Directed by: Anubhav Sinha
Starring: Ayushmann Khurrana, Isha Talwar, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Release Date: 28 June, 2019
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Set against the backdrop of Badaun gangrape and murder case (2014), Anubhav Sinha’s Article 15 is a thrilling investigative drama based on true events.
Article 15 is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language police procedural film directed by Anubhav Sinha produced by Zee Studios and Benaras Media Works. The film is written by Gaurav Solanki and Anubhav Sinha. It stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Isha Talwar, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra and Manoj Pahwa. The film is based on Article 15 of the Indian Constitution, which prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. Article 15 takes inspiration from true life events. Ayushmann Khurrana the protagonist, is playing a police officer in the film. The filming started on 1 March 2019 in Lucknow.
The film has been selected as the opening film for the 10th edition of London Indian Film Festival to be premiered on 20 June. Later it is scheduled for theatrical release in India on 28 June, 2019.
Article 15 Movie Production:
The storyline of the film is based on the socio-political situation of the country, drawing inferences from true-life events researched over the last 6 months. Giving details on Article 15 Anubhav Sinha stated that “this film is an investigative drama where the audience too is an accused party … A very challenging film that needed an extraordinary actor like Ayushmann.”
The filming started on 1 March 2019 in Lucknow. During filming on 14 March 2019, Khurrana the leading star of the film, and the team entered into swamp filled with leeches to shoot scenes of the film. He shared picture of the team on twitter. The shooting of the film was completed in the first half of April 2019.
The lead actor of the film Ayushmann Khurrana shared the first look of the film on twitter on 6 March 2019. First look poster of Khurrana in the film was released on 27 May 2019. It also bears the release date of the film. The poster have tag line at top that reads as, “Farq bahut kar liya, ab farq laayenge” (Enough of the differentiation, it is time to bring about a difference.) Later the same day the teaser of the film was released on YouTube by Zee Music Company. The teaser got 7.5 million views since its release. The official trailer of the film was released on 30 May by Zee Music Company.
Article 15 Movie Trailer