Lahore. January 17 (Geo News): Bollywood film The Accidental Prime Minister featuring actor Anupam Kher in the role of former prime minister Manmohan Singh will be released in cinemas across Pakistan after being cleared by Pakistan’s Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC).
Producer of the movie Jayantilal Gada said the film will be released across cinemas in Pakistan on January 18.
PEN Studios is happy to announce that our one-of-a-kind political film, The Accidental Prime Minister, has got a green signal from our neighboring country, Pakistan. Pakistani moviegoers will be able to enjoy the film as it is set to release there, Gada told Indian Express.
“I always admired Imran Khan as a brave cricketer, and now I respect him as a Prime Minister, too. I’m also thankful to Pakistan’s Censor Board chairman for approving our film,” he said in a statement.
Directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte’s and written by Mayank Tewari, The Accidental Prime Minister is based on the 2014 memoir of the same name by Sanjaya Baru who served as Singh’s media advisor.
The biopic also stars Suzanne Bernert, Aahana Kumra, and Arjun Mathur.
(The featured image at the top is that of actor Anupam Kher as Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh)