The Accidental Prime Minister (2019)
The elections are on in full swing across India. The Election Commission recently postponed the release of the Narendra Modi Biopic. As per the decision from the Election Commission the Vivek Oberoi starrer could have swayed political opinion in the favour of one party. Here are a few political films to watch this election season.
Touted as the biggest political movie of the year, ‘The Accidental Prime Minister‘ movie lived up to its reputation. It received rave reviews for its performances while also courting controversy over its content. This movie takes a close look at the Manmohan Singh presidency and is based on a novel by the same name.
Watch the the director and lead actor Akshaye Khanna speak about the movie here.
Before we had the Accidental Prime Minister, there was Rajneeti starring Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Katrina Kaif. This movie was allegedly based on the Gandhi family. However, all such rumours were fully denied by everyone associated with the movie. Nevertheless, this movie takes a honest look at politics and the games people play to attain power. If you haven’t seen it yet, you must give it a watch.
Another political release in the year 2019, this movie was released in Marathi and Hindi. This biopic is based on Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray’s life. This movie stars Nawazuddin Sidddique who puts in a power-packed performance that wowed the audiences. Listen to the heart thumping music from this movie on ZEE5.
KO 2 (2016)
This movie is a widely popular political thriller starring Prakash Raj. This movie follows the story of a political kidnapping where the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, played by Prakash Raj gets kidnapped. It sheds light on the murky activities that take place during the elections. Watch this intriguing thriller on ZEE5.
Sarkar 3 (2017)
This movie series starring Amitabh Bachchan and directed by Ram Gopal Verma is a cult classic. It portrays the close connection that crime has with political power. In this installment, we see Sarkar’s regime threatened by internal fighting. Watch this entertaining political drama on ZEE5.
The election process for the 2019 elections in India will last for 39 days. This gives you ample time to catch up on these films. Keep a track of this intensely battled election through News on ZEE5.