Wednesday, February 28, 2024

What makes Maddy a multi hyphenate?

R. Madhavan is the first film personality in the history of Indian cinema to have won the most prestigious National Award for Best Feature Film, for his magnum opus Rocketry: The Nambi Effect for his directorial debut as a writer, director, producer, and actor for a film made in three languages. It is a feat unheard of.

Madhavan has always been a trendsetter, a youth icon and a pioneer in his field. But with Rocketry he’s achieved a distinction that no one has earned before, even globally. Currently receiving praise for his outstanding performance in the web series “The Railway Men,” Maddy has come a long way as an actor and now as a respected filmmaker. Throughout his illustrious career, he has been a trailblazer in the Indian film industry.

*TRADE ANALYST’S QUOTE ADDED* – Joginder Tuteja:
“It’s so delightful actually to see R. Madhavan in the way he has gone ahead and worked in ‘The Railway Men’. There’s no doubt one is aware of his versatility given the fact that he has been around for two and half decades and has been doing so much in the industry.
And the way he is still signing films and working on OTT shows and everything on his terms, making movies at his pace, and dabbling in genres that he wants to explore. Delivering commercial entertainers without catering to the quintessential mass audiences and balancing it well with the class factors as well which sets him apart. Even though he isn’t someone who does not get into leagues or camps per se and still he is doing a pretty good job. Apart from that, it can also be his inheritance likeability and his niceties that stand him out. I just wish to see him in more Hindi projects (films/OTT) each year.”

With Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, which is based on the life and times of aerospace engineer Nambi Narayanan, he has not only created a masterpiece but has also etched his name in history as a filmmaker who dares to dream and redefine the cinematic landscape. Madhavan continues to reshape cinematic norms, with roles in Sashikanth’s cricket drama Test and an untitled film with Ajay Devgn directed by Vikas Bahl.

RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular