Ayushmann Khurrana To Play Cop in Article 15, Confirmed
Ayushmann Khurrana, who is known to play niche characters loved by masses, has already started shooting for his next film. Khurrana plays a cop in Anubhav Sinha’s Article 15. The first look of the film is now out.
Director Anubhav Sinha said, “It is an investigative drama where the audience too is an accused party. A very challenging film that needed an extraordinary actor like Ayushmann. Delighted to have him on board with an explosive bundle of such talented and acclaimed actors.”
Alongside Ayushmann Khurrana, the film also stars Isha Talwar, Manoj Pahwa, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra, M Naser, Ashish Verma, Sushil Pandey, Subrajyoti Bharat and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub. The shooting of the film is already underway in Lucknow. Khurrana has been sharing some behind the scenes photos and videos for the past few days on his Instagram stories.
In his first look, Ayushmann Khurrana is sporting a moustache and is donning the police uniform.
Khurrana said in a statement, “I’m always intrigued by the socio-political situation of our country. We hardly see films which present the situation in an unbiased way. Anubhav Sinha is one such director who understands the complexities of our country. I loved Mulk. It is the most balanced film based on communalism and extremism. And it will be an absolute pleasure to work with him on Article 15.”
The film’s title is Article 15 which suggests that the plot revolves around discrimination on the basis of religion, race, caste, sex or anything else. Article 15 of the Indian constitution prohibits discrimination on the basis of any of the above.
Article 15 is being directed by Anubhav Sinha who has earlier helmed Mulk, Ra.One, Dus, among others.
Ayushmann has had a very successful 2018 with films like Andhadhun and Badhaai Ho working at the box office as well as pleasing the crit