Javed Akhtar 'shocked' to see his name on PM Narendra Modi poster
Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar has been wrongly credit as one of the song writers of the biopic
A recently released poster of the upcoming biopic, PM Narendra Modi, wrongly credits veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar as one of the songwriters of the film, alongside Prasoon Joshi, Sameer, Abhendra Kumar Upadhyay, Sardaraa, Parry G and Luvraj. ‘Shocked’ to see his name mentioned on the poster, Akhtar tweeted,
Am shocked to find my name on the poster of this film. Have not written any songs for it ! pic.twitter.com/tIeg2vMpVG
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) March 22, 2019
PM Narendra Modi stars Vivek Anand Oberoi in the role of incumbent Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The political biopic is directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sandeep Ssingh, Suresh Oberoi and Anand Pandit.
The film is scheduled for release on April 5, a week ahead of the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections.