New Delhi: Netflix on Tuesday released the first look poster of Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna starrer ‘Mission Majnu’. In the poster, Sidharth is seen in a brown pathani suit, with a jacket, holding a gun in his hand. He is sporting kohl in his eyes and amulet on the neck. The caption on Netflix post read, “Ek jaanbaaz agent ki ansuni kahaani. MISSION MAJNU 🇮🇳, Only on Netflix, 20th January”.
Inspired by true events, Mission Majnu transports you to the past to uncover one of India’s most important missions. Directed by Shantanu Bagchi the film also stars Kumud Mishra, Parmeet Sethi, Sharib Hashmi, Mir Sarwar and Zakir Hussain.
Speaking about the film, actor Sidharth Malhotra said, “I’m quite excited about Mission Majnu since it will be my first time playing a spy. It shows India’s most thrilling covert mission, which transformed the politics between India and its neighbouring nation in the 1970s. With Netflix on board, I am confident that this incredible narrative will resonate with people all around the world.”
Producer Ronnie Screwvala spoke about the film and his collaboration with Netflix. He said, “Mission Majnu is the story of India’s growing prowess and place in the global standing of nations as a superpower , both as the fastest growing nation in the world and the biggest democracy – and stories like these show how we laid the cornerstone for our standing. It’s a story best suited for the audiences on Netflix with their global reach. Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandana make this story come to life and RSVP is really proud to present this”
Talking about the collaboration, Monika Shergill, Vice President-Content, Netflix said, “Mission Majnu is a story of valour and courage based on one of India’s most important missions. We are very excited to present this espionage action thriller with the remarkable Sidharth Malhotra in a powerful performance as a RAW agent and the very talented Rashmika Mandanna, making their streaming debut on Netflix. Mission Majnu packs in grit, heart, drama and mesmerizing music that will make for a viewing treat for our members in India and across the world..”
The spy-thriller mystery will stream on Netflix from January 20, 2023.