Wave of Indian political movies stokes election fever

As India gets into election mode with the first phase of voting just three weeks away, political movies are adding to the election fever in the South Asian country.

A biopic on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set for release on April 5, six days before the first phase of voting on April 11 in a seven-phase election.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 23, 2019, with the headline 'Wave of Indian political movies stokes election fever'. Print Edition | Subscribe