Directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, the film is scheduled to hit the theatres on 21st December 2018.
By BollywoodMDB Team - April 21, 2018
After doing a variety of roles in around 512 films, legendary actor, Anupam Kher, is now doing one of the most challenging roles of his career. We are talking about the biopic of former Prime minister of India - Dr Manmohan Singh. The film is titled, The Accidental Prime Minister and the first schedule was going on in the beautiful locations of England. The shooting commenced from the first week of April and yesterday, Kher wrapped up the first foreign schedule.
Mr Kher shared the news on social site, Instagram, captioning, “Schedule wrap for #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister. This place played a very important role for me to focus and internalise.:) #SwitchOnTheSound #LifeOfAnActor #Concentration #Preparation #Calmness #NextScheduleInIndia”
The film is based on the memoir of the same name which was written by Sanjaya Baru and it is being directed by debutant, Vijay Ratnakar Gutte.
Speaking about his role, Kher had earlier 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.”
Apart from Kher, the film also stars Akshaye Khanna as the media advisor and chief spokesperson of Dr Manmohan Singh, the role of Sonia Gandhi will be played by Suzanne Bernert and actress Aahana Kumara has been roped in to play Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Sonia.
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