Popular TV and film actor Manoj Joshi has joined the cast of PM Narendra Modi biopic starring Vivek Oberoi. The makers revealed Manoj Joshi’s first look as BJP President Amit Shah today while announcing the same in a press note. The biopic is being directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sandip Ssingh and Suresh Oberoi.
“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”, writes film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
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
In the press note, Manoj Joshi said that he welcomed the opportunity to play Amit Shah. “When Sandeep Ssingh called me to offer this role, I did not think for a second and said yes,” Joshi said. “This is going to be one of the interesting characters that I will play.”
Shah’s character is “one of the important roles in the film”, Sandip Ssingh added.
Meanwhile, Vivek Oberoi has begun shooting for PM Narendra Modi biopic in Gujarat. The Dum actor will essay the role of Modi in the film, which also stars Boman Irani and Darshan Kumaar. The biopic will trace Modi's journey from a tea-seller to assuming the office of the Prime Minister of India.
Narendra Modi biopic filming begins in #Ahmedabad today... Will be shot at various locations in #Gujarat... #PMNarendraModi stars Vivek Anand Oberoi... Costars Boman Irani and Darshan Kumaar... Directed by Omung Kumar B... Produced by Suresh Oberoi and Sandip Ssingh. pic.twitter.com/FJP3EQ1kMO— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 28, 2019
On playing PM Modi in biopic, Vivek Oberoi in an interview said, “"I am extremely fortunate. Today, I am feeling like I felt 16 years ago, during 'Company' days. I am feeling the same kind of excitement and hunger because this is a 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”.
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