After the announcement of a biopic on the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, now a 10-part web series on the country chief is underway. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and announced Eros Now and Benchmark Pictures have collaborated to produce the biopic web-series titled 'Modi'. The project will be helmed by filmmaker Umesh Shukla, who has previously directed critically acclaimed ventures like 'Oh My God' and '102 Not Out'. It is all set to premiere on Eros Now in April.
Adarsh also unveiled the first look poster to the upcoming venture which read, "You know the leader, but do you know the man?". He captioned the post saying, "Eros Now and Benchmark Pictures [Umesh Shukla and Ashish Wagh] to produce the biopic... Titled #Modi... Directed by Umesh Shukla [who directed #OhMyGod and #102NotOut]... Premieres in April 2019 on Eros Now... First look poster:"
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Meanwhile, the Bollywood venture 'PM Narendra Modi' starring Vivek Oberoi as the Indian Prime Minister is scheduled to release later this year. The film also stars Darshan Kumaar, Boman Irani, Zarina Wahab, Manoj Joshi, Barkha Bisht Sengupta, Akshat R Saluja, Anjan Shrivastav, Rajendra Gupta and Yatin Karyekar.
The biopic will follow the journey of PM Modi from his humble beginnings to his years as Chief Minister onto his landmark win at the 2014 election and finally being nominated as the Prime Minister of India.
The film will be directed by Omung Kumar, who has previously helmed some critically acclaimed biopic films including 'Mary Kom' and ' Sarbjit'. It is going to be produced by Suresh Oberoi and Sandip SSingh under the banner of Legend Global Studio. Reportedly, the film will be shot across Gujarat, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand, among other locations in the country, over a period of a few months.
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