Rocket Boys: A Tale Of Two Revolutionary Men Who Gave India Its First-Ever Rocket

Prachi SharmaMar 4 . 6 min read

Rocket Boys is a Hindi-language Television series. It is a biographical story steaming on SonyLIV. This Rocket Boys Sony Liv series circumnavigates around the lives of Homi J. Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai. The series is directed by Abhay Pannu. Siddharth Roy Kapoor, Monisha Advani, and Madhu Bojwani have produced the series under the banner of Roy Kapoor Films and Emmay Entertainment. The rocket Boys SonyLiv release date is the 4th of February 2022. The Rocket Boys series has only one season with eight episodes.

Rocket Boys review has been great and the historical depiction of the first-ever rocket launch of India has been loved by the viewers. 97% of the viewers have given a positive response after the Rocket Boys release date.

Rocket Boys cast:

The cast of the Rocket Boys Sony Liv series had been assigned to portray the characters of some of the very famous and important Indian personalities. However, the actors have pulled up the roles very well. They have portrayed the assigned characters with a lot of seriousness and maintained the dignity of these famous personalities. Here is the complete list of the Rocket Boys cast with their reel and real names:

  • Jim Sarbh as Dr. J. Bhabha
  • Ishwak Singh as Dr. Vikram Sarabhai
  • Regina Cassandra as Mrinalini Sarabhai
  • Saba Azad as Parwana Irani
  • Rajit Kapoor as Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Dibyendu Bhattacharya as Raza Mehdi portraying Meghnad Saha
  • Namit Das as Prosejit Dey
  • Arjun Radhakrishnan as Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  • K.C. Shankar as Vishwesh Mathur
  • Neha Chauhan as Kamla Chaudhary
  • Rajeev Kachroo as JRD Tata
  • Darious Schroff as Jehangir Bhabha
  • Mark Bennington as Robert Crowley

The actors who have played the characters of some of the famous Indian personalities who have laid down the foundation of Modern Indian space and nuclear technology have done justice to the roles. This is also loved by the viewers after the Rocket Boys release date had been announced.

Rocket Boys Sony Liv plot:

The rocket Boys series depicts the story of two extraordinary men, Dr. Homi J. Bhabha and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. The story is set in the history of India, during 1938 and 1964. This inspiring story involves the roles of Jawaharlal Nehru and Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The story is set in the times when India was moving in the direction to become a strong, brave, and independent nation. Dr. Homi J. Bhabha and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai had visions and dreams in their eyes. They had engineered the Nuclear Programme of India. They established the Indian Space Programme and various other institutes.

Their journey is incomplete without Mrinalini Sarabhai and Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Dr. Kalam spearheads the Aerospace and nuclear technology of Modern India. Both the scientists received support from Jawaharlal Nehru at every step of their journey. The Rocket Boys Sony Liv series depicts the building up of bonds, friendships, and sacrifices that led to the launch of India's very first rocket launch. Hence, the series has been titled, Rocket Boys.

Rocket Boys SonyLiv release date was the 4th of February, 2022.

Here is a complete story of the series with episode wise plot:

Episode 1 (War and Peace):

The country is at war while Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and Dr. Homi J. Bhabaha conflict because of their different opinions. Is war the only way to find peace? They look back at their lives when they met each other for the very first time.

Episode 2 (It's like gravity): Homi ad Vikram's lives face an unexpected roadblock at IISC. This roadblock compels them to bring their ongoing research to halt. However, both of them join hands and devise a unique plan to cross paths with the people who will alter the course of their lives for sure.

The Rocket Boys Sony Liv series revolves around the reality of how two men made the impossible thing possible even after facing strong opposition and personal conflicts with the help of some famous personnel.

Episode 3 (The Greater Good): Homi and Vikram follow their paths to achieve their goals in life. However, they get inspiration from each other's lives as they step up into new roles.

Episode 4 (A Tryst with Destiny): Homi and Vikram share their vision for the emerging nation. In the meantime, a new face comes to the light, and the enemy rises from the shadows.

Episode 5 (The Outsider): Homi and Vikram face problems in their personal and professional lives as they face strong opposition against their unconventional methods.

Episode 6 (A Democratic Process): Homi faces strong opposition from the side of a newly elected person, Raza. Now, the time has come when one has to decide whether to choose the right path that is difficult or the easy-going path?

Episode 7 (We are at War): Vikram has to confront a forgotten dream. On the other hand, Homi takes an impossible path. This incident opens a new chapter in the field of nuclear science and space technology. But, there is a threat to the same in the name of an impending war that could tear it all down.

Episode 8 (A New Dawn): The country has begun to heal the wounds from the war. The ambitions, sacrifices of these great men are put together to test in a concluding and final showdown. Vikram and Homi, finally join the forces to bring out an impossible fest to reality.

Rocket Boys Sony Liv review:

The director of the series Rocket Boys, Nikhil Advani is back with the story after the success of his two web series, "Mumbai Diaries 26/11" and "The Empire". The Rocket Boys review is quite impressive and overwhelming for the producers of the series. The series has received good reviews from various critic platforms. The Times of India group has rewarded the Rocket Boys Sony Liv series with 3.5 points out of 5 (3.5/5). On the other hand, the series has received 9.3/10 on the IMDb platform. The story has received 4.5/5 points from the site of Koimoi.

The trailer for the Rocket Boys Sony Liv series was out on Twitter in October. However, the official trailer was launched on Sony Liv on the 21st of January 2022.

Here is a glimpse of the Rocket Boys trailer:

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