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Akshay Kumar’s Mission Mangal to clash with John Abraham’s Batla House, Prabhas’ Saaho this Independence Day

Three big films: multi-starrer Mission Mangal, John Abraham’s Batla House and Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Saaho are lined up for release on August 15 this year.

bollywood Updated: Jul 06, 2019 14:55 IST
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Mission Mangal, Batla House and Saaho to clash this Independence Day.
Mission Mangal, Batla House and Saaho to clash this Independence Day.
         

It is going to be one tough task for moviegoers to choose among Mission Mangal, Saaho, and Batla House as all the three movies are scheduled to hit theaters on August 15. With Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Saaho and Akshay Kumar’s Mission Mangal creating buzz and John Abraham’s Batla House inspired by a real encounter intriguing fans, it seems that the battle between the trio would be an intense one.

Based on an incredible true story of India’s mission to Mars, Mission Mangal also stars Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Nithya Menon and Sharman Joshi in pivotal roles. Helmed by Jagan Shakti the film is co-produced by Padman director R Balki.

While action thriller film Saaho has a lot to offer in terms of spine-chilling action sequences of Baahubali actor Prabhas, the film also marks his debut in Bollywood. Helmed by Sujeeth and produced by V. Vamsi Krishna Reddy and Pramod Uppalapati, Saaho features Mahesh Manjrekar, Jackie Shroff, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Murli Sharma, and Chunky Panday will also be seen in never-seen-before avatars. The film is presented by Bhushan Kumar and Gulshan Kumar.

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Inspired by the real Batla House encounter that took place almost a decade ago on September 19, 2008, which is officially known as Operation Batla House, Batla House will see John portraying Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, who spearheaded the encounter.

Helmed by Nikhil Advani, the film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, and John Abraham among others.

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First Published: Jul 06, 2019 14:54 IST

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