Madhavan: From Aryabhatta to Sundar Pichai, We Have Extraordinary Sci-Tech Stories
MUMBAI, (IANS) – Bollywood actor R Madhavan whose directorial debut ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’ is going to have its world premiere at the Cannes on Thursday, spoke about the extraordinary stories of great men in the field of science and technology that have been somewhere missed out in Indian cinema.
While sharing his perspective at the panel discussion at the India Forum in Cannes, he said: “From Aryabhatta to Sundar Pichai, we have such extraordinary stories as far as science and technology is concerned. We’re not making movies about them, they’re an inspiration for youngsters around the world. They’ve bigger fans than these stars and actors.”
The actor was joined by Union minister Anurag Thakur, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, lyricist and CBFC chairman Prasoon Joshi and American journalist Scott Roxborough.