In what appears to be a major gaffe, the poster of Ekta Kapoors recently announced web series M.O.M – Mission Over Mars — inspired by the story of the women behind Indias successful Mangalyaan mission — features the wrong space rocket.
In a tweet last week, Kapoor announced the launch of the show that revolves around the story of four women scientists who were involved in Indias Mars Orbiter Mission launched in 2013. Actors Sakshi Tanwar, Mona Singh, Nidhi Singh and Palomi Ghosh star in the show for ALTBalaji streaming platform.
The poster features what appears to be a Russian Soyuz launch vehicle, superimposed with the Indian flag. ISROs Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), also called Mangalyaan, on the other hand, was launched aboard a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket C25. Some Twitter users spotted the gaffe and criticised the showrunners apparent lack of research into the subject before the poster launch.
“The fact that the poster uses the wrong rocket is already a big flag,” one user tweeted.
“Could it be that they didnt have a single expert as a consultant for this series?” another user wrote.
In her tweet on June 6, Kapoor wrote that she had decided to make the show twoRead More – Source