‘Mission Mangal’ box-office: Akshay Kumar-Vidya Balan’s space drama enters Rs 200 crore club

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Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi starrer ‘Mission Mangal’ is finally crossed the coveted Rs 200 cr mark. The film has been loved all over, and it has turned out to be the highest grossing Independence Day release in Bollywood history.

It’s a huge achievement for such a high on the content film. It’s also proved to be the highest grosser Akshaye Kumar film of all time. Trade expert Taran Adarsh took to social media to share the news of ‘Mission Mangal’ crossing the Rs 200 cr mark.

‘Mission Mangal’ is based on India’s first mission to Mars. The film has been winning hearts all over, and with it now crossing the Rs 200 cr mark, it is sure to get more and more eyeballs.

Coming to the plot of the film, the movie starts by showing a failed ISRO mission. Rakesh Dhawan (Akshay Kumar) is then shifted to a Mars project and along with Tara Shinde (Vidya Balan), he hatches a brilliant plan to put India on the space map. After a lot of struggle to get requisite funds, the entire team manages to achieve the impossible. They manage to make a satellite enter the Mars orbit.

The film released alongside John Abraham‘s ‘Batla House’ on the Independence Day weekend. Both the films did well at the ticket windows, and ‘Mission Mangal’ continues to get footfalls at theatres.

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