He was present at the screening along with his cabinet ministers.
Modi was all praises about the film and made an appeal to the youth of the nation to watch the inspiring biopic.
During the screening there were many instances when the audiences, moved by the inspiring words of Swamiji, broke in to arousing rounds of applause.
Modi also congratulated the team of 'The Light: Swami Vivekananda' for their efforts and putting together a great film.
The film has been declared tax-free in the state of West Bengal too, which is the birthplace (Kolkata) of Swami Vivekananda.
The Light: Swami Vivekananda' is a film that captures Vivekananda's life and his rise to spiritual enlightenment.
The movie covers different phases of his life encompassing his transition from the young Narendra Nath Datta to the world renowned Swami Vivekananda, who was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies to the Western world.
Under the banner of Tricolour Productions, the film is slated to release on Aug 23.
--IBNS (Posted on 19-08-2013)