The Election Commission of Indian banned the screening of the film ‘PM Narendra Modi‘ during the election period on Wednesday, saying any such film that subserves the purpose of any political entity or individual should not be displayed in the electronic media.
The Election Commission ordered the ban just a day before the release of the film ‘PM Narendra Modi’ starring Vivek Anand Oberoi in the titular role.
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Bombay High Court has dismissed the plea filed by the Pune based Congress seeking a stay on the release of the biopic of ‘PM Narendra Modi’. The Court said that it is up to Election Commission to see if the release of ‘PM Narendra Modi’ is the violation of the moral code of conduct or not.
The high court bench of Chief justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna also said that they can’t entertain the petition as the film has not been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification.
And after the rejection of the plea and getting a “U” certificate from CBFC the makers of the film were quite happy.
The film was earlier scheduled to release on April 5 but later postponed for one week. With Vivek Anand Oberoi in the titular role, the film stars Boman Irani, Barkha Bisht, Darshan Kumar, Zarina Wahab, Manoj Joshi, and others.