Released in January 2019, The Accidental Prime Minister is all set for a world digital premiere on April 12, 2019, on ZEE5. The Hindi docudrama stars Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna, Suzanne Bernert and Aahana Kumra. Directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte and written by Mayank Tewari, the film explores economist and politician Dr. Manmohan Singh’s tenure as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014 under the United Progressive Alliance.
For those unaware, the film is based on 2014 memoir of the same name by Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh. Sanjaya Baru, political commentator, and policy analyst was ex-PM Manmohan Singh’s media advisor from May 2004 to August 2008.