Here’s the teaser of Madhavan starrer Rocketry – The Nambi Effect
As we had reported earlier, R Madhavan is starring in the biopic of scientist Nambi Narayanan. The movie has been titled as ‘Rocketry – The Nambi Effect’. Official teaser of the movie was released online today. Top stars like Aamir Khan, Suriya and many others shared the teaser un their respective social media handle. Madhavan is making his directorial debut by co-directing the movie with Anant Mahadevan. The movie has been planned as a multilingual in three languages – Tamil, English and Hindi.
Nambi Narayanan is a former cryogenic division head at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). In 1994, he was falsely charged with espionage and arrested. He had to spend 50 days in the prison. The charges against him were later dismissed by the CBI in 1996, and the Supreme Court declared him not guilty in 1998. In September this year, the apex court awarded Nambi Narayanan Rs 50 lakh compensation for being subjected to mental and physical torture in the case.
Madhavan will be playing Nambi Narayanan’s role in the movie and he will be appearing in multiple looks in the movie. It is easily one of the most challenging roles in the actor’s career. The movie is based on Nambi Narayanan’s book ‘Ready to fire: How India and I survived the ISRO spy case’, which details about the controversial case and his infamous arrest. In the book, Narayanan has written about the mental trauma he suffered during the spy case framed against him