Mission Majnu First Look: Siddharth Malhotra in a retro look
The film will mark the Bollywood debut of southern actress Rashmika Mandanna.
Sidharth Malhotra has announced his upcoming film titled Mission Majnu. The espionage thriller film marks the Bollywood debut of Rashmika Mandanna, a popular actress from the southern film industry. Mission Majnu is written by Parveez Shaikh, Aseem Arrora and Sumit Batheja while producers Amar Butala and Garima Mehta are co-producing the film with Ronnie Screwvala's RSVP Movies.
Sidharth Malhotra will be seen playing the role of a RAW agent in this directorial debut of Shantanu Bagchi. He shared the first-look poster of Mission Majnu on Instagram and wrote, “The deadliest covert operation undertaken by our intelligence agency behind enemy lines! Presenting the first look of #MissionMajnu (sic).” In the poster, we see a determined Sidharth walking with a gun with a scene of war and destruction in the background. Take a look:
Mission Majnu is a film based on India's most ambitious covert operation. The film is inspired by real events and is set in the 1970s. It will tell the story of a mission that changed the relationship between India and Pakistan forever. According to producer Ronnie Screwvala, “There are 1000s of heroes who work behind the scenes to safeguard the interest of our country from other terror units and rogue nations. Their work often goes unnoticed and Mission Majnu is an attempt to bring their sacrifices and efforts to the forefront. Mission Majnu is a thrilling tale about one of the most daring and audacious operations in the history of RAW.”
Sidharth Malhotra said in a statement, “Mission Majnu is a patriotic tale inspired by true events that celebrates the hard work of RAW agents who go out of their way to protect the citizens of our country. It is a privilege to tell the story of our brave agents, and I am eager to revisit a mission that forever changed the relationship between India and Pakistan. I am looking forward to sharing this special film with everyone."
Director Shantanu Bagchi states, “It was primarily the script of Mission Majnu that appealed immensely to me. It is a rare and fresh story set in a genre that audiences are very excited to watch. The more I read about that era, whether it be about the ordinary citizens, the politics or the military - the more I was drawn into this world of espionage, and this mission. I am excited to bring this story to audiences across India and internationally."
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