"I think this is great opportunity for me to play the role of Amit Shah. When Sandip Ssingh called me for the role I immediately said yes. This is one of the most important roles in the film and I will give my best," Manoj said in a statement.
The film's producer Sandip Ssingh said: "This was one of the important roles in the film and nobody better than Manoj Joshi could have done it. He is one of the most talented and hardworking actors. It is a great experience working with him."
"PM Narendra Modi" the biopic will discover the journey of Narendra Damodardas Modi from his humble beginning to his years as Gujarat Chief Minister onto his landmark win at the 2014 general election, finally becoming the 14th Prime Minister of India.
The biopic, directed by National Award-winner Omung Kumar, will be shot extensively in Gujarat and across locations within the country.
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