A few days ago, Anupam Kher shared the looks of onscreen former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh’s wife Gursharan Kaur who will feature in his upcoming film The Accidental Prime Minister.
On Wednesday (June 27) night, Anupam Kher took to his social media handles to introduce two more characters — Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. Hansal Mehta’s The Accidental Prime Minister is based on a book by Sanjay Baru.
Lipstick Under My Burkha actress Aahana Kumra will play the role of Priyanka Gandhi whereas Arjun Mathur plays the Congress president in the film. Arjun has appeared in films including Angry Indian Goddesses, Bhoomi and My Name Is Khan among others.
Anupam Kher shared a picture from the sets and his tweet read: “Introducing @mathurarjun as #ShriRahulGandhi and @aahanakumra as #MsPriyankaGandhi in our movie #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister. @TAPMofficial #OathCeremony #2004 #VijayGutte #SunilBohra.”
Introducing @mathurarjun as #ShriRahulGandhi and @aahanakumra as #MsPriyankaGandhi in our movie #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister.🙏 @TAPMofficial #OathCeremony #2004 #VijayGutte #SunilBohra pic.twitter.com/UIgp7acoJN
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) June 27, 2018
Months ago, a video of Anupam Kher walking like Manmohan Singh on the sets of the film in the UK had surfaced on social media.
While Divya Seth will play the role of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s wife Gursharan Kaur, Ram Avatar Bhardawaj will be seen as former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) June 20, 2018
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) June 21, 2018
The plot of the movie revolves around Manmohan Singh, the economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. The film is slated to release on December 21.