The biopic features R Madhavan playing the role of Nambi Narayanan.
R Madhavan's directorial debut Rocketry: The Nambi Effect has been awaiting a theatrical release for a long time. The film features the actor in the titular role of Nambi Narayanan who is the former scientist and aerospace engineer of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). He was accused of espionage and he fought for years seeking justice for it. Now, after many delays, Madhavan announced the new release date of Rocketry.
The upcoming biopic is set to hit the screens on April 1, 2022. The actor unveiled a poster and released a statement regarding the release date. The statement read as "We are elated to inform you that the much-awaited Rocketry: The Nambi Effect will be released worldwide in theatres on 1st April 2022."
Madhavan added, "We have made this movie with a lot of love and dedication and are grateful for all the support that you have shown us so far."
The film features Simran Bagga as the female lead and has been simultaneously shot in Hindi, Tamil and English languages, but the film will also be released in Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada languages.
In the Hindi and English version of Rocketry, Rajit Kapur stars as Vikram Sarabhai, while Ravi Raghavendra is playing the same role in the Tamil and Telugu versions.
Interestingly, the film also has special appearances by Shah Rukh Khan in Hindi, Kannada and English versions, while Suriya Sivakumar is featuring in the same role in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu versions.
Rocketry has been extensively shot in India, Georgia, Russia among many other locations. In the film, Madhavan will be seen from a graduate student at Princeton University to a 70-year-old man. The actor's epic transformation caught the attention of the internet and he was extremely praised for the same.
Not just acting and directing, Madhavan has penned the script and is also produced Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.