Article 15 (2019)
Article 15 is a crime drama movie directed by Anubhav Sinha produced by Zee Studios and Benaras Media Works. The movie is written by Gaurav Solanki and Anubhav Sinha.
It stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Isha Talwar, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra and Manoj Pahwa. It has been selected as the opening film for the 10th edition jsjjof London Indian Film Festival to be premiered on 20 June. It is scheduled for worldwide theatrical release on 28 June.
The movie 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, including 2014 Badaun gang rape allegations and 2016 Una flogging incident.
Ayushmann Khurrana, the protagonist, is playing a police officer in the film. Filming began on 1 March 2019 in Lucknow.
Based on the socio-political situation of India, the lives of police officers are followed. In a country where discrimination is everywhere, whether related to race or caste, the officers embark on a journey of acceptance and change.