Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biopic which has been making headlines since it was announced earlier this year, currently is in its last leg of shooting. Meanwhile, the makers have announced the release date will be second Friday of next month.
Omung Kumar’s directorial PM Narendra Modi will hit the screens on April 12, just a day after the Polling for Lok Sabha Election 2019 begins. BJP president Amit Shah will launch the film’s second poster on Monday.
The biopic will showcase the journey of Narendra Damodardas Modi from his humble beginning to his Gujarat Chief Minister years to the landmark win in the 2014 general election and finally becoming the Prime Minister of India.
It has an ensemble cast including actors like Boman Irani, Manoj Joshi, Barkha Bisht, Zarina Wahab, Darshan Kumar, Akshat R Saluja and others. PM Narendra Modi is helmed by National Award-winning director Omung Kumar and bankrolled by Sandip Ssingh, Anand Pandit and Suresh Oberoi.
Zarina Wahab will be seen as Modi’s mother Heeraben, Barkha Bisht as his estranged wife Jashodhaben and Manoj Joshi as BJP president Amit Shah. Prashant Narayanan has been cast as a fictional character of the biggest business tycoon of the country called Adiya Reddy.
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The release date fits neatly into the schedule of the upcoming general election, in which the BJP-led government is seeking a second term. Voting for the 17th Lok Sabha will be held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19. The first phase on April will cover 91 constituencies across 20 states. Modi’s home state, Gujarat, will go to the polls on April 23.
The makers unveiled the film’s first look and the official poster in January. The poster was launched by Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP member Devendra Fadnavis. The film went to the floor on January 28. It has been shot in Ahmedabad, Kutch-Bhuj, Uttarakhand and Mumbai. The film will release in 23 languages.
After the biopic, Eros Now will also release a 10 part web-series on Narendra Modi in the month of April itself.
These days’ biopic has become a trend in Indian film history. In a last few years cinephiles have seen amazing biopic 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 biopic are 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.