Eros Now original series – ‘Modi: Journey Of A Common Man’ releases today


MUMBAI: Eros Now, a cutting-edge digital over-the-top (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform owned by Eros International PLC (NYSE:EROS), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, today (April 3, 2019) announces the release of ‘Modi: Journey Of A Common Man’. The 10 part original series is based on Narendra Modi’s life starting at the age of 12 and traverses through his youth to becoming the Prime Minister of India.

A common man who went on to become a national leader is looked upon by billions of people and witnessing his journey on the screen promises to be a fascinating experience. ‘Modi: Journey Of A Common Man’ is directed by Bollywood filmmaker Umesh Shukla and written by Mihir Bhuta and Radhika Anand. The different phases of Modi’s life will be depicted by actors Faisal Khan, Ashish Sharma and Mahesh Thakur.

Each episode of the series ranges between 35 to 40 minutes highlighting the many significant events and incidents that opened unexpected paths for a common man and led him to becoming the man he is today. The Eros Now original series is Produced by Benchmark Pictures led by Umesh Shukla and Ashish Wagh.

Commenting on the release, Ridhima Lulla, Chief Content Officer, Eros Group said, “It is a privilege for all of us at Eros to release one of the most inspiring and anticipated original series for our global audience. The story of Modi: Journey Of A Common Man is significant and entertaining. Eros has always believed in connecting with the masses and telling them the stories that matter. Our attempt through this biopic is to tell the story of his struggle, ambition, intensity and success and how it not only inspires many but is one of the factors of his mass appeal. We at Eros are all excited and look forward to audiences’ response”.

 When asked Umesh Shukla, he said, “It has been a pleasure making this original series based on Prime Minister Modi who has bought in commendable changes in India. It’s an honour to present many unheard and unseen facets of Narendra Modi’s life to the audience and I am sure they will love and enjoy watching the original series.”

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