PM Modi biopic gets its Amit Shah, Manoj Joshi to play the President of the BJP
A biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the making. The film, which is titled as PM Narendra Modi, stars Vivek Oberoi in the lead role. It was a few days ago when the makers announced the other cast of the film and actors like Darshan Kumar, Zarina Wahab, Manoj Joshi, Prashant Narayanan, Barkha Bisht Sengupta and others have been roped in for the film. While it is not yet known which characters these actors will be playing, it has been revealed that Manoj Joshi will be seen as Amit Shah, the President of the BJP.
Amit Shah is a prominent member of the ruling party and is a close associate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Talking to Mumbai Mirror, about playing the role of Shah, Joshi said, “It’s the first time I’m portraying a living person and that’s exciting. People are waiting for the Modi biopic and I’m glad I’m playing Amit bhai who is one of the most important characters.” The actor also went to reveal that in real life he is aware of the political scenario and what’s happening in the country.
Talking about the preparations he is doing for the role, Joshi said, “I’ve been listening to his speeches to know more about him. We have used prosthetics only when absolutely necessary to get the look right. I will be sporting different hairstyles as the film progresses.” Joshi is mostly known for his comedy roles. It will be interesting to see him as a politician on the big screen.