The role of Suriya in Madhavan's 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect'

It is known that actor Suriya is playing a cameo in Madhavan 's maiden directorial venture' Rocketry The Nambi Effect ', which is based on the life and times of former ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan. It was announced a couple of months ago that Suriya and Shah Rukh Khan will be seen making a guest appearance in the Tamil and Hindi version of the film respectively.

Actor Suriya is said to be conversing with Madhavan aka Nambi about his life in the film. Suriya will feature in the Tamil version of the film and will interview the 77-year-old scientist. Madhavan and Suriya have shared screen space in Mani Ratnam's 'Ayutha Ezhuthu'

' 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.

Produced by Tricolour Films in association with Vijay Moolan Talkies and Saffron Ganesha Entertainment the film is directed R Madhavan . ' Rocketry: the Nambi effect ' has Simran and Rajeev Ravindranathan in the cast and is fast progressing for a release by this year end. The film is getting released in three languages - Tamil, English and Hindi. The multilingual film has music by Sam CS.

Nambi Narayanan is an Indian scientist who was in charge of the cryogenics division of the Space Research Organization of India and pioneered the space mission program until he retired in 2001. He was falsely arrested for espionage in 1994 by the department of CBI and Kerala police. However, all charges were dropped in September 2018 after the Kerala Government was unable to prove his guilt and awarded him compensation of Rs 50 lakh.