Superstar Akshay Kumar’s Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue’ hit the screens today with mixed word of mouth. In a recent interview, Akshay Kumar opened up about the film’s tagline change.
In an interview with News18, Khiladi Kumar was asked to reveal the reason behind altering Mission Raniganj’s title. To this, the actor said, “Is there anything wrong if we changed it to Bharat? No, right. So just enjoy it.”
When told that even India is not wrong, the actor told the portal, “I agree India is not wrong and is also right. Bharat is a great name and it is in our constitution so we decided to change it.”
Mission Raniganj revolves around the storyline of a mining engineer, Jaswant Singh Gill, who helped rescue 65 miners from a coal mine in Raniganj. The real-life incident happened in West Bengal in 1989.
Directed by Tinu Suresh Desai, Mission Raniganj also features Parineeti Chopra, Kumud Mishra, Pavan Malhotra, Ravi Kishan, Varun Badola and Dibyendu Bhattacharya.