The film is based on Jaswant Singh Gill’s story, the mining engineer, who saved 65 miners trapped in a coal mine in Raniganj in 1989
Akshay Kumar from Mission Raniganj
Ever since the trailer of Mission Raniganj was dropped, it has taken the internet on fire with its gripping and heartbreaking story. Within twenty-four hours, it garnered millions of views on YouTube. Finally the film was released on December 1, 2023, and once again, it made a huge impact on Netflix.
Mission Raniganj tops the chart
The Akshay Kumar-starrer has topped the chart of non-English films, and is trending at #1 position on Netflix, globally. Also Zoya Akhtar’s The Archies is trending at #3 position and Bhumi Pednekar’s Thank You For Coming at #7 position.
Mission Raniganj story
In the heart of a flooded coal mine, sixty-five miners faced a desperate fight for survival. Their only hope rested on Jaswant Singh Gill, a determined mining engineer, who embarked on a perilous rescue mission. Against all odds, Gill navigated the treacherous depths of the mine, leading the trapped miners to safety. The film is based on the true story of Raniganj Coalfields, which collapsed in West Bengal in 1989.
Mission Raniganj star-cast
Apart from Akshay Kumar as Jaswant Singh Gill, the film also stars Parineeti Chopra as Jaswant’s wife Nirdosh Kaur Gill, Kumud Mishra as RK Ujjwal, Pavan Malhotra as T.P. Bindal, Ravi Kishan as Bhola Raut, Varun Badola as Shaligram, Dibyendu Bhattacharya as D. Sen, Dinesh Lamba as Kaseem, Rajesh Sharma as MLA Govardhan Roy, and Virendra Saxena as Tapan Ghosh.
A good story can touch anyone's heart, no matter from which part of the world they are from, and Mission Raniganj has not only entertained people, but it has also inspired them and left an everlasting impression on them.