The Accidental Prime Minister Trailer | The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh

The Accidental Prime Minister Trailer

The trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister is out. The movie is based on a controversial book, The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh. It features Anupam Kher as India’s 13th Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh.

Talking about the trailer, it seems like Anupam Kher has completely nailed the character of Dr. Manmohan Singh, with successfully impersonating the mannerism of Singh.


Anupam Kher has urged Manmohan Singh to watch The Accidental Prime Minister, in which the actor essays the former Prime Minister.

Cast –

  • Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister of Republic of India during 2004 to 2014
  • Akshaye Khanna as Sanjaya Baru, political commentator.
  • Suzanne Bernert as Sonia Gandhi, former president of Indian National Congress .
  • Aahana Kumra as Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Sonia Gandhi.
  • Arjun Mathur as Rahul Gandhi, son of Sonia Gandhi
  • Abdul Quadir Amin as Ajay Singh 
  • Vimal Verma as Lalu Prasad Yadav
  • Avter Saini as Lal Krishna 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

The Accidental Prime Minister Trailer

Anupam, who wished Singh on his 86th birthday on Wednesday, tweeted: “Respected Dr Manmohan Singh! Here is wishing you a very happy and healthy birthday. Maybe I will get an opportunity to have a cup of tea and a piece of cake with you if you ever watch our film. I promise, you will like my portrayal.”

The Accidental Prime Minister Trailer

The 63-year-old actor said that his portrayal as Singh is “full of sincerity and honesty”.

The film is based on a book by Sanjaya Baru, a former media advisor to Manmohan Singh. Akshaye Khanna features as Baru, and Divya Seth Shah plays Manmohan Singh’s wife Gursharan Kaur in the movie.

The  movie is slated to release on January 11,2019.