The Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna starrer The Accidental Prime Minister opened well at the box office on its first day.
The much controversial and bold subject, The Accidental Prime Minister, based on the life of stars Manmohan Singh, the economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. The reviews have been decent to average but the controversial did well with 15-20% in the morning shows.
As per early trade estimate, the political drama collected a healthy Rs 4.25 crores on its first day at the ticket window. The movie is based on the 2014 memoir of the same name by Sanjaya Baru, has embarked on a good start considering low star power.
Both URI-The Surgical Strike and The Accidental Prime Minister should benefit from partial holiday owing to the Sankranti / Pongal festival in few parts of India