‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ actress Aahana Kumra to join cast of ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’, details inside

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Mumbai: From Akshay Kumar’s ‘Gold’ to Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Super 30’, the trend of biopics is here to stay in Bollywood. We also know that a film based on life and times of former Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh is in the making as well. In the cinematic adaptation of the book by the same name written by Singh’s media advisor Sanjaya Baru, the film is all set to give a detailed and critical account of of Manmohan Singh’s first tenure as prime minister.
Anupam Kher will be playing the lead role and now Bombay Times report suggests that Aahana Kumra has been finalized to the reprise the role of Priyanka Gandhi in this film. The actress who impressed all with her critically-acclaimed film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ is all set to join the cast.
Produced by Bohra Brothers, debutant Vijay Ratnakar Gutte is directing the film. Hansal Mehta, who is working on the screenplay of the film, wrote on Twitter, “Exciting days ahead as Akshay joins the crew. ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ begins shooting on March 31 with a fantastic ensemble led by Anupam Kher and Akshay Khanna.”

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