The movie is based on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's life during his office term. The trailer of the biopic portrays Manmohan Singh as the victim of Congress' internal politics ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The Congress party has demanded a special screening of the movie, alleging, some scenes in the movie are factually incorrect.The film is based on the book by Sanjaya Baru, Manmohan Singh's media advisor between 2004 and 2008.Manmohan Singh was accosted by reporters as he arrived at the Congress office for the party's 134th anniversary celebration.
He paused before the mics, but moved away without a word as soon as the question was asked: "What do you think about the film made about you?"
BJP has tweeted the trailer from their twitter handle , Also see what other are saying
Riveting tale of how a family held the country to ransom for 10 long years. Was Dr Singh just a regent who was holding on to the PM’s chair till the time heir was ready? Watch the official trailer of #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister, based on an insider’s account, releasing on 11 Jan! pic.twitter.com/ToliKa8xaH— BJP (@BJP4India) December 27, 2018
Can’t wait for when they make The Insensitive Prime Minister. So much worse than being the accidental one.— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) December 28, 2018
Propaganda and Financial Partner- BJP. https://t.co/YL7x4WDZWf— Rashtriya Janata Dal (@RJDforIndia) December 28, 2018