After Manmohan Singh, PM Modi’s biopic to release right before the elections?

The highly-anticipated PM Narendra Modi’s Biopic is all set to hit the screens on April 12, which comes one day after the First Phase Lok Sabha Elections, the producers confirmed the news on Friday. ‘PM Narendra Modi’, produced by Sandip Singh, Anand Pandit and Suresh Oberoi, features Vivek Anand Oberoi in and as the BJP leader.

The release date fits perfectly into the schedule of the forthcoming general election 2019, in which the BJP-led government is desperately seeking for a second term. Voting will take place in seven phases between April 11 and May 19 while the first phase on April 11 will cover 91 constituencies across 20 states, including Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and Chhattisgarh whereas Modi’s home state, Gujarat, will go to the polls on April 23.

‘PM Narendra Modi’ was launched in Mumbai on January 7 by Maharashtra CM and BJP member Devendra Fadnavis. Shooting started on January 28 in Modi’s home state Gujarat, according to a press release and other locations of the shooting include Uttarakhand and Mumbai.

The movie cast includes Zarina Wahab who will play as Modi’s mother Heeraben and Barkha Bisht as his estranged wife, Jasodhaben and Manoj Joshi as BJP president Amit Shah. Prashant Narayanan has been cast as a “fictional character of the biggest business tycoon of the country called Aditya Reddy”, as per a press release.

The biopic is being promoted as “the story of 1.3 billion people”.