The Accidental Prime Minister 2019 info:-
The Accidental Prime Minister is a 2019 Indian biographical drama film directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte and written by Mayank Tewari, based on the 2014 memoir of the same name by Sanjaya Baru. It was produced by the Bohra Bros under Rudra Production (UK), in association with Jayantilal Gada under the banner of Pen India Limited.
It stars Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, the economist, and politician who served as the 13th Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014 under the United Progressive Alliance. Based on the memoir by Indian policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister explores Manmohan Singh’s tenure as the Prime Minister of India and the kind of control he had over his cabinet and the country.
This is one of the most anticipated movies of the year 2019, and a biopic made on the former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh. Anupam Kher’s versatile acting convinced the audiences and was appreciated by everyone.
The film was released on 11 January 2019. It earned a moderate opening of ₹4.50 crore at the box office on its first day and ₹30.52 crore as of January 24. It emerged as a commercial success with a worldwide total of ₹92 crores (US$13 million).
The Accidental Prime Minister 2019 Casting:-
- Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014.
- Akshaye Khanna as Sanjaya Baru, political commentator and Media Advisor to the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2008.
- Suzanne Bernert as Sonia Gandhi, former president of the Indian National Congress.
- Arjun Mathur as Rahul Gandhi, son of Sonia Gandhi
- Aahana Kumra as Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Sonia Gandhi.
- Vimal Verma as Lalu Prasad Yadav
- Avtar Sahni as L. K. Advani
- Anil Rastogi as Shivraj Patil
- Ajit Satbhai as P. V. Narasimha Rao, former Prime Minister of India.
- Chitragupta Sinha as P. V. Ranga Rao, elder son of P. V. Narasimha Rao
- Vipin Sharma as Ahmed Patel
- Divya Seth Shah as Gursharan Kaur
- Shiv Kumar Subramaniam as P. Chidambaram
- Munish Bhardwaj as Kapil Sibal
- Ram Avtar as Atal Bihari Vajpayee
- Sunil Kothari as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Please See More Information…….
The Accidental Prime Minister 2019 Reception:-
The Economic Times has given the film 3.5 stars out of 5, describing the film as “well-crafted” and Kher’s portrayal of Manmohan Singh “a convincing act”. Utkarsh Mishra reviewing the film for Rediff.com gives the film 2.5 stars out of 5, observes that the movie if carefully watched comes out as “well made”, he criticizes Kher for over dramatizing Singh’s walking style.
Saibal Chatterjee of NDTV gave the film 1.5 stars out of 5, noting that “The Accidental Prime Minister is neither hugely entertaining nor engagingly dramatic.” Shubra Gupta of The Indian Express sums up the retort: “The Accidental Prime Minister is an out-an-out propaganda film, created for the specific purpose of making the former prime minister look like a weak, spineless man, a puppet whose strings were controlled by The Family”.
The Times of India’s Ronak Kotecha gave the film 3.5 stars out of 5 stating “Bollywood has produced several political dramas that are intense, complex and dark, The Accidental Prime Minister has all of that in measured tones.
“Koimoi’s Umesh Punwani gave the film 2 stars out of 5 stating “A Silent Disappointment. Akshaye Khanna is outstanding. I could just watch this movie again to fast-forward and go through just his scenes. There is a negative stir over social media that questions a BJP leader’s husband playing a congress led prime minister.
The people not only condemn the cast but also question the intended storyline. Call it a rumor about the stir, but several updates on social media questioned the intentions of the time of the release of the movie and played by the a BJP housemate.
The Accidental Prime Minister 2019 Plot:-
Based on the memoir by Indian policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister explores Manmohan Singh’s tenure as the Prime Minister of India, and the interference of Congress Party in contradicting his decisions during his first tenure.
He details how Singh fell a victim to Congress Party’s dynastic approach. It highlights how Manmohan Singh was constantly ignored by Congress to maintain turf for Rahul Gandhi, the son of Sonia Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.