R Madhavan begins directorial debut with Rocketry: The Nambi Effect


Mumbai: Actor R Madhavan is all set to venture into a new arena of film making with his directorial debut Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.

The upcoming biopic is based on one of the legendary Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists Nambi Narayanan. While the shooting of the movie has begun, Madhavan has undergone a massive transformation for his role.

While the actor looks different from his real life image, he looks stunningly similar to the character he plays. He recently gave us a glimpse of his avatar as Nambi Narayanan through his Instagram posts.



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After 14 hrs on the chair.. Who is who is WHO???🙏🙏🙏🚀🚀 #rocketryfilm @tricolourfilm @media.raindrop @vijaymoolan

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The 48-year-old actor, who sports the look of the scientist, looked like Narayanan’s doppelganger in the latest photograph.

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect portrays Narayanan’s journey, who was wrongly accused of espionage in 1994.The makers have finalised Simran to play the female lead in the film.

The movie that will be shot extensively across India, Princeton, Scotland, France and Russia, will hit theatres later this year. Rocketry: The Nambi Effect will be a trilingual in English, Hindi and Tamil.

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