Actor Sidharth Malhotra says his character of a RAW agent in his upcoming movie Mission Majnu has rather more to supply than standard motion sequences.
The movie marks the function directorial debut of advert filmmaker Shantanu Bagchi and is produced by Ronnie Screwvala of RSVP, and Amar Butala and Garima Mehta (Guilty By Association Media).
According to the makers, Mission Majnu is impressed by actual occasions set within the Seventies and follows the story of India’s most brave mission within the coronary heart of Pakistan that perpetually modified the connection between the 2 nations.
The Shershaah star stated the movie gave him a possibility to play a personality with varied shades.
“This is a movie impressed by true occasions. It’s about an essential mission that RAW did. It is extra of a thriller than motion. This is the primary time I’m taking part in a spy agent however it’s not a James Bond character.
“I am somebody who keeps manipulating people to get information out. In that manipulation, I got an opportunity to play various shades that I had not in the past. It’s a tone and world that is completely fresh. I have not done a period film before. It was a new experience,” Malhotra advised PTI.
Penned by Parveez Shaikh and Aseem Arrora of Bellbottom fame and Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana author Sumit Batheja, Mission Majnu additionally marks the Bollywood performing debut of south star Rashmika Mandanna.
“We are fortunate to have her in the film and introduce her to the Hindi audience. She is extremely talented and expressive. I saw her work in films but to see her as a co-actor was interesting. Our pairing will be fresh,” the 36-year-old actor stated.
Apart from the espionage thriller, Malhotra will even be seen within the slice-of-life comedy Thank God, co-starring Ajay Devgn and Rakul Preet Singh.
The actor stated Thank God shall be a brand new territory for him.
Filmmaker Indra Kumar, who has helmed dramas like Dil, Beta, Ishq, Mann within the ’90s and the comedy franchises Masti and Dhamaal, shall be directing Thank God.
“I’ve admired Indra sir’s work up to now. He is difficult himself as a director to make a extra up to date tackle a slice of life humorous movie. It has a stunning message.
“For me, it is all about the messaging and what the film is trying to say. I assure people that they will be surprised. Thank God talks about gratitude, which is needed today more than ever.”
Malhotra stated each, Thank God and Mission Majnu have “a sense of freshness” to them and had been made protecting in thoughts a bigger viewers.
“Thank God being a complete family film and Mission Majnu being a spy thriller. These genres have a massive audience in our country. I will do my best to make them in the best possible way,” he added.