Rocketry celebrates life of Nambi Narayanan


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New Delhi, June 27: Nambi Narayanan’s life is an edge on the seat thriller. His passion for rocket science and subsequent incarceration on charges of espionage have been turned into a script essayed by R Madhvan.

Rocketry, the film on the life of Nambi Narayanan had received standing ovation at the Cannes film festival recently.

The film is slated to be finally released on July 1 across the world, which is likely to inspire the youngsters in the space science.

The film is coming at a time when the youngsters are showing great interest in the space science.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his 90th ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio broadcast said that over 100 start-ups are working in the space sector.

Children are also taking a big part in the space science, as 750 schools are collaborating in the making of 75 small satellites, said Modi.

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting organized a special screening of the film ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’ at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi.

The screening was attended by the team Rocketry led by the writer, producer, director R. Madhavan, who is also playing the lead role and has made a directorial debut with this movie.

The screening was attended by former Director CBI DR Karthikeyan, former IG CBI PM Nair, senior officials in the Government of India, and stakeholders from the film industry.

The film was applauded by the audience for its script, editing, acting and portrayal of the inspiring story of the life of Nambi Narayanan.

“The film is a celebration of India’s technological prowess across the space and IT sectors. The movie is a tribute to the master Nambi Narayanan whose ‘Vikas’ engine never failed. It also conveyed the message of India’s soft power skill sets to the world with regard to human resource expertise and scientific excellence,” said Madhavan on the occasion.

Nambi Narayanan, a former scientist and aerospace engineer of the Indian Space Research Organisation, was accused of espionage in 1994.

Apurva Chandra, secretary, I&B, said that the film is not only gripping, but also touches the hearts of the audience. He added that the film pays tribute to the thousands of scientists, including Nambi Narayanan, who have dedicated their entire life to the achievements of India’s space programme.

“The film is entertaining, captivating, and very meaningful. It is a perfect combination of science, technology and emotion,” said former IG CBI PM Nair.

The photography of the film took place across several countries, including India, Georgia, Russia, Serbia and France.

The film was shot simultaneously in Tamil, Hindi and English and will also be released in dubbed versions of Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada languages.

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