R Madhavan trolled for allegedly using ISRO ‘Panjang’ calendar for Mars mission
New Delhi: Actor R Madhavan, who made his directorial debut with ‘Rocketry: The Namby Effect’, has sparked controversy by claiming that the Hindu calendar ‘Panjang’ helped ISRO to successfully launch a rocket into space. He spoke about ISRO’s Mars orbit during the promotional event for his upcoming film ‘Rocketry: The Namby Effect’.
The actor commented while announcing his directorial debut recently screened at the 75th Cannes Film Festival in May. He commented in Tamil translated by composer TM Krishna. The actor said, “Indian rockets do not have 3 engines (solid, liquid and cryogenic), they allow Western rockets to propel themselves into Mars orbit.
“It contains a celestial map with all the information about the various planets, their gravitational forces, and the Sun’s deflection, all of which were accurately calculated 1000 years ago, so the micro-second [of] The launch was calculated using this almanac information, “Madhavan added, according to Krishna’s translation.
As expected, social media users noticed his report and tried to send him to school. Some people made fun of the actor’s recent statements.
It is disappointing that முக்கியமானisro did not publish this important information on their website at https://t.co/LgCkFEsZNQ
Time to consider the Mars Almanac too! https://t.co/VsD0xmswR9 – TM Krishna (tmkrishna) June 23, 2022
Madhavan, who is famous for his films like ‘Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein’, ‘3 Idiots’, ‘Tanu Vets Manu’ and ‘Vikram Veda’, said he was proud and satisfied with his first film ‘Rocketry: The Namby Effect’. A director.
He has written, produced and starred in the biopic ‘Rocketry’ by Nambi Narayanan, a former scientist and space engineer with the Indian Space Research Organization who has been falsely accused of spying. The trailer of the film was recently screened at Expo 2022 Dubai, where it received a positive response from the audience.
ISRO’s Mangalyan project is India’s first interplanetary mission. According to ISRO’s K Sivan, the Mangalyan project was initially only 6 months old. In 2014, India became the first country to reach Mars in its first attempt.
“I started filming at the end of 2016 and it will be released in 2022. It’s been six years. I’m not only my character, but the way the film came out compared to the screenplay we wrote. So, it’s as close to the screenplay as possible. That’s our success,” he quoted PTI as saying.
Madhavan said that the film will be released in theaters across the world on July 1 and will have a significant release based on the number of screens. ‘Rocketry: The Namby Effect’ will be shot simultaneously in Hindi, Tamil and English and dubbed in Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.