Akshay Kumar shares pic of the real-life Mission Raniganj engineer Jaswant Singh Gill

Akshay Kumar is all geared up for the release of his upcoming biographical drama Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue. In the film, Akshay will portray the role of engineer Jaswant Singh Gill who saved over 60 miners during the 1989 Raniganj coalfields disaster.

Mission Raniganj Akshay Kumar Jaswant Singh Gill Engineers Day

Today, on the occasion of Engineer’s Day, Akshay took to Instagram and shared an old monochromatic picture of Jaswant Singh Gill. 

Sharing the photo, he wrote, “Happy #EngineersDay. I could never even imagine myself studying hard to be an engineer. But then I got an opportunity to play a brave, intelligent engineer like Jaswant Singh Gill ji in #MissionRaniganj. Maa Baap ki ichha puri ho gayi. #RealHero.”

Mission Raniganj Akshay Kumar Jaswant Singh Gill Engineers Day

Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue is directed by Tinu Suresh Desai and written by Vipul K. Rawal. The film also stars Parineeti Chopra, Kumud Mishra, Pavan Malhotra, Ravi Kishan, Varun Badola and Rajesh Sharma among others. The film is slated to hit the cinemas on October 6.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Akshay Kumar also has Welcome To The Jungle, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan and Hera Pheri 3 in the pipeline.

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