Hansal Mehta’s directorial  The Accidental Prime Minister has ensembled a star cast including Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna. The film is all set to go on the floors on 31 March as announced by Hansal Mehta.

The biographical political film will have Akshaye Khanna as Sanjaya Baru and Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh.

Hansal Mehta took to Twitter and made the announcement, he wrote,”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.”

The plotline revolves around 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.

-With IANS inputs