Mumbai: The much-awaited trailer of ‘Main Atal Hoon’, the biopic of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the 10th Prime Minister of India and a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has been released. The trailer has received a tremendous response from the fans, who are impressed by the performance of Pankaj Tripathi, who plays the role of Vajpayee. The film is creating a huge buzz on social media, as people are eagerly waiting for its release on 19 January 2024.
The film, directed by National Award-winning director Ravi Jadhav, chronicles the life and achievements of Vajpayee, who served as the Prime Minister of India thrice. He was one of the co-founders of the BJP and a prominent figure in Indian politics for over six decades. He was known for his oratory skills, diplomatic acumen, and poetic flair. He was respected by all political parties and was considered a statesman who could bridge the gap between different ideologies. He was also instrumental in conducting the nuclear tests in Pokhran in 1998, initiating the peace process with Pakistan, and launching several developmental schemes such as the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.
The trailer gives a glimpse of Vajpayee’s major events and challenges in his political career, such as the Emergency, the Kargil War, the Gujarat riots, and the Parliament attack. It also showcases his personal life, relationship with his family and friends, and love for poetry. The trailer is packed with powerful dialogues that capture the essence of Vajpayee’s personality and vision. One of the dialogues that stand out is ‘Now others will have to get used to seeing Atal Bihari Vajpayee stand up again after being toppled’, which refers to his resilience and determination to overcome obstacles and adversaries.
The film also features other actors such as Manoj Joshi, Rajesh Sharma, Kumud Mishra, and Divya Dutta, who play the roles of other prominent political figures and associates of Vajpayee. The film promises to be a tribute to the legacy of Vajpayee, who passed away in 2018 at 93. The film is expected to be a hit among audiences, who are keen to know more about the life and times of one of the most influential and admired leaders of India.