Mandala: The UFO Incident is a 2023 Kannada science fiction thriller film directed by Ajay Sarpeshkar and starring Prakash Belawadi, Anant Nag, Sharmiela Mandre, and Kiran Srinivas in lead roles. The film tells the story of a space scientist who is abducted by a UFO, and the investigation that follows.
The film was released in theaters on March 10, 2023. It received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising the film’s originality and others criticizing its pacing and special effects.
Mandala: The UFO Incident was released in theaters on March 10, 2023.
- Prakash Belawadi as Satyaprakash
- Anant Nag as Prof. Ramaswamy
- Sharmiela Mandre as Maya
- Kiran Srinivas as Arjun
- Samyukta Hornad as Inspector Deepa
- Neenasam Ashwath as Dr. Vishwanath
Maya is a space scientist who works at the Bharat Space Research Institute. She is suspended from her job after she makes a controversial discovery about UFOs. However, she is soon abducted by a UFO, and her boyfriend Arjun sets out to investigate what happened to her.
As Arjun’s investigation progresses, he uncovers a government conspiracy involving UFOs. He also learns that Maya is not the only person who has been abducted by a UFO.
The film culminates in a showdown between Arjun and the government agents who are trying to cover up the truth about UFOs.
Mandala: The UFO Incident received mixed reviews from critics. Some praised the film’s originality and its exploration of the themes of science, faith, and government secrecy. Others criticized the film’s pacing and special effects.
The Times of India gave the film 3 out of 5 stars, saying that it was “an interesting but flawed film.” The Hindu gave the film 2.5 out of 5 stars, saying that it was “a promising film that is let down by its execution.”