Omung Kumar's PM Narendra Modi to release on April 12

Lawrence Kim
March 16, 2019

Directed by Omung Kumar, the film will have Vivek Oberoi playing PM Modi.

The larger than life film started filming on 28th January 2019 in the state of Gujarat, after shooting in Ahmedabad, Kutch-Bhuj and in the lovely mountains of Uttarakhand, the film is now completing its last leg in Mumbai.

The film is being produced by Singh and Suresh Oberoi, whose son actor Vivek Anand Oberoi is playing the title role of Modi. The first look poster of the film was released in January in 23 languages. #PMNarendraModi to release on 12 April 2019.

Darshan Kumaar, Boman Irani, Manoj Joshi, Prashant Narayanan, Zarina Wahab and Barkha Bisht Sengupta also feature in the film. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis launched the film's poster.

The Hindi film industry has a long tradition of producing politically tinged flicks - but industry watchers say 2019's offerings are more partisan than ever before.

"PM Narendra Modi" biopic is produced by Sandip Ssingh, Anand Pandit and Suresh Oberoi. "We are excited and happy to release the story of 1.3 billion people". I am feeling the same kind of excitement and hunger because this is the role of a lifetime for any actor. "I truly believe at the end of the journey, I pray I become better actor and a better human being". Narendra Bhai is one of the tallest leaders in the world and to bring his personality and qualities on screen is an incredible challenge.

A Bollywood biopic on Narendra Modi's rise from humble beginnings to Indian prime minister is to hit cinemas next month, its director said Friday, just in time for elections.

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