Mission Majnu True Story: Why agent Amandeep's father was called a traitor? Explained

Sidharth Malhotra-Rashmika Mandanna starrer Mission Majnu is inspired by true events that took place in the 1970s.

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The much-awaited spy-thriller Mission Majnu was released on Netflix on January 20 and in no time it became the talking point of India, Pakistan, and the world. Keeping aside the politics, Sidharth Malhotra-Rashmika Mandanna starrer Mission Majnu is inspired by true events that took place in the 1970s. Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra has been getting praise from critics as well as fans for delivering a power-pack performance. Sidharth's earlier movie Shershah for Prime Video also won many awards and impressed fans around the world. Sidharth Malhotra portrays the character of a spy named Agent Amandeep Ajitpal Singh of RAW, living in Pakistan under the name of Tariq, whereas Rashmika Mandanna portrays the character of a blind Pakistani girl named Nasreen. Other star cast includes Parmeet Sethi as RAW chief R.N. Kao, Kumud Mishra as Agent Raman living in Pakistan under disguise, and last but not least Sharib Hashmi as agent Aslam.

Since you have landed on this page, True Scoop considers that you have already watched the movie on Netflix and there are a few questions in your mind. And among the most prevalent ones is why agent Amandeep was called the son of the traitor or simply what Amandeep's father did that he becomes a traitor.

To know the answer to the aforementioned question, we need to understand the Mission Majnu storyline in brief.

Mission Majnu Storyline

Mission Majnu starts briefing with a history of when India for the first time tested its atom bomb under the Indira Gandhi regime. The nuclear test by India irks Indira Gandhi's Pakistani counterpart Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and he along with the ISI come up with a plan to make their own nuclear bomb. However, then Pakistan PM Bhutto also starts a global campaign against India especially in the UN to ensure India does not complete its nuclear testing as a result, Pakistan's conspiracy succeeds and the European countries suspend the trading of raw materials used in nuclear bombs and plants. Pakistan which is still known for its hypocritical and dual nature then hires AQ Khan in order to make its own atomic bomb. RAW and Israel's Mossad which were working closely during those days informs India's secret agency about the making of the atomic bomb by Pakistan.

Mission Majnu True Story: Who is Agent Amandeep Ajitpal Singh & where is he now?

As a result, RAW Chief R.N. Kao takes permission from Indira Gandhi to expose Pakistan on the global level and he gave this mission to none other than his personally trained asset living in Pakistan- Agent Amandeep Ajitpal Singh aka Tariq played by Sidharth Malhotra. However, Kao's subordinates have problems with Amandeep as his father was a traitor who killed himself with his own pistol. Kao then tells his subordinate that this one of the reason why he trusts Amandeep as he will do anything to wash the taint from his family's name.

In the movie, Agent Amandeep Ajitpal Singh has been continuously called the son of the traitor. Notably, in one of the scenes, Amandeep reveals that he was kicked out of the school, his mother was also called a traitor and there was no respect for his family in Indian society, therefore, he will do anything for his country to get redemption. Now, coming to the question, in one of the scenes, Amandeep's handler in an attempt to disgrace him, says that his father sold Pathankot Airbase Blueprint to the Pakistanis and therefore his father was a traitor and so is he and his unborn child. So, this is the answer you have been looking for, agent Amandeep's father sold the blueprint of the army airbase to the enemy nation Pakistan.

Mission Majnu

Mission Majnu is inspired by a true story that happened in the 1970s. The extraordinary events of a real-life operation by an Indian spy on Pakistan land is thought to be one of the most important moments in espionage for India, and the story has been long anticipated by fans of Bollywood movies. Agent Amandeep Ajitpal Singh goes by the name Tariq when working for RAW in Pakistan. RAW is part of India’s Research and Analysis Wing, and the agents that work in this field are often inserted into dangerous situations, usually without immediate backup, making their operations particularly dangerous.