JAN 12, 2023
Rocketry in Oscars' first list
R Madhavan directed and played the lead in the much-appreciated biopic, Rocketry: The Nambi Effect. The project which was released on 1st July 2022 garnered a lot of praise from the audience.
A box office success
Adding another feather to the cap, the venture has now crossed international borders.
Another feather in the cap
The biopic has now made it to the first list of the Oscar nominations in the ‘International films Category’.
Making it to the Oscars
Some other movies including Kashmir Files, Kantara, Gangubai Kathaiwadi, Vikrant Rona, and Iravin Nizhal are also in the running.
Others in the running
R Madhavan who helmed the director's cap for the first time for Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is extremely happy with the latest achievement.
Proving your mettle
He was quoted saying, "I feel a great sense of gratitude and now the excitement has crept in about the Oscars."
R Madhavan's reaction
It was the first time that R Madhavan donned multiple caps for a movie as he not only directed, and played the lead, but also produced the movie as well.
Expanding your horizons
The drama was filmed in multiple languages simultaneously including Tamil, Hindi, and English.
Breaking language barriers
One of the talking points for the movie aside from R Madhavan's powerful performance was the cameo appearances by Suriya and Shah Rukh Khan.
The cameo appearances
For the unversed, the biographical drama is the cinematic adaptation of the life of Nambi Narayanan, the former ISRO scientist.
ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan
The film journals his story from his days as a graduate student at Princeton University, to when he was falsely accused of espionage and arrested.
A story worth telling
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