Akshay Kumar, who stars in the recently released film ‘Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue,’ has addressed the decision to change the movie’s title. In an interview with News18, Akshay Kumar expressed his perspective on the alteration and emphasized that changing the film’s name was not a negative move.
Previously titled ‘Mission Raniganj: The Great Indian Rescue,’ the film underwent a name change to ‘Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue.’ The modification occurred amidst discussions surrounding the government’s choice to change the country’s official name from India to Bharat.
When questioned about the title change, Akshay Kumar responded, “Is there anything wrong if we changed it to Bharat? No, right. So just enjoy it.” He acknowledged that ‘India’ is not incorrect and remains an apt name. Still, he highlighted the significance of ‘Bharat’ and its inclusion in the Indian constitution as the reasoning behind the alteration.
‘Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue,’ co-starring Parineeti Chopra, was released in theaters on October 6. The film, directed by Tinu Suresh Desai, centers around a daring rescue operation deep within a mine, where 65 miners were trapped. Akshay Kumar portrays Jaswant Singh Gill, the key figure behind India’s most significant rescue mission amidst the debris.
The decision to change the film’s title reflects the broader discussions around the name change from ‘India’ to ‘Bharat,’ with celebrities like Jackie Shroff and Kangana Ranaut sharing their perspectives on the matter. As the discussions continue, ‘Mission Raniganj’ stands as a cinematic tribute to the indomitable spirit of the nation’s heroes.