Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Mere Pyare Prime Minister", which was originally set to release on Gandhi Jayanti in October 2 this year and was then pushed to a December 14 date, will now hit the screens on March 15, 2019. Mehra shared the update on Twitter, along with a poster of the film.
The film has its focus on the issue of open defecation and sanitation problems in the country, told through the story of a slum boy who wants to build a toilet for his mother.
The film deals with the social issue of open defecation represented not just India but Asia at the Rome Film Festival.
The Official Selection of the Rome Film Fest presented three productions from three different continents. From Asia, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directorial Mere Pyare Prime Minister was screened in Sala Petrassi.
The film is shot at real locations which were finalized after the recce of 1 month of Mumbai and highlights the mother-son relation who's will is to achieve the impossible.
Mere Pyare Prime Minister stars the national award-winning actress Anjali Patil who is playing the role of the mother. The music of the film is given by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and lyrics by Gulzar.
Shot in the Mumbai slums, the film brings to light sanitation issues through four children, real extras from slums and National Award-winning actress Anjali Patil.