A biopic is in production on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vivek Oberoi is set to star in it.
A source tells Indian Express, “Producer Sandeep Singh and Vivek came up with the idea of roping in the Chief Minister for the unveiling. When the makers approached him, he readily agreed. The event is scheduled to take place at the Garware Club House in South Mumbai. Apart from Vivek’s look, the makers, it is expected, will also announce the release date.”
The film has been in the making for over 3 years and now the news is being announced by various insiders of Bollywood.
IT’S OFFICIAL… Vivekanand Oberoi [Vivek Oberoi] to star in Narendra Modi biopic, titled #PMNarendraModi… Directed by Omung Kumar… Produced by Sandip Ssingh… First look poster will be launched on 7 Jan 2019… Filming starts mid-Jan 2019.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 4, 2019
Adds the source, “The team acquired the necessary permissions to go forth with the film only a few weeks ago. Vivek has been working on his distinct looks and will be part of extensive workshops. A big chunk of the film will be shot in Gujarat, apart from other states.”
Directed by National Award winner Omung Kumar, the biopic will show the journey of PM Narendra Modi from being a tea seller to his rise as the Prime Minister of the country.
While there is no official release date, the biopic will be released before the 2019 elections.