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Rocket Boys Season 2 Episode 1: Release Date, Preview & Streaming Guide

Rocket Boys Season 2: Homi Bhaba and Vikram Sarabhai
A Still from Rocket Boys (Credits: Sony LIV)

The Indian biographical series, Rocket Boys is back with a brand-new season! After the immense success of its first season, the creators of the series decided on producing a second season, and the audience cannot hold their excitement any longer. Rocket Boys premiered its first season, consisting of 8 episodes, on February 4, 2022. After its release, the series was highly appreciated for its outstanding acting skills of the actors, narrative structure, and direction, along with the use of original footage of the past.

Although the first season received a lot of praise, there were a few controversies too, which followed. The character, Raza Mehdi, which was actually a fictional character, had a resemblance with an infamous Dalit physicist, Meghnad Saha. In the series, the character was shown as a Muslim communist. However, despite everything, Rocket Boys received many category awards in Filmfare OTT Awards.

Rocket Boys Season 1 was set in India and showed three significant decades – the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. The narrative revolved around two super-talented men, Dr. Homi J. Bhabha, and Dr. Vikhram Sarabhai. The season shows the relationship, compromise, and determination of these two men along with Mrinalini Sarabhai and Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on their mission to launch India’s first rocket.

Rocket Boys is the creation of Abhay Koranne and the direction of Abhay Panu. The series was produced under Roy Kapur Films and Emmay Entertainment. The series has an incredible set of cast, which includes, Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, and Regina Cassandra as protagonists. Rocket Boys Season 2 also has the same production and direction team, and the same protagonists.

Enough with the background, now let’s look into the plot, cast, release date, and streaming guide of Rocket Boys Season 2.

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Rocket Boys Season 2 Plot

From the trailer of Rocket Boys Season 2, we can see that this season will be set in the period following the death of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Dr. Homi Bhabha and Dr. Vikram Sarabhai will be coping with a variety of issues. It shows that Dr. Sarabhai and Dr. Bhabha have to face tough resistance from all directions, making their path to success.

The two must outsmart the United States, which is closely examining India’s aspirations. The two must also justify their strategy before the government and its agencies, claiming the necessity of both an Indian satellite program and a nuclear weapon.

The nation’s transition to Indira Gandhi as its Prime Minister is also hinted at in the trailer, as is Project Smiling Buddha, India’s first effective nuclear bomb test.

Rocket Boys Season 2 Cast

Like in the first season, Rocket Boys season 2 is reported to have the same main leads – Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, and Regina Cassandra.

Jim Sarbh As Dr. Homi J. Bhaba

The 35-year-old actor, Jim Sarbh is popularly known for playing supporting roles in Hindi films and series. He made his debut with the film, Neerja, which brought him immense fame. He is known for playing the antagonist in several films. Some of his most popular works include Padmaavat and Sanju.

Rocket Boys Season 2: Jim Sarbh

Jim Sarbh as Dr. Homi J. Bhabha (Credits: Sony LIV)

Ishwak Singh As Dr. Vikram Sarabhai

Ishwak Singh is known for playing supporting roles, like Jim Sarbh. He made his onscreen debut with the film Ranjhaana. Some of his famous works include Tamasha, Veere Di Wedding, Malaal, Pataal Lok, and several others.

Rocket Boys Season 2: Ishwak Singh

Ishwak Singh as Dr. Vikram Sarabhai (Credits: Sony LIV)

Regina Cassandra As Mrinalini Sarabhai

The Tamil actress, Regina Cassandra is known for her work in the Tamil and Telugu film industries. She made her first appearance in the Bollywood industry with the film, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga. Some of her popular works include Routine Love Story, Kedi Billa Killadi Rang, Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitham, and several others.

Rocket Boys Season 2: Regina Cassandra

Regina Cassandra as Mrinalini Sarabhai (Credits: Sony LIV)

Rocket Boys Season 2 Episode 1 Release Date

Rocket Boys Season 2 Episode 1 along with all other 7 episodes will be released on March 16, 2023, at 12:00 am IST (India). For the international audience, the timings are as follows:

  • British Standard Time (Britain): 7:30 pm, Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
  • Australian Standard Time (Australia): 5:30 am, Thursday, March 16, 2023.
  • Canadian Standard Time (Canada): 2:30 pm, Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
  • Korean Standard Time (Korea): 3:30 am, Thursday, March 16, 2023.
  • Time in Thailand: 1:30 am, Thursday, March 16, 2023.
  • Eastern Standard Time (EST): 2:30 pm. Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
  • Greenwich Mean Time (GMT): 6:30 pm, Wednesday, March 15, 2023.

Rocket Boys Season 2 Episode 1 Streaming Guide

You can binge-watch all the episodes of Rocket Boys season 2 exclusively on the streaming platform, SonyLIV. With a minimum subscription of Rs. 299 (US $3.63) per month, you can watch all the episodes of the series along with a number of other content.

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Hola! I am from the City of Joy (Kolkata), West Bengal. I have my Master's degree in Film and Television Production bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Films, series and pop culture are an integral part of my life.

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