Vivek Oberoi To Play Narendra Modi In The Prime Minister’s Biopic
It seems to be raining biopic in Bollywood – especially on the life of political leaders. The biopic on former Prime Minister of India, Dr Manmohan Singh, releases next week and now we hear that the shooting of a biopic on the current Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will begin soon. Vivek Oberoi will be seen essaying the part of the PM in this Omung Kumar directorial produced by Sandip Singh.
Film critic, Taran Adarsh, took to Twitter sharing the news:
Paresh Rawal was slated to play Modi but the actor reportedly exited the project last year. A recent report also suggests that the Omkara actor will be using his full name – Vivekanand Oberoi – in the credits of the movie. As per sources, the biopic titled ‘PM Narendra Modi’ is to be shot extensively across different parts of the country – including Gujarat, Delhi, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
The movie is set to begin its shoot in around mid-January. A release date hasn’t been finalized yet. The first look poster of this venture will be unveiled on January 7, 2019.
The Narendra Modi biopic is will dwell on the journey of the dynamic politician who started off as tea vendor to becoming the Prime Minister of India.
Other biopics on political leader releasing soon are Thackrey – based on the life of Balasaheb Thackrey and The NTR biopic – on the life of the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N.T Rama Rao.
On the work front, Vivek Oberoi was last seen in Kannada movie Commando and Tamil film Vivegam. He will soon be seen in Malayalam movie Lucifer and Telugu flick Vinaya Vidheya Rama.