Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi Actor on Monday started shooting for PM Narendra Modi biopic in Gujarat, a film tracing the life of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The biopic will be directed by Omung Kumar, who has films such as "Mary Kom" and "Sarbjit" to his credit.
A photograph from the set of the biopic has been released where producer Ssandip Singh, director Omung Kumar B and Vivek can be seen holding the clapperboard at the set in Gujarat. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the picture on Twitter and wrote, “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”.
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
Vivek 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.
With the film's poster launched in 23 languages earlier this month, "PM Narendra Modi", which has a tagline 'Desh Bhakti Hi Meri Shakti Hai', will be shot extensively in Gujarat and across locations within the country.
At the poster launch of the film, Vivek said he hopes to becomes a better person by the end of the shoot.
"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," the actor told reporters.
The film is being co-produced by Ssingh and Suresh Oberoi.
(With IANS Inputs)