Trailer of 'The Accidental Prime Minister': Anupam Kher shines in the role of Manmohan Singh

File photo: Anupam Kher as Dr Manmohan Singh in 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 27, 2018, 03.43 PM (IST)

One of the most-awaited films of the coming year ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ saw the release of its first trailer today. 

Anupam Kher who stars in the film, in the role of former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh does a convincing role. The biographical drama will show the political climate of Manmohan’s accession to power as then Congress president Sonia Gandhi gave up the prime post to the politician. 

The trailer begins with Anupam Kher swearing as the PM of India back in 2004 after Congress won with general elections. Suzanne Bernett plays Sonia Gandhi in the film.

Akshaye Khanna is shown as the writer and political advisor to the PM, Sanjay Baru. 

Directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte and written by Mayank Tewari, the film is slated to release on January 11, 2019. 

Watch the trailer here: