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R. Madhavan directs Game of Thrones star for Rocketry

R Madhavan’s Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is one of the most anticipated films in Indian cinema. The project will also be the first attempt at direction for Madhavan. Rocketry is a biopic based on ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan, who was falsely charged with espionage in 1994.

The actor – director recently revealed on social media that he’s wrapped up the film and also went on to surprise the fans with two new additions to the film. The actor stated that Game of Thrones star Ron Donachie and Downtown Abbey actress Phyllis Logan play prominent roles in the film. For the uninitiated, Ron Donachie essayed the role of Ser Rodrik Cassel in the Game of Thrones series, while Phyllis Logan played the role of Mrs Hughes in the period drama television series, Downtown Abbey.


Madhavan shared a photo with these two stars and wrote, “#Rocketrythefilm .With the incredible Ron Donachie (Sir Roderick Cassel from #GOT) and the the Charming Phyllis Logan (Mrs Hughes from Downtown Abby). What a wealth of experience and honor it has been to have you part of this film. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.”

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect will see Madhavan portray the role of Nambi Narayanan. The actor will be seen in three different looks in the film. The biopic will be released In Tamil, English and Hindi later this year.