Vivek Oberoi turns PM Narendra Modi in biopic. Internet burns the actor

The first look of PM Narendra Modi’s upcoming biopic was unveiled on January 7. The release of the film’s first poster, with actor Vivek Oberoi playing PM Modi, has stirred humorous reactions on social media.

2019 is the year of political revolution, with Lok Sabha Elections just round the corner. The impact of the galvanised political climate has not stayed away from the winds of Bollywood, as biopics after biopics are ready to hit the screens this year.

While a biopic on former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and the Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray is already underway, titled The Accidental Prime Minister and Thackeray respectively, a biopic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was announced last week and its first look revealed on Monday.

Vivek Oberoi, who is now known as Vivek Anand Oberoi, will be portraying Narendra Modi on screen. The poster was launched by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Vivek Oberoi’s father and yesteryear actor Suresh Oberoi, director Omung Kumar and producer Ssandip Singh along with Vivek Oberoi at an event in Mumbai on Monday.