Mission Mangal: Star Cast, Wiki, Budget & Total Box Office Collection

Umesh Kherajani
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Mission Mangal movie

Mission Mangal is a sci-fi drama movie directed by Jagan Shakti and jointly produced by Cape of Good Films, Hope Productions, Fox Star Studios.

Akshay Kumar delivers yet another movie which makes every Indian proud. The superstar is coming with a movie based on Mission Mangal, which marked India’s first interplanetary expedition. It is a story of ordinary people achieving the extraordinary in their life.

The movie is loosely based on the story of scientists at ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) who contributed to the Mars Orbiter Mission. Most of the stars in the movie will be seen as scientists. Here’s is who is playing what.

  • Akshay Kumar as Rakesh Dhawan (Mission Director)
  • Vidya Balan as Tara Shinde (Project Director)
  • Sonakshi Sinha as Eka Gandhi (Propulsion controller)
  • Taapsee Pannu as Kritika Aggarwal (Navigation and communication in charge)
  • Nithya Menen as Varsha Gowda (Satellite design in-charge)
  • Kirti Kulhari as Neha Siddiqui (Program Automator)
  • Sharman Joshi as Parmeshwar Naidu (Payloads department)

Star Cast

  • Akshay Kumar as Rakesh Dhawan
  • Vidya Balan as Tara Shinde
  • Sonakshi Sinha as Eka Gandhi
  • Taapsee Pannu as Kritika Aggarwal
  • Nithya Menen as Varsha Gowda
  • Kirti Kulhari as Neha Siddiqui
  • Sharman Joshi as Parmeshwar Naidu
  • H. G. Dattatreya as Ananth Iyer
  • Sanjay Kapoor
  • Dalip Tahil
  • Vikram Gokhale
  • Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub


There is no official information available about the budget of the movie.  However, our sources have informed that the total budget of the movie including the salary of the star cast is around 100 crores. The movie needs to cross 125 crore mark to be considered a hit at the box office.

Box Office Prediction, Actual Collection

The expectations were not high until the trailer of the movie was released on 18 July 2019. After the release of the first trailer, the expectations from the movie raised to a new level. The trailer looks exceptional and it seems that Akshay is set to deliver one more hit at the box office. Mission Mangal released on 15 Aug 2019 (Thursday).

We expected the movie to earn around 20 crores on its opening day, however, it exceeded all expectations and earned 29.16 crores. Mission Mangal is now the highest opening day grosser for Akshay Kumar. It earned 17.28 crores on its second day. The total collection of Mission Mangal after two days stands at 46.44 crores.


Director: Jagan Shakti

Producers: Cape of Good Films, Hope Productions, Fox Star Studios, Aruna Bhatia, Anil Naidu

Writer: Jagan Shakti, R. Balki

Star Cast: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi, Kirti Kulhari

Music:  Amit Trivedi

Lyrics: Amitab Bhattacharya

Cinematography: Ravi Varman

Production Company: Cape of Good Films, Hope Productions, Fox Star Studios

Release Date: 15 Aug 2019

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