Sanjay Leela Bhansali Releases First Look Of Short Film. (Image: Twitter)
Actor Akshay Kumar has unveiled the first poster of a film based on the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of his 69th birthday. Titled Mann Bairagi, the film will be produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mahaveer Jain. It will be a one-hour long film which means that it would be more on the lines of a short film.
The upcoming film is written and directed by Ssanjay Tripaathy and is described as the ''untold story from the life of the Prime Minister which has not been in the public domain so far.''
While sharing the poster, Akshay Kumar wrote, ''Happy to present the first look of Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mahaveer Jain’s special feature, #MannBairagi on the defining moment of our PM's life on his birthday! #HappyBirthdayPMModi @narendramodi @PMOIndia @bhansali_produc.’’
Happy to present the first look of Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mahaveer Jain’s special feature, #MannBairagi on the defining moment of our PM's life on his birthday! #HappyBirthdayPMModi@narendramodi @PMOIndia @bhansali_produc pic.twitter.com/zWbGLScLDe— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 17, 2019
In an exclusive report by HT, Sanjay Leela Bhansali was quoted saying, "The story was very well-researched, and the turning point of our PM's life as a young man, really intrigued me. I felt that it's an unheard story which needs to be told."
Mahaveer Jain is also confident about the film connecting with the youth. Talking about this, he said, "Mann Bairagi brings out that defining moment in the journey of our PM which has not been in public knowledge so far. I am sure it will connect and inspire today’s youth deeply, and that’s what excited us to work on this film." The film is all set to release this Winter.
This is not the first time a film has been made on the larger-than-life figure of PM Modi. Earlier this year actor Vivek Anand Oberoi was seen playing the Indian Prime Minister in the film PM Narendra Modi. A web-series too was made on the BJP leader’s life titled Modi: Journey of a Common Man.