New Delhi: The very first look of The Accidental Prime Minister got some extolling reviews across the nation, as Anupam Kher dressed as Manmohan Singh was undoubtedly one of the best makeovers Indians witnessed. The political drama is based on the memoir by Indian policy commentator Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh.
The shoot of the movie has been finally completed with the entire cast being on the board. Anupam Kher is in the lead role, featuring as Dr Manmohan Singh. Akshaye Khanna will be playing the role of the Indian Policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, while Munish Bhardwaj will play Kapil Sibbal, Anil Rastogi will be seen as Shivraj Patil, Aahna Kumra as Priyanka Gandhi, Arjun Mathur as Rahul Gandhi, Vijay Kumar as Bhairao Singh, Vimal Verma as Laloo Prasad Yadav, Shiv Subrahmanyam as P Chindambram, Naval Shukla as Yashwant Sinha.
The movie also features Ajit Satbhai as Narsimha Rao, Divya Seth Shah as Gursharan Kaur, Sunil Kothari as APJ Abdul Kalam, Suzzane Bernet as Sonia Gandhi and Pradip Chakrabarti as Pranab Mukherjee.
The actors created quite the buzz with their respective looks making the audience eager to find out more about this political drama. Debutant Director Vijay Ratnakar Gutte said, “We are enthralled by the reviews we have gotten so far with the looks of the characters. It has only made us work hard and kingpin better towards delivering this product.”
The film has been scripted by Vijay Gutte and Mayank Tewari; the latter had recently won the Asian Film Awards for India’s official Oscar’s entry Newton. Produced by Bohra Bros, and Hansal Mehta as the creative producer, The Accidental Prime Minister is slated to release on December 21, 2018.