Rocketry: The Nambi Effect

R. Madhavan Makes A Good Directorial Debut But With A Half-Baked Movie

Rocketry is a directorial debut of R. Madhavan. Also, Madhavan is the writer and co-producer of the movie. It is a biographical drama based on the life of Nambi Narayana, a former space scientist at the Indian Space Research Organization. He was arrested in the ISRO espionage case and later exonerated.


Nambi Narayanan is an eminent scientist of ISRO but was arrested on false charges of espionage. Later he was exonerated of all the charges but only after a long battle with the system and society. Nambi walks through his life and narrates everything the good and poor side of his life – his scholarship from Princeton University, declining a lucrative job offer from NASA, and sealing an unbelievable deal with the CEO of Rolls Royce. He even runs like James Bond on snow to escape from … Read more