Modi biopic was initially to be released on April 5, but its release date was postponed to 11 April, which falls in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday banned the release of a biopic ‘PM Narendra Modi’ on Prime Minister unless the national election does not state that the film “harms the level-playing field.”. ” The film was scheduled to release tomorrow, with the introduction of the Lok Sabha elections.
“Any biopic material in the nature of sub-service /biography/biography of the objectives of any political entity or any person related to it, which is not intended to disturb the level of the game during elections or should be displayed. During the operation of MCC, in electronic media including cinematograph “, the commission said in a statement.
Modi Biopic was initially scheduled to be released on April 5, but its release date was postponed to 11 April which falls in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections. Poll Body also said that any complaint, in this case, will be investigated by the panel headed by the judge of the Retd Supreme Court or the High Court.
This statement of the Election Commission came after complaints against films like ‘NTR Lakshmi’, ‘PM Narendra Modi’ and ‘Udham Singh Singham’. Modi’s biopic, played by Omang Kumar, has also criticized opposition parties, who believe that biopic can give an unfair advantage to the BJP in the elections.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court rejected the demand for a ban on the release of Vivek Oberoi-star biopic, which stated that the Election Commission (EC) had to say that the film has violated Model Code of Conduct (MCC) or not.