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'PM Narendra Modi' biopic opens to mixed responses

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The biopic on Modi, which hit theatres on Friday after much controversy opened to mixed reviews.

The film 'PM Modi' was among the most anticipated movies after achieved a resounding victory in Lok Sabha elections.

Helmed by Omung Kumar, the film starring is based on the life of the incumbent

and are others who star in the biopic that depicts Modi's journey from humble beginnings to his tenure as of and finally as of the country.

The film has garnered a mix reaction from the audience.

Speaking to ANI, one of the viewer, said, "The movie is fabulous, in fact, it is inspirational for us. The movie shows how honest and hardworking Ji is and I rate the movie 5 out of 5. Plus has done a very good job playing "


Praising the movie, another fan, said, "The movie is really good, it shows Modiji's struggle. He lived a very difficult life without any modern day amenities but still made his way to the top. It teaches us three things - have confidence, honesty and patience in life."


The movie garnered mixed reactions on as well.

While many feel the storyline is inspiring, few others believe the biopic is an exaggerated love letter.

" Just watched 'PM Narendra Modi', it's more of an oleaginous love letter than a biopic!" a user, wrote.


Others said the film is a below average film that won as a biopic but failed as a feature film.

" Finished watching #NarendraModi. A truly Modi-fied bonanza for Modi lovers. It wins as a Biopic but as a Feature Film, it is lost in its cinematic liberty. Fictitious changes glorify Modi like never before, one may feel is he a God? Overall it is a Below Average Film. 4/10*" posted user $@M (Sam).


The on April 10 had stayed the release of the biopic, a day ahead of its original scheduled release date on April 11, which coincided with the commencement of the first phase of the The film's date was fixed on May 24.

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First Published: Fri, May 24 2019. 18:46 IST