Anupam Kher to play former Indian PM in biopic, shares first look on Twitter

Veteran actor Anupam Kher is set to play former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the movie based on the book The Accidental Prime Minister written by the former PM’s media adviser Sanjay Baru.

The 62-year-old actor took to Twitter today and released the first look poster.

Veteran actor Anupam Kher.
Veteran actor Anupam Kher. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia

He told PTI that he is essaying the role of Manmohan Singh in the film to be directed by debutante Vijay Ratnakar Gutte.

National Award-winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta is working on the screenplay. “Yes, I am writing it,” Mehta said.

Kher has appeared in over 400 films and plays. Apart from Bollywood films, the actor has appeared in acclaimed international films including Bend It Like Beckham, Silver Linings Playbook, Lust and Caution.