With the results of the elections favoring Narendra Modi already, the foreseen bans over all his media sponsors have been lifted too. With the five episodes of the series on Narendra Modi already launched earlier, the rest of the episodes will once again stream on the OTT platform Eros Now on Tuesday.
Modi: Journey of A Common Man is the web series based on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s political life.
Directed by Umesh Shukla, the director of OMG – Oh My God fame, the web series was launched a few days ahead but was banned by the EC. In fact, even the release of Bollywood biopic PM Narendra Modi was also aborted from releasing on April 11 when the seven-phase polls began.
Talking about the release plans, Ridhima Lullu Chief Content Officer, Eros Group, mentioned to IANS, “Our plan is to release episodes 6 and 7 on Thursday (May 23) in five different languages – Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Gujarati. The remaining episodes of the 10-part original series will be streamed shortly.”
Further adding she said, “Our attempt through this series is to tell the story of Narendra Modi’s struggle, will power, vision and victory. His journey is truly inspiring.”
Shukla, the director of the web series, Narendra Modi also stated a few implications talking to IANS mentioning, “I was working on it for almost a year. It could have come out a month earlier as well, but it got delayed owing to some technical glitches… My web series is not about politics. It is more about a character and his journey.”
The series, Narendra Modi is written by Mihir Bhuta and Radhika Anand and based on Kishor Makwana’s ‘Modi: Common Man’s PM’. The star cast of the show includes- Faisal Khan, Ashish Sharma and Mahesh Thakur depicting different phases of Modi’s life.