• Shubhra Gupta
    Shubhra Gupta
    Indian Express


    As a bio-pic, PM Narendra Modi inhabits muddled, post-truth territory. As a hagiography though, genuflecting at the altar of the man, it’s perfect. It’s uncritical, unquestioning, high on rhetoric. And there’s nothing accidental about it.

  • Raja Sen
    Raja Sen
    Hindustan Times


    Vivek Oberoi stars in Omung Kumar’s latest biopic. The film, PM Narendra Modi, isn’t mere tribute but actual deification.

  • Deccan Chronicle Team
    Deccan Chronicle Team
    Deccan Chronicle


    The oddly structured film never goes beyond a surface look at Modi’s political career.

  • The movie presents a version of Modi that the bhakts want the rest of us to see

  • Renuka Vyavahare
    Renuka Vyavahare
    Times Of India


    Whether you believe or don’t believe in the political philosophy of Narendra Modi is secondary, as a film, this one is too lopsided for you to appreciate. It leaves a lot unanswered. While it firmly believes ‘Modi ek insaan nahi, soch hai’, we wish the script was as thoughtful.

  • There is no doubt that Modi’s rise to power is a fascinating tale. There is no doubt that many millions of people like him, maybe even love him. There is an interesting film yet to be made that would examine his rise and what led to it. This is not that film. 

  • Meena Iyer
    Meena Iyer
    DNA India


    Vivek Oberoi’s film will colour you saffron…This one is a lethargic instance of linear storytelling where the graph doesn’t move. You get a blah, blah, blah account of the man who the world is obsessing over today. Scenes to show his greatness, lines to shine his halo and custom-designed incidents to add to the Modi magic are the fabric of this biopic.

  • Vivek Oberoi plays PM Narendra Modi in the biopic of the Indian Prime Minister, and he does a mighty unimpressive job at that. The biopic fades in front of the story of Modi the man that we have seen in front of our eyes.

  • All said and done, the movie lacks entertainment value as it has nothing to offer. Even the greatest of the stories require good narrators, and that’s what this biopic is missing.

  • Mohar Basu
    Mohar Basu


    Goodness that even Modi may not buy…Yes, it’s all whitewashing, and what’s even more bothersome is the absence of the promise that we once saw in Vivek Oberoi in Company

  • Vivek Oberoi hams his way through an unwittingly farcical, comical hagiography

  • Kunal Guha
    Kunal Guha
    Mumbai Mirror


    Indian biopics rarely manage a holistic portrait. Usually hagiographic, these reel-life renditions have hardly been held back by reality. Historians say biopics deliver immortality, as they serve as a record of our times, and need to be factually accurate.

  • Omung Kumar’s hagiography on the Hindu nationalist leader makes you wonder if life is a parody of this film

  • PM Narendra Modi manages to hit the right chord among all the fans of PM Modi and also highlights the true aura behind the most powerful leader of our country.

  • Madhuri


    The Bland Storytelling Will Make You Chant ‘No More’ To The Film!

  • Like with most biopics that are instead hagiographies, director Omung Kumar (Bhoomi, 2017) and his team of writers — there are three — deify the central protagonist more than any director could ever have done for Rajinikanth’s star power. Oberoi, who delivers ably and with grace and respectfulness as Modi, seems to have bagged the role of a lifetime.

  • A 131-minute victory parade on the big screen…Omung Kumar’s biopic stars Vivek Anand Oberoi as the Man from Gujarat.