A case has been filed against actor Anupam Kher and others associated with upcoming film Accidental Prime Minister in a Bihar court on 2 January for damaging the image of some top people. Lawyer Sudhir Kumar Ojha filed the case in Muzaffarpur’s Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court. The court has admitted the case and fixed 8 January to hear the case in Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate court.
Besides Kher, who has essayed the role of former prime minister Manmohan Singh in the movie, others named in the complaint include actor Akshaye Khanna who plays noted journalist Sanjaya Baru – a media adviser to the ex-PM on whose book the movie is said to have been based.
Actors and actresses who have played the roles of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi – then a national general secretary – and Priyanka Vadra have also been named in the petition alongside the movie’s producer and director.