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Bollywood actor and filmmaker R Madhavan in the biographical drama ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’ Image Credit: Supplied

The trailer of Bollywood actor and filmmaker R Madhavan’s biographical drama ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’, which is based on the life of renowned scientist Nambi Narayanan, was launched on the NASDAQ billboard at Times Square on Saturday.

Madhavan, who has directed, produced, written as well as starred in the film, was present at the trailer launch along with former ISRO scientist and aerospace engineer Narayanan.

Speaking about the trailer being screened on the Nasdaq billboard at Times Square, Madhavan was elated. “It is all very surreal! Time has gone by so quickly — it feels like it was only yesterday we were shooting the film and now, here we are, a few days away from the film’s release, screening the trailer on the world’s most coveted billboard! With God’s grace, I’m thankful for all the love and affection we have received so far. We are looking forward to seeing you in the theatres on July 1st!”

He also shared a glimpse of the trailer launch where the trailer was received with much applause and love with people all across the world hooting and cheering.

Madhavan and the ISRO scientist are on a 12-day promotional tour across the US. Recently, while Madhavan and Nambi Narayanan were promoting the film in Stafford, Texas, Mayor Cecil Willis declared that June 3 will be celebrated as Nambi Narayanan Day.

They also met astronaut Sunita Williams and interacted with her during their visit to Texas.

The film is set to release on July 1. Phyllis Logan, Vincent Riotta, Ron Donachie, Simran, Rajit Kapur, Ravi Raghavendra, Misha Ghoshal, Gulshan Grover, Karthik Kumar and Dinesh Prabhakar are also a part of the film.

The film will also see special appearances by superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Suriya. It has been shot in India, Franc, Canada, Georgia and Serbia. It will be out in several languages including Hindi, Tamil and English.