Wave of Indian political movies stokes election fever

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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. Subscribe