Real vs Reel: Is India Lockdown a true story based on COVID lockdown imposed by PM Modi?
The answer to this question is yes. India Lockdown is a true story based on the horrors and real incidents which took place after PM Modi imposed a COVID-driven nationwide lockdown on March 24, 2020-
National winning director Madhur Bhandarkar's much-awaited movie India Lockdown's teaser was finally released on Tuesday. Ever since India Lockdown teaser release, it has become the talking point on social media. Produced by Dr Jayantilal Gada of PEN Studios, Madhur Bhandarkar’s Bhandarkar Entertainment, and Pranav Jain’s P J Motions Pictures, India Lockdown multi-starrer movie. India Lockdown star cast includes actors like Saie Tamhankar, Shweta Basu Prasad, Aahana Kumra, Prakash Belawadi, Zarin Shihab, and more. Madhur Bhandarkar is known for portraying hard-hitting truths be it from the entertainment industry, fashion industry, or political fraternity. However, Bhandarkar's last movie Babli Bouncer was a light-hearted one starring Tamannah Bhatia. It was released on Disney Plus Hotstar and performed relatively well. Now, the question arises as whether India Lockdown is a true story or India Lockdown is a real story or not.
The answer to this question is yes. India Lockdown is a true story based on the horrors and real incidents which took place after PM Modi imposed a COVID-driven nationwide lockdown on March 24, 2020. Although the characters in India Lockdown might be fictional, the overall concept of the upcoming movie is a real one. Talking about India Lockdown real story, PM Modi was highly criticised by the opposition parties for enforcing an unplanned lockdown, however, the people of India fought hard against the hardships of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Going by the teaser, India Lockdown highly portrays the horrors of COVID lockdown i.e. the migrant issue. The migrant problem were highly covered when Prime Minister Modi imposed a nationwide lockdown due to break the chain of COVID. While there were multiple efforts were made by both central and state governments, the migrants opted to go home despite the fact that there every transportation facility had come to a standstill. In fact, reports suggest that approx 8700 people migrants who were en route to their homes during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Coming to who is playing what in India Lockdown, Shweta Basu appears in the role of a sex worker who is seen questioning the seriousness of Covid-19 amid the lockdown announcement. Prateik plays the role of a migrant worker who is forced to return to his hometown with his family, on foot due to lack of work. On the other hand, Aahana Kumra as a pilot is seen resorting to alcohol while being stuck at home.