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Kolkata: Congress protests inside Cineplex during Accidental Prime Minister screening

ANI  |  Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] 

A group of workers, some carrying flag of the party, held a demonstration against the screening of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' movie inside a here on Thursday.

In a video from the incident, the group of protestors can be seen moving around the mall sloganeering against the screening of the movie.

The protestors could be heard shouting slogans against Anupam Kher, who has played the lead role in the movie.

The protest against the screening of the movie occurred during the evening show inside the Quest INOX

The protest started during the show time at around 8.20 pm.

Earlier in the day, had asserted that the Anupam Kher-starrer 'The Accidental Prime Minister' was made with an intention to distort facts and keeping the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in mind.

Firing a fresh salvo at Narendra Modi, she had also said that there should be a movie called 'Disastrous Prime Minister'.

Even before the release of the movie, the trailer of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' also drew a lot of flak from the party. Maharashtra Youth Congress raised objections over the film and demanded its special screening to ensure that none of the scenes is factually incorrect.

The film is based on facts chronicled in a book by Sanjaya Baru - Manmohan Singh's between 2004 and 2008. It revolves around Singh's life, the who served as the of from 2004 to 2014 under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 02:05 IST