Ludhiana, January 11: Screening of the the Bollywood film, "The Accidental Prime Minister" was stopped in a multiplex in Punjab's Ludhiana city on Friday following protests by Congress party activists. The activists held a protest outside the Pavilion Mall following which the multiplex management did not start the show to prevent untoward incidents. Local police and administration officials were present when the Congress protest took place.
The film was however, screened in multiplexes in Chandigarh, around 130 km from here. It is based on a book with the same title written by Sanjaya Baru, former Prime Minister Singh's media advisor. Is 'The Accidental Prime Minister' Secret Weapon of BJP For 2019 Lok Sabha Elections? Party Promotes Trailer on Twitter.
Baru's book was published on April 20, 2014. Actor Anupam Kher plays the role of Manmohan Singh, Suzanne Bernert that of Sonia Gandhi and Arjun Mathur of Rahul Gandhi. The role of Baru is being played by Akshaye Khanna.