February 06 : Actor Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna are paired for the first time in Mission Majnu, a romantic action thriller based on India's most ambitious covert operation goes on floors today in Lucknow.
The film backed by Ronnie Screwvala's RSVP Movies and producers Amar Butala and Garima Mehta and directed by Shantanu Bagchi.
The official handle of RSVP Movies shared a picture of clapboard and confirmed the commencement of the shoot. It said, “The first chapter of one of India’s deadliest covert operations begins today! #MissionMajnu commences shoot in Lucknow. @SidMalhotra @iamRashmika @RonnieScrewvala @amarbutala #GarimaMehta @GBAMedia_Off #ShantanuBagchi @aseem_arora @Sumit_Batheja #ParveezShaikh @pashanjal”
Excited about his forthcoming movie, Sidharth Malhotra took to his Twitter profile and wrote, “Good luck guys…see you soon #MissionMajnu @GBAMedia_Off @RSVPMovies @RonnieScrewvala @iamRashmika @aseem_arora #parvezshaikh #sumitbatheja”
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.
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.