The trailer of the much-awaited The Accidental Prime Minister was released by its makers here on Thursday. After its release, Maharashtra Youth Congress brought up objections on the Anupam Kher starring movie. “If the film is released without prior screening for their office bearers, they will resort to ‘other options’ to stop the screening of the film”, they said.
In a letter to the makers of the film, the party’s Maharashtra youth wing has raised objections to the ‘incorrect presentation of the facts’ and has demanded a special screening of the film to ensure that none of the scenes is factually incorrect.
Maharashtra Youth Congress writes to makers of #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister & asks to show them the movie before release & if some scenes are found unfactual, they should be deleted else, Youth Congress will not let the movie be screened anywhere in the country. pic.twitter.com/CUGJ98hmv8
— ANI (@ANI) December 27, 2018
“Looking at the trailer of the movie it is understood that the facts have been played with and presented in an incorrect manner with regards to Ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress Party to malign the image of Congress Party which is not acceptable to us,” the statement read.
“If the said movie is released without prior screening for our office bearers and without making necessary changes recommended by us, it will be understood that you are doing this deliberately and we have other options open to stop the screening of the same across India,” the statement read upon the conclusion.
The Accidental Prime Minister revolves around the economist and politician Manmohan Singh’s life, who served India as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014 under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and is based on the book of the same name written by Sanjaya Baru, Singh’s media advisor.
In the mean time, The Accidental Prime Minister arrays Anupam Kher essaying the role of Manmohan Singh. The film also features Arjun Mathur as Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Aahana Kumra, his sister as Priyanka Gandhi. Suzanne Bernert will portray the role of former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, while Akshaye Khanna will be seen as Sanjaya Baru (media advisor of Manmohan Singh). Directed by debutant Vijay Gutte and written by Hansal Mehta, the movie is slated to release on January 11, 2019.