Actors Sidharth Malhotra & Rashmika Mandanna in Lucknow for espionage thriller, Mission Majnu!

Shoot for the espionage thriller has commenced in Lucknow.

On Thursday, actors, Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna announced that they have started shooting for their next film 'Mission Majnu', which is slated to be shot in Lucknow and Mumbai. "A special one with a special team. #MissionMajnu, day 1," Sidharth tweeted. This upcoming movie would also mark the debut of Rashmika Mandanna, who works predominantly in Telugu and Kannada-language films, in Bollywood. The film also features actors Sharib Hashmi and Kumud Mishra in prime roles.


Story of an Indian mission in Pakistan

Sidharth Malhotra was earlier spotted in the city for Jabariya Jodi, which was released in 2019. As per reports, the shooting schedule for his latest movie will be spanning over 45 days. Mission Majnu's lead actress, Rashmika Mandanna was quoted saying, "Ahhhh... I sooooo can't wait to join my team. Let the mission start!!! #MissionMajnu."

This espionage thriller, directed by Shantanu Bagchi and penned by Parveez Shaikh, Aseem Arora, and Sumit Batheja, is based on an ambitious covert operation of India and is inspired by real events of the 1970s.

It is the story of an Indian mission in Pakistan. The crew will be clocked filming at Hazratganj's Jahangirabad Palace, La Martiniere, Malihabad and also on the city roads. Mission Majnu will be on the big screens later this year, as per the current schedule .

Knock Knock

The film industry is steadily getting a grip back on work and since its resumption, there have been an array of exciting announcements about new films and shootings in Lucknow. The city has become increasingly popular with the Bollywood fraternity, with big shots from the industry coming in for the shoots of prominent movies and series. Previously, Lucknow has been a ground for pieces like Gulaabo Sitabo, A Suitable Boy, Rangbaaz, Umrao Jaan, Raid, Jolly LLB 2 and the list goes on.

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