Rocket Boys fans can rejoice as the highly-anticipated web series is back with its second season. The biographical drama is based on the remarkable lives of Homi J. Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai, two influential figures who played a pivotal role in shaping India’s space and nuclear programs.
Since its first season, Rocket Boys has amassed a significant following, with fans eagerly anticipating the next installment.
Release Date of Rocket Boys Season 2
Rocket Boys Season 2 will be available for streaming on the Sony LIV app starting March 16, 2023. Fans can mark their calendars for this date and get ready to immerse themselves in the extraordinary lives of the three men that helped shape India’s modern technological landscape.
Plot of Rocket Boys Season 2
Rocket Boys Season 2 will delve into the critical moment in India’s history when the nation sought to become a nuclear power amidst the imminent threat of global conflict. The series will continue to explore the incredible contributions of the three great minds behind India’s technological advancements: Homi J. Bhabha, Vikram Sarabhai, and A.P.J Abdul Kalam.
The focus of the season will be on India’s quest for nuclear power and the crucial role these pioneers played in making it a reality.
Ishwak Singh on Preparing for his Role in Rocket Boys
In a recent interview with Hindustan Times, Ishwak Singh, who plays the role of Vikram Sarabhai in the web series Rocket Boys, shared insights into his preparation for the role. According to Singh, a well-written script provides cues and references that help an actor get into character.
He further explained that he relied on his instincts to understand the historical context of the story, such as the culture of Ahmedabad during that time and the founding of institutions like Physical Research Laboratory (PRL).
Singh also researched Cambridge, where Vikram Sarabhai studied, to get a sense of the place and its impact on Sarabhai’s life.
Unexpected Response to Rocket Boys
Singh also expressed his surprise at the overwhelming response to Rocket Boys. He said that he always knew the show was special but didn’t think much about its success as that was beyond his control.
He believed that a project made with honesty, authenticity, and craftsmanship would find its place. The response from the industry and the audience has been unexpected, and Singh is still coming to terms with the love and appreciation the show has received.
Rocket Boys Cast
Apart from Ishwak Singh, Rocket Boys stars Jim Sarbh as Homi J. Bhabha and Regina Cassandra and Saba Azad in supporting roles. The show’s powerful performances and gripping storyline have earned it a significant following, with fans eagerly awaiting the second season.