German actress Suzanne Bernert, who is best known for her role of 'Helena' in 'Colors' show 'Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat', is all set to portray former Congress president Sonia Gandhi in the upcoming political movie 'The Accidental Prime Minister'.
Suzanne Bernert (Photo: Instagram)
Married to actor Akhil Mishra, Bernert has acted in a number of Indian films and TV shows in various languages. She first came in with her role of 'Doris Bajaj' (Prerna's daughter-in-law) in iconic show 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay'.
The 35-year-old speaks Bengali, Marathi and Hindi fluently and is an expert Lavani dancer.
Suzanne as 'Helena' with Siddharth Nigam aka 'Ashoka' on sets of 'Chakravartin....' (Photo: Instagram)
This is not the first time when she'll be playing the role of Congress President Sonia Gandhi on-screen. Earlier, she has played the same in 'ABP News' show '7 RCR' as well.
She also shared the same on her Instagram account few days ago. She posted a picture of herself dressed as Sonia Gandhi for '7 RCR' & revealed that she's very excited to play the role again in the film. She captioned it as, "As #soniagandhi in #abpnews drama #7rcr in pic with #indiragandhi #navniparihar @navni.parihar #tbt pic courtesy #akhilmishra
Next in April 2018#theaccidentalprimeminister ... Only few more days to start this amazing journey... Super excited and on the way stopover in #kuwait #kuwaitcity for #meettheartist"
Here's the picture:
As #soniagandhi in #abpnews drama #7rcr in pic with #indiragandhi #navniparihar @navni.parihar #tbt pic courtesy #akhilmishra Next in April 2018 #theaccidentalprimeminister ... Only few more days to start this amazing journey... Super excited and on the way stopover in #kuwait #kuwaitcity for #meettheartist organized by @imediakuwait @fieldcraftentertainment @sagarjustcelebrity @omar_al_ali @djflames_elton #bollywoodmovie directed by @vijay.gutte Starring #anupamkher #akshayekhanna #aahanakumra #arjunmathur #suzannebernert #suzannians #fieldcraftentertainment #justcelebrity #imediakuwait #bollywoodnews #actresslife
Last month, she announced about being a part of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' with this tweet:
#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 life of former Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, the film will see veteran actor Anupam Kher in the lead role.
The 63-year-old, on Thursday, treated his fans and followers by sharing his first look from the film.
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.
(With inputs from ANI)