Akshaye Khanna to play Sanjaya Baru in Manmohan Singh biopic

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Akshaye Khanna to play Sanjaya Baru in Manmohan Singh biopic

While Anupam Kher will be seen playing the lead role of former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh in The Accidental Prime Minister Akshaye Khanna has been roped in to play Sanjaya Baru. Sanjaya Baru was the media advisor and chief spokesperson of then PM Dr. Manmohan Singh, who courted controversy when he wrote the memoir, The Accidental Prime Minister. Akshaye, who was last seen in the Sridevi starrer Mom said that he was absolutely “thrilled and excited to be a part of a venture” calling it a game changer at many levels. That he hasn’t yet had the “privilege” to meet Baru, Khanna said “The balance which he (Baru) gave to the book needs to be admired”, in an interview to ET.