German actress Suzanne Bernert is all set to portray former Congress president Sonia Gandhi in the upcoming political movie ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’.
Married to Indian actor, Akhil Mishra, Bernert has acted in a number of Indian films and TV shows in various languages including, the much-loved TV series, Ashoka.
The 35-year-old speaks Bengali, Marathi and Hindi fluently and is an expert Lavani dancer.
She has, earlier, also portrayed the former Congress President in a television series titled ‘Pradhanmantri’.
#soniagandhi Next project for me ☺ #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister
starring @AnupamPKher #AkshayeKhanna directed by Vijay Gutte, Creative Producer @mehtahansal,script/book adaption @mayankis ..Produced by Bohra Brothers …Casting by Bombay Casting … pic.twitter.com/x9Zdgf9wA7
— Suzanne Bernert (@suzannebernert) March 13, 2018
Based on Sanjaya Baru’s book on the tenure of the former Indian Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, the film will see veteran actor Anupam Kher in the lead role. The film script has been written by Hansal Mehta.
The 63-year-old Kher also treated his fans and followers by sharing his first look from the film on Twitter.
Happy to share my first look of #DrManmohanSingh, India’s Former Prime Minister from the movie #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister directed by #VijayRatnakarGutte & produced by #BohraBrothers. Creative producer is @mehtahansal. Film is based on #SanjayBaru’s book with the same title. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/0deopR3GYx
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) April 5, 2018
Directed by Vijay Gutte, ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ also stars Akshaye Khanna and is slated to release on December 21.