Trailer Talk: ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’: Madhavan’s Debut Directorial Looks Very Promising

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The trailer of actor Madhavan’s first directorial was launched by some of the biggest actors around the country. Starring the actor himself, we get a great looking period film that includes extensive CG shots of rocket launches and grand sets. The film appears to be a  flashback with the Nambi Narayanan character going back in time to explain the incidents that happened in his life just so, “it doesn’t happen to anyone else.” Although a story about a scientist, we get glimpses of the many adventures in his life including how he brought a Russian engine back into India, his plan on making India a part of a “trillion dollar market” and the many offers he got from other countries to leave this one behind. Even action scenes are aplenty in the big budget film “based on real incidents”. Watch the trailer here: [embedded content][embedded content] The biographical drama is based on the controversial life of scientist and ISRO aerospace engineer Nambi Narayanan, who was accused of espionage in 1994.  It will release in five languages, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and English). Guest appearances in the various versions include Shah Rukh Khan in Hindi and English and Suriya in Tamil, Malayalam versions. Apart from direction, the film is also written and produced by Madhavan. It also stars Simran which whom Madhavan had acted with in Mani Ratnam’s Kannathil Muthamittal and K. Balachanader’s Parthale Paravasam. Music is by Sam CS (Vikram Vedha) and the DOP is Sirsha Ray.

The trailer of actor Madhavan’s first directorial was launched by some of the biggest actors around the country. Starring the actor himself, we get a great looking period film that includes extensive CG shots of rocket launches and grand sets. The film appears to be a  flashback with the Nambi Narayanan character going back in time to explain the incidents that happened in his life just so, “it doesn’t happen to anyone else.”

Although a story about a scientist, we get glimpses of the many adventures in his life including how he brought a Russian engine back into India, his plan on making India a part of a “trillion dollar market” and the many offers he got from other countries to leave this one behind. Even action scenes are aplenty in the big budget film “based on real incidents”.

Watch the trailer here:

The biographical drama is based on the controversial life of scientist and ISRO aerospace engineer Nambi Narayanan, who was accused of espionage in 1994.  It will release in five languages, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and English).

Guest appearances in the various versions include Shah Rukh Khan in Hindi and English and Suriya in Tamil, Malayalam versions.

Apart from direction, the film is also written and produced by Madhavan. It also stars Simran which whom Madhavan had acted with in Mani Ratnam’s Kannathil Muthamittal and K. Balachanader’s Parthale Paravasam.

Music is by Sam CS (Vikram Vedha) and the DOP is Sirsha Ray.

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