Mumbai: Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi reportedly will play the role of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his biopic to be directed by Omung Kumar.
It was earlier rumored that veteran actor Paresh Rawal will play Modi onscreen. The first look poster of the film will be released in Mumbai on January 7.
Titled as ‘PM Narendra Modi’, the film will go on floors in mid-January.
haring the details on Twitter, Adarsh wrote, “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.” (sic)
The poster of the film will be unveiled by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
“Sandeep Singh (producer) and Vivek came up with the idea of roping in the CM 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, makers are also expected to announce the release date of the film,” a source from the production said.