Bad news: 'The Accidental PM' leaked online, likely to affect box-office collection

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Still picture of Anupam Kher from the movie The Accidental Prime Minister
Still picture of Anupam Kher from the movie The Accidental Prime Minister

New Delhi : Indeed a bad news for the crew members of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. The pirated copy of Anupam Kher starrer movie has been leaked on the piracy site Tamilrockers. It is known to all that this Tamilrockers have recently released big-ticket movies on their site. For now, Manmohan Singh based film has become the target.

Recently, Tamilrockers have released the pirated version of Petta and Viswasam. Also, Bollywood movies like Thugs of Hindostan, Maari 2 and Sarkar had been made available for download. Post the pirated copies of both Sarkar and Thugs of Hindostan found itself on Tamilrockers, fans urged Tamil Film Producers Council (TFPC) to take appropriate action against the site.

The Anupam Kher film, which also stars Akshaye Khanna, Arjun Mathur and Suzanne Bernert in pivotal roles, has been suffering from controversies since the release of its trailer in the Internet. Now, the leak will definitely affect the film's box-office collection.

The opposition party raised objections to the movie, saying that it depicts the former prime minister Manmohan Singh in a negative light. The film is based on the memoir of the same name by Sanjaya Baru.

“When Ben Kingsley played Gandhi, he got an Oscar. Other actors who have played significant political figures, they have received appreciation. Then why is my work not seen as art?” Anupam had asked at a press conference a while ago.

The Accidental Prime Minister has been written by Vijay Ratnkar Gutte, Mayank Tewari, Karl Dunne and Aditya Sinha. The film has been directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte. The film has been released on January 11.