Directed by Shantanu Bagh, Siddharth will play the role of Raw Agent in Mission Manju
Siddharth Malhotra on Wednesday announced his new film Mission Manju. The film stars Telugu actress Rashmika Mandanna in the lead role and is all set to make her Bollywood debut.
Directed by Shantanu Bagh and produced by Ronnie Screwvala, Amar Butala and Garima Mehta, the film will star Siddharth Roach’s agent. While announcing their film, Siddharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna also shared the first look poster of Mission Manju.
The film, set in the 1970s and inspired by “true events”, tells the story of a “deadly covert operation” carried out by his intelligence agency behind the scenes of Pakistan’s enemy. Shooting for Mission Manju will begin in February.
Check out Mission Manju’s First Look poster here:
Mission Majnu Movie Firstlook
❤️?Bro #MissionMajnu https://t.co/CXvIOYacCK
— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) December 23, 2020
Announcing her debut in Hindi cinema, Rashmika Mandanna tweeted: “Well guys, here’s the news for you! I’m so happy and excited to be a part of it! Here’s a new journey!”
— Rashmika Mandanna (@iamRashmika) December 23, 2020
In a statement, the actress, who is known for her performances in films like Sarileru Neekevvaru and Yajamana, said: “I am very excited to start my journey in Hindi cinema and reach a new audience. For this I am thankful to the creators who are offering me Mission Majnu which is beautifully written, ”said PTI.
Producer Ronnie Screwvala said Mission Manju is an attempt to show the “sacrifice and effort” of our country’s incomparable heroes. “There are thousands of heroes who work behind the scenes to protect the interests of other terrorist organizations and our country. Their work is often overlooked and Mission Manju tries to bring their sacrifices and efforts to the forefront,” PTI said.