We have recently announced that actor Manoj Joshi is playing the role of Amit Shah in the most anticipated biopic of the year - PM Narendra Modi. If that was not enough, we have now learned that veteran actress Zarina Wahab will be playing the role of Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi in the film.

Also, television actress Barkha Bisht will be playing the role of Modi’s wife Jashodaben in the film.


Modi has always said in his speeches that his mother is one of the major support systems of his life. Even though he is busy with his national duties, he always makes sure to visit her and take care of her in every possible way.

Producer Sandip Ssingh said, “These two characters were one of the most crucial ones in the film. I am glad that Zarina Ji agreed on doing it as no one other than her could have done a better job. Barkha is playing his wife and she is doing a great job. I am happy to have such a powerful and talented cast for this film."

Actress Zarina Wahab said, “It’s an honour to play the role of the mother of Honourable Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi. This is going to be one of the most special roles I have ever played. I hope the audience like it.”

Actress Barkha Bisht said, “I am grateful to Mr Sandip Ssingh for giving me an opportunity to be a part of such an amazing film. I had a great experience working with him earlier in Ram Leela and I know playing Jashodaben is going to be interesting too.”

The makers unveiled the first look and poster of the film in January in 23 languages making a splash on the internet.

'PM Narendra Modi’ the biopic will traverse the journey of Narendra Damodardas Modi from his humble beginnings to his years as Gujarat chief minister onto his landmark win at the 2014 election and finally being nominated as the Prime Minister.

The film is produced by Sandip Ssingh and Suresh Oberoi. Directed by Omung Kumar, this much-anticipated biopic comprising an ensemble cast has versatile actor Vivek Oberoi in and as ‘PM Narendra Modi’.

(With inputs from the PR)