After director Omung Kumar's take on Prime Minister's life story starring Vivek Oberoi, a web series on PM Narendra Modi is all set to release next month.
Mumbai: Following the latest trend of capturing the life story of real people onscreen, now, there is a web series inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The 10-part original series on Eros Now directed by the talented filmmaker Umesh Shukla captures different phases of Modi’s life. The story begins with 12-year-old Narendra and traverses through his teenage, youth to becoming the Prime Minister of world’s largest democracy, India. Modi’s siblings, friends, neighbours and school teachers reminisce his fascinating journey of self-discovery and enhance the authenticity of the original series.
Actors Faisal Khan, Ashish Sharma and Mahesh Thakur play his part to depict the different stages of his life. The original series is written by Mihir Bhuta and Radhika Anand and each episode range between 35 to 40 minutes highlighting many incidents that made him devote his life to the service of the country.
The biographic web series is shot in real locations of Gujarat, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Delhi and Kashmir.
Another biopic about the Prime Minister, helmed by Omung Kumar and starring actor Vivek Oberoi was also announced.
Commenting on the announcement of the show, Ridhima Lulla, Chief Content Officer, Eros Group said, “Eros has always believed in connecting with the masses and telling them the stories that matter. ‘Modi’ is one of our really exciting projects. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is undoubtedly a leader par excellence and someone who has inspired many and changed the way world looks at India. 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. We are certain that the audience will love to watch the different facets of their enigmatic leader.”
Umesh Shukla further adds, “Prime Minister Modi’s personality enthrals young and old alike. His sense of humour, spirituality and love for technology makes him a unique leader. It was lovely to take on a project which came with a responsibility to narrate the life of the leader of new India and I am sure each episode of the 10-part original series will be a revelation for the audiences. His growing-up years, brave decisions and roles at different phases of life make for an incredible story.”
Modi, the original series premieres in April 2019, exclusively on Eros Now
Last Updated 14, Mar 2019, 1:17 PM IST