Rocketry The Nambi Effect box office collection Day 2: R Madhavan’s film sees 100% jump in Saturday collection


Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is minting great numbers at the box office. The film stars R Madhavan in the lead role as ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan.

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, the debut directorial venture of R Madhavan, collected Rs 65 lakh at the domestic box office on day one of its release. The film had a better opening in theatres than Vikram and Valimai. Rocketry features Madhavan in the lead role. On Day 2, the film saw a solid growth of almost 100 per cent. Rocketry had its special screening held at the Cannes Film Festival where it received exceptional reviews including a standing ovation.


Rocketry: The Nambi Effect opened to mixed reviews at the theatres on July 1. However, it recorded a rather low start at the box office. The film was released on limited screens and only in the metros. It also clashed at the box office with Aditya Roy Kapur actioner Rashtra Kavach Om. Rocketry: The Nambi Effect has been well accepted by the audience.

On July 2, the film’s earning saw a whopping 100 per cent jump in its collection reportedly. On Sunday, its makers are expecting the film’s collection to be better than the last two days. Rocketry zoomed past Rashtra Kavach Om on Day 2 as it managed to nett around Rs 1.25 crore, despite having a very conservative release.


Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is a biopic based on the life of ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan, who was falsely accused of espionage. The film is written, produced and directed by R. Madhavan, who also plays the lead role as well. It marks Madhavan’s directorial debut. Simran, Misha Ghoshal, Rajit Kapur and Karthik Kumar will be seen in supporting roles.

The story spans across Narayanan’s days as a graduate student at Princeton University, before exploring his work as a scientist and the false espionage charges placed upon him. Filmed simultaneously in English, Tamil and Hindi, Rocketry premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2022, and was theatrically released on July 1.

Staged on a mammoth scale, the film has been shot in India, France, Canada, Georgia and Serbia. Rocketry is produced by TriColour films, Varghese Moolan Pictures and 27th Investments. The film is being distributed by UFO Moviez and Red Giant Movies in India and will be distributed internationally by Yash Raj Films and Phars Film Co.Live

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