Mission Mangal Movie Poster

Mission Mangal

August 15, 2019
2hr 7min
Status: released

Trailer, Teaser & Videos

Where to Watch Mission Mangal (Stream)

Disney+ Hotstar

Mission Mangal Movie Details:

Country India
Language Hindi/indian
Release date15 August 2019
Running time2hr 7min
StarringAkshay Kumar
Vidya Balan
Sonakshi Sinha
Taapsee Pannu
Nithya Menen
Kirti Kulhari
Sharman Joshi
Directed by Jagan Shakti
Written byR. Balki
Jagan Shakti
Nidhi Singh Dharma
Saketh Kondiparthi
Story byJagan Shakti
Produced byCape of Good Films
Hope Productions
Fox Star Studios
Aruna Bhatia
Anil Naidu
Cinematography by Ravi Varman
Edited by Chandan Arora
Music bySongs & Score:
Amit Trivedi
Guest Composition:
Tanishk Bagchi
Production CompanyHope Productions
Fox Star Studios
Cape of Good Films
Distributor Fox Star Studios

Mission Mangal Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Akshay Kumar as Rakesh Dhawan — Scientist & Mission Mars director (based on Subbiah Arunan)
  • Taapsee Pannu as Kritika Aggarwal — Navigation Expert
  • Vidya Balan as Tara Shinde — Scientist & Project Director
  • Sonakshi Sinha as Eka Gandhi — Propulsion Control Expert
  • Nithya Menen as Varsha Pillai — Satellite engineer
  • Kirti Kulhari as Neha Siddiqui — Spacecraft Autonomy Designer and Payload
  • Sharman Joshi as Parmeshwar Joshi — Payload Expert
  • H. G. Dattatreya as Ananth Iyengar — Structural Engineer
  • Vikram Gokhale as Shrikant Bhosle — The Director of I. S. R. O. and Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam’s old friend
  • Dalip Tahil as Rupert Desai — Former NASA Scientist
  • Sanjay Kapoor as Sunil Shinde — Tara’s husband
  • Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub as Rishi Aggarwal — Kritik a’s husband and ex-serviceman
  • Amitt K. Singh as Farook Siddiqui — Neha’s estranged husband
  • Purab Kohli as Vivek Pillai — Varsha’s husband
  • Mohan Kapoor as Reporter Durgesh Swami
  • Arjan Kapoor as Reporter Sanjay Kumar
  • Rohan Joshi as Dilip Shinde — Tara & Sunil’s son
  • Anirban Bhattacharyya as Abhishek Sangha — TV presenter
  • Kashmira Pardeshi as Anya Shinde — Tara & Sunil’s daughter
  • Prathamesh Mehta as Dhanraj Shinde — Sunil’s father and Tara’s father-in-law
  • Manish Borundia as Kaushal Saini — ISRO employee
  • Narendra Modi (as Prime Minister of India) in a special appearance using archive footage.


Based on true events of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launching the Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan), making it the least expensive mission to Mars.

Mission Mangal Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹700 million
Worldwide Collection₹2.9 billion

Mission Mangal Movie tracklist:

1.“Dil Mein Mars Hai”Benny Dayal, Vibha Saraf3:05
2.“Shaabaashiyaan”Shilpa Rao, Anand Bhaskar, Abhijeet Srivastava4:40
3.“Tota Udd”Raja Hasan, Romi (Music and Lyrics: Tanishk Bagchi)2:47

About Mission Mangal Movie:

On 5 November 2018, to coincide with 5 November 2013, the day the Mars Orbiter Mission was launched, Mission Mangal was announced.

Principal photography for the film began later in mid-November.

In early February, Pannu finished her schedule of shooting.

Shakti initially had Mohanlal and Sridevi in mind for the roles played by Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan. Shakti pitched the idea to Kumar while working as an associate director to R. Balki in Kumar’s Pad Man.

In November 2018, a copyright infringement lawsuit was filed against the makers of the film by the filmmaker Radha Bharadwaj.

Mission Mangal was released in India on 15 August 2019 on the occasion of Indian Independence Day. It received positive reviews from critics and earned ₹291.59 crore worldwide.

As of 12 October 2019, with a gross of ₹238.80 crore in India and ₹51.79 crore overseas, the film has earned ₹290.59 crore worldwide and have become 8th Highest gross Bollywood movie of 2019.

At the 65th Filmfare Awards, Mission Mangal received 6 nominations, including Best Film, Best Director (Shakti) and Best Actress (Balan).

The film was digitally released on the OTT platform, Disney+ Hotstar on 10 October 2019.