PM Modi, Donald Trump discuss trade and Afghanistan cooperation over phone

Posted January 09, 2019

The biopic will be helmed by Omung Kumar, director of some critically acclaimed biopic films including "Mary Kom" and "Sarbjit".

The announcement of PM Narendra Modi comes soon after the trailer launch of The Accidental Prime Minister that has been embroiled in controversy ever since.

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Days after it was announced that Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi will essay the role of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a biographical movie titled PM Narendra Modi, the first poster of the movie was released on Monday. "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 tagline reads, "Deshbhakti hi meri shakti hai". Even though there are not enough details out about the biopic rather than just a poster, the look of the actor has received some criticism as it doesn't resemble much with Narendra Modi's look.

"Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis posted the pictures of the launch event on Twitter and said that the film is set to create history". "Vivek is very hardworking and I am sure all of them will make an evergreen film".

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The phone call was the first conversation between the two leaders after Trump twitted Modi over the Indian prime minister purported boast to the US President about India's setting up libraries in Afghanistan, an effort Trump sees as useless. And he replied, 'Yes, I am doing. The film is produced by Vivek Oberoi's father Suresh Oberoi and Sandip Ssingh. The shooting of the film is going to begin in mid-January.

The biopic will be shot across Gujarat, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and other locations in the country.

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