Anupama Chopra Called Out For Her Alleged ‘Hinduphobic’ Review Of R Madhavan’s ‘Rocketry’

Indian actor R Madhavan recently turned director with his debut film ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’, a biopic on the life of Nambi Narayanan, a former scientist and aerospace engineer of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), who was accused in the ISRO espionage case and later acquitted.

The movie recently hit theatres and its reviews are out for people to read and take a call if they want to watch it in theatres or not.

And among the many film critics who penned their thoughts about the film was Anupama Chopra of ‘Film Companion’.

While she gave her opinion in the lengthy review, filmmaker Ashoke Pandit was particularly irked by the bit wherein she said that “Narayanan is a true-blue Hindu patriot.”


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Taking to Twitter, Pandit accused her of being ‘Hinduphobic’ and wrote:

The writer and director of the film, R. Madhavan, was also unimpressed and thought “it was in terrible taste.”

In a now-deleted tweet, he has written, “We thought it was in terrible taste too.. this is who Nambi sir is. I am totally okay if you did not like or hated the film and I will take it by the chin..but why this ?? Come on -we are way better than this. Regretful”

Not just them, there are also other film geeks who slammed Anupama for the same.

Did you watch the film yet? Let us know how you feel about it.

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