PM biopic first film to hit theatres

The poster of the biopic featuring Vivek Oberoi

New Delhi (NVI): Vivek Oberoi-starrer PM Narendra Modi, a biopic on the Prime Minister of the India, will be re-releasing once cinema halls reopen on October 15.

This will be the first film to hit theatres upon lifting of the COVID-19 induced restrictions on cinema halls and multiplexes.

Film critic and movie trade analyst Taran Adarsh today confirmed the news of its re-release in theatres.

Taking to Twitter, Adarsh wrote, “IN CINEMAS NEXT WEEK… #PMNarendraModi – starring #VivekAnandOberoi in title role – will re-release in *cinemas* next week… OFFICIAL poster announcing the theatrical release.”

He also shared a poster of the film featuring Oberoi, bearing an uncanny resemblance to the Prime Minister. The poster read, “The first movie to release in theatres post lockdown, #BeginAgain.”

The movie, was first released on May 24 last year, in which Oberoi plays the titular role of PM Modi, essaying as many as nine different looks. The biopic showcases PM Modi’s political journey.

Earlier, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry gave its green signal for theatres to reopen from October 15, after a long break due to the pandemic and also issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) that have to be followed by cinema halls.