R Madhavan invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to see the clips of Rocketry: The Nambi Effect. The film is based on the life of Nambi Narayanan, a former Indian scientist and aerospace engineer of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The Prime Minister met Nambi Narayanan and R Madhavan and shared his thoughts on the film's clips.
Sharing the photo with our honourable Prime Minister and S. Nambi Narayanan, Madhavan wrote on Instagram, "A few weeks ago, @NambiNOfficial and I had the honour of calling on PM @narendramodi. We spoke on the upcoming film #Rocketrythefilm and were touched and honored by PM's reaction to the clips and concern for Nambi ji & the wrong done to him. Thank you for the privilege sir."
Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is based on the life of scientist and aerospace engineer S. Nambi Narayanan. It marks the directorial debut of Madhavan, who also essays the role of the protagonist in the film.
As a senior official at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Narayanan was in charge of the cryogenics division. In 1994, he was falsely charged with espionage and arrested. The charges were dismissed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in 1996, and the Supreme Court declared him not guilty in 1998. Besides starring in and directing the film, Madhavan has written and produced the project, which will be released in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, English and Kannada languages.