Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biopic which has been making headlines since it was announced earlier this year, has added a new actor in its cast!
Well, it is now well known that Vivek Anand Oberoi is portraying the role of Narendra Damodardas Modi on screen. Now, the latest reports suggests that makers have found it will be Manoj Joshi playing the Amit Shah’s role.
Veteran actor Joshi, who has earlier worked in films like ‘Phir Hera Pheri’, ‘Vivah’, ‘Chup Chup Ke’, ‘Hungama’, will be sharing screen space with actors like Vivek Oberoi, Boman Irani, Darshan Kumar, Zarina Wahab and Barkha Bisht, who will be seen essaying the titular roles in Modi biopic.
Joshi has recently kicked off the biopic shoot in Mumbai. We have learnt that the veteran actor Manoj Joshi immediately gave his nod to the film even though he had other projects in his kitty.
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter to reveal Manoj Joshi’s look as Amit Shah.
Well-known theatre and film actor Manoj Joshi to portray #AmitShah in #PMNarendraModi… Vivek Anand Oberoi essays the title role… Omung Kumar B directs the biopic… Produced by Suresh Oberoi and Sandip Ssingh… Here's the first look: pic.twitter.com/9M3n78q4XG
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 13, 2019
Talking about being part of the much anticipated biopic, he said, “This is the first time I am portraying a living person and that’s exciting. People are waiting for the Modi biopic and I am glad that I’m playing Amit Bhai who is one of the most important characters in this film.
Further Joshi asserted that in real-life too he keeps himself updated on the political scenario as it is important to be aware of what is happening in the country. Monoj described politician Amit Shah as a ‘good organizer’.
While the actor was asked, how he is prepping for Amit Shah’s role, he said, “I have been listening to his speeches to know more about him. We have used prosthetics only when absolutely necessary to get the look right. I will be sporting different hairstyles as the film progresses.”
On Joshi’s casting, producer Singh said, “This was one of the important roles of the film and I feel nobody could have done it better than Manoj Joshi. He is one of the finest actors and when I called him for the role, he immediately agreed. He is a very passionate actor and he is really working very hard for his character and I hope audience will like his work.”
The makers have unveiled the film’s first look and the official poster in last month. The film will release in 23 languages. PM Narendra Modi is helmed by director Omung Kumar and is expected to release during the general election this year.
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These days’ biopics have become a trend in Indian film history. In a last few years cinephiles have seen amazing biopics and life stories of some phenomenal personalities. Be it any Bolly-venture or regional one, these stories have worked and managed to bring the viewers to the theaters. The actual beauty of these biopics is the curiosity of people to know more about the popular personalities, it may be good or bad and how they have lived their life and became what they are or were.
So, here we are eagerly waiting for the PM Narendra Modi’s biopic.