Actor Akshay Kumar says "Mission Mangal" is one film which he did specially for his daughter and children her age.
In "Mission Mangal", a space drama, he plays a scientist.
"'Mission Mangal', a film which I hope will inspire as much as entertain. A film which I've done specially for my daughter and children her age to familiarise them with the incredible true story of India's mission to Mars," Akshay tweeted on Thursday.
A story of underdogs who took India to Mars. #MissionMangal,the true story of India’s #SpaceMission to Mars,coming on Aug 15,2019!@taapsee @sonakshisinha @vidya_balan @TheSharmanJoshi @MenenNithya @IamKirtiKulhari @Jaganshakti @FoxStarHindi #CapeOfGoodFilms #HopePictures @isro pic.twitter.com/zieKNW00Rf— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 4, 2019
Arriving this Independence Day, it also stars Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen, with Jagan Shakti helming the film.
A post from the official Twitter page of Fox Star Hindi read: "Thank you Akshay Kumar for being a part of this incredible journey! We can't think of anyone better to inspire generations to come. Get ready for the true story of India's space mission to Mars #MissionMangal."
#MissionMangal , a film which I hope will inspire as much as entertain. A film which I’ve done specially for my daughter and children her age to familiarise them with the incredible true story of India’s mission to Mars! @FoxStarHindi #HopePictures #JaganShakti @isro pic.twitter.com/yMwkCPr2KR— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 4, 2019