Actor Sidharth Malhotra and South Indian sensation actress Rashmika Mandanna are set to star in the espionage thriller, Mission Majnu. The film is inspired by real events, set in the 1970s. It is the story of ‘India’s most courageous mission in the heart of Pakistan that forever changed the relationship between the two nations.’
Rashmika Mandanna will mark her Bollywood debut with this film and it is also the first feature film of the ad filmmaker Shantanu Bagchi. Sidharth will be portraying the role of a RAW agent in the thriller. The script of the film is written by Parveez Shaikh, Aseem Arrora, and Sumit Batheja.
The actor also shared the first look of the film where he can be seen walking with a gun in his hand with burning buildings in the background. He captioned it, “India’s most courageous mission in the heart of Pakistan that forever changed the relationship between the two nations.”
— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) December 23, 2020
In a statement, Sidharth Malhotra said that it is a privilege to star in a film that celebrates the hard work of RAW agents. In a recent interview, he was quoted as saying, ” Mission Majnu, a patriotic tale inspired by true events, 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.
On the other hand, Rashmika Mandanna said that she always prioritise the story of a film over its language, and with Mission Majnu, she hopes to reach a new audience. Actress also added, “I am grateful to the makers for offering me Mission Majnu, which is written beautifully, and I am super excited to a part of the film and team. I am super excited to start my journey in Hindi cinema.”