EC happy with 'PM Narendra Modi' biopic: Vivek Oberoi

TNN Bureau. Updated: 4/18/2019 4:08:23 PM Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi, Apr 18 (UNI) Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi who is playing the lead in Omung Kumar's directorial biopic 'PM Narendra Modi' on Thursday claimed that the Election Commission (EC) is happy with the film.

Talking to reporters here after meeting EC officials a day after the commission watched the movie , following the direction by the Supreme Court that the content of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic 'PM Narendra Modi' be reviewed, the actor said,''everybody in the EC saw the film yesterday, we asked them how did you like the film?Can't tell you their response but we were happy with their answer; Only request is that the film should be allowed to release.''

The Election Commission had stalled the release of the movie during the Lok Sabha polls, citing violation of Model Code of Conduct.

However, the Supreme Court, on an apeal b y the producers against the EC decision, directed that the content of the biopic be reviewed.

The film showcases Mr Modi's remarkable courage, wisdom, patience, dedication to his people, his acumen as a political strategist, his leadership that inspired a thousand social changes in Gujarat and later India.

It traces his childhood in the 1950s to his meteoric rise in the corridors of politics, as a four-time serving Chief Minister.

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