The Accidental Prime Minister: Meet reel LK Advani, Lalu Prasad Yadav

The Accidental Prime Minister

New Delhi, July 5: After unveiling the looks of reel Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, Anupam Kher on Thursday took to social media to introduce the remaining cast of his film ”The Accidental Prime Minister”. He revealed the actors essaying the roles of LK Advani, Lalu Prasad Yadav and Shivraj Patil and the onscreen politicians look on point.

Sharing a collage of images on his Instagram, Kher wrote, “Introducing Avtar Sahni as #LKAdvaniJi, Vimal Verma as #LaluPrasadYadavJi and Anil Rastogi as #ShivRajPatilJi.:) #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister @tapmofficial @sunil_s_bohra #VijayGutte.”

The film is a political drama which will present the story of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and is based on a book by Sanjaya Baru, a former media advisor to Manmohan Singh.

Kher, who plays Manmohan, seems to have adopted the mannerisms of the former PM quite well.

Actor Anupam Kher Manmohan Singh in "The Accidental Prime Minister

Kher wrapped up the Delhi schedule of the film and is now “looking forward” to the last schedule. He also shared a picture with “the brilliant” Akshaye Khanna.

“The Delhi schedule of our film ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ comes to an end. It was great to shoot in a city where I learnt so much about acting (National School Of Drama). It has been a learning experience to work with some superb actors from this city. Thank you Delhi,” Anupam wrote.

In the movie, Aahana Kumra plays Priyanka Gandhi and Arjun Mathur will be seen as Rahul Gandhi.

Divya Seth Shah will step into the shoes of Manmohan Singh’s wife Gursharan Kaur and Ram Avatar Bhardawaj will play Atal Bihari Vajpayee.


Akshaye Khanna will be seen in the role of former PM’s media adviser Baru and German actor Suzanne Bernert will play Sonia Gandhi.

It is directed by debutant Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, along with Hansal Mehta as the creative producer.

The script of “The Accidental Prime Minister”, produced by Bohra Bros, is written by Mayank Tewari. It is slated to release on December 21.


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