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Mission Majnu Review – an empty true story that could have been more moving

January 20, 2023

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We review the Netflix movie Mission Majnu, which contains no significant spoilers.

When countries are at war with each other, people sometimes lose sight of the humanity and love found in community. No matter the origin or the religion, there must be a certain balance to live in unity.

Majnu mission is based on a true story about an Indian agent who marries a Pakistani woman.

He tries his best to stay out of the watchful eye of the government or the police and finds peace in the seam. The film explores history repeating itself because the same cycle of events keeps happening. It’s hard to break the process if you were born into a broken system.

Majnu Mission Review and Plot Summary

This is the untold story of India’s boldest and most audacious secret operation in the heart of Pakistan. The film sheds light on the events leading up to this moment between the two countries.

Director Shantanu Bagchi makes choices to set up the story by breaking it down into pieces. First the historical element of the nuclear war, then the love story between an Indian and a Pakistani, and finally the double life that these agents lead.

He is about to have an emotional connection due to the relationship and the fact that they come from two different backgrounds. Thus, Bagchi also raises the question of whether love can conquer all in the face of adversity.

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Is the Majnu mission good?

For the majority, Majnu mission is engaging, but it loses its vigor towards the middle. The early setup of opposing countries and what they fought for was compelling.

Then, as we meet the love interests, it becomes wholesome and sweet. The family dynamic is the most interesting aspect at first because her father doesn’t want her to marry the tailor. She doesn’t care about her job so she marries him despite what her father said.

Once pregnant, he has flashbacks to his own father and wonders if the same fate awaits him as he himself is an undercover agent. Unfortunately, the performances weren’t so strong to carry the movie or even make the second half of this movie as engaging as it should have been.

It’s a true story that felt a bit empty because the love shared between the two of them wasn’t believable. The writing was also somewhat generic and followed the movements of a historical story. It’s a story that needed to be told but could have been interpreted better.

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