The Accidental Prime Minister is a 2019 Indian biographical drama film directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte and written by Mayank Tewari, based on the 2014 memoir of the same name by Sanjaya Baru. It was produced by the Bohra Bros under Rudra Production (UK), in association with Jayantilal Gada under the banner of Pen India Limited. It stars Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, the economist and politician who served as the 13th Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014 under the United Progressive Alliance.
A biopic made on the former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh. The film was released on 11 January 2019. It earned a moderate opening of ₹45 million (US$630,000) at the box office on its first day and ₹305.2 million (US$4.3 million) as of January 24.
Based on the memoir by Indian policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister explores Manmohan Singh’s tenure as the Prime Minister of India, and the interference of the Congress Party in contradicting his decisions during his first tenure. The movie details how Singh fell victim to the Congress Party’s dynastic approach. The movie highlights how Manmohan Singh was constantly ignored by the Congress to maintain turf for Rahul Gandhi, the son of Sonia Gandhi
Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister of India during 2004 to 2014.
Akshaye Khanna as Sanjaya Baru, political commentator and Media Advisor to the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2008.
Suzanne Bernert as Sonia Gandhi, former president of Indian National Congress.
Arjun Mathur as Rahul Gandhi, son of Sonia Gandhi
Aahana Kumra as Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Sonia Gandhi.
Anasuya Majumder as Mamata Banerjee ,Former Railway Minister of India
Vimal Verma as Lalu Prasad Yadav
Avtar Sahni as L. K. Advani former Deputy Prime Minister of India
Anil Rastogi as Shivraj Patil
Ajit Satbhai as P. V. Narasimha Rao, former Prime Minister of India.
Chitragupta Sinha as P. V. Ranga Rao, elder son of P. V. Narasimha Rao
Vipin Sharma as Ahmed Patel
Divya Seth Shah as Gursharan Kaur
Shiv Kumar Subramaniam as P. Chidambaram
Munish Bhardwaj as Kapil Sibal
Ram Avtar as Atal Bihari Vajpayee former Prime Minister of India
Sunil Kothari as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam former President of India
Atul Kumar as J. N. “Mani” Dixit
Anish Kuruvilla as T. K. A. Nair
Prakash Belawadi as M. K. Narayanan
Madan Joshi as Brajesh Mishra
Pradeep Chakravarti as Pranab Mukherjee
Yogesh Tripathy as Natwar Singh
Bobby Parvez as Pulok Chatterji
Anil Zankar as Sitaram Yechury
Hansal Mehta as Naveen Patnaik
Deepak Gheewala as N. Ram
Naval Shukla as Yashwant Sinha
Deepak Dadwal as Jaswant Singh
Ashok Sagar Bhagat as Arjun Singh
Ramesh Bhatkar as Prithviraj Chavan
Subhash Tyagi as Mulayam Singh Yadav
Manoj Tiger as Amar Singh
Adarsh Gautam as former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Yousaf Raza Gilani
Chembur Hari as A. K. Antony
Kishor Jaykar as George Fernandes
Aazam Khan as Ghulam Nabi Azad
Vijay Singh as Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
Askari Naqvi as Vir Sanghvi
Pradeep Kuckreja as Prakash Karat
Gull Jolly as Daman Singh
Archana Sharma as Chiki Sarkar
Poorti Arya as One Of The Reporters