Although this was not the first time the country was testing its nuclear weapons (the first successful test took place in 1974 under the codename “Smiling Buddha”), this one was certainly the most memorable if one takes into consideration the sheer effect it had on its states and neighbouring countries. John Abraham is playing an army officer named Ashwat Rana, in charge of the entire operation. After working for two decades in ISRO, Kalam took up the responsibility of developing indigenous guided missiles at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). In the 2018 movie ‘Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran’, John Abraham was inspired by Kalam.
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Bigg Boss 14, Weekend Ka Vaar, Written Update: Jaan, Shehzad…, Daily Horoscope 19th Oct 2020: Check Astrological Prediction…, Omair Iqbal is a Journalist, who loves to explore the world through his own eyes. False names were provided to scientists. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (/ ˈ æ b d əl k ə ˈ l ɑː m / (); 15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was an Indian aerospace scientist and politician who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. Ranchi. He received honorary doctorates from 48 universities and institutions from India and abroad.