- The first season of SonyLIV original, Rocket Boys, was lauded by the critics and audience
- Created by Nikkhil Advani, the show starred Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh in lead roles
- Fans can soon watch Rocket Boys 2 on SonyLIV
The first season of SonyLIV‘s original show, Rocket Boys, was appreciated by the critics for the precise storyline, performances and direction. The makers of the show recently released the promo of the show, which is expected to release soon.
Rocket Boys: Cast and Crew
Presented as a Hindi-language biographical web series, Rocket Boys was created by Nikkhil Advani. The screenplay is contributed by Abhay Pannu, and the story is by Abhay Koranne. Pannu and Kausar Munir have also written the dialogues for the show, with the former also serving as the director of Rocket Boys. The show starred Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, Regina Cassandra, and others in pivotal roles.
Achint Thakkar has given the music for Rocket Boys, which is produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur, Monisha Advani and Madhu Bhojwani under the banners Roy Kapur Films and Emmay Entertainment. The cinematography for the show has been done by Harshvir Oberai, and the editing is by Maahir Zaveri.
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Rocket Boys 2: OTT Release Details
Rocket Boys is based on the lives of Homi J. Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai. The first season of the show was released in February 2022 and was a SonyLIV exclusive. After the success of the first season, the makers announced the second season, i.e., Rocket Boys 2, marking the 75th Indian Independence Day.
Fans can soon watch Rocket Boys: Season 2 on SonyLIV. Release details of the new season are awaited. However, media reports state that the show is expected to release in the first few months of 2023.
Rocket Boys: Trailer and Story
Sharing the teaser of Rocket Boys 2, the makers said, “The countdown for Rocket Boys season 2 begins…”
Set in the era of 1940 to 1960s, the story of Rocket Boys revolves around Dr Homi J. Bhabha and Dr Vikram Sarabhai, two extraordinary men who play an important part in Indian history for their contribution to science. It was a time when India was known for being strong, brave, and independent, and in its formative years, their contribution was considered to be extremely significant.
The official premise of the show, as shared by SonyLIV, reads, “It chronicles the illustrious life of three great men responsible for launching India’s space and nuclear programmes respectively: Dr Homi J. Bhabha, the architect of India’s Nuclear Programme, Dr Vikram Sarabhai, universally acknowledged as the Father of the Indian Space Programme and Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam, the pioneer of modern Indian aerospace and nuclear technology. The season traces the journey of Dr Bhabha and Dr Sarabhai coming to terms with the challenges facing a young, independent nation and creating long-term solutions for the betterment of the country and its people. A story of friendship, sacrifice and great determination; its emblematic of the journey of our country as it emerges into a new, post-war world.”
Rocket Boys: Reviews
Rocket Boys received a positive response from the critics and the audience. Reviewers said that the show was a tribute to India’s scientific luminaries, and the storytelling captivates the audience throughout. Performances by Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh were lauded as they brought the characters to life, thereby presenting their achievements of scientific in a perfect manner. Some also mentioned that the show had the potential to be sent to the renowned Oscars and BAFTA. Calling it brilliant and unmissable, Rockey Boys is a web series which is well-crafted and tightly written, showcasing India’s most important era.
Rocket Boys: IMDb Rating
Rocket Boys has received 8.9/10 rating on IMDb.