Mumbai: Actress Nithya Menen, who is also playing the role of Savitri in NTR biopic, will soon make her debut in Bollywood with Akshay Kumar starrer Mangal Mission.
Akshay Kumar announced the film today over social media along with a picture which also features Nithya Menen in it, confirming her Bollywood debut.
Proud and excited to bring the story of India’s Mars Mission, #MissionMangal to you. Coincidentally the mission was launched on this very date, 5th Nov. 2013. Meet the team and do share your best wishes for our shubh mangal journey. Shoot begins soon ?? @foxstarhindi pic.twitter.com/SYfSmoZEdb
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) November 5, 2018
According to reports, the film will focus on the women scientists who were part of Mangalyaan team in 2017. Nithya Menen would be seen playing one of the scientists who played a key role in Manglayaan mission.
The flick helmed by director Jagan Shakti also stars Taapsee Pannu, Vidya Balan, Sonaksi Sinha, Kirti Kulhari and Sharman Joshi in important roles.
Mangal Mission will be jointly produced by Fox Star and R acclaimed filmmaker R Balki and will feature a slew of actors from Bollywood.
Nithya Menen was last seen in a brief role in Geetha Govindam starring Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna.