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Rocket Boys (Season 1)

February 4, 2022
Season: 1
Episodes: 8
Status: released

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Rocket Boys (Season 1) Web Series Details:

Country India
Language Hindi
Dubbed inBengali, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
GenreBiographical, Historical, Drama
Release dateFebruary 4, 2022
Running time35–40 minutes
Age rating18+
StarringJim Sarbh
Ishwak Singh
Regina Cassandra
Saba Azad
Dibyendu Bhattacharya
Rajit Kapur
Created byNikkhil Advani
Directed by Abhay Pannu
Written byDialogues:
Kausar Munir
Abhay Pannu
Screenplay by
Abhay Pannu
Story by
Abhay Koranne
Produced bySiddharth Roy Kapur
Monisha Advani
Madhu Bhojwani
Executive producersMalvika Khatri
Rameshchandra Yadav
Cinematography by Harshvir Oberai
Edited by Maahir Zaveri
Music byAchint Thakkar
Production CompanyRoy Kapur Films
Emmay Entertainment
Distributor SonyLIV

Rocket Boys (Season 1) Web Series Cast & Character:

  • Jim Sarbh as Homi Bhabha
  • Saba Azad as Parvana Irani
  • Regina Cassandra as Mrinalini Sarabhai
  • Mark Bennington as Robert Crowley
  • Ishwak Singh as Vikram Sarabhai
  • Dibyendu Bhattacharya as Raza Mehdi
  • Vinita Venugopal as Mrinalini’s Friend
  • Namit Das as Prosenjit Dey
  • Arjun Radhakrishnan as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  • K.C. Shankar as Vishwesh Mathur
  • Charu Shankar as Indira Gandhi
  • Ashmita Meghrajani as Mridula Sarabhai
  • Rajiv Kachroo as JRD Tata
  • Darius Shroff as Jehangir Bhabha
  • Rajit Kapoor as Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Neha Chauhan as Kamla Chaudhary


Rocket Boys is a story of two extraordinary men Dr. Homi J. Bhabha and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. The story is set around the three crucial decades (1940-60s) in the history of India and how the nation is moving towards being a strong, brave, and independent nation. It is the story of Independent India’s formative years in the field of science. With dreams in their eyes and a vision in their minds, Dr. Homi J. Bhabha engineered India’s Nuclear Programme and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai established the Indian Space Programme and many other institutes. Their journey also involves Mrinalini Sarabhai, a strong pillar in Dr. Sarabhai’s life, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, who pioneered modern Indian aerospace and nuclear technology, Parvana Irani a close companion of Dr. Bhabha, Raza Mehdi (not a real person but a fictional character scripted as antagonist for dramatization), a distinguished scientist, and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who supported them at every step. The season builds upon their friendship, sacrifice, and great determination and how everything led to India’s first rocket launch; its emblematic of the journey of India as the country emerges into a new, post-war world.

About Rocket Boys (Season 1) Web Series:

Rocket Boys is an Indian Hindi-language biographical streaming television series on SonyLIV. The Series is based on the lives of Homi J. Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai.

For season 1, Sony LIV ran an innovative jacket advertisement on India’s leading daily, The Times Of India, by taking its readers back to the original headlines covering the day of India’s first rocket launch. The advertisement featured a landmark page, taken from the archives.

The web series was released on 4 February 2022 exclusively on SonyLIV. The show received positive reviews from critics and the audience, with praise for the performances, direction, writing, and other technical aspects.

Rocket Boys gauged a soft spot in the audiences’ hearts with its compelling storytelling, impeccable performances by the entire cast, and flawless writing. While the internet was flooded with audiences appreciating Rocket Boys, the series was also among the Top 5 most-liked Hindi shows on the Ormax Power Rating (OPR) 2022.

In the same year, Rocket Boys made it to the Top 5 on IMDb’s Most Popular Web Series list.

Praises from renowned Indian actors like Hrithik Roshan, and Arjun Kapoor added to the hype around the show. Notably, Amul India used its mascot to praise the show in its own quirky way.

In 2022, the show garnered over 30 award wins in prominent categories like Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and Best Series, among various others.

Rocket Boys (Season 1) Episodes

Rocket Boys S1, Episode 1: "War and Peace"

With a difference of opinion related to the ongoing war, Dr. Homi Bhabha and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai look back at the time when they first met each other.

Rocket Boys S1, Episode 2: "It's Like Gravity"

As Homi and Vikram's friendship grows, an unexpected roadblock leads them to meet a few people who will alter the course of their lives.

Rocket Boys S1, Episode 3: "The Greater Good"

Homi and Vikram set out on their individual paths in hopes to achieve their dreams.

Rocket Boys S1, Episode 4: "A Tryst with Destiny"

Emerging as an Independent country, Homi and Vikram share their vision for the country. A new face comes to light while a threat lurks in the shadow.

Rocket Boys S1, Episode 5: "The Outsider"

Homi and Vikram face a backlash both at personal and professional life.

Rocket Boys S1, Episode 6: "A Democratic Process"

Their ideas and ambitions are challenged by a fierce rebellion. They must choose a path that they deem fit.

Rocket Boys S1, Episode 7: "We are at War"

While India gets ready to take its first step in Nuclear science, another dream gets into acceleration, but an impending war threatens to tear it all down.

Rocket Boys S1, Episode 8: "A New Dawn"

As the country starts to heal the wound from the war, the great men come together for one final showdown to do the impossible.