Much awaited film of veteran actor Anupam Kher, The Accidental Prime Minister has made it to headlines again but unfortunately for wrong reasons.
The actor Anupam Kher who will be portraying Dr Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister of the country in the film, recently took to Twitter to share a concern with YouTube India, sparking another debate surrounding the controversial film.
He wrote, “Dear @YouTube!!! I am getting messages & calls that in parts of our country if you type, trailer of #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister, it is either not appearing or at 50th position. We were trending at No.1 yday. Please help. #HappyNewYear. #37millionviews ??https://youtu.be/q6a7YHDK-ik”
Dear @YouTube!!! I am getting messages & calls that in parts of our country if you type, trailer of #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister, it is either not appearing or at 50th position. We were trending at No.1 yday. Please help. #HappyNewYear. #37millionviews 😊https://t.co/TUu4AtaRzk pic.twitter.com/KhoZJuxmmu
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) January 1, 2019
He complained in his tweet that according to fan news that has reached him on Twitter, the trailer of the Accidental Prime Minister has been pulled down as it’s not available as the first result on YouTube.
After searching for the trailer on Youtube viewers found that Anupam Kher’s concern valid. The trailer remained unavailable at least on the first page of results.Until Tuesday morning, the trailer was easily accessible as the first result on YouTube.
True @YouTube is not show the trailer for the movie Accidental Prime Minister.. from next day after trailer release it's hidden. Even after scrolling down for long the movie trailer is not there on the YouTube channel pic.twitter.com/s9fdZVia9y
— Patishapta (@patishapta) January 1, 2019
— Ranjeet Yadav (@RkRy44) January 1, 2019
The issue has stirred speculation regarding the trailer being pulled down from the video sharing website due to the backlash it received for promoting an anti-Congress propaganda, with its release scheduled just ahead of Lok Sabha elections 2019.
Meanwhile, YouTubeIndia is yet to respond to the ongoing speculation about the missing trailer from the website.
The movie is set to release on 11th January 2019.