R Madhavan’s directorial debut Rocketry: The Nambi Effect will cross the Rs 30-crore mark either today or in the coming week. Rocketry is estimated to have raked in around Rs 2 crore on Monday despite competition from Khuda Hafiz 2, JuggJugg Jeeyo and Thor: Love and Thunder, as per an India Today report.
The film’s Hindi version has raked in a total of Rs 12.15 crore as of its second weekend, up from Rs 8.83 crore in first weekend. Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “Rocketry Hindi maintains pace in weekend 2… Braves new releases + holdover titles… Witnesses substantial growth on [second] Saturday and Sunday… [Week 2] Friday Rs 59 lakh; Saturday: Rs 1.42 crore; Sunday: Rs 1.31 crore. Total: Rs 12.15 crore. Excluding Tamil Nadu…. Week 1: Rs 8.83 crore”
He also said the film worked well with the audiences and shared its ratings on various portals. Adarsh wrote, “IMDB: 9.3 rating; Rotten Tomatoes: 69 per cent tomatometer; BookMyShow: 96 per cent. Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is enjoying tremendous word of mouth, even one week after release… The glowing word of mouth is converting into footfalls.”
About Rocketry: The Nambi Effect
Rocketry: The Nambi Effect focuses on the life and struggles of former scientist and aerospace engineer at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Nambi Narayanan. The film was shot at a number of locations like India, Serbia, France, Georgia, Russia and France. The film released in theatres on July 1 in English, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. It also features special appearances by Shah Rukh Khan and Suriya.
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