Article 15 trailer: Ayushmann Khurrana’s portrayal of a cop in this hard-hitting drama will give you goosebumps | Bollywood Life

Content is king and Ayushmann Khurrana has proven so in more ways than one. Apart from being talent extraordinaire the breakout actor, who has carved a niche for himself with his choices and filmography, is also one of the finest Bollywood has to offer today. Which is why we are super excited for his upcoming release, Article 15. For the first time ever, Ayushmann will be seen playing the role of a police officer. The actor has collaborated with filmmaker Anubhav Sinha who has directed the investigative drama and we are hooked from the go. In fact, the makers have finally dropped the trailer and it’s a riveting one. (Also Read: Article 15 – Teaser | Ayushmann Khurrana is back with yet another hard-hitting subject and we are waiting for more)

The story revolves around the rape and murder of three minor girls, and Ayushmann plays the role of the investigating officer. Apart from various plot twists in the investigation, the trailer also gives a glimpse into how cast bias plays a major role in altering the narrative. The promo also packs dialogues that echoes the sentiment of the film and it will choke you up.

Watch the video here:

Article 15 is based on certain inferences drawn from true-life events on the backdrop of the notorious Badaun gangrape and murder case. Expressing his excitement to be a part of this project, Ayushmann had told Mumbai Mirror, “I’m always intrigued by the socio-political scenario of our country but very few films project it in an unbiased way. Anubhav is one of those few directors who understand the complexities of our country. I loved his Mulk, the most balanced film on communalism and extremism and I am really excited to work with him in Article 15.”

Besides Ayushmann, Article 15 also stars Manoj Pahwa, Zeeshan Ayyub, Sayani Gupta and Kumud Mishra among others. Produced by Anubhav Sinha and Zee Studios, it is slated to release on June 28. Anyway, how did you like the trailer? Tweet to us @bollywood_life and let us know!

BL verdict:

Hard-hitting and poignant. Ayushmann Khurrana’s Article 15 promises to be a social drama that attacks class and caste identity in the most brutal way.

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