After the recent announcement that actor Manoj Joshi will be playing the role of Amit Shah in the biopic on PM Narendra Modi, now veteran actress Zarina Wahab and TV star Barkha Bisht joined the cast of the film.
According to reports, Zarina Wahab will play the role of honorable Prime Minister’s mother Heeraben Modi in the film. While, Barkha Bisht will be paying the role of PM Narendra Modi’s wife Jashodaben.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the official looks of both actresses from the film.
IT’S OFFICIAL… Zarina Wahab to portray PM Narendra Modi’s mother and Barkha Bisht Sengupta to enact the part of his wife in the biopic #PMNarendraModi… Stars Vivek Anand Oberoi… Directed by Omung Kumar… Produced by Suresh Oberoi and Sandip Ssingh… Official look: pic.twitter.com/KdbBLN7ujI
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 16, 2019
Producer Sandip Ssingh shares, “These two characters are among the most crucial ones in the film. I am glad that Zarina ji agreed on doing it as no one could have done a better job. Barkha is playing his wife and she is doing a great job. I am happy to have such a powerful and talented cast for this film.”
Zarina Wahab to play PM Modi’s mother
Zarina is extremely excited for this new project. She said, “It’s an honour to play the role of the mother of Honourable Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi. This is going to be one of the most special roles I have ever played. I hope the audience like it.”
While Barkha also couldn’t control her excitement and was grateful to the makers. She said, “I am grateful to Mr Sandip Ssingh for giving me an opportunity to be a part of such an amazing film. I had a great experience working with him earlier in Ram Leela and I know playing Jashodaben is going to be interesting too.”
The biopic will trace Modi’s journey from a tea-seller to assuming the office of the Prime Minister of India.
Actor Vivek Oberoi will play the lead role in the film. Apart from him, the film also stars Boman Irani, Suresh Oberoi and Darshan Kumar.
Directed by Omung Kumar and co-produced by Ssingh and Suresh Oberoi, this film will be shot in Gujarat, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.