Sidharth Malhotra's 'Mission Majnu' trends on No.1 on Netflix in India, becomes the second non-english film globally
Netflix’s most recent release Mission Majnu has taken everyone by storm. From powerful performances to storytelling, the film continues to receive love from critics and audiences alike. Directed by Shantanu Bagchi and produced by RSVP and GBA, Mission Majnu stars a stunningly talented cast of Sidharth Malhotra, Rashmika Mandanna, Kumud Mishra, Parmeet Sethi, Sharib Hashmi, Mir Sarwar and Zakir Hussain. Since the film’s release, it has been trending in the top 10 films list in 18 countries on Netflix including India, Canada, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sri Lanka. Mission Majnu has become the No. 2 non-English film globally on Netflix in its opening weekend of release and has also taken up the first spot in India.
Talking about Mission Majnu's appreciation, Sidharth shared, "I'm excited and grateful to receive so much love from audiences and I'm happy that they are entertained . As an actor, knowing audiences have connected and liked the performance is heartwarming. Mission Majnu is being watched by viewers worldwide and trending globally on Netflix in the opening week itself , which is surreal".
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Talking about the love that Mission Majnu has received on Netflix, producers Amar Butala and Garima Mehta added, “We are thrilled with the immense love and appreciation for our film, Mission Majnu in India and around the world. The film combines powerful performances by Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna with a strong ensemble along with a riveting screenplay, raising the bar for entertaining and thought provoking cinema in India.”
Expressing the love Mission Majnu has received on Netflix, producer Ronnie Screwvala spoke, "Great stories travel far - Mission Majnu is a strong narrative from India on patriotism and how as a peace loving country we work to keep the world a safe place. Netflix‘s reach around the world comes to the strength of films like ours and it’s thrilling to know how well the movie is tracking around the world. It's only week one and we see this as an evergreen story that will stay with audiences for a long time ”
On the success of Mission Majnu, Monika Shergill, VP - Content, Netflix India said, “We’re always proud to see passion and excitement for our Indian films from audiences in India and beyond. WIth Shantanu Bagchi’s extraordinary vision for this story about one of India’s most daring undercover missions and powerful performances from Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna we were confident that Mission Manju was a must watch film and the audiences’ reactions to the title is proof of that.”
Mission Majnu transports you to the past to uncover one of India’s most important missions. The film takes you through the emotions of loyalty, love, sacrifice and betrayal with an action-packed screenplay where one wrong move can make or break the mission.