to be part of a movie that will inspire future generations. Mission Mangal is that film”, the actor wrote.
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