Akshaye Khanna to play Sanjaya Baru in Hansal Mehta's 'The Accidental Prime Minister'; shoot set to start on March 31

"The Accidental Prime Minister" stars Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, the economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014 under the United Progressive Alliance.

Published: 13th March 2018 03:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2018 07:55 AM   |  A+A-

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Directed by filmmaker Hansal Mehta, actor Anupam Khar, a vocal BJP supporter will play the role of the Congress leader. (Photo | Twitter)

By IANS

MUMBAI: Filmmaker Hansal Mehta's "The Accidental Prime Minister" is set to go on the floors on March 31.

The biographical political film, written by Mehta, features veteran actor Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna.

"Exciting days ahead as Akshaye joins the crew. 'The Accidental Prime Minister' begins shooting on March 31 with a fantastic ensemble led by Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna. Helmed by debutant Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, produced by Bohra Brothers and adapted beautifully by Mayank," Mehta tweeted on Tuesday.

"The Accidental Prime Minister" stars Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, the economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014 under the United Progressive Alliance. The film is based on the 2014 memoir of the same name by Sanjaya Baru.

Akshaye will play Sanjaya Baru in the movie.

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