Shah Rukh Khan starrer Swades is the first Indian movie to be actually filmed at NASA research center.
Mohan Bhargava (played by super star Shah Rukh Khan) an Indian employed with NASA as Project Manager on a rainfall monitoring satellite know as Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) to be launched in Space, travels back to India to take his nanny along with him. Little did he knew that how this journey would change his life forever.
For authenticity, Ashutosh Gowariker shot a scene at Launch Pad 39A, at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.
With this Bolywood flick in Dec’2004 it truly gave the many young eyes a dream to be an Astronaut and fly into Space
It’s been 13 years now that yet another bollywood young star is eyeing the Space probably representing millions of other young Indians who aspire to be an astronaut at ISRO or NASA
Sushant Singh Rajput is getting trained at NASA To Play Astronaut in his upcoming movie ” Chanda Mama Door Ke ”
Sushant Singh Rajput’s Chanda Mama Door Ke is the first Bollywood film to “ever visit NASA for training” However, it was Shah Rukh Khan’s (whom Sushant idolizes) Swades, which was the first Bollywood film to reach NASA.
Sushant Singh Rajput looks like he’s having a gala time enacting the role of an astronaut, which his fans may see through the shared pictures of Sushant dressed as an astronaut training in USA-based premier aeronautics institute NASA.
Last Sushant had shared a picture from NASA, in which he was seated inside a ‘life size’ rocket. The actor wrote: “From a miniature Rocket to a life size one. This grown up kid will never cease to dream. My mother always wanted her ‘Sushant in Space’.” Result was simple – #SushantinSpace trended all day.