According to sources from Bollywood German born actor Suzanne Bernert has been roped in to play the role of former Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in the much-awaited political drama ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’. Meanwhile the film stars Anupam Kher as the former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh.
Accordingly the movie is based on Sanjay Baru’s book of the same name. The film is helmed by debutante director Vijay Ratnakar Gutte also features Akshaye Khanna as political commentator Sanjay Baru and Lipstick Under My Burkha fame Aahana Kumra as Priyanka Gandhi.
As per report the latest development about the film was Suzanne who has worked in several Indian television shows and films. Meanwhile she was the first foreign actor to turn a villain on Indian television in the historical show Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat.
According to sources even before ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’, she has even played the role of Sonia Gandhi in a TV series titled Pradhanmantri which was hosted by actor cum director Shekhar Kapur. Recently Anupam Kher’s first look from the film was shared by the BAFTA nominated actor on his Instagram account.