The makers of PM Narendra Modi, a biopic on India's Prime Minister, hosted a special screening of the Vivek Oberoi-starrer at a popular multiplex in Juhu. The film’s lead Vivek graced the event along with his wife Priyanka Alva. Vivek looked dapper in white kurta, denim and cream coloured jacket, while wife Priyanka opted for a beautiful white and blue combination saree. All Pics/Yogen Shah
PM Narendra Modi, which released this Friday faced multiple hurdles in its journey to the theatres. It was set to release on April 11 but was banned by the Election Commission as it violated the Model Code of Conduct during elections.
(In Pic: Ankita Lokhande and producer Sandip Ssingh enjoying their candid moment at the screening
For the event, Ankita Lokhande opted for a black dotted shirt and white pants happily posing for the photographers. In an interview, when Vivek Oberoi was asked about his film, he said, "This film has been the most exciting yet difficult journey for me. Playing the part of the serving Prime Minister of our country is a challenge in itself. Nobody can ever get into his shoes"
Actress and producer Bhushan Kumar's wife Divya Kumar Ghosla too graced the screening. The actor-director was seen wearing a floral patterned vibrant mini-length skirt and a beautiful red top and paired it with a set of golden high heels at the event
The movie is helmed by Omung Kumar who is known for directing Mary Kom biopic. The director was all praises for lead hero Vivek's dedication to the movie. He said, "I must say that Vivek has worked really hard to get where he has gotten with the character. It was a pleasure to see Vivek maturing into an artist to take on such a difficult role. He has put in a lot of homework."
(In Pic: Manoj Joshi, who plays the role of BJP president Amit Shah along with the producers and director Omung Kumar)
Vivek Oberoi has still not left the character of his film. At the screening of his movie, Vivek was seen serving tea to the guests. Seems, Vivek has taken the character of Narendra Modi quite seriously!
On being termed a propaganda film, director Omung Kumar said, "It's not a propaganda film. Because it's coming out at this point of time, people are talking like that. People release their films on Diwali or Eid. I am releasing my film during this time (election time) because it's right time for me."
(In Pic: Actor-writer Shailesh Lodha and his wife Swati Lodha attending the screening.)
Shakti Kapoor also graced the movie screening. For the event, Shakti opted for a black metallic tee, black pants and white jacket. Apart from Vivek Oberoi, the biographical film also stars Zarina Wahab, Boman Irani Manoj Joshi, Prashant Narayanan, Barkha Bisht Sengupta, Akshat R Saluja, and Anjan Shrivastav in pivotal roles.
Veteran actress Zarina Wahab attended the screening donning a beautiful cream coloured saree along with actor Sooraj Pancholi who opted for a white tee and black pants for the event. Zarina is playing the role of Narendra Modi's mother, Heeraben in the movie
Bigg Boss 11 contestant and actor-producer Vikas Gupta posing for the photographers. For the event, Vikas sported a white and blue tee, ripped jeans and grey jacket. His funky blue sneakers completed his look
One of the prominent cast of the movie, Anjan Shrivastav posing for photographers at the screening.
PM Narendra Modi screening was hosted at a popular multiplex in Juhu, Mumbai. Vivek Oberoi with wife Priyanka Alva, Ankita Lokhande, Sandip Ssingh, Divya Khosla Kumar, Manoj Joshi, Omung Kumar, Shailesh Lodha, Shakti Kapoor, Sooraj Pancholi, Zarina Wahab, Vikas Gupta and Aanjjan Shrivastav attended the special screening. We have pictures
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