Vivek Oberoi-starrer biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which was earlier set to release on April 11 but was banned by the Election Commission, will now be released countrywide on May 24, a day after the results of the Lok Sabha elections are declared. This was shared by the makers of the film. Producer Sandip Ssingh said he hopes the film will have a smooth run in the theatres. “We are now releasing our film on 24th May 2019. This is the first time a film will be promoted for only four days. I hope now nobody has any problem with the film and we are hoping for the smooth release this time,” he said.
The film, titled ‘PM Narendra Modi’, In its order last month, the EC had banned the screening of film during the poll period, saying any such film that subserves purpose of any political entity or individual should not be displayed in the electronic media. The EC order had come a day before the movie was to be released. Directed by Omung Kumar, the film is co-produced by Suresh Oberoi and Anand Pandit.