After backing films like Uri: The Surgical Strike, Ronnie Screwvala will now collaborate with Producers Amar Butala and Garima Mehta to produce Mission Majnu a film on India's most ambitious covert operation.
The film is inspired by real events set in the 1970s and is the story of India's most courageous mission in the heart of Pakistan that forever changed the relationship between the two nations. The espionage thriller stars Sidharth Malhotra in lead role and marks Rashmika Mandanna’s Hindi debut.
Taking to their social media, RSVP Movies posted, “The deadliest covert operation undertaken by our intelligence agency behind enemy lines! Presenting the first look of #MissionMajnu
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Written by Parveez Shaikh, Aseem Arrora and Sumit Batheja the thriller stars Sidharth Malhotra as a RAW agent who leads the mission. This film marks two important firsts - it will be south superstar Rashmika Mandanna's highly anticipated Bollywood debut and the directorial debut of award winning ad filmmaker, Shantanu Bagchi.
The leading man Sidharth Malhotra says “Mission Majnu is a patriotic tale inspired by true events that 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."
Rashmika Mandanna who has headlined several successful films in the south including Kirik Party, Anjani Putra and Geetha Govindam makes her much-awaited Bollywood debut shares "I have been fortunate to receive so much love from audiences across languages. As an actor it is always the story of the film that I connect with, and the language of the film is never a barrier for me. I am grateful to the makers for offering me Mission Majnu which is written beautifully, and I am super excited to be part of a team that has so much passion. We are all working together to make it even more amazing.I am super excited to start my journey in Hindi cinema and to reach out to newer audiences.”
Mission Majnu is produced by RSVP and Guilty By Association and will go on floors February 2021.