Oberoi was disappointed with the action of the EC and told indianexpress.com, “It was the worst feeling in the world. But on the night of April 10, we got a notice from the Election Commission which had a whole new stance. Film trade analyst Girish Johar said, “The buzz around PM Narendra Modi has died down a bit. It was scheduled to hit the screens on April 5 and was later postponed to April 11. The prints were sent globally and we were releasing the film on April 11. 0
Comment(s) If he wins, the Modi supporters might celebrate it by watching the movie. Also, if Modiji comes back as the PM of the country for his second term, I think that will also give some edge to the box office collection of the film for sure. It was like a movie’s anti-climax. It was really painful to see the disappointment on the faces of the youngsters who worked so hard for the film.”
PM Narendra Modi, produced by Sandip Ssingh, traces the journey of Narendra Modi from his humble beginnings to becoming the Prime Minister of India. They suddenly took a really strong stance against us. So that factor might come into play.”
The release of PM Narendra Modi was stalled by the Election Commission just a day before its original release date for violating the Model Code of Conduct. Advertising
However, the Omung Kumar directorial has been affected by a delay in its release and all the controversies surrounding it. So, I peg it’s opening day collection somewhere around Rs 2 crore.”
Commenting on what might work in favour of the movie, Johar added, “Vivek Oberoi who is a very good actor is toplining the movie and Omung Kumar is a fantastic director. Central Board of Film Certification issued a ‘U’ certificate to the movie. Earlier, the talk about the movie was more concentrated towards a political agenda and now you see at it purely as a biopic of a political leader.