MUMBAI: Veteran actor Anupam Kher is set to play Manmohan Singh in the movie based on the book “The Accidental Prime Minister” written by the former prime minister’s media adviser Sanjay Baru.
The 62-year-old actor told PTI that he is essaying the role of Singh in the film to be directed by debutante Vijay Ratnakar Gutte.
Kher posted on his Twitter page that:
“To reinvent yourself as an actor is to challenge yourself. Looking forward to portraying #DrManmohanSingh in #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister.:)”
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) June 7, 2017
National Award-winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta is working on the screenplay.
“Yes, I am writing it,” Mehta said.
The makers will be releasing the first look of the film tomorrow.