Actor Anupam Kher as former PM Manmohan Singh in his upcoming film 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

Those attacking my performance have bigger political agenda: Anupam Kher

Mumbai | Actor Anupam Kher says he couldn’t care less about adverse reviews to his latest film “The Accidental Prime Minister”, based on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s life. “No matter what you do, there will be people trying to pull you down. Criticism was always a favourite national pastime. Now film criticism has also […]

After vandalism, Kolkata theatres cancel screening of ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

Kolkata :  Following vandalism at a Kolkata multiplex and a series of protests over the screening of ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’, a number of city auditoriums on Saturday stopped screening the film, based on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s tenure. Shows of the film have been cancelled in north Kolkata’s Star Theatre, central Kolkata’s Roxy […]

‘…Accidental Prime Minister’ mints Rs 4.5 cr despite resistance

Mumbai :  “The Accidental Prime Minister”, which presents Manmohan Singh’s tenure in office, collected Rs 4.5 crore in India, where protests were staged by Congress activists in some parts. “The first day collection of ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ is Rs 4.5 crore. Eastern sector had disturbances with the release,” a statement from the film’s presenter, […]

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No political agenda behind ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ release: Anupam Kher

Mumbai : Actor Anupam Kher, who plays former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in “The Accidental Prime Minister”, has said the makers of the film have no political agenda behind its release. Anupam spoke at the Bombay Stock Exchange along with the presenter of the film Jayantilal Gada here on Friday. “The Accidental Prime Minister”, directed […]

Congress disrupts ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ in Kolkata, vandalises theatre

Kolkata | A group of West Bengal Congress activists on Friday allegedly interrupted the screening of ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ and resorted to vandalism at a posh Kolkata multiplex on Friday evening, while the film based on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s tenure faced agitation across the city. The agitators carrying Congress flags allegedly entered […]

‘The Accidental Prime Minister’: Nothing accidental about it (Movie Review)

Film: “The Accidental Prime Minister”; Director: Vijay Ratnakar Gutte; Cast: Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna, Aahana Kumra, Suzanne Bernert and Arjun Mathur; Rating: *** If you enjoy political satires, “The Accidental Prime Minister” may not be the film that its makers would recommend for you. Outwardly, the intent and purpose of this fiercely political parable is […]