Modi biopic to be first film to re-release in cinemas post lockdown

The Broadcasting Ministry has given its approval for the opening of theatres from October 15 after a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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The PM Narendra Modi biopic was first released in May last year following the Lok Sabha elections | Photo: Twitter

The biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, starring Vivek Oberoi in the titular role, will be the first film to hit the theatres after lockdown on October 15. Titled PM Narendra Modi, the film was first released in May last year following the Lok Sabha elections.

The Broadcasting Ministry has given its approval for the opening of theatres from October 15 after a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cinema halls will have to adhere to strict standard operating procedures (SOPs) to run business from October 15 onwards.

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Producer Sandip Ssingh on Saturday, announcing the re-release date of the biopic, wrote on Instagram: “PM Narendra Modi has been the best Prime minister of the country, which was proven in the 2019 elections. What can be better than watching the inspiring story of the most inspiring leader of today’s times, as theatres re-open.”

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Watch PM Narendra Modi in Theaters near you from 15th October, 2020 "PM Narendra Modi has been the best Prime minister of the country, which was proven in the 2019 elections. What can be better than watching the inspiring story of the most inspiring leader of today's times, as theatres re-open. I'm proud to be a part of this historical moment! Moreover due to some political agendas, when it last released, the film couldn't be watched by many. We're hoping the film gets a fresh life in the theatres and makes for a great watch for the people of the nation." #BeginAgain #नयीशुरुआत #PMNarendraModiInTheatres #FirstFilmInTheatres #SupportCinema #WatchCinemaInTheatres

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“I’m proud to be a part of this historical moment! Moreover due to some political agendas, when it last released, the film couldn’t be watched by many. We’re hoping the film gets a fresh life in the theatres and makes for a great watch for the people of the nation,” he added.

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