Confirmed: Paresh Rawal to play Narendra Modi in his upcoming biopic!
For the last few months, social medias have been abuzz with reports about a biopic being planned on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Confirming the same, veteran actor Paresh Rawal has revealed that he will be playing Modi’s part in the upcoming biopic. Shoot for the movie will kick-start by September or October. More details regarding the director or other cast are yet to be divulged.
In a recent talk with IE, Paresh Rawal is quoted saying, “We are just locking the script and hopefully it will be finished by August 15, and we will begin to shoot it in September or October. It will be a hugely challenging role.”
Reports also suggest that the actor himself will be producing the movie. The official announcement with the director’s name, title and cast is expected to be made shortly. It is worth a mention that Rawal is a a member of BJP and a member of the Parliament. He will be next seen in the Sanjay Dutt biopic ‘Sanju. The Rajkumar Hirani directorial has Ranbir Kapoor playing Sanjay Dutt and Rawal playing his father, Sunil Dutt.
Interestingly, a biopic on former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is also being made currently. Anupam Kher is playing the lead role in the movie titled as The Accidental Prime Minister. Debutant Vijay Ratnakar Gutte is directing the movie and Hansal Mehta is scripting it based on Sanjaya Baru’s book, The Accidental Prime Minister : The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh.