Actor Siddharth Malhotra‘s much awaited feature Mission Majnu finally released on Friday. Acted with him in the film. Rashmika Mandana As he plays an Indian spy in Pakistan in this inspiring true-life story set in the 1970s. The film landed on Netflix after a long delay and it seems that fans are upset about it. (Also read: Mission Majnoo Movie Review: Weak Story Makes You Lose Siddharth Malhotra’s Sher Shah Charm)
Going by Mission Majnoo’s Twitter reviews, fans have praised the fresh on-screen pairing. Talking about it, one of them tweeted, “The direction of this movie is the most amazing. It is also affecting people a lot as patriotic slogans are given more and more. And most loved. Mission Majnoo.” Another added, “Honestly I enjoyed the spy and action sequences more than the love story.
Someone wrote, “I wonder if #MissionMajnu and #Shershah would have released on theatres..! Log sadiyo yaad rakhega @SidMalhotra ka Performance (People will remember Siddharth Malhotra’s performance for a long time). What an actor he is.” Career best performance. Yeh Dono Film Nahi Ehsaas Hai (Shershah and Mission Majnoo are Ehsaasahs). Yet another pointed out, “I would love to see this film in theatres.”
“Just finished #MissionMajnu Unlike most movies, this one shows us that you don’t need to brag to be a patriot. Loved the climax part, maybe brought tears. Amazing performance by Sid, in this. Stole the show. The others were good too. Deserves a theatrical release,” one user also shared.
Directed by Shantanu Bagchi, Mission Majnu is based on true events of the 1970s. The trailer shows Siddharth playing the role of a ‘simple’ tailor who goes in and out of key locations in Pakistan to report to India about its nuclear installations. Rashmika, who plays his wife Nasreen, is part of his cover story across the border.
Talking about her character, Rashmika tweeted, “A character who shows unconditional love and innocence. She always chooses to support the one she loves and confronts him only when She doesn’t see it any other way. She was a beautiful lady to play and I hope she finds a place in your hearts.. Bringing you Nasreen from #MissionMajnu.
The film also stars Kumud Mishra and Sharib Hashmi. Hindustan Times reviewed the film, “Mission Majnu boasts of a triumphant plot that excels at acts of patriotism and bravery. It is emotional, passionate and exciting. But, the experience is marred by too many simplistic coincidences and flaws.” Which are hard to ignore. Ahead of Republic Day, director Shantanu Bagchi pays tribute to all the heroes who don’t wear uniform and lay down their lives for their motherland. However, the story, which is co-written by Asim Arora. , written by Sumit Batija and Pervez Shaikh, is fragmented in many places and does not allow Mission Majnu to be strongly influenced.