One of Bollywood’s most inspiring actors, Akshay Kumar returned to the big screen with another Independence Day release this year. However, he isn’t the only star of the show in Mission Mangal. The film also has a strong female cast of Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Nithya Menen, and Kirti Kulhari in the lead as it follows India’s legendary mission to Mars. The film recounts the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s 2013 Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan) led by brilliant scientists that made India the first country in the world to make it to Mars in its first attempt. With a stellar cast and a story that can make every Indian proud, fans were aptly excited to watch it unfold on screen. With great reviews from critics so far, let’s see what audiences had to say about Mission Mangal.

A must-watch family film

Great mix of information and entertainment

A proud moment for Indians

And for Bollywood too!

A tribute to Indian scientists

And an inspiration for a new generation of scientists

Vidya Balan steals the show

A brilliantly-made entertainer

All that being said, Mission Mangal is definitely a film no Indian should miss. Book your tickets to catch it on the big screen but first read our review of the film here.

Check out a fun Q and A with the cast below: