Bollywood actor Manoj Joshi is all set to play Amit Shah, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president in Omung Kumar directorial PM Narendra Modi biopic.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his social media handles to confirm the news. Sharing the first look he wrote, “Well-known theatre and film actor Manoj Joshi to portray #AmitShah in #PmNarendraModi…Vivek Anand Oberoi essays the title role… Omung Kumar B directs the biopic… Produced by Suresh Oberoi and Sandip Ssingh… Here’s the first look”.
Manoj Joshi has worked in films like Vivaah, Hulchul, Hungama and Bhool Bhulaiyaa. Talking about the role, the actor said, “I am glad that I have got an opportunity to play the role of Mr Amit Shah in the film. When Sandeep Ssingh called me to offer this role, I did not think for a second and said yes. This is going to be one of the most interesting characters for me to play.”
Producer Sandeep Ssingh praised the actor and said, “This was one of the important roles in the film and I feel nobody better than Manoj Joshi could have done it. He is one of the finest actors and when I called him for the role, he immediately agreed. He is a very passionate actor and he is working really hard for his character.”
The film stars Vivek Oberoi, Boman Irani, Zarina Wahab, Barkha Bisht, and Suresh Oberoi. The first poster of the film was released in January in 23 languages.