Web series on life of PM Modi titled ‘Modi’ to be out soon
Eros Now announces web series on life of PM Modi
As the Lok Sabha elections are nearing, the biopics on politicians are raining. Filmmaker Omung Kumar is making a movie on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and it is nearing to completion. On Wednesday, Eros Now announced a web series on the PM Modi. Titled ‘Modi’, the web series will be out in April this year, coinciding with the 2019 general elections that will be held from April 11 to May 19. Faisal Khan, Ashish Sharma and Mahesh Thakur will play Modi at different ages in the series.
The 10-part web series, which is bankrolled by Benchmark Pictures, will cover Modi’s life from the age of 12 to his political career – he joined BJP in 1987 after serving in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, and later became the Chief Minister of Gujarat in 2001. In 2014, he took charge as prime minister.
Umesh Shukla of Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Oh My God‘ fame will direct the web series on PM Modi. In a press release, the makers said, “The web series will “showcases the eventful life of the inspiring and influential leader.”
“Mihir Bhuta and Radhika Anand have written the series which will highlight many incidents that made him devote his life to the service of the country,” the press release added. It further described series as the ultimate gateway to witness the life of a self-made man.
Eros Group Chief Content Officer Ridhima Lulla, in a statement, described Modi as an exciting project. She said, “Our attempt through this biopic is to tell the story of his struggle, ambition, intensity and success and how it not only inspires many but is one of the factors of his mass appeal.”
In the meantime, Umesh Shukla said, “His growing-up years, brave decisions and roles at different phases of life makes for an incredible story.”
It is to be noted that PM Narendra Modi is currently seeking a second term in office in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.