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Sidharth Malhotra joins second schedule of Mission Majnu, hints at theatrical release

Directed by debutant Shantanu Bagchi, the film, which also has Rashmika Mandanna, will see Sidharth play a RAW agent 

Akshay Krishna
Aug 24, 2021
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Sidharth Malhotra, who is enjoying the success of his latest, Shershaah, took to social media to announce that the second schedule of his upcoming thriller Mission Majnu is underway. 

Sharing the news on his Instagram page, Sidharth posted a monochrome photo of him looking at a mirror getting ready for the shoot. The photo was accompanied by a caption that read, “#MissionMajnu shoot resumes. See you in theatres…” 

Mission Majnu is a period thriller that is written by Parveez Shaikh, Aseem Arrora and Sumit Batheja and is directed by Shantanu Bagchi, who will be making his directorial debut.

Bankrolled by Ronnie Screwvala, Amar Butala and Garima Mehta, Mission Majnu is inspired by true events set in the 1970s and follows a courageous spy on a mission in the heart of Pakistan that changed the relationship between the two nations.

Also starring Rashmika Mandanna, who will be making her big Bollywood debut, Sharib Hashmi, Parmeet Sethi, Anant Mahadevan and Kumud Mishra, the film's first schedule was shot in Lucknow, before the second wave of the COVID-19 hit. 

Meanwhile, Sidharth is celebrating the success of his biographical war film Shershaah, which had him portray the life of Captain Vikram Batra. Directed by Vishnuvardhan, the film also features Kiara Advani, who plays Dimple Cheema. Shershaah is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video. 

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