The much-awaited trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister, starring Anupam Kher as the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, is out. The film revolves around the life of Manmohan Singh, the economist who served as the Prime Minister for 10 years from 2004 to 2014.Â
Anupam Kher took to his Twitter handle to share the trailer and captioned it saying, ''Ladies and Gentlemen!! Presenting the trailer of our highly anticipated film #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister. The Accidental Prime Minister | Official Trailer | Releasing January 11.''
Ladies and Gentlemen!! Presenting the trailer of our highly anticipated film #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister. ðŸ™ðŸ‘‡â€” Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) December 27, 2018
The Accidental Prime Minister | Official Trailer | Releasing January 11 ... https://t.co/TUu4AsTgHM
The film has been generating a lot of buzz owing to the striking resemblance of its characters with the real life counterparts. In the film, Akshaye Khanna playsÂ Sanjaya Baru who was the media advisor of Manmohan Singh.While German actor Suzanne Bernert playsÂ Sonia Gandhi, Aahana Kumara will be seen as Priyanka Gandhi. Arjun Mathur plays Rahul Gandhi in The Accidental Prime Minister. The film is helmed by debutant Vijay Ratnakar Gutte.
Director Vijay Ratnakar Gutte says his film The Accidental Prime Minister, which hits the screens in January, will be available in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu languages as they want to reach a wider audience. "Since the film is a story of the prime minister's office and belongs to the whole country, we want it to reach as far as possible and not just restrict it to the Hindi audience," Gutte said in a statement.
Anupam, in one of his previous interviews, stated "Acting the role of anyone in contemporary history is extremely challenging, as comparisons are bound to be instant and inevitable. But as I have always revelled in challenges, right from my first film Saaransh, I look forward to the experience of portraying PM Manmohan Singhâ€.
The film is being directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte and produced by Ashoke Pandit and Sunil Bohra. It is slated to hit the screen in January 11, 2019.Â Interestingly, National award-winning director Hansal MehtaÂ is writing the screenplay of this political drama.