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Actor Madhavan says, “very ignorant of me” for claiming ISRO had used ‘panchang’ for Mars mission

‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, Madhavan's debut film as a filmmaker, is a biopic of Nambi Narayanan, a former ISRO scientist and aerospace engineer who was wrongfully accused of espionage.

Source: Official Twitter handle of Actor Madhavan

Actor R Madhavan responded to the criticisms he had received on social media, saying it was ignorant of him to claim that the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) utilised the 'panchang,' a traditional calendar based on planetary positions, to launch the Mars Orbiter Mission.

Over the weekend, a video from a promotional event in Chennai of the Actor’s next film "Rocketry: The Nambi Effect" went viral on social media, with many users criticising Madhavan for calling the Almanac the "Panchang" in Tamil.

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