R. Madhavan’s ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’ captures Times Square in New York. Movie News

Mumbai: Actor R. Madhavan’s directorial debut “Rocketry: The Nambi Effect” lit up Nasdaq billboards in Times Square as the team showed the film’s trailer on large billboards. Madhavan and his team have embarked on a 12-day promotional tour across the US. The city of Stafford, Texas, which declared June 3 as Nambi Narayanan Day, has been a highlight so far.

It is also the place where the ISRO genius Nambi Narayanan, on whose life the biographical drama is based, met astronaut Sunita Williams for a personal conversation.

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect trailer was played on the Nasdaq Billboard in Times Square, the world’s largest billboard. The film’s actor-writer-producer-director R Madhavan, along with ISRO space scientist Nambi Narayanan, were present to watch and beam it in person from 8:45 pm and 9 pm on June 11.

Speaking about the trailer being shown on the Nasdaq billboard in Times Square, R Madhavan said, “It’s all so surreal! Time has gone by so fast – it’s as if we were shooting for the film only yesterday and Now, here we are, just days away from the release of the film, the screening of the trailer on the world’s most coveted billboard!

“By the grace of God, I am grateful for all the love and affection we have received so far. We look forward to seeing you in theaters on July 1!”

Set to hit the screens worldwide on July 1, ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’ traces the detective scandal that changed Nambi Narayanan’s life forever and uncovers the truth behind it.

Starring R Madhavan in the eponymous role, the film boasts of a powerful ensemble cast, which includes acclaimed international actors like Phyllis Logan, Vincent Riotta and Ron Donachi and has been graced by superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Suriya.

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is produced by Tricolor Films, Verghese Moolan Pictures and 27th Invest. The film is being distributed in India by UFO Movies and Red Giant Movies and will be distributed internationally by Yash Raj Films and Fars Film Company.

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