Case filed against Anupam Kher over ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’


After the trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister was launched last week, several political parties and people using it as an issue and questioned the timing of the trailer and the movie.

In a recent development, a case has been filed against actor Anupam Kher and others associated with the upcoming film in a Bihar court on Wednesday 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 January 8 to hear the case in Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate court.

Lawyer Ojha complained that Anupam Kher 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 the image of both of them. “It hurt me and many others,” Ojha said.

In his complaint, Ojha said others who have played the role of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra also damaged their image. He has also complained against the film director and producer.

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