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HindustanTimes Fri,01 Aug 2014

Madhur Bhandarkar plans a biopic on Narendra Modi

Navdeep Kaur Marwah, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, May 22, 2014
First Published: 19:21 IST(22/5/2014) | Last Updated: 20:32 IST(22/5/2014)

Be it through his tweets or interviews, Madhur Bhandarkar has never shied away from voicing his support for Prime Minister designate, Narendra Modi. And now, the filmmaker is all set to take his affiliation on screen. If sources are to be believed, Bhandarkar is keen on making a biopic on NaMo.

"Madhur had even met Mr Modi ten months ago and has been very impressed by his journey from being a tea-seller to becoming India's 15th Prime Minister," says a source, adding, "The film is being planned and will feature Modi's entire life - from his childhood to the present. Madhur's team has thus being doing a lot of research on Modi's life."

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So, who is the National Award-winning filmmaker planning to cast as Modi in the film? "It is too early to talk about it," says the source.

Asked if the film will take off immediately, the source shares, "The film will happen but only after Madhur finishes work on his forthcoming films." Bhandarkar was unavailable for a comment.

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