R. Madhavan’s directorial debut ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’, which is Bharat’s official selection for its world premiere at the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, saw its grand premiere at the convention center of Palais des Festivals.
Madhavan and ISRO genius and space scientist Nambi Narayanan, on whom the film is based, walked the red carpet.
The screening of the film was greeted with thunderous applause as it received a standing ovation from the full house for 10 minutes.
Responding to the appreciation that his film received at the film festival, actor-turned-director Madhavan said in a statement, “I’m overwhelmed and exhilarated. It’s a surreal moment for all of us at Team Rocketry. Humbled and grateful By God’s grace. Thank you for all your love and support. Now to prepare for the release on July 1.”
Staged on a mammoth scale, ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’ has been shot in Bharat, France, Canada, Georgia, and Serbia. The cast comprises international actors like Phyllis Logan, Vincent Riotta, and Ron Donachie with special appearances by superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Suriya.
‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’, produced by TriColour films, Varghese Moolan Pictures, and 27th Investments, and distributed in Bharat by UFO Moviez and Red Giant Movies in Bharat and internationally by Yash Raj Films and Phars Film Co, will be released in six languages worldwide, including Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada, on July 1.
(The story has been published via a syndicated feed with a modified headline and minor edits to conform to the HinduPost style guide)