Keeping the love and patriotism for the nation at an all time high- Sidharth Malhotra gave a first glimpse of the action thriller Mission Majnu at India Gate on the occasion of Vijay Diwas.
Netflix unveiled the teaser of its much anticipated espionage thriller,Mission Majnu, at the iconic India Gate in the National Capital. In a moving tribute to the many celebrated as well as the unsung heroes of our nation on the 51st Vijay Diwas, Sidharth Malhotra gave his fans a first glimpse of his upcoming action packed film that is set to release on 20th January on Netflix.
Set in the 1970s, Mission Majnu is a patriotic thriller with a love story at its core, showcasing one of India’s most covert operations of taking down Pakistan’s efforts of a nuclear attack. The teaser showcases Sidharth Malhotra as an undercover RAW agent in an intense avatar, with his life hanging on the line for the love of his life- India. Present at the event were Siddharth Malhotra and the filmmakers – Ronnie Screwvala, Amar Butala, Garima Mehta, Shantanu Bagchi along with Monika Shergill, VP-Content, Netflix India.
Commenting on the teaser launch, Sidharth Malhotra says, “It has been an absolute honour and pleasure to have launched the teaser of my film Mission Majnu at India Gate, with the real heroes of our country who sacrifice their lives everyday for the love towards their country. To be able to play a part and showcase one such Indian Agent’s story has truly been a very fulfilling and heart wrenching experience. I am so grateful for Shantanu to have given me this opportunity and for this stirring film to be my first association with Netflix. I cannot wait for you to see the story unfold on the 20th of January, on Netflix.”
Rashmika Mandanna said, “I am so excited as I finally launch the teaser of Mission Majnu and cannot wait for the audiences to watch our movie filled with love, drama, sacrifice and action. As an actor, nothing gives me more joy than to be able to play a part in the story of those unsung heroes that are the real Majnus of our country. I am also super excited to join the Netflix family with this film.”
Director Shantanu Bagchi shared, “As my first directorial film, Mission Majnu is really close to my heart.. Doing my first with RSVP and GBA, working with such talented actors like Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandana and finally seeing all of this come to life with Netflix has been such a surreal experience. I couldn’t have asked for a better debut as a director and cannot wait to see the audiences’ reactions.”