Row over The Accidental Prime Minister: RJD MP says films should be made on Rafale issue, demonetisation, farmer suicides
Taking a dig at the BJP over the biopic The Accidental Prime Minister, RJD MP Manoj Jha on Friday alleged the party opened up its coffers for the film.
New Delhi: Taking a dig at the BJP over the biopic The Accidental Prime Minister, RJD MP Manoj Jha on Friday alleged the party opened up its coffers for the film and said that movies should also be made on alleged irregularities in the Rafale fighter jet deal, demonetisation and farmer suicides.
He said films should also be made on embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya and fugitive billionaire jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.
The trailer of the film The Accidental Prime Minister, a political drama based on a book written by former prime minister Manmohan Singh's media advisor Sanjaya Baru, was released in Mumbai on Thursday.
The biopic stars Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh and Akshay Khanna as Sanjaya Baru. The trailer of the movie shows Singh as a victim of the Congress's internal politics ahead of the 2014 general elections.
"The film is not accidental. The BJP opened up its coffers for the movie. It is the first time I have seen a party handle (Twitter) promoting a film."
"Why not produce films on Rafale, demonetisation, GST, farmers' suicides and Nirav bhai, Vijay bhai and Mehul bhai? We are looking forward to these films," the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader said.
The Congress alleged the movie is the BJP's propaganda against it after the saffron party tweeted the trailer from its official Twitter handle on Thursday night.
“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 January," the tweet read.
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
Bihar polls: JD(U) names 115 candidates; Chandrika Roy contests from Parsa, ex-DGP Gupteshwar Pandey loses out
Pandey, who had hit the national headlines in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, may yet ontes the Valmiki Nagar LS bypolls or get a berth in the legislative council
'Could have avoided those words': Amit Shah on Maharashtra Governor's 'secular' jibe at CM Uddhav Thackeray
In an exclusive interview with Network18 group editor Rahul Joshi, Amit Shah delved into a range of topics, including the BJP’s political relations with its former ally Shiv Sena in Maharashtra
Bihar polls: Narendra Modi to address 12 rallies from 23 Oct; Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur among first stops
Bihar will vote for the 243-member Assembly in three phases — 28 October, 3 November and 7 November. Counting will be held on 10 November