‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect,’ directed by R Madhavan, earns a standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival

The house erupted in delight and a 10-minute standing ovation for R. Madhavan’s directorial debut, ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect,’ which is India’s official selection for its world premiere at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

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The grand premiere of R. Madhavan’s directorial debut, ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect,’ which is India’s official selection for its world premiere at the 75th Cannes Film Festival, took place at the Palais des Festivals’ conference center. The film’s inspiration, ISRO mastermind and space scientist Nambi Narayanan, walked the red carpet together. The film was met with thunderous applause and a 10-minute standing ovation from the audience.

In a statement in response to the positive feedback his film received at the festival, actor-turned-director Madhavan remarked, “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.”

‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’ was shot on a massive scale in India, France, Canada, Georgia, and Serbia. International actors such as Phyllis Logan, Vincent Riotta, and Ron Donachie are among the cast, with special cameos by Shah Rukh Khan and Suriya. ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect,’ produced by TriColour Films, Varghese Moolan Pictures, and 27th Investments, and distributed in India by UFO Moviez and Red Giant Movies, and internationally by Yash Raj Films and Phars Film Co, will be released on July 1 in six languages: Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.