Rocketry: The Nambi effect is a true story of great Scientist Nambi Narayan. Shahrukh Khan (Hindi)/Suriya(Tamil)is intereveiwng Nambi Narayana. Nambi shares his struggles and his achievements. He starts with how he saved APJ Abdul Kalam and one of the team members who got injured during the experiment at the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Stationin 1966. In  1969 he earned a NASA fellowship and is accepted into Pricenton university. He completed his master’s program  in chemical rocket propulsion under professor Luigi Crocco. He came to India He returned to India with expertise in Liquid propulsion. Societe Europeenne de propulsion agreed to transfer the Viking engine technology in return for 100 man-years of engineering work from ISRO in  1974. This transfer was completed by three teams and Narayanan led the team of fifty-two engineers who worked on technology acquisition from French. Other two teams worked on indigenizing the hardware in India and establishing the development facilities in Mahendragiri. The first engine, named Vikas, was tested successfully in 1985 . He was arrested by a team of Kerala police and IB officials upon hearing videographed statements by a colleague that he and Narayanan had received money for transferring drawings and documents of rocket engines to two Maldivian women, Mariam Rasheeda and fauziyaa Hassan, who were suspected to be spies in 1994. Later the case was handed over to CBI. He spent 50 days in jail. He had been tortured until he collapsed and was hospitalised as he accused in false allegations.He  claims that officials from the IB forced him  to make false accusations against the top brass of ISRO. Later he gets bail but his family were in tough situation,his family were attacked by people.After the dismissal of charges against them, He was given  a compensation of 1 crore  from the government of Kerala in 2001, The Kerala High Court ordered a compensation amount of Rs 10 lakhs to be paid to Nambi Narayanan based on an appeal from NHRC India.Later In 2019  he was awarded a Padma Bhushan by the President Kovind.