A local court in Muzaffarpur, Bihar has ordered to register FIR against Anupam Kher and 13 others associated with the forthcoming film “The Accidental Prime Minister” for damaging the image of some senior leaders.
Muzaffarpur court has issued orders on the petition filed by advocate Sudhir Ojha. In his petition, Ojha complained that Anupam and Akshaye Khanna, who have played the role of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his press advisor Sanjaya Baru in the film, have damaged their image.
“Local court orders to register an FIR against Anupam Kher & 13 others in connection with the petition filed by Advocate Sudhir Ojha against the movie ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’. #Bihar,” news agency ANI tweeted on December 8.
Muzaffarpur: Local court orders to register an FIR against Anupam Kher & 13 others in connection with the petition filed by Advocate Sudhir Ojha against the movie 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. #Bihar pic.twitter.com/Dh9e5xcgmj
— ANI (@ANI) January 8, 2019
The film, which stars Anupam Kher in a lead role, is based on a book on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Anupam Kher is portraying the role of PM Manmohan Singh in the film.
Akshaye Khanna, on the other hand, is playing the role of author Sanjay Baru, who served as the media advisor of Manmohan Singh from 2004 to 2008 and the author of the book with a same name.
The film is directed by debutant Vijay Ratnakar Gutte and it is releasing on January 11.