Despite based on a complicated mission, Mission Mangal is entertaining with several emotional highs and lows. Each character shines in their respective roles, the second half has all your attention, and the final climax is a nail-biting finish. Just don’t expect Hollywood level computer-graphics here. But other than that ‘sab mangal hai’. The film has started on a good note at the box office and should do well from here on due to good word of mouth.
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Ratings: 3.5/5 Review By: Rajeev Masand Site: News18 This is a movie about space, scientists, facts and physics, but there is no dearth of emotion. Some of it is trite and there is manipulative pop patriotism – the sort you expect from an Akshay Kumar film. Yet Mission Mangal is more restrained in tone than the star’s recent outings like Kesari, PadMan, and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. There are also genuine moments in the film when you laugh, and when your heart soars. Despite the formulaic arc, the makers deliver an entertaining account of a complicated mission. Visit Site For more.
Ratings: 4/5 Review By: Taran Adarsh Site: Twitter Clearly, one of the best films of 2019… Each character shines… High-concept film that keeps you hooked all through… Has potential to emerge Akshay Kumar’s highest grosser… Winner! Visit Site For more.
Ratings:.— Review By: Anupama Chopra Site: Filmcompanion We get it. It’s hard to make intelligence look entertaining. But it’s harder to make intelligence look stupid. And yet, this is exactly what Mission Mangal manages to do. It takes the core ISRO team behind India’s historical Mars Orbiter Mission and turns their incredible story into a tone-deaf cross between a fourth-grade Science lesson and a woke virtue-signalling exercise. I’m all for massy dramatization, but this film is more like intellectual demonetization. Visit Site For more.
Ratings: 3/5 Review By: Saibal Site: NDTV All nicely set up, Mission Mangal is ready to soar into the stratosphere even as many questions hover over the film. How advisable is turning a serious science-themed drama into a populist entertainer complete with high drama and over-simplified plotting? On the evidence of what pans out on the screen, there can be no clear answer. Some parts of Mission Mangal do work; others don’t.This isn’t Mission Magnificent. But it isn’t Mission Mangled either. Mission Mangal is watchable, if not always exhilarating, if you can get over its excesses. Visit Site For more.
Ratings:.3/5 Review By: Rachit Gupta Site: Times Of India Under the vision of creative director R Balki and an average execution by filmmaker Jagan Shakti, ‘Mission Mangal’ makes good with its emotional highs and drama. In the end, when you see India’s scientists celebrate their hard-earned victory with the Mangalyaan orbiting Mars, you can’t help but cheer for the triumph of a nation and its scientific success. Despite the ups and downs, this story does make you believe that dreams do come true, especially in the vast expanses of the outer space. Visit Site For more.
MISSION MANGAL STORY
The film is a real-life story based on Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Mars Orbiter Mission which will allow scientists to better explore Mars.
- MISSION MANGAL RELEASE DATE: Aug 15, 2019 ( India)
- MISSION MANGAL CAST: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi, Kirti Kulhari, Vikram Gokhale
- Director: Jagan Shakti
- Producer: Cape of Good Films Hope Productions, Fox Star Studios
- Run Time: 2 hour 7 Minutes