Congress objects to The Accidental Prime Minister, demands special screening


The trailer of Anupam Kher-starrer ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ finally released. But, as soon as the trailer release it has sparked a row over alleged distortion of facts.

Congress objects to The Accidental Prime Minister

After watching the trailer, various Congress leaders and youths protested against the film.

Youth Congress, has now written to the producers of the movie asking them to screen it for Congress leaders and get their approval or the party would not let the movie be released.

Congress objects to The Accidental Prime Minister

In a letter issued to the makers of the film, Satyajeet Tambe Patil, president of the Maharashtra State Youth Congress has threatened to stop the screening of the film across India if cuts suggested by the office bearers of the Youth Congress aren’t made.

“If the said movie is released without prior screening for our office bearers and without making necessary changes recommended by us that we find out after viewing the movie 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 for which you and your team would be completely held responsible,” the Congress unit said in its letter.

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Based on a book by Singh’s advisor Sanjaya Baru, the film depicts the political life of Dr. Manmohan Singh, an economist and a politician who served as India’s Prime Minister between 2004 and 2014 under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime.

The film is slated for a release on January 11.