The Accidental Prime Minister (2019)



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Based on the memoir by Indian policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister explores Manmohan Singh's tenure as the Prime Minister of India, and the kind of control he had over his cabinet and the country.


Critic Reviews for The Accidental Prime Minister

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If you take even the slightest interest in politics, book for The Accidental Prime Minister now. It is a film that takes you through an important era in Indian politics and is also entertaining.

Jan 16, 2019 | Full Review…

The film is so incompetently crafted, terribly performed and transparently petty that it isn't even pathetic enough to be panned as a "propaganda" movie.

Jan 14, 2019 | Rating: 0.5/5 | Full Review…

The film tosses in news footage of real people and then cuts to their onscreen counterparts. Which of course makes this whole enterprise even less convincing.

Jan 14, 2019 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

The big problem with the film is that it makes out Sanjaya Baru to be some kind of a superhero...

Jan 11, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Although it tries to put on a gossipy, insider tone and create a this-is-how-it-happened feel, The Accidental Prime Minister never evolves into anything more than a broadside against the Gandhi clan.

Jan 11, 2019 | Full Review…

This is propaganda by people who can't spell.

Jan 11, 2019 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

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