Rocket Boys Season 1 Sony Liv series review and rating


Rocket Boys Season 1

Director: Abhay Pannu

Cast: Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, Saba Azad, Regina Cassandra, Rajit Kapoor, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Arjun Radhakrishnan, Namit Das, K.C. Shankar

Streaming Platform: SonyLIV

Rocket Boys Trailer

Retelling history has never been simple since it not just expects producers to get the occasion or episode right yet additionally the times and setting in which it happens. SonyLIV Originals’ most current show Rocket Boys brings a profound plunge into history and rejuvenates India’s experimental excursion with Dr. Homi Bhabha and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai at its focal point. Playing the father of India’s nuclear program Homi Bhabha is Jim Sarbh and the father of India’s space program Sarabhai is Ishwak Singh.Rocket Boys 94

Written and Directed by Abhay Pannu, Rocket Boys ranges nearly thirty years with events starting in 1942 when Sarabhai is compelled to come back to India from Britain because of the conflict. With an aspiration of sending a rocket into space sometime in the future, a confident Sarabhai joins Homi Bhabha’s nuclear research center. From that point starts a deliberate plunge into the universe of physics, space, and nuclear energy.

Pannu details his characters by means of their privileged background, ambitions, and in Bhabha’s case – uber-cool swag. While their objective of accomplishing something extraordinary for the nation is the same, it is their unmistakable characters that make for an exciting screenplay. Ishwak as Sarabhai is the quiet and humble researcher, though Jim as Bhabha is the boisterous, cool, and more intense. Bhabha isn’t apprehensive about dumping a person or thing on the off chance that he benefits and doesn’t avoid showing that.Rocket Boys 1

Their singular excursions, challenges, and the craving to become wildly successful are very much recorded. What sticks out, notwithstanding, is their kinship of these two strikingly inverse characters that keep us connected through the eight episodes. Both Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh rejuvenate incredible Indian heroes however do it in their own way that won’t ever feel off.

Rocket Boys likewise brags of an awesome supporting cast in Rajit Kapoor, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Saba Azad, Regina Cassandra, Arjun Radhakrishnan, Namit Das, and K.C. Shankar among others. Alongwith Bhabha and Sarabhai in the image, a few other big names are also shown. Rajit Kapoor plays a splendid Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru while Arjun Radhakrishnan easily rejuvenates a youthful APJ Abdul Kalam in the last part of the series.Rocket Boys 2

Legislative issues, India’s Independence, and opportunity battle, as well as wars, form the background themes across the show. Pannu winds around a careful story that expertly shows science, non-fiction, and a historic journey. He keeps us contributing with different characters adding another layer to the story. Be it CV Raman, Pandit Nehru, Dr. Raza, Pipsy, or even Dr. Sarabhai’s representative and companion.

In spite of being a male-overwhelmed world, the presence of female figures in the existences of Bhabha and Sarabhai isn’t limited. Regina Cassandra as Mrinalini brings her old-fashioned appeal while Saba Azad as Pipsy the lawyer brings her own blazing mentality.

Rocket Boys tracks a deliberate speed and doesn’t offer something serious or grasp each and every other moment. It progressively fosters a story and its characters to make the master plan seriously fascinating and engaging. While the composition, projecting and acting are on the money, the show also scores big on its background music and production music.Rocket Boys 5

The show’s music, made by Achint Thakkar of Scam 1992 acclaim, is one more magnificent stroke. Particularly, the title track that sticks out. It might just turn into the new moving track like the Scam 1992 one. The production design and art also work really hard by moving us to the 40s, 50s, and 60s with their set plan, props, messages, and ink pens. Not to fail to remember the old Bombay visuals, the gothic design, and the launches that are expertly captured by cinematographer Harshvir Oberai.

Rocket Boys, by Roy Kapur Films and Emmay Entertainment, is a fantastic retelling of India’s exact excursion supported by feelings, individual aspirations, and incredible achievements.

A journey that current India might like to revisit.

Rating: 4/5