Sushant Singh Rajput is currently at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as part of his prep for Viki Rajani’s Chanda Mama Door Ke, India’s first space odyssey.
Sushant has started training at the center this week, part of which includes experiencing zero gravity, docking the shuttle to the ISS, flying a space shuttle simulator and training in other simulations programmes at NASA.
The actor has been going all out to get under the skin of his character and has impressed the NASA technical team with his dedication and enthusiasm.
Says Dr Upendra Singh , from the NASA Technical team for sensors and instrumentation:
“I had a chance to see Sushant Rajput and I’m extremely proud of Sushant ,who is training as an astronaut and putting in tremendous effort. The Indian film industry has a bright future with bright actors like him.I wish him all the best in making an exciting movie, which can motivate kids in India and abroad to think about becoming an astronaut one day to explore a distant planet.”
Directed by Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, Chanda Mama Door Ke, starring Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead, is based on a team of astronauts whose mission brings the country together.