Thursday, 17 January, 2019

There should be another movie on ‘The Disastrous Prime Minister’: Mamata Banerjee

The Accidental Prime Minister’ the Manmohan Singh biopic starring Anupam Kher in the titular role has been challenged in the Supreme Court as a piece of political propaganda intended to damage his reputation The Accidental Prime Minister quick movie review: Akshaye Khanna keeps you hooked in the first half with a sparkling performance
Herman Weaver | 12 January, 2019, 10:44

It is about how Dr Manmohan Singh suddenly became the Prime Minister of the country and what is the exact truth about the common notion that he was a puppet in the hands of Congress Cheif Sonia Gandhi.

The matter was mentioned for urgent listing before a bench headed by Justice A K Sikri which said the matter would come up for hearing in the regular course. The film released on 11 January 2019, seeking much more attention after coming to the news of the controversies happening.

Besides Kher, who has essayed the role of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the movie, others named in the complaint include actor Akshaye Khanna, who plays Singh's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru, on whose book the movie is based. Ever since the trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister was released on YouTube, it has created a buzz in the industry. The high court on January 7 had disposed of the writ petition against the trailer but left it open for petitioner to file a public interest litigation (PIL).

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The court had admitted the case and fixed 8 January to hear the case in the Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate court.

In this box office report we take a look at the collections of The Accidental Prime Minister in the overseas markets on Day 1 (Friday). The actor is in top form and you wish that he does more films.

Earlier, Anupam Kher had said that films like The Accidental Prime Minister should be sent to Oscars. Mr Kher, who has stood by the film and advocated for the accuracy of the depiction of the characters in strong words, referred to his portrayal of Dr Manmohan Singh as "my life's best performance".

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