New Delhi, Jan. 10 -- The grime of campaigning and the dazzle of stardust have combined in election year to make for four films and possibly two more as the silver screen emerges as the new "rally" maidan.

With "Uri: The Surgical Strike", "The Accidental Prime Minister", "Thackeray" and "The Tashkent Files" releasing in quick succession, films have become the newest campaign runners in this season of polarised politics.

Besides these four, two biopics on Prime Minister Narendra Modi have been announced, one by BJP MP Paresh Rawal and another starring admirer Vivek Oberoi.

These movies are not low budget films with small or unknown faces.

Ronnie Screwvala's "Uri: The Surgical Strike", which releases Friday and stars Vicky Kaushal, is o...