THE ACCIDENTAL PRIME MINISTER is a political drama based on the book by Sanjaya Baru, with Anupam Kher in the lead role the film is based on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The principal photography has begun in London starting this Monday.
Anupam Kher spoke about role in which he said, “The opportunity of portraying a contemporary personality like Dr Manmohan Singh in THE ACCIDENTAL PRIME MINISTER is an immense challenge for me as an actor. He is part of a 24/7 media era where world knows his persona minutely. I have been internalizing this character for the past few months. I look forward to translating that effort into cinematic reality.”
The film will show how the former prime Minister came to power and how he influenced the nation, the first poster of the movie captivated the audience with Anupam Kher’s uncanny resemblance that bore to the politician. In fact Anupam looks a doppleganger of Dr Manmohan Singh, the former PM
The film will give a good insight about how the political scenario of the nation works and it will be great to see a film about the current situation and pressures the Prime Minister has to deal with.
The movie also features Akshaye Khanna as Sanjaya Baru, the former media advisor to the PM.
The film is directed by debutant Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, along with Hansal Mehta as the creative producer, written by Mayank Tewari, who recently won the Asian Film Awards for the India’s official Oscar’s entry - NEWTON.
The film is produced by Bohra Bros and is slated to release on December 21, 2018.