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Mission Mangal trailer launch

Mission Mangal, starring Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Vidya Balan, Sharman Joshi, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen, has its trailer launch in Mumbai on Thursday.

Mission Mangal trailer launch

The trailer launch of Mission Mangal, starring Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Vidya Balan, Sharman Joshi, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen, was held in Mumbai on Thursday. Scroll to see all photos.

Mission Mangal trailer

Jagan Shakti directorial Mission Mangal tells the story of scientists at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) who contributed to the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), which marked India’s first interplanetary expedition. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Akshay Kumar plays a senior scientist in the film. "The first time I heard about the way Mangalyaan was carried out, I had goosebumps. Jagan sir's sister is a scientist, so we got a lot of insight from her too," Akshay told reporters at the trailer launch of Mission Mangal. (Photo: APH Images)

Mission Mangal team

The cast of Mission Mangal pose for shutterbugs. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

Vidya

"After Mangalyaan, the picture of those women celebrating had stayed with me. These were regular women. That showed that women scientists' contribution was equal to male scientists. Mission Mangal represents that," shared Vidya Balan. (Photo: APH Images)

Mission Mangal launch

Mission Mangal actor Kirti Kulhari said, "When it comes to women, it has been believed that they are intellectually inferior, but the moment we sent the orbiter to Mars that thought was gone. Women are shown as equals in Mission Mangal." (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Taapsee Pannu shared, "We for sure can't show all the achievements of those women scientists because it is just a two-hour film. And we have to fictionalise a bit." (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

Nithya Menen

HIT: Nithya Menen was seen in a beautiful grey Raw Mango organza sari which had floral prints. The actor paired it with a black blouse and stylist Bibi Zeeba Miraie rounded off the look with accessories from Varun Raheja. (Source: APH Images)

Sonakshi

HIT: Sonakshi Sinha was seen in a stunning a pastel pink floral-printed sari with a golden border from Ekaya at the launch event. She teamed the sari with a strappy silver blouse, and opted for silver danglers to accessorise the look. Keeping it simple, she opted for a thick winged eyeliner and a nude lip. (Source: APH Images)