Akshay Kumar is extremely proud to be a part of Jagam Shakti's Mission Mangal, which tells the story of India's first interplanetary mission, Mars Orbiter Mission.
Rubbishing the rumours, the actor said, "Aap suni-sunayi baat pe vishwas na karein.Jab aana hoga, main aapko khud hi bata dunga. (Please don't believe hearsay. Whenhe makes an appearance, I will tell you myself.)"Mission Mangal, which also features Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha,Kirti Kulhari, Nithya Menen and Sharman Joshi, will hit the theatres on IndependenceDay (August 15) this year.Akshay revealed that the release of Mission Mangal coincides with 50 years of theIndian Space Research Organisation. "Yeh picture August 15, 2019 ko release ho rahihai. Ek bohot hi ittefaq ki baat hai ki ISRO jo hai woh August 15, 1969 ko shuru huatha. Hum jab release kar rahe hai, 50 saal ISRO ke poore honge. Aur yeh ek ittefaqhai. Humne kuch socha nahi tha."(This film is releasing on August 15, 2019. Coincidentally, ISRO was founded onAugust 15, 1969. The day we are releasing, ISRO completes 50 years. And this is acoincidence. We had not planned anything)," he said.Mission Mangal, which also stars Sonakshi Sinha, Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu,Sharman Joshi, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen, will hit the theatres this IndependenceDay (August 15).